Days Inns Canada Launches New Facebook Page and National Contest

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Grand Prize Winner to Receive 7-Night Trip for Two

It's great to see such amazing participation in our "I love Canada" contest and we're excited to award the 7-night trip grand prize!

Major Canadian hospitality chain Days Inns - Canada is proudly promoting the launch of its new Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/daysinncanada - with a contest that will award the Grand Prize winner a weeklong trip for two to one of five major Canadian cities.

“Our new Facebook page enables us to connect with travellers and help them rediscover the friendly service, reliable value, and freshened standards of Days Inn,” says Melissa Kenney, senior director of marketing, Realstar Hospitality, which holds the master franchise rights for the Days Inn brand in Canada. “It’s such an effective platform for providing our guests with relevant travel information – for example, how they can travel more and spend less with our ‘Book Direct & Save’ discount program. Just as importantly, it also allows us to directly engage Canadians in discussions about their expectations and experiences. We view this page as an important tool for building and maintaining lasting relationships.”

Visitors who ‘like’ the new Days Inn Canada Facebook page will have access to Canadian-specific travel tips, discounts, and contests like the current “I Love Canada” promotion created by Clearview Digital Marketing. In addition to the Grand Prize of a 7-night trip for two to either Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal or Halifax (including hotel, airfare and $500 in spending money), the contest will also award four weekly prizes and 30 daily prizes to participants who correctly answer fun Canadian-oriented multiple choice trivia questions.

“Canadians are proud of our great country, so naturally we wanted to challenge them with a contest that draws upon their national pride and knowledge,” says Kenney. “This is a fun way to interact with our guests, and we’re looking forward to awarding 35 exciting getaway packages.”

The “I Love Canada” contest, runs until June 21, 2012, with the Grand Prize winner being announced on June 25, 2012. Full rules and regulations are provided on the Facebook page.

About Realstar Hospitality
In 1992, Realstar Hospitality Services Corp. acquired the master franchise rights for the Days Inn brand in Canada. Realstar Hospitality also holds the master franchise rights for two other hotel brands in Canada and is a division of Realstar Group. The international, privately held Realstar Group was founded nearly 35 years ago and has offices in Toronto, Canada and London, England. The company is a leader in the ownership and operation of multi-unit residential real estate, sports, entertainment and other community event facilities and hotels in both the limited service and full-service sectors.

About Days Inns - Canada
Days Inns - Canada is one of the country’s leading hotel chains with over 90 independently owned and operated properties and over 8,100 rooms. Its franchises cover a wide range of urban, airport and resort properties in primary and secondary markets across Canada. Every Days Inn in Canada participates in the Wyndham Rewards® guest reward program. Days Inn Worldwide, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), which encompasses more than 6,550 hotels and 551,000 rooms worldwide in 59 countries. All hotels are owned individually and operated independently or by Wyndham Hotel Management. For more information about Days Inns - Canada, to make an online hotel reservation or to become a Wyndham Rewards member, please visit http://www.daysinn.ca or call the bilingual reservations hotline at 1-800 DAYS INN (1-800-329-7466).

About Clearview Digital Marketing
Clearview Digital Marketing combines ideas, creativity, intelligent marketing campaigns and technological leadership to help its clients achieve their specific business goals. Specializing in creating excitement for brands, Clearview provides business-building strategies that engage audiences and produce results. For more information about Clearview visit http://www.clearviewdmi.com

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