ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What could you do with 50,000 Choice Privileges bonus points? The possibilities are endless, thanks to Choice Hotels (NYSE: CHH) winter travel promotion. Starting today, members of the Choice Privileges rewards program can earn up to 50,000 Choice Privileges bonus points by earning 3,000 points after every two qualifying trips with arrival between December 12, 2013 and February 19, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/NE98133LOGO-l) "We're thrilled to unveil our Winter Promotion which will allow Choice Privileges members to receive points to use at any of our global locations," said Greg Brown, vice president of loyalty, promotion and relationship marketing. "This promotion gives our valued members the opportunity to gain additional points during the holiday season. Winter is a wonderful time to take a trip to visit a new destination or see family and friends." To qualify for the Winter promotion guests must be members of the Choice Privileges rewards program and register before their first trip at ChoiceHotels.com to be eligible to earn bonus points. Reservations must be made at ChoiceHotels.com or at 800.4CHOICE. After every two qualifying trips, guests will earn 3,000 Choice Privileges bonus points which they can redeem towards free nights at participating hotels and many other redemption options. Latin American and European members are also eligible for the promotion; however they don't have registration or central booking requirements. Corporate travelers can make their reservations through a travel agent or their corporate booking system. The Winter promotion also allows Elite Diamond and Elite Platinum members to receive 100 Choice Privileges bonus points after every qualifying trip if they book on ChoiceHotels.com. Choice Privileges has surpassed 18 million members worldwide, making it one of the travel industry's fastest growing rewards programs. Membership is free, and members earn points redeemable for free nights, airline miles, gift cards and more. During the past six years, membership in Choice Privileges has tripled with members in more than 150 countries. The rewards are wide in reach too, with members earning points in 25 countries worldwide. The fast growth of the Choice Privileges rewards program can be attributed to its value-rich promotions as well as its convenience, with members earning points while staying at more than 5,500 domestic hotels in the Choice family of brands. *Members must first register at ChoiceHotels.com before arrival for trip to be eligible. Book at ChoiceHotels.com or 800.4CHOICE, at qualifying rates, to earn 3,000 Choice Privileges bonus points after every two qualifying trips, up to 50,000 bonus points, with arrival between 12/12/13 - 2/19/14 at any Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn hotel in the Choice Privileges program. Members may also book through a travel agent or corporate online booking system. A valid Choice Privileges number must be provided upon check-in for trip to be eligible. After the 50,000 bonus points are reached during the promotion period, members will only earn base points on subsequent trips during the promotion period. Choice Privileges Diamond and Platinum members who register and book through ChoiceHotels.com will receive an additional 100 Choice Privileges bonus points with every qualifying trip during the promotional period and these points earned do not count toward the maximum 50,000 bonus points. For Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites or Ascend Hotel Collection hotels, a trip is defined as a stay that is any number of consecutive nights at one hotel regardless of check-ins or check-outs. For Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, or MainStay Suites hotels, a trip is defined as a stay that is two (2) or more consecutive nights at one hotel regardless of check-ins or check-outs. You must maintain an address in the U.S. (including U.S. territories) or Canada to be eligible for this promotion. Allow 72 hours from check-out for points to post to your account. For Choice Privileges program details, eligible rates, eligible countries and point redemption rules, visit choiceprivileges.com. Hotels are independently owned and operated. About Choice HotelsChoice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of September 30, 2013, 371 hotels, representing more than 29,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 84 hotels, representing approximately 7,200 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide. All hotels are independently owned and operated. Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges rewards program. With more than 18 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.