Thistle designs Earlybird Check-in program

LONDON -- Thistle Hotels is giving transatlantic travelers who arrive early at its 11 U.K. properties in London and Manchester, England, and Glasgow, Scotland, a break with its new Earlybird Check-in program, which guarantees room availability by 10 a.m.

Offered at no price premium to contracted agency and consortia rates, Earlybird Check-in also offers room upgrades (subject to availability), airline mileage and full breakfasts.

"After a long-haul flight, waiting for your bedroom can be a real inconvenience," said William Burton, director of sales and marketing. "Earlybird Check-in will make those worries a thing of the past."

Rates start at about $186 per night at the Thistle Manchester and Thistle London Heathrow and at about $256 at London's Thistle City Barbican.

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