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 The Former Radisson O'Hare Rebrands to the Wyndham; Managed by Aimbridge Hospitality the 467 room Hotel
Will Undergo $6 million Renovation

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DALLAS - Nov. 1, 2004 -- Wyndham International, Inc. (AMEX:WBR) and Aimbridge Hospitality today announced the opening of the 467-room Wyndham O'Hare Airport, located in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Ill. The hotel, formerly the Radisson O'Hare, converted to the Wyndham brand through a long-term franchise agreement with the hotel's owner, Multi-Employer Hotel Partners, LP. The Wyndham O'Hare, which is managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, marks Wyndham's eighth property in the Chicago area.

"The opening of the Wyndham O'Hare 

 
Wyndham O'Hare Airport
6810 N. Mannheim Rd.
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
corresponds with our plan to grow the brand through new management and franchise agreements, with an aggressive focus placed on securing a brand presence in key markets, business centers and at major airports," stated Fred J. Kleisner, chairman and chief executive officer of Wyndham International.

"We are excited to continue our strong relationship with the Wyndham brand in this key, high-profile market," said Dave Johnson, chief executive officer of Aimbridge Hospitality. "The Wyndham O'Hare marks our tenth partnership with Wyndham and continues our goal of creating a diverse portfolio of nationally-branded, upscale and full-service hotels."

The property will undergo a $6 million dollar renovation that includes the addition of Wyndham's brand standards and brand-defining programs such as Wyndham's Room That Performs(SM) guest room experience program, which provides high-speed Internet access in select guest rooms (free of charge to Wyndham ByRequest® members); a two-line cordless speaker phone; a high-performance, ergonomic, Herman Miller® desk chair; upgraded Serta® plush top mattresses with luxury bedding; and, the Golden Door® Bath Care Collection, a selection of body products inspired by the renowned, Wyndham-owned Golden Door in Escondido, Calif. In addition, the hotel will offer Wyndham ByRequest, the brand's guest recognition program, developed by Wyndham to deliver on its brand philosophy of empowering guests to achieve a more customized hotel experience.

Multi-Employer Hotel Partners, LP was established in January 2001 to invest in hotel properties located in high-profile, gateway markets. Kennedy Associates Real Estate Counsel, Inc., the managing member of the Multi-Employer Hotel Partners, LP fund, is a Seattle-based, full-service, registered real estate investment advisor. The Wyndham O'Hare marks the second property to be added to the closed-end fund, with additional properties expected to fall in the three- to four-star category.

Located one-and-a-half miles from O'Hare International Airport and fifteen miles from downtown Chicago, the Wyndham O'Hare is convenient to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and walking distance to the Allstate Arena. The hotel offers 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including an 8,700-square-foot ballroom, 14 breakout rooms and an outdoor courtyard for special events. High-speed wired and wireless Internet is offered in the lobby, all meeting space and select guestrooms. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour fitness and business center, an indoor and outdoor pool, complimentary airport shuttle, children's outdoor play area, gift shop and three onsite restaurants.

Based in Dallas, Wyndham International, Inc. offers upscale and luxury hotel and resort accommodations through proprietary lodging brands and a management services division. Wyndham owns, leases, manages and franchises hotels and resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe.


 
Contact:
Wyndham International, Inc.
Dallas
Amy Campbell, 214-863-1628
acampbell@wyndham.com
www.wyndham.com
Also See: Eight Wyndham Garden Hotels Mark First Franchise Agreement Between Aimbridge Hospitality and Wyndham International / May 2003
Highland Hospitality Corp Reflagging the 360 room Wyndham Wind Watch Hotel in Hauppauge, NY to Hyatt / August 2004


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