Hotel Brands Offer Family Re-union

Grand prize for the new Bring the Whole Family Sweepstakes, sponsored by the Ramada®, Days Inn®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge®, Super 8®, Wingate Inn®, AmeriHost Inn®, Knights Inn® and Villager hotel brands, is a reunion for up to 15 people anywhere in the continental United States or Toronto or Montreal.

The sweepstakes, open to AARP members and consumers age 50 or older, runs through Sept. 4.ÊÊ The grand prize includes hotel accommodations, five car rentals provided by Avis® Rent A Car, 15 roundtrip airline tickets provided by CheapTickets.com, $2,500 cash and family tree software provided by Genealogy.com®.ÊÊ No purchase is necessary to enter.Ê

Consumers who enter also can participate in an online “scratch-off” game for a chance to win one of more than 60 additional prizes.Ê Forty-five first-prize winners will receive family tree software provided by Genealogy.com.Ê Three second-prize winners will receive $100 Olive Garden® gift certificates.Ê Five third-prize winners will receive $50 Red Lobster® gift certificates.Ê Eight fourth-prize winners will receive $25 IHOP® gift certificates.

Even AARP members who don’t win the sweepstakes still can consider themselves winners when they stay at Cendant-brand hotels and save between 10 and 20 percent off regular rates, (subject to availability, blackout dates and other restrictions).

For official rules and to enter the sweepstakes, consumers can visit www.familysweepstakes.com.

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The Ramada®, Days Inn®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge®, Super 8®, Wingate Inn®, AmeriHost Inn®, Knights Inn® and Villager hotel brands and Avis Rent A Car are subsidiaries of Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD), the world’s largest lodging franchisor with 6,475 open hotels representing 528,749 rooms on five continents.Ê All hotels are individually owned and operated under franchise agreements with Cendant subsidiaries.

For more information about Cendant Corporation and trends associated with its businesses, go to www.Cendant.com and click on Media Center.Ê The site includes an archive of news releases, biographies of the company’s senior leaders, backgrounders and financial reports.

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