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
Rates start at about $186 per night at the Thistle Manchester
and Thistle London Heathrow and at about $256 at London's Thistle
For more information, call (800) 847-4358 or visit www.thistlehotels.com on line.