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Super 8

July 29, 2015 09:17 ET

Montgomery Gentry and Country Music Personality Cody Alan Kick-Off First Ever Super 8 Military Appreciation Tour in Oak Grove, Ky.

Hotel Brand Partners With Premiere Networks in Celebration of Service Men and Women

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - July 29, 2015) - Members of the military and their families in Oak Grove, Ky. were treated to a special, complimentary, live performance by award-winning Country music duo Montgomery Gentry last night, thanks to the Super 8® hotel chain and Premiere Networks.

Held at Valor Hall near the Fort Campbell U.S. Army Base, the event was hosted by CMT After MidNite personality Cody Alan and marked the first stop of the newly launched "Super 8 Military Appreciation Tour." Through the efforts of Super 8 and Premiere Networks, the tour provides members of the military and their families with unique access to private, complimentary concerts by top name Country music stars.

"As one of the world's largest and most recognizable hospitality brands, Super 8 is proud to support the members of our armed forces," said Mike Mueller, brand senior vice president for Super 8. "These individuals and their families make sacrifices for all of us each and every day, and in knowing that, it's important that we take time to not only recognize and honor their service but to also say thank you. In pulling together this event -- the first of what we hope will be many -- Montgomery Gentry, Cody Alan and our friends at Premiere Networks really stepped up, and I'm sincerely grateful to them for helping us give such a phenomenal experience to such a deserving group of individuals."

Eddie Montgomery, Kentucky native and one-half of the hit duo Montgomery Gentry said, "We get to dream as big as we want to, be anything we want to be and enjoy the freedoms we all enjoy because of our military and we never, ever forget that. T and I support these men and women every chance we get and it was an honor to be with so many of them last night in Ft. Campbell."

The Super 8 Military Appreciation Tour marks the continuation of an ongoing partnership between Premiere Networks and Super 8, which is a long-time sponsor of the network's national Country music radio programs and events. A second tour stop with another Country artist is expected to be announced later this fall.

Current and retired service men and women, as well as their spouses, can receive an exclusive 15 percent discount when they stay with Super 8 by booking with the rate code "SML." To learn more, visit www.super8.com/military.

About Super 8
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, Super 8® is one of the world's most well-known hotel chains with over 2,500 locations around the globe, more than any other economy lodging provider. Most hotels offer an array of complimentary amenities including free Wi-Fi, a free SuperStart® continental breakfast and the opportunity to earn and redeem points through Wyndham Rewards®, the brand's guest loyalty program. Each Super 8 hotel is independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Super 8 Worldwide, a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and additional information are available by visiting www.super8.com.

About Cody Alan
As the host and executive producer of CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and CMT All Access with Cody Alan, Alan is undoubtedly one of the most recognized names in radio. Broadcast on radio stations across America and originating from the CMT studio in Nashville, his shows feature the biggest names in Country music and entertainment. With live interaction, Alan connects fans with their favorite stars, from the red carpet to backstage. Combining his passion for entertainment with television, he also serves as host of CMT's signature music show, Hot 20 Countdown, seen Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00/10:00c. He co-hosts CMT's weekend show, #1 Music and a Movie, and is a fixture at the industry's biggest events and awards shows. Follow Cody on Twitter @CMTCody or visit www.CMTCody.com or www.AfterMidNite.com.

About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates 90 radio programs and services to more than 5,500 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Dan Patrick, Nikki Sixx, Kane, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Cody Alan, Johnjay and Rich, Jay Mohr, Rich Eisen, Meghan McCain and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.

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