Penn State Hospitality Services partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

July 17, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State Hospitality Services has announced a partnership with Stash Hotel Rewards, the largest loyalty program for independent hotels in the United States. Stash members can now earn and redeem points for free nights at both the Nittany Lion Inn and the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.

“We are excited and proud to partner with Stash Rewards,” said Jim Purdum, general manager of Penn State Hospitality Services. “We host guests at our two properties not only from all over Pennsylvania, but all over the world. We appreciate their business and loyalty, and partnering with Stash Rewards is just one more way we can extend our thanks and add value to the guest experience.”

The Nittany Lion Inn is a Penn State landmark, rich in history and tradition and a member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America. As a AAA Four Diamond hotel, the inn offers guests upscale accommodations, a variety of amenities, as well as top-notch hospitality and service. Located on the University Park campus, the inn often is referred to as “Penn State’s Living Room.”

The Penn Stater is a premier setting for conferences, meetings and events, and offers personalized service and attention to detail. The Penn Stater offers stunning views of Nittany Valley is and just minutes away from University Park campus and downtown State College.

Guests of both The Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater can join Stash for free at Stash members earn 5 points for each dollar spent on eligible room rates and can redeem them at great independent hotels across the U.S. Stash points never expire, and redemption is simple, without blackout dates or category restrictions found in many chain programs. Stash partner hotels also provide members with exclusive travel deals.

Penn State employees are eligible to join Stash Rewards. Employees can collect points for eligible stays at any of the Stash Reward member properties, including The Nittany Lion Inn and the Penn Stater. Rewards cannot be collected, however, for stays paid for by the University.

Launched in May 2010, Stash was founded by a team of travel and e-commerce veterans from Expedia, Amazon, Microsoft, and Zillow. Stash is headquartered in Palo Alto with offices in Seattle and Miami.

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Last Updated July 23, 2013