Preferred Hotel Group Adds 52 Hotels and Resorts in Past Six Months

New Name, New Brand and New Management Energize Company

Jun 07, 2006, 01:00 ET from Preferred Hotel Group

    CHICAGO, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Hotel Group, emerging as the
 world's most sought-after collection of hotels and resorts, has added more
 than 50 properties to its worldwide membership roster in the past two
 quarters. The "Preferred," name has been extended to encompass a family of
 hotel and resort brands aligned with the needs of today's hotelier and
 their guest. Preferred Hotel Group includes: Preferred Hotels & Resorts;
 Preferred Boutique; Summit Hotels & Resorts and Sterling Hotels.
     Preferred Hotel Group Chairman and CEO John Ueberroth took over
 management of the company in 2004 (changing its name from IndeCorp in 2005)
 and with an experienced management team has moved quickly to expand the
 company's portfolio of brands, with the launch of Preferred Boutique, and
 to initiate a range of customer-focused programs.
     Each Preferred Hotel Group brand announced new members, with notable
 additions including:
     Preferred Hotels & Resorts
     The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
     Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, Las Vegas USA
     Preferred Boutique
     Dylan Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
     The Regent South Beach, FL USA
     Summit Hotels & Resorts
     Regal Hong Kong Hotel
     Grand Lodge, Bloomington, MN USA
     Sterling Hotels
     Southwark Rose Hotel, London, England
     Bienville Hotel, New Orleans, LA USA
     New guest initiatives, combined with renowned services for member
 hotels and resorts themselves, provide a platform for continued growth.
 Despite the pace of change, Preferred Hotel Group ensures its success by
 taking the time to ask its members and its guests, "What do you prefer?"
     Preferred Hotel Group is a global leader in the hospitality industry.
 This creative, cutting-edge company is designed for a new era in travel --
 an era in which travelers embrace the individuality of distinctive hotels
 and resorts -- yet desire a consistent commitment to excellence. The four
 brands of Preferred Hotel Group represent a collection of the finest hotels
 in the world and include: Preferred Hotels(R) & Resorts,
 (; Preferred Boutique
 (; Summit Hotels & Resorts
 (; and Sterling Hotels
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