Join FelCor as VP's of Asset Management
|IRVING, Texas…August 24, 2005 – FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE:
FCH), one of the nation’s largest hotel real estate investment trusts (REITs),
today announced Colleen Quinn and Frank Solano as Vice Presidents of Asset
Colleen Quinn (age 38) was most recently Divisional Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Dallas-based Wyndham International. During her 10-year tenure with Wyndham, she also held various management positions including Executive Director of National Sales and Director of Sales. She began her hospitality career with Hilton Hotels Corporation in 1993 in sales and marketing. Ms. Quinn has extensive experience in multi-brand sales and marketing, revenue management and market share analysis.
Prior to joining FelCor, Frank Solano (age 48) was General Manager of the 310-room Wyndham® Hotel & Resorts in Arlington, Texas. Mr. Solano’s prior experience with Wyndham includes multi-unit roles including Regional Vice President, General Manager and Regional Director of Operations. He started his hospitality career with Marriott International in 1983. Mr. Solano is a 20-year industry veteran with expertise in business development, revenue generation and capital project management.
"Colleen and Frank are exceptional additions to our existing strong asset management team at FelCor,” said Jack Eslick, FelCor's Senior Vice President and Director of Asset Management. “Their respective expertise in the hospitality industry will be advantageous as we continue to reposition our portfolio."
FelCor is one of the nation’s largest hotel REITs and the largest owner of full service, all-suite hotels. FelCor’s portfolio is comprised of 130 consolidated hotels, located in 30 states and Canada. FelCor owns 68 upscale, all-suite hotels, and is the owner of the largest number of Embassy Suites Hotels® and Doubletree Guest Suites® hotels in the U.S. FelCor’s portfolio also includes 60 hotels in the upscale and full service segments. FelCor has a current market capitalization of approximately $3.2 billion. Additional information can be found on the Company’s Web site at www.felcor.com.
With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this news release include "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws that are qualified by cautionary statements contained herein and in FelCor's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Monica L. Hildebrand
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