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HOJO to Don Draper: Sorry About the Pool, Your Next Stay Is On Us

(April 24, 2012)

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 04/24/12 -- We've all been there. You plan a weekend away only to check-in to your hotel and find that a much desired amenity -- the hotel pool -- is closed. It's enough to make a man mad. But, it shouldn't have to. So, to the Don Drapers of the world, the Howard Johnson® hotel brand would like to say this: We're sorry and your next stay is on us.

Now through May 8, 2012, any traveler with the legal name Don Draper can book a free one-night stay this summer at one of the following select Howard Johnson hotels throughout the U.S.:

"At Howard Johnson hotels, our owners strive to give each and every guest a great stay, one that creates the same happy-filled memories that the brand's legacy is built upon," said Rui Barros, Howard Johnson brand senior vice president. "Unfortunately, sometimes things happen that are beyond our control. This is our way of showing Mr. Draper that we value him as a guest and hope to welcome him back soon."

To book a reservation, travelers should call their desired participating hotel directly and ask to book the Don Draper rate. Numbers can be found below or at Reservations must be booked by May 8, 2012 and the stay must be completed by August 31, 2012. Guests will need to show ID at check-in. For full details contact any participating property.

Travelers not named Don Draper who are looking for a great rate can still save 20 percent when they book a three-night consecutive stay using Reservations are non-refundable and modifications are not allowed. Pre-payment is required. For full details on this and other available rates, visit Neither AMCtv nor Mad Men are sponsors of this promotion.

Participating Hotels

About Howard Johnson
The Howard Johnson hotel brand, a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands, is the official hotel sponsor of the Harlem Globetrotter's 2012 North American Tour. Most properties offer free wireless Internet and access complimentary Rise & Dine® continental breakfast while select properties allow pets.

Reservations and information are available by calling (800) 446-4656 or by visiting All Howard Johnson hotels are independently owned and operated. Howard Johnson International is an indirect subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit

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Rob Myers
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
+1 (973) 753-6590

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