Jesse Stewart, Jr. Appointed General Manager Of Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort - Miami Beach

South Beach's Newest Resort Property Scheduled to Open Sept. 2001



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort

    MIAMI, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jesse Stewart, Jr. has been appointed
 general manager of the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort - Miami Beach.  Stewart
 brings a distinguished career of nearly 20 years in the hospitality industry
 to the new, 422-room, South Beach resort.
     Prior to his current position, Stewart served as general manager of the
 Crowne Plaza Kingston in Jamaica. Before joining Bass Hotels & Resorts,
 (NYSE:   BAS; London)(ADRs) he worked with ITT Sheraton Corp. serving in a
 number of senior managerial positions, including general manager of the
 Sheraton Colony Square and Sheraton Suites Galleria Hotels, both in Atlanta,
 and executive assistant manager at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in
 Washington, D.C.
     The Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort - Miami Beach, located in the heart of
 the dynamic South Beach Art Deco District, is scheduled to open in September,
 2001.
     The upscale beach-front resort will be a four-building complex featuring
 the restored Art Deco-era Royal Palm and Shorecrest hotels, along with two new
 towers, all adjacent to the famed Ocean Drive, and within walking distance of
 the Miami Beach Convention Center and Lincoln Road's many galleries, shops and
 cafes, as well as Washington Avenue's famed nightlife. The property will also
 feature in excess of 6,000 square feet of meeting/conference space.
     A native of New Jersey, Stewart is a graduate of the University of
 Massachusetts with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Management.  He is
 currently a member of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners and is
 on the board of directors of the Visitor Industry Council established by the
 Greater Miami Beach Convention and Visitor Bureau.
 
     About the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort
     The 422-room Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort is a striking mix of four
 buildings that blend two historic Art Deco designed hotels, the Royal Palm and
 Shorecrest, with two new modern towers.  Located beachfront in the heart of
 Miami Beach's famous South Beach, the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort is a 21st
 century, full-service convention and resort hotel developed by Miami-based
 Peebles Atlantic Development Corporation.  The world-renowned architectural
 firm Arquitectonica designed the property, while Lynn Wilson Interiors
 International was responsible for the interior decor.  Opening in September
 2001, the hotel will be managed under the Crowne Plaza flag.  For reservations
 and information, call 1-800-2CROWNE, or visit us at www.crowneplaza.com.
 
     NOTE: Bass Hotels & Resorts(R) (NYSE:   BAS; London)(ADRs), the hotel
 business of Bass PLC of the United Kingdom, owns, operates or franchises more
 than 3,000 hotels and 490,000 guest rooms in close to 100 countries and
 territories.
     The following are some of the service marks owned by Bass Hotels &
 Resorts, Inc., its subsidiaries or affiliates: Holiday Inn(R), Crowne
 Plaza(R), Holiday Inn Express(R) in the Americas, Express by Holiday Inn(SM)
 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, Holiday Inn Select(R),
 Holiday Inn Garden Court(SM), Holiday Inn SunSpree(R) Resort, Staybridge
 Suites(R) by Holiday Inn(R), Holiday Inn Family Suites(SM) Resort, Holidex(R),
 Priority Club(R), Inter-Continental(R), Forum(R), and Six Continents Club(R).
 Centra(R) in Canada and Mexico; Centra(SM) in the U.S.; Parkroyal(SM) in the
 U.S. and Canada; Parkroyal(R) in Mexico.
     Bass Hotels & Resorts, Inc. offers information and reservations capability
 on the Internet  -- www.basshotels.com, www.interconti.com for Inter-
 Continental Hotels and Resorts, www.crowneplaza.com for Crowne Plaza Hotels
 and Resorts, www.holiday-inn.com for Holiday Inn hotels, www.hiexpress.com for
 Holiday Inn Express hotels, www.staybridge.com for Staybridge Suites by
 Holiday Inn, and www.priorityclub.com.
     For the latest news from Bass Hotels & Resorts, visit our online Press
 Office at http://www.pressoffice.basshotels.com.
 
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    MIAMI, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jesse Stewart, Jr. has been appointed
 general manager of the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort - Miami Beach.  Stewart
 brings a distinguished career of nearly 20 years in the hospitality industry
 to the new, 422-room, South Beach resort.
     Prior to his current position, Stewart served as general manager of the
 Crowne Plaza Kingston in Jamaica. Before joining Bass Hotels & Resorts,
 (NYSE:   BAS; London)(ADRs) he worked with ITT Sheraton Corp. serving in a
 number of senior managerial positions, including general manager of the
 Sheraton Colony Square and Sheraton Suites Galleria Hotels, both in Atlanta,
 and executive assistant manager at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in
 Washington, D.C.
     The Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort - Miami Beach, located in the heart of
 the dynamic South Beach Art Deco District, is scheduled to open in September,
 2001.
     The upscale beach-front resort will be a four-building complex featuring
 the restored Art Deco-era Royal Palm and Shorecrest hotels, along with two new
 towers, all adjacent to the famed Ocean Drive, and within walking distance of
 the Miami Beach Convention Center and Lincoln Road's many galleries, shops and
 cafes, as well as Washington Avenue's famed nightlife. The property will also
 feature in excess of 6,000 square feet of meeting/conference space.
     A native of New Jersey, Stewart is a graduate of the University of
 Massachusetts with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Management.  He is
 currently a member of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners and is
 on the board of directors of the Visitor Industry Council established by the
 Greater Miami Beach Convention and Visitor Bureau.
 
     About the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort
     The 422-room Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort is a striking mix of four
 buildings that blend two historic Art Deco designed hotels, the Royal Palm and
 Shorecrest, with two new modern towers.  Located beachfront in the heart of
 Miami Beach's famous South Beach, the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort is a 21st
 century, full-service convention and resort hotel developed by Miami-based
 Peebles Atlantic Development Corporation.  The world-renowned architectural
 firm Arquitectonica designed the property, while Lynn Wilson Interiors
 International was responsible for the interior decor.  Opening in September
 2001, the hotel will be managed under the Crowne Plaza flag.  For reservations
 and information, call 1-800-2CROWNE, or visit us at www.crowneplaza.com.
 
     NOTE: Bass Hotels & Resorts(R) (NYSE:   BAS; London)(ADRs), the hotel
 business of Bass PLC of the United Kingdom, owns, operates or franchises more
 than 3,000 hotels and 490,000 guest rooms in close to 100 countries and
 territories.
     The following are some of the service marks owned by Bass Hotels &
 Resorts, Inc., its subsidiaries or affiliates: Holiday Inn(R), Crowne
 Plaza(R), Holiday Inn Express(R) in the Americas, Express by Holiday Inn(SM)
 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, Holiday Inn Select(R),
 Holiday Inn Garden Court(SM), Holiday Inn SunSpree(R) Resort, Staybridge
 Suites(R) by Holiday Inn(R), Holiday Inn Family Suites(SM) Resort, Holidex(R),
 Priority Club(R), Inter-Continental(R), Forum(R), and Six Continents Club(R).
 Centra(R) in Canada and Mexico; Centra(SM) in the U.S.; Parkroyal(SM) in the
 U.S. and Canada; Parkroyal(R) in Mexico.
     Bass Hotels & Resorts, Inc. offers information and reservations capability
 on the Internet  -- www.basshotels.com, www.interconti.com for Inter-
 Continental Hotels and Resorts, www.crowneplaza.com for Crowne Plaza Hotels
 and Resorts, www.holiday-inn.com for Holiday Inn hotels, www.hiexpress.com for
 Holiday Inn Express hotels, www.staybridge.com for Staybridge Suites by
 Holiday Inn, and www.priorityclub.com.
     For the latest news from Bass Hotels & Resorts, visit our online Press
 Office at http://www.pressoffice.basshotels.com.
 
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