Wyndham Championship Trivia Contest Gives Fans Opportunity to “WYN” Big


One lucky fan to score one million Wyndham Rewards Points

Parsippany, N.J. (April 15, 2013) – With The Masters now complete and golf season officially in full swing, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, and the Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program, are giving fans the opportunity to win one million Wyndham Rewards points through the Wyndham Championship Trivia Contest.

Beginning today and continuing through the next 18 weeks leading up to the Wyndham Championship, an annual PGA TOUR event set for August 12-18, 2013, at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., fans can log on to the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, where they can enter the sweepstakes and answer a trivia question related to the Wyndham Championship, golf fun facts as well as facts about Wyndham Worldwide and its family of brands.

Each week, one winner will be selected to receive 25,000 Wyndham Rewards points and have their photo replace the pin flag on the course map cover photo on the Wyndham Championship Facebook page. During the Wyndham Championship, one of the 18 weekly winners will be randomly selected to receive the grand prize of one million Wyndham Rewards Points. Wyndham Rewards is the free-to-join guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, part of Wyndham Worldwide. The world’s largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels, the program offers members the chance to earn and redeem points for stays at nearly 7,000 hotels throughout more than 50 countries worldwide. Non-members can enroll directly on the sweepstakes page or at www.wyndhamrewards.com.

“The Wyndham Championship Trivia Contest is a great way for us to directly engage with our guests in a fun and interactive way, while giving them a chance to win enough Wyndham Rewards points to redeem for a free night stay,” said Robin Korman, senior vice president, Loyalty Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, Wyndham Hotel Group. “We take pride in giving our customers what they want by providing immediate and tangible rewards and this contest is another way for us to give them points which can be redeemed for travel, dining and entertainment or gift cards for a variety of merchandise from some of their favorite retailers.”

Additionally, upon submitting an answer to the weekly question, users will be presented with a 50 percent off promotion code to purchase tickets to the Wyndham Championship, hosted annually at the storied Sedgefield Country Club, and played on the legendary Donald Ross-designed course. The Wyndham Championship, one of the oldest events on the PGA TOUR, attracts some 80,000 spectators each year, and is the last stop for players to earn points before the start of the PGA TOUR playoffs and the race for the FedEx Cup.

“The Wyndham Championship is much more than a golf tournament; it’s also about providing an escape from everyday life or a mini-vacation for our patrons,” said Mark Brazil, Wyndham Championship tournament director. “The Wyndham Championship Trivia Contest is a fun and interactive way to count down the weeks until the tournament and it gives the fans an opportunity to create their own escape by winning Wyndham Rewards points.”

The Wyndham Championship Trivia Contest Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Participants must “like” the official Wyndham Championship Facebook page in order to begin the Sweepstakes entry process. The 50 percent off promotion code is valid for two tickets only; users may purchase additional tickets, but only receive the discount on two tickets. Additional information, including sweepstakes official rules, can be found at: http://www.facebook.com/wyndhamchamp.

 About Wyndham Worldwide

One of the world’s largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality products and services through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands.  The world’s largest hotel company based on the number of properties, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world’s best-known hotel brands, with over 7,340 franchised hotels and 627,400 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, providing more than 5 million leisure-bound families annually with access to over 103,000 vacation properties in 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of 190 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 915,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs approximately 32,500 associates globally.

For more information, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com

 About the Wyndham Championship

Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the seventh oldest event on the PGA TOUR. Additional tournament information is available at wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office at (336)379-1570.

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. Points can be earned and redeemed for stays at nearly 7,000 hotels throughout more than 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 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. For more information, visit www.wyndhamrewards.com.

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