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Hostmark Hospitality Group Adds Properties through Distressed Asset Program 



Schaumburg, IL, April 22, 2010 - Hostmark Hospitality Group, one of the
nation's largest third-party hotel management companies, increased its management portfolio in major airport markets with assignments at LaGuardia Airport in New York and at O'Hare Airport in Chicago. During the past seven months, Hostmark has added nine properties in locations as diverse as Colorado, Nebraska, Michigan, New York, and Illinois through its "SOS" distressed asset program exemplifying the company's experience in repositioning distressed properties.
 
"Banks and lenders turn to Hostmark again and again when they are looking for a management company that can stabilize and turn around an underperforming property," says Jerome Cataldo, President, Hostmark Hospitality Group. "Operating a distressed asset requires a proven skill set that addresses the unique situation and returns asset value," Cataldo continues. "We have been successfully doing this for more than 40 years because Hostmark's experienced, focused and aggressive management team implements proven integrated solutions to maximize asset potential."
 
Hostmark Hospitality Group has applied their extensive experience with distressed assets in creating a tailored program called SOS (Stabilize, Operate, Sell). "The SOS program begins with a comprehensive property assessment, stabilizing the human capital and demand variables," Cataldo says, "leading to evaluation and recommendations for the property's physical plant; hotel operations and marketing; creation of a detailed operating budget; formulation of an appropriate business plan; plus staff assessment and alignment."
 
About Hostmark Hospitality Group
Hostmark Hospitality Group is a leading hospitality management firm operating upscale full service hotels, resorts, focused service hotels and restaurants worldwide. Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, with regional offices in Denver, Colorado, and Cairo, Egypt, Hostmark Hospitality Group is an award-winning operator of Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Starwood and Wyndham Hotels. Under consistent leadership spanning more than four decades, Hostmark Hospitality Group operates independent boutique hotels as well as other luxury resorts and concept restaurants. Hostmark Hospitality Group has a proven longstanding reputation for delivering superior results through forward focused ingenuity and exceptional asset management. www.hostmark.com
 
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Contact:

Hostmark Hospitality Group
Brian Tkac
Vice President Marketing & Revenue
847.517.9100
btkac@hostmark.com

Shawn-Laree de St. Aubin
  312.725.3740
  sl@emeriocommunications.com



Hostmark Hospitality Press Releases

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Hostmark Hospitality Group Adds Four Points by Sheraton and Holiday Inn Express in Saginaw, Michigan to Management Roster / September 2009
Hostmark Hospitality Group Well-Positioned For Growth, Despite Sector Downturn Company’s Experience with Distressed Properties Will Be Key / March 2009

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