Guests Can Earn Free Computer Software by Staying at Wingate Inn(R) Hotels

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Wingate Inns International Inc. is providing consumers with an opportunity to earn one free software title from a selection of 15 for every night they stay at Wingate Inn hotels between Feb. 25 and April 30.
Guests can pick from the following software titles: Small Business Start-Up, Managing People, Complete Business Plan, Burpee's 3D Garden Designer 3.0, Home Improvement 1-2-3, Physicians Home Assistant, Rand McNally Route Planner, Woman's Day Cookbook, The Ultimate Wine Guide, Sportsware Golf, Family Origins, Print Master 10, Star Trek Starship Creator, Webster's 2002 Encyclopedia and Children's Encyclopedia.
This promotion gives the brand an opportunity to reward guests who stay at Wingate Inn hotels, said Lisa Theodore, Wingate Inns International director of marketing. It also provides Wingate Inn guests, particularly business travelers, with a value-added incentive and encourages them to stay with us when they travel for leisure on the weekends. The promotion creates a winning situation for everyone, including guests, individual Wingate Inn hotel owners and the entire brand.
To redeem the software titles, which will be delivered in 4-6 weeks, guests have two options:

— Complete an online order form and provide a credit card number for
shipping and handling costs ($4.97 per title) as well as their room
receipt number

— Download and complete a printable order form and mail it with a copy of
a Wingate Inn room receipt and a check or money order for
$4.97 shipping and handling

Wingate Inns International is an all-new construction hotel chain that opened its first franchised hotel in July 1996. Its focused service, upper mid-market franchised hotels feature sophisticated, consumer-based technology and comfortable, oversized rooms that were created in response to business travelers' needs. All Wingate Inn hotels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Wingate Inns International. Reservations can be made by calling the Wingate Inn toll-free reservation center at
(800) 228-1000 or through the company's Web site at www.wingateinns.com. Wingate Inns International is a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD).