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Dow Hotel Company Names Michael McGuigan as General Manager
of the 369-room DoubleTree by Hilton O’Hare Rosemont in Illinois

SEATTLE, Wash., November 6, 2012 — The Dow Hotel Company, LLC (DHC), a hotel ownership, investment and management company, today announced the promotion of Michael McGuigan to general manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton O’Hare Rosemont in Illinois.

In his new role, McGuigan  will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 369-room hotel in addition to providing regional support to the Embassy Suites Rosemont.  Prior to his promotion, McGuigan was general manager of the Chicago Marriott Suites Deerfield“Since joining Dow in 2000,  Mike has played increasing more important roles at some of the most prominent hotels in our portfolio,” said Murray Dow, chief executive officer of The Dow Hotel Company.  “Mike has made significant contributions to every hotel he’s led, and this promotion recognizes his ability to provide not only day-to-day guidance, but big-picture perspective to complex, full-service hotels in high-volume locations.”

McGuigan joined Dow Hotels in 2000 and has served as director of operations for the Embassy Suites O’Hare.  He began his 25-plus year hospitality career with Hyatt Hotels and in the Atlantic City casino industry.

Located at O’Hare Airport (ORD), the DoubleTree by Hilton Rosemont is a AAA four-diamond award winner set across the street from the Donald E. Stephens Convention and Conference Center.  Each of the hotel’s 369 rooms is family-friendly, offering a pull-out sofa, and bathrooms are equipped with separate shower and tub.  Hotel amenities include a fitness center, indoor  pool, business center and complimentary airport shuttle. The hotel also features three dining options:  Gibson’s steakhouse for fine steaks and chops and BC Bistro and Lounge, a trendy, more casual option, and  a Starbuck’s coffee/gift shop.  The hotel’s 13,500 square feet of meeting and event space can accommodate up to 422 guests.   The MB Financial Park at Rosemont, a multi-faceted sports and entertainment complex, complete with an NHL-sized ice rink, movie theaters, bowling and restaurants, is nearby, and downtown Chicago is only 15 minutes away.

About The Dow Hotel Company

Founded in 1997, Seattle-based The Dow Hotel Company is a hotel owner/investor and operator of 11 first-class, full-service hotels with properties throughout the United States.  The company’s portfolio of owned and managed properties consists of institutional-grade hotels, under such brands as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Sheraton, and Crowne Plaza.  The company aggressively seeks to acquire, co-invest with joint venture partners and/or manage mid- to large-size, first-class, full-service hotels, especially those with extensive food and beverage capabilities.

The company currently operates 14 food and beverage facilities, ranging from casual dining to upscale, bars/lounges with Starbuck and Tully’s coffee outlets.  In addition to Basil’s Kitchen, the division’s restaurant concepts include SunSpot, BC Bistro, and Basil’s Bistro.  Additional information about The Dow Hotel Company may be found at www.dowhotelco.com.
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Contact: 

Chris Daly, Lauralee Dobbins
Phone:  (703) 435-6293
Chris@dalygray.com

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