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CruisesOnly® Adds Free Hotel Stay Option to its Loyalty Club Offerings

December 24, 2013

CruisesOnly®, one of the largest cruise agencies and the flagship brand in the World Travel Holdings portfolio, has announced that it is adding a “free hotel stay” option to its already robust Loyalty Club, the exclusive benefits program that rewards customers who have booked with CruisesOnly in the past.

Membership in CruisesOnly’s Loyalty Club is free of charge and free of bother. Customers who have booked with the agency at least once are automatically enrolled and there are no membership cards, numbers or renewals to keep track of.

“It’s important to us as an agency that we recognize and reward our loyal customers,” said Jeff Sherota, senior vice president of CruisesOnly. “Offering a choice between a free hotel stay or an opportunity to earn back unlimited onboard spending provides our customers with options to suit their travel needs.”

Here are the benefits of membership in CruisesOnly’s Loyalty Club:

Book Now, Pay Later: No Deposit Required at Time of Booking
CruisesOnly will defer the deposit, up to $500 (or up to $1,500 on select luxury bookings), when eligible sailings of three nights or longer are reserved at least 110 days prior to departure.

A Free Hotel Stay OR the Chance to Earn Back an Unlimited Amount of Cruise Cash
Past customers can decide which benefit best suits their travel needs: a free hotel stay (up to a $500 value, based on total price of cruise booking before taxes and port charges) or the chance to earn back an unlimited amount of onboard spending after they’ve cruised to recoup expenses not included in their fare such as spa treatments and specialty dining.

A 10 Percent Discount on All Shore Excursions
Valid on any shore excursion booked on CruisesOnly’s website at least four days prior to departure. Travelers can choose from a wide array of adventures in ports of call located throughout Alaska, the Caribbean and other destinations.

A Discount of Up To 25 Percent, Plus Bonus Offers, On Car Rentals
Club members enjoy discounts of up to 25 percent, plus special extras like free days or free upgrades, on top-brand car rentals reserved on CheapRentalCar.com.

Advance Notice of All CruisesOnly Sales
Club members are always among the first to be contacted (via email) whenever CruisesOnly is about to launch an exclusive/special sale.

Combinability with Existing CruisesOnly/Cruise-Line Offers
Loyalty Club benefits are often combinable with other deals on the CruisesOnly website and in its emails, as well as any perks the customer may be receiving as part of a specific cruise line’s loyalty/rewards program.

Benefits Extended to First-Time Guests Traveling with a Club Member
CruisesOnly rewards loyal customers by rewarding the people that they’re traveling with too – even if they’ve never booked with CruisesOnly before. All of the Loyalty Club benefits are available to first-time guests, just as long as they’re traveling on the same sailing as a Club member and staying in an additional stateroom.

Learn more about CruisesOnly’s Loyalty Club and visit CruisesOnly.com or call 1-800-CRUISES to make a reservation.

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Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Makes Summer Four Times More Rewarding

July 17, 2012

Summer is four times sweeter thanks to the Wyndham Rewards® hotel loyalty program which is offering travelers a chance to earn four times the rewards points when they book two or more stays online at participating Wyndham Hotel Group properties.

Vacationers and day-trippers alike will be able to redeem those extra points for free hotel nights, dining and shopping gift cards, brand name merchandise from trusted retailers, or tickets to popular shows, concerts or sporting events.

Now through September 13, 2012, Wyndham Rewards members in the U.S., Canada and Mexico can register for the promotion online at www.WyndhamRewards.com/sweet. They must then book their stays at www.WyndhamRewards.com, www.WyndhamHotelGroup.com or at any of Wyndham Hotel Group’s 14 brand sites including Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts, Ramada®, and Super 8®, to name a few. Members can book up to five stays during the promotional period and will receive bonus points starting with the second qualifying stay.

Members who choose to earn airline miles can also enjoy earning four times the rewards with any of Wyndham Rewards’ nearly 20 airline partners worldwide.

“Travelers are looking for great deals to stretch their summer vacation dollars, so we wanted to sweeten their travel experience when they booked and stayed with us,” said Robin Korman, senior vice president of Loyalty Marketing and Strategic Partnerships. “It’s not often that you see an offer this exciting that gives customers a chance to quadruple their points after only two stays and has so many options to redeem for things they really want.”

Wyndham Rewards membership is required. Enrollment is free at http://www.WyndhamRewards.com.

 About Wyndham Rewards

Wyndham Rewards, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is the world’s largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels and offers more than 7 million active members the chance to earn and redeem points for stays at almost 7,000 hotels in 50 countries worldwide.

In addition to free stays, members may redeem their points for hundreds of reward options, including airline travel, resort vacations, event tickets, gift certificates for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Free stays start as low as 6,000 points, while other reward options start as low as 2,200 points. Members may also choose to earn airline or rail miles with more than 20 leading carriers. For more information, visit http://www.wyndhamrewards.com. Travelodge hotels in Canada do not participate in Wyndham Rewards.

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