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Days Inn Hotel Brand Honors Veterans with Getaway Giveaway

November 12, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J.This November, the Days Inn® hotel brand is launching two promotions designed to honor those who have served our country, giving away seven getaways to deserving veterans—including active service members—while also donating up to one million Wyndham Rewards® points to Fisher House and its Hotels for Heroes program.

Now through December 30, 2014, loved ones can enter a veteran at www.daysinn.com/heroes for a getaway through the Days Inn “My Hero” contest. Friends and family will share a veteran’s story and a photo, and each week through the end of the contest, Days Inn will choose one veteran, based on the story shared, to receive a six night, seven day stay at the U.S. or Canadian Days Inn hotel or Armed Forces Vacation Club® resort of their choice. Each winner will also receive a $1,000 Wyndham Rewards Prepaid Visa® card. For official rules, visit www.daysinn.com/heroes.

“We greatly appreciate what our service women and men do for us every day and we are proud to honor them in every way we can,” said Clyde Guinn, Days Inn brand president. “We’re delighted to give these heroes something in return for their generosity and courage and we are excited to hear and share their stories.”

In coordination with the contest, through the end of the year, Days Inn will be donating 10 Wyndham Rewards points—up to one million points—to Hotels for Heroes for every hotel reservation made at www.daysinn.com. Hotels for Heroes is a program created by the Fisher House Foundation that provides hotel rooms to the families of wounded, injured, and ill military service members who are undergoing treatment at authorized medical centers.

 

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Cunard Line Gives North American Military Personnel up to $250 to Spend On Board

May 11, 2013
Cunard Line's Queen Elizabeth 2. The line is offering North American military personnel $250 in onboard credit.

Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth 2. The line is offering North American military personnel $250 in onboard credit.

Cunard Line is offering a new benefit for those who serve in the armed forces in North America. The new program grants On Board Credits of up to $250 per person to members of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserves, and the Canadian National Defense. Military personnel who are active, retired or disabled veterans are eligible with proper documentation.

The credits apply to all published voyages aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth and are combinable with other On Board Credit offers. The amount of each credit varies with cruise length: $50 per person for a cruise of six days or less; $100 per person for cruises of seven to 14 days; or $250 per person for those 14 days or longer.

Under the terms of the program, retired status applies to enlisted personnel or officers with a minimum of 20 years of service, medical retirees and the 100 percent disabled. Veterans with an honorable discharge and a length of service that meets certain minimums also are eligible to apply. Military status must be confirmed prior to embarking on the voyage to be eligible for credits.

Cunard has a distinguished history with the military. During World War II, the Queen Mary served as a British Royal Mail Ship and, along with the original Queen Elizabeth, as a troopship. In addition, Winston Churchill credited Cunard with ending the war one year early because of the troop transfer services that both ships provided.

For more information about Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth or to book a voyage, consult your Travel Agent, call Cunard toll-free 1-800-728-6273 or visit http://www.cunard.com.

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Select Registry Member Inns Supports B&B’s For Vets with Free Stay, Nov. 10

October 23, 2011

Historic St. Augustine, Florida. The St. Francis Inn in St. Augustine is participating in the free night's stay program for veterans, Nov. 10 (c) Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

Select Registry Distinguished Inns of North America joins B&B For Vets to honor the men and women of the armed forces with an offer of complimentary accommodations, Thurs., Nov. 10, the night before Veterans Day. Last year, nearly 100 Select Registry inns in 26 states, Ontario and British Columbia signed on to mark the day of observance by providing complimentary rooms to service members. Many of these properties included other perks too, such as discounts on spa services, dining and local activities.

Last year, more than 900 properties across North America participated in B&B For Vets, a program conceived in 2008. The campaign continues to enjoy enthusiastic support from innkeepers this year too.

The free night’s stay is good for active and retired members of the armed forces. To participate, service members must show a valid military or Veterans Administration ID. Inns are offering one or more complimentary rooms, available to vets and one guest on a first-come-first-served basis. Members of the military should contact the B&Bs directly to reserve their room.

Here’s the current list of participants:

 

Arkansas

Arsenic and Old Lace B&B, Eureka Springs

Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, Hot Springs

Hilltop Manor, Hot Springs

 

California

Emma Nevada House, Nevada City

 

Colorado

Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast, Denver

 

Connecticut

Stonecroft Country Inn, Ledyard

 

Florida

St. Francis Inn, St. Augustine

 

Georgia

Chanticleer Inn B&B, Lookout Mountain

Glen-Ella Springs Inn, Clarkesville

Beechwood Inn, Clayton

 

Kentucky

A Storybook Inn, Versailles

 

 

Maine

Inn at Sunrise Point, Camden

Captain Jefferds Inn, Kennebunkport

Maine Stay Inn & Cottages, Kennebunkport

Captain Lord Mansion, Kennebunkport

 

Maryland

Savage River Lodge, Frostburg

Wayside Inn, Ellicott City

Brampton Inn, Chestertown

Sandaway-Waterfront Lodging, Oxford

 

Massachusetts

Captains House Inn, Chatham

The Birchwood Inn, Lenox

Gabriel’s at the Ashbrooke Inn, Provincetown

 

Michigan

Inn at Black Star Farms, Sutton’s Bay

Mississippi

Fairview Inn, Jackson

 

New Jersey

Candlelight Inn, North Wildwood

Mainstay Inn, Cape May

 

New York

Genesee Country Inn B&B, Mumford-Rochester

Asa Ransom, Clarence

Geneva on the Lake, Geneva

 

North Carolina

1898 Waverly Inn, Hendersonville

1906 Pine Crest Inn, Tryon

White Doe Inn, Manteo

The King’s Daughther’s Inn, Durham

 

Ohio

Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, Logan

Whispering Pines B&B, Dellroy

 

Oregon

WildSpring Guest Habitat, Port Orford

 

Pennsylvania

King’s Cottage, Lancaster

The Beechmont Inn B&B, Hanover

The Lafayette Inn, Easton

Inn at Twin Linden, Churchtown

Reynolds Mansion, Bellefonte

The Inn at Bowman’s Hill, New Hope

The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm, Holicong

The Inn at Westwynd Farm, Hummelstown

 

South Carolina

The Cypress Inn, Conway

 

Texas

Inn Above Onion Creek, Kyle

 

Vermont

The Inn at the Round Barn Farm, Waitsfield

Forty Putney Road Bed & Breakfast, Brattleboro

Swift House Inn, Middlebury

West Mountain Inn, Arlington

 

Virginia

Brierley Hill B&B, Lexington

Inn at Riverbend, Pearisburg

 

Washington

Shelburne Inn, Seaview

 

West Virginia

Thomas Shepherd Inn B&B, Shepherdstown

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