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CNL Hospitality Selects StayOnline
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StayOnline Becomes Approved Vendor for
Installing High Speed Internet Access
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Atlanta, GA, June 17, 2003 --  StayOnline, the nation’s only 100% wireless high-speed Internet access provider for the hospitality industry, announced today it has added CNL Hospitality Properties, Inc. (“CNL”) a real estate investment trust, to its list of clients. CNL acquires and develops properties that are leased to or managed by nationally recognized hotel operators includin  Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt Hotels. StayOnline has just completed its first installation for CNL at the Courtyard by Marriott in Edison, New Jersey. 

“Wireless is still new to the hospitality industry, but it is the future ,” said Clarissa Elzinga, CNL’s VP of Portfolio Management. “There is a lot of interest regarding wireless among our current guests. Adding the capability is a natural extension of guest service.”

In selecting vendors for their New Jersey property, Elzinga said CNL looked for technology experience and the capability to install a total wireless system.  She added it was important that the system be user friendly, secure and adaptable to future technology changes.

“StayOnline came to us via a recommendation from a contact at Hardin Capital,” added Elzinga. “They had the experience, could install a pure wireless system and came out on top in the bidding process.”

“We are very excited to add CNL to our list of clients,” said Antonio DiMilia, President of StayOnline. “It is also nice to note that our relationship was formed via a referral from another StayOnline customer. Quality product and service are priorities for StayOnline.”

About StayOnline, Inc.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, StayOnline provides secure wireless high-speed Internet access solutions for the hospitality industry.  With over 100 installed locations, StayOnline operates the largest, 100% WLAN in hotels in North American.  StayOnline meets the highest quality standards and is Intel® Centrino™ certified.  StayOnline boasts an impressive customer base, including properties in over 20 national lodging brands, as well as several unique boutique and historic properties.  For additional information on StayOnline, visit www.stayonline.net.

About CNL Hospitality
CNL Hospitality Properties, Inc. is an affiliate of CNL Financial Group, Inc., and specializes in the investment of premium hotels and resorts. CNL owns  interests in a portfolio of 64 hotels for a total of more than  16,500 rooms in 23 states. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, CNL Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation's largest, privately held real estate investment and finance companies. CNL Financial Group, Inc. and the entities it has formed or acquired have more than $5.5 billion in assets, representing more than 1,600 properties and 1,000 mortgage loans in 49 states. For more information, please visit www.cnlonline.com

VISIT STAYONLINE AT BOOTH 1801 AT HITEC JUNE 24-26.


 
Contact:
StayOnline
Karin P. Koser
404.636.9311
Karin@koserpendleykoser.com


 
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