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 Minimum Bid of $100,000 Will Gain Winner Exclusive Use
of Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch
from August 27-30, 2004


July 2, 2004 - The Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch, will close its doors to the public from August 27-30, 2004, and give the winning eBay(R) bidder "all-access" to the entire resort, a $200,000 value. The ten-day auction will begin on July 14, 2004, at just $1, with a minimum selling bid of $100,000. The winning bid will then gain exclusive use of Scottsdale's only lakeside boutique resort, which overlooks Camelback Lake, the McCormick Ranch Championship Golf Club and McDowell Mountains.

"Never before has a resort of this magnitude been auctioned off for three nights to one guest," said David McKee, general manager for the Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone to have a whole resort to themselves for a wedding, family reunion or for use as their own private island. We're raising the bar for what a hotel is willing to do for its guests, or in this case, guest."

The highest bid will receive a complete run of the property's 125 deluxe guestrooms, plus the Presidential Suite; unlimited food and beverage for up to 250 guests, plus alcohol (state liquor laws will apply) and private use of all the resort has to offer, such as the ballroom, tennis court, sand volleyball court, swimming pool, Cabana Bar, and award-winning restaurant Pinion Grill. Alternative dates could be available, on request, for the successful bidder.

About the Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch

The Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch is located within one of Arizona's premier resort communities and is Scottsdale's only hotel with a lakeside setting, complete with a sandy beach. Among its features are 125 spacious guestrooms, each with a private balcony or patio, and 51 two- and three-bedroom villas. Recreational offerings at the resort and in the area include two 18-hole golf courses, tennis court, fully equipped exercise room, volleyball court, complimentary sail boating and paddle boating on the private Camelback Lake, and an outdoor swimming pool with whirlpool spa.

About Millennium Hotels and Resorts

Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), established in the United States in 2000, is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 20 holdings in The Americas.

Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch
Tom Waite
Also See: Millennium Hotels and Resorts Completes the Renaming of its Twelve Regal Hotel Properties to Millennium / April 2001

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