White Lodging Named the "Apple REIT Companies Management Company of the Year" for 2012

This marks the second time White Lodging has received the award

Apr 17, 2013, 12:12 ET from White Lodging Services Corporation

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- White Lodging is pleased to announce it was awarded the "Apple REIT Companies Management Company of the Year" earlier this month. The award marks the second time White Lodging has won the recognition out of the three years the award has been presented. The previous win was in 2010.

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Justin Knight, president of Apple REIT Companies, presented the award in person April 3 at White Lodging's annual General Managers Conference at the Marriott Richmond, a hotel owned by Apple REIT Seven and managed by White Lodging.

"I am thrilled to present White Lodging with the award of 'Management Company of the Year' for a second time," Knight said. "We have confidence in the White Lodging management team, and the company continues to exceed our expectations."

White Lodging currently manages Apple REIT properties across a variety of brands.

"We are pleased to be presented with this honor because it highlights not only the high level of service our management division provides to our owners, but it continues to build on the strength and trust in the relationship between White Lodging and Apple REIT," said Dave Sibley, CEO of White Lodging's Hospitality Management division.

White Lodging Services Corporation - was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid-to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio consists of more than 161 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Preferred Hotels, Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.

For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com.

Kathleen Quilligan
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SOURCE White Lodging Services Corporation