SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What would you do with 50,000 Choice Privileges bonus points? This winter, guests staying at any of our over 5,500 participating Choice hotels worldwide can earn up to 50,000 bonus points with triple points on qualifying stays beginning with their second stay.* With 50,000 bonus points, Choice Privileges members have the option to redeem for free nights and much more. Beginning December 13, 2012 through February 20, 2013Choice Privileges members can earn up to 50,000 Choice Privileges bonus points with triple points on every qualifying stay starting with their second stay.* Members must register on ChoiceHotels.com before their first stay and book at ChoiceHotels.com or 800.4CHOICE with arrival during the promotion period. Elite Diamond and Elite Platinum Choice Privileges members can book directly with a hotel, however if they book through ChoiceHotels.com these members will receive 100 additional Choice Privileges points with every qualifying stay; corporate travelers can book through a travel agent or corporate booking system. Choice Privileges is one of the fastest growing rewards programs in the travel industry. With over 16 million members worldwide, the program membership tripled in just over five years. At April's Freddie Awards, which serve to recognize successful frequent traveler reward programs, over 1.3 million frequent travelers scored Choice Privileges as the second best program overall, our best result in the program's 14 year history. If you are not a Choice Privileges member, you can simply enroll at a Choice hotel or on ChoiceHotels.com. With more than 5,500 hotels worldwide the opportunity for guests to earn points is huge. "This offer gives our guests the option this winter to earn points faster when they travel and use their bonus points any way they choose," stated Greg Brown, vice president of loyalty, promotion and relationship marketing for Choice Hotels. This promotion is available to U.S. and Canada residents who stay at any of the over 5,500 participating Choice Hotels properties; including Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, and Rodeway Inn brand hotels as well as Ascend Hotel Collection member hotels. For more information, visit www.ChoiceHotels.com. Choice Privileges is the rewards program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and one of the industry's fastest-growing loyalty programs. Membership is free and offers points good towards free nights, airline miles, gift certificates and more while staying at more than 5,500 Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brand hotels as well as Ascend Hotel Collection member hotels. For more information, visit choiceprivileges.com. For more information or to register for the promotion, visit ChoiceHotels.com.