Gold Points® Bonus Awards, Summer Redemption Sale and Exclusive Discounts Highlight Country Inns & Suites Special Offers

Minneapolis, MN | August 18, 2009

Effective immediately, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is offering members of its goldpoints plussm hotel loyalty program three special offers including a new Double Gold Points rate, a Summer Redemption Sale of 25 percent off of the number of Gold Points® required for an award stay, and member-exclusive offers.

The Double Gold Points rate is available on an ongoing basis to goldpoints plus members allowing them to earn double the standard Gold Points when they book a stay at the special Double Gold Points rate at any participating Country Inns & Suites By Carlson hotels in North, Central and South America.

The Summer Redemption Sale is valid through Sept.15, 2009 at participating Country Inns & Suites By Carlson hotels in the United States and Canada where goldpoints plus members can receive a 25 percent reduction in the number of Gold Points required for a free award stay.

During the sale, award stays can be booked with as few as 11,250 Gold Points per night. The member-exclusive offers are available through Sept. 30, 2009 and vary by property. The offers include $99 nights, room upgrades, double Gold Points, 50 percent off a second room, and Family Fun packages.

Member Exclusives and Double Gold Points offers are designed for frequent travelers looking for ways to quickly grow their Gold Points totals. To learn more about the Summer Redemption Sale, including program terms & conditions, please visit To view all Member Exclusives, please visit For all other reservations and information, visit or call toll-free 1-800-456-4000.

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading select service hotel brand, features residential-style architecture and comfortable, home-like design concepts offering excellent value and attractive accommodations. The brand includes 490 locations in the Americas, Europe and India. It is part of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, a leading global hotel company with more than 1,045 locations in 75 countries under the brands of Regent® Hotels & Resorts; Radisson® Hotels & Resorts; Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts; Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Park Inn®.

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