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ARAMARK Integrates ARAMARK Harrison Lodging with its Parks and
Resorts Business; Bruce W. Fears Named President,
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging
PHILADELPHIA (September 22, 2005) -- ARAMARK (NYSE: RMK), a world leader in managed services, today announced the integration of ARAMARK Harrison Lodging with its Parks and Resorts business.  The new division will be called ARAMARK Harrison Lodging as of October 1, 2005. 

ARAMARK Harrison Lodging will operate under the leadership of Bruce W. Fears.  Fears previously served as executive vice president of ARAMARK Parks and Resorts.

“Bringing together these two businesses allows us to further refine our market strategy,” said Fears.  “We will be able to more effectively meet the needs of our conference center clients and further penetrate the hospitality industry by better utilizing resources and guest services expertise from our parks and resorts division.”

By aligning the parks and resorts and conference centers businesses, ARAMARK Harrison Lodging is better equipped to create innovative learning and training environments, enhance guest accommodations, and deliver the services necessary for successful educational programs. 

ARAMARK Harrison Lodging operates more than 50 conference centers, corporate training centers and specialty hotels in educational environments, including The Babson Executive Conference Center in Wellesley, MA and The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC.  Each center is strategically located close to leading business destinations.  ARAMARK Parks and Resorts provides food and recreational services to national and state parks and tourist attractions throughout the United States including Lake Powell, Mesa Verde, and Shenandoah National Park.

Through its sports and entertainment group, ARAMARK provides a wide range of managed services, including food, facility and other support services.  ARAMARK serves more than 170 premier sports, entertainment and recreational facilities, including sports stadiums and arenas, convention centers, concert venues, museums, national and state parks, resorts and tourist destinations.  ARAMARK offers organizations a single source provider for concessions, event planning, premium dining needs and catering, on-site restaurants, retail merchandise sales, facilities management, and recreational and lodging services. 

ARAMARK Corporation is a world leader in providing award-winning food and facilities management services to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and corporations, as well as providing uniform and career apparel.  ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry in the 2005 FORTUNE 500 survey and was also named one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine in 2005, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers.  Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 242,500 employees serving clients in 20 countries.


Corporate Communications
David Freireich

Also See: ARAMARK Harrison Lodging Assumes Management of Dodgertown Sports & Conference Center / August 2005
ARAMARK Completes Acquisition of the Harrison Conference Centers from Hilton Hotels Corporation for Approximately $49 million in Cash / June 2002

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