Hotels and Car Rental Updates for Oct 2008

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Hotels

Choice Hotels Offer
Double Rewards for European Stays

Members of Choice Privileges, Choice Hotels International’s loyalty program who use their card when they stay at Choice Hotels International in Europe will earn 10 bonus points per $1 spent, in addition to the base 10 points (a total of 20 points per $1 spent).

The offer is good through Nov. 30 and includes Comfort, Quality and Clarion brand hotels. Travelers can register at choicehotels.com/axp. (Source: Choice press release).

Car and Rail

Dollar, Thrifty Offer Cardholders Special Rates in Florida
Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, are including Pass24 Prepaid Toll Service with select car rental rates at participating Florida locations when customers use any Ax Card with Promo Code AX13.

This offer is valid at participating location in Florida through Dec. 15. Ordinarily, Pass24 pre-paid toll service costs $5.95 per day or $27.95 per week in Florida.

Enterprise Makes Car Sharing
Program Available Nationwide

WeCar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s business-to-business sharing program, is now available nationwide.

It provides hourly car rentals for corporate campuses, government installations, and colleges and universities. After enrolling in the program, members can reserve a vehicle online for all transportation needs, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The cars are strategically placed in designated, easy-to-find parking spaces. (Source: Enterprise press release).

You and your PDA

Eighty-seven percent of workplace professionals take their PDAs to bed, according to a work-life study commissioned by Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, but believe it enables them to spend more time away from the office and with family and friends. lounge. lounge. (Source: Sheraton press release)

  1. 85 percent say technology makes them feel compelled to be connected to work 24/7
  2. 84% check their PDA-s just before going to bed and as soon as they wake up.
  3. 85% say that PDAs and cell phones let them spend more time out of the office
  4. 84% say it gives them more quality time and flexibility with family and friends

Sheraton commissioned the study as part of its launch of its “Link-Sheraton experienced with Microsoft,” lobby lounge that helps travelers stay connected on the road. (Source: Sheraton press release).