EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL AWARDED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

04-15-2005 Seattle, WA. – Embassy Suites Hotel Seattle Tacoma International Airport was awarded the 2004 Brand Marketing Award and the 2004 Starlight Star Bright Award during the brand’s annual General Manager and Directors of Sales conference, held in Charleston, SC, April 3-6. More than 45 awards were presented to hotels chosen from the brand’s portfolio of more than 175 hotels throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America. Each honored hotel received a trophy, monetary prize and individual recognition during the conference.

The brand recognized the 239 suite hotel, which is owned by KOAR Sea-Tac Partners and managed by Hilton Hotels Corporation. The hotel opened in 1991 and was recognized for outstanding achievement in the areas of most successful marketing campaign created at the hotel level and its outstanding relationship and fund raising efforts for the Starlight Star bright Children’s Foundation during 2004. This is the first year the hotel has received these award.

“Each of our hotels and their team members work extremely hard to deliver the ultimate in guest satisfaction for which the Embassy brand is known,” said David Greydanus, senior vice president, brand management, Embassy Suites Hotels. “Everything they do – from providing a hot, cooked to order breakfast each morning to a comfortable bed for travelers each night, and highly valued services in between that enable guests to be more productive – helps ensure guest loyalty. We are pleased to honor the Embassy Suites Hotel [hotel name] that epitomizes what our brand is all about – guest satisfaction and a high level of customer service.”

Embassy Suites Hotel Seattle Tacoma International Airport is located at 15920 West Valley Highway, Seattle WA 98188 and features such amenities as complimentary cooked to order breakfast, complimentary parking, high speed wireless internet access and a wonderful walking train that is located directly behind the hotel.

About the Conference

“20/10 Vision™ Bringing the Future Into Focus” was the theme of the 2005 Embassy Suites Hotels Conference. More than 500 general managers, directors of sales, owners and corporate team members have an opportunity to network, share experiences and participate in brand-specific workshops.

About Embassy Suites Hotels

Embassy Suites Hotels, which opened its first property in 1984, was the first all-suite upscale hotel brand to enter the industry and today has more than 170 hotels.

To make reservations or learn the locations of Embassy Suites Hotels in urban, suburban, airport and resort areas, travelers can visit the Embassy Suites Hotels Web site at www.embassysuites.com, call 1-800-EMBASSY or contact their professional travel agent.

Embassy Suites Hotels is a part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, which is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,200 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world’s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations Club® and Homewood Suites by Hilton®.

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