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Krisam Group Announces Economic Stimulus Plan for Meeting Planners
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Airfare Credits Available for Meetings Booked at Some of
Krisam’s Finest Member Hotels & Resorts

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Washington, DC – March 20, 2008 –In an era of airline surcharges and rising prices for just about everything, Krisam Group, the pioneering hotel membership company for independent and unique hotels and resorts worldwide, announced an Economic Stimulus Plan for meeting planners who book new business at participating Krisam hotels and resorts between March 15 - May 15, 2008. 

Planners receive a $30 airfare credit for every flight booked for a meeting held at  participating Krisam member hotels and resorts. Restrictions apply, and the complete list of participating properties is contained at the end of this press release. 

Under the plan, business must be generated and contracted between March 15 - May 15, 2008, for meetings held before December 31, 2008. Blackout dates may apply, and a two-night minimum stay is required. Only new business for 2008 is eligible, and one flight credit per meeting attendee is permitted, based on single occupancy.  If the meeting qualifies, the credit will be applied to the Master hotel bill upon completion of the meeting and all that is required is a copy of a flight manifest.

Planners who are interested in participating in this program should contact their local Krisam sales representative. A list of Krisam Group office locations can be found at http://www.krisam.com/meet-our-team.php.

Krisam Group has more than 230 hotels and resorts within the United States, Europe, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean and French Polynesia. Each Krisam hotel is selected for membership based upon its high quality guest experience, distinctive identity and offerings in the local market, and ability to provide outstanding experiences for groups of varying sizes and needs.

Participating Krisam Members in the Economic Stimulus Plan, include:

 Amelia Island Plantation - Amelia Island, FL 
 The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO 
 Carefree Resort & Villas – Carefree, AZ 
 Caribe Royale Orlando All-Suites Hotel & Convention Center – Orlando, FL 
 Daufuskie Island Resort & Breathe Spa - Hilton Head, SC 
 Don CeSar Beach Resort, A Loews Hotel - St. Pete Beach, FL 
 Doral Golf Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort – Miami, FL 
 Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun – Cancun, Mexico 
 Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 
 FireSky Resort & Spa - Scottsdale, AZ 
 The Grand America Hotel -Salt Lake City, UT 
 Grand Bohemian Hotel - Orlando, FL 
 The Grove Isle Hotel & Spa - Miami, FL 
 Hershey Lodge & Convention Center – Hershey, PA 
 Hotel del Coronado - San Diego, CA 
 The Hotel Hershey  - Hershey, PA 
 InterContinental Chicago – Chicago, IL 
 InterContinental Dallas - Dallas, TX 
 InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco - San Francisco, CA 
 InterContinental The Barclay New York - New York, NY 
 Kingsmill Resort & Spa – Williamsburg, VA 
 LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort - Naples, FL 
 Little America Hotel Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City, UT 
 The Lodge at Torrey Pines - San Diego, CA 
 Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. – Washington, DC 
 Mansion on Forsyth Park - Savannah, GA 
 Millennium Broadway Hotel - New York, NY 
 Millennium UN Plaza Hotel - New York, NY 
 Naples Grande Beach Resort – Naples, FL 
 Omni Austin Hotel Downtown – Austin, TX 
 Parc 55 Hotel San Francisco- San Francisco, CA 
 Pinehurst Resort- Village of Pinehurst, NC 
 Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club - St. Petersburg, FL 
 Saddlebrook Resort - Tampa, FL 
 Sawgrass Golf Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort - Jacksonville, FL 
 The Sea Pines Resort - Hilton Head Island, SC 
 Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove- Miami, FL 
 Surf & Sand Resort – Laguna Beach, CA 
 Trump Marina – Atlantic City, NJ
 Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino – Atlantic City, NJ
 Trump Taj Mahal – Atlantic City, NJ
About Krisam Group 
Krisam Group, founded in 1975, is the top hotel membership company for independent and unique hotels worldwide, and is the leading advocate and service provider for meeting planners. Krisam has more than 230 member properties worldwide. For more information about Krisam Group, please visit www.krisam.com.
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Contact:

Michael Frenkel, MFC PR 
(212) 808-6556 
michael@mfcpr.com

Kathleen McDermott 
(202) 775-5800 
kathleen_mcdermott@krisam.com

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Also See: Krisam Group Adds Four Upscale Resorts, Achieves 42% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth Among Existing Resort Members; Anticipating Continued Strength in the Resort Group Market in 2008, Krisam now has 100 Resort Members with Unique Offerings / December 2007
Krisam Group and Global Events Partners Announce New Chief Financial Officer; Peter De Angelo Appointed CFO out of Washington, D.C. Headquarters / October 2007
GEP and Krisam Join with destex, Expand in Central Europe; Global Events Partners and Krisam Group join with Germany-based destex for European Sales, establishing a Global Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) Gateway for Austria, Germany and Switzerland / September 2007
Global Events Partners (GEP) and Krisam Group Open Office in the Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle - GEP's Rachel Elliott Leads Sales and Service in Burgeoning Market for Meetings and Event Business; Tracey Lankford Manages Krisam Office / September 2007
Anita Heathcote to Lead European Sales for Krisam Group and Global Events Partners / July 2007
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