Microtel Offers Travelers Chance at $5,000 and Free Hotel Nights

Microtel Offers Travelers Chance at $5,000 and Free Hotel Nights 
PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 --  Travelers looking to
start off the new year right need look no further than the Microtel
Inn & Suites by Wyndham(R) hotel brand's "Designed for a Great Year"
instant-win game and sweepstakes, in which participants can win one
of thirty free night stays or a grand prize of $5,000.  
To enter, travelers must visit and like the Microtel Inn & Suites by
Wyndham Facebook page (www.facebook.com/microtel), where they can
then enter daily for their chance to win. Entry is completed by
filling out a brief online form and playing a short instant-win game
based around well-known inspirational quotes. Afterwards,
participants have the option to share their inspirational quote on
their Facebook Wall. For every share, Microtel will donate $1 to
Starlight Children's Foundation, up to $2,500. Both the sweepstakes
and instant-win game are available now through March 10, 2013.  
"With a low average nightly rate of under $65 a night, standard
amenities like free breakfast and free Wi-Fi, as well as an
outstanding reputation for quality and consistency, Microtel Inn &
Suites by Wyndham hotels are designed for a better hotel stay," said
Keri Putera, vice president of marketing for Microtel Inn & Suites by
Wyndham. "By giving away $5,000, we're excited for one of our loyal
Facebook fans to have the chance to do a little designing of his or
her own."  
Five instant-win free night stays will be randomly given away each
week for the six weeks that the sweepstakes and instant-win game are
active while one grand prize winner will be selected on March 11,
2013. Free night stays will be awarded in the form of points through
Wyndham Rewards, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of more than
7,000 hotels, including those under the Microtel Inn & Suites by
Wyndham brand. For full terms and conditions or to enter, visit
www.facebook.com/microtel.  
About Starlight Children's Foundation
 When a child or teenager has a
serious medical condition, everyone in the family is affected. Since
1983, Starlight Children's Foundation has been dedicated to helping
seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear
and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.
Starlight's programs have been proven to distract children from their
pain, help them better understand and manage their illnesses, and
connect families facing similar challenges so that no one feels
alone. Through a network of chapters and offices, Starlight provides
ongoing support to children, parents and siblings in all U.S. states
and Canadian provinces with an array of outpatient, hospital-based
and Web offerings. Programs are also delivered internationally
through affiliates in Australia and the United Kingdom. To learn more
visit www.starlight.org. 
Starlight Children's Foundation is a signature charity of Wishes by
Wyndham, the philanthropic foundation of Wyndham Worldwide, which
includes Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham and parent company Wyndham
Hotel Group. 
About Wyndham Rewards
 Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham hotels
participate in the Wyndham Rewards(R) loyalty program, the largest in
the lodging industry based on the number of participating hotels.
Points can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline
tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards,
among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn
airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers. More information is
available at www.wyndhamrewards.com. 
About Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
 Part of Wyndham Hotel Group,
the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham(R) brand is an award-winning
chain of more than 300 economy hotels located throughout North
America and the Philippines. Designed to provide guests with a better
hotel stay, each hotel is newly constructed and offers an array of
complimentary amenities including free Wi-Fi and continental
breakfast. Other amenities available at most hotels include meeting
and fitness centers, swimming pools and the opportunity to earn and
redeem points through Wyndham Rewards(R), the brand's guest loyalty
program. 
Each Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham hotel is independently owned
and operated under franchise agreements with Microtel Inns & Suites
Franchising, a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and
information are available by calling 1-800-337-0057 or by visiting
www.microtelinn.com.  
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company with nearly
7,260 hotels and approximately 618,100 rooms in 66 countries.
Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For
more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit
www.whgdevelopment.com. 
CONTACT:
Rob Myers
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 753-6590
rob.myers@wyn.com