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Red Roof® supports American Heart Association with $1 for each stay booked on February 29



Brand helps keep Americans healthy with donations in honor of American Heart Month

COLUMBUS, Ohio – February 29, 2012 – February has Red Roof’s heart all aflutter! In recognition of American Heart Month and to show support for the American Heart Association, Red Roof® is donating $1 for every booking made during a 24-hour period on February 29, 2012, up to a maximum donation of $5,000!

Heart disease is now the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. and Red Roof, through this effort, is doing its part to educate consumers, helping to promote awareness of this disease. Red Roof guests – just by booking – become part of the fight and do good in the process. For every booking at participating properties nationwide, starting at 12 a.m. through 11:59 p.m. on February 29, 2012, Red Roof will donate $1 to help keep America’s hearts healthy!

“Raising awareness about heart disease is important for all of us,” said Red Roof Senior Vice President of Marketing Marina MacDonald. “This is Red Roof’s way of investing in the cause and caring for our customers at the same time. We are extremely proud to support the American Heart Association in fighting heart disease and promoting healthy hearts with our February 29 donations.”

Red Roof is also spreading the love to its RediCard® loyalty members this month! Now through February 29, 2012, members can receive double points for their first stay at a participating Red Roof.RediCard members are the first to hear about Red Roof's best deals, with 48 hours advance notice of promotions and exclusive offers available at Red Roof.

To learn more about Red Roof or to sign up to become a member of RediCard®, visit

About Red Roof®
Red Roof® is a leader in the economy hotel segment with both franchised and corporate-owned properties, serving millions of guests each year. The company and hotels are known for a warm and welcoming spirit, along with their Smart-by-Design®, value-added amenities that are simple, yet economical, and meet the needs of every guest. With coast-to-coast locations, Red Roof has nearly 350 properties in the U.S. The primary goal at Red Roof is to provide customers a savings without sacrificing comfort, most recently the brandhas announced a multi-million dollar investment to renovate and upgrade hotels nationwide with sleek and modern NextGen® redesign elements. Red Roof’s new NextGen hotels will feature updated stylish and home-like interior and exterior designs that demonstrate Red Roof’s dedication to providing customers with an affordable stay in a clean, comfortable, and now, modern room. Red Roof guests consistently see the brand excelling in expectation and quality in both product and price. Nice Place. Nice Price.® is what every consumer can expect when they stay at any one of our hotel locations; and because our company has a single brand in our portfolio, Red Roof also offers franchisees One Brand. One Focus.® Most recently, Red Roof launched its Nicest Price® advance purchase option, which rewards guests who reserve and pay for their room in advance. The Columbus, Ohio-based company has more than 4,500 employees. For more information or reservations, call 800.RED.ROOF (800.733.7663) or visit


Caroline Davis
Hill + Knowlton Strategies