PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - May 21, 2013) - Looking to get a little something extra out of this year's summer vacation? Take a ZOOcation! Stay two consecutive nights at your favorite Travelodge® hotel and in addition to great rates and a comfy room, you'll receive two complimentary children's tickets good at more than 135 participating zoos across the country.
Created through an association between Travelodge, National Geographic and The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Travelodge ZOOcation promotion runs through September 30, 2013 and is only available at Travelodge.com. Free children's tickets are awarded in the form of a voucher and are redeemable when combined with the purchase of an equal number of adult admissions at a participating AZA-accredited zoo.
"Travelodge wants to keep guests close to adventure and what better way to do that than to help them get out and visit their favorite zoo," said Kevin McCabe, senior director of marketing for Travelodge. "Plus, with 350 hotels throughout the U.S., average rates starting at less than $70 a night and free extras like breakfast and Wi-Fi, having a great adventure isn't dependent on traveling far or spending a lot of money."
Among the zoos where families may redeem their vouchers are the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, Calif.; the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio and the Bronx Zoo in New York. A full list of participating zoos is available at www.aza.org/zoocation.
As an added bonus, guests who are members of Wyndham Rewards®, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of Travelodge hotels and parent company Wyndham Hotel Group, will earn valuable points during their stay. Points may be redeemed for a wide variety of reward options including free hotel stays, air travel, gift cards for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.com.
To take advantage of this offer, visit www.travelodge.com or call 1-800-525-4055 and request special promotional rate code SFA. Vouchers will be mailed approximately two weeks after reservations are made and blackout dates for redemption may apply. The promotion is available for booking through September 30, 2013 or while supplies last. Vouchers are good through November 30, 2013. Full terms and conditions are available at www.travelodge.com.
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, the Travelodge® brand is a chain of more than 440 economy hotels located throughout the U.S. and Canada designed to keep guests close to adventure at an affordable price, no matter where their travels take them. Standard amenities include free Wi-Fi and complimentary "Bear Bites" continental breakfast. Many hotels also offer fitness centers, swimming pools and the opportunity to earn and redeem points through Wyndham Rewards®, the brand's guest loyalty program.
Each Travelodge hotel is independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Travelodge Hotels Inc., a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by calling 1-800-525-4055 or by visiting www.travelodge.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,380 hotels and over 631,800 rooms in 66 countries under 15 hotel brands. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com.
About Wyndham Rewards
Wyndham Rewards, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is the world's largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels and the only hotel loyalty program to offer members guaranteed rewards after just one stay.
With nearly 7,000 participating hotels throughout more than 50 countries, the program offers nearly seven million active members the opportunity to earn valuable points for their stays. Those points may be redeemed for hundreds of rewards options including free hotel stays, airline travel, gift cards for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Free stays start as low as 5,500 points, while other reward options start as low as 50 points. Members may also choose to earn airline or rail miles with over 20 leading carriers.
In addition to the above benefits, frequent travelers will appreciate the program's newly introduced Gold Status tier, which provides the program's most loyal members with an additional free night after every 20 qualified stays. For more information or to join, visit www.wyndhamrewards.com.
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