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Driftwood Hospitality Driving Revenue with Help of
AnyRate Competitive Rate Intelligence Tools
Leading-Edge Pricing Tools to be Deployed at Additional Properties in 2008


Jupiter, Florida & Germantown, Tennessee – December 11, 2007 – Driftwood Hospitality today announced that it will continue to support and enhance its management of pricing for their hotels with further adoption of the AnyRate competitive rate intelligence tools in 2008.  Driftwood will expand its already successful utilization of the AnyRate reports and tools at additional key DHM properties throughout the United States.

Rene McCann, National Revenue Manager for Driftwood Hospitality, commented that “our success in utilizing the AnyRate reporting and technology in 2007 has resulted in a further rollout of the AnyRate program to additional DHM properties in 2008.”  McCann remarked that “ADR growth will continue to be a focus of Driftwood in the upcoming year, and the AnyRate program will very capably assist and support our staff in achieving our goals in this critical area.”

John Romeo, President & CEO of AnyRate Software, stated that “we are extremely pleased to continue and grow our relationship and presence with an outstanding organization such as Driftwood Hospitality”.  “It is rewarding to know that the AnyRate tools have played a part in their success in the past year and will continue to do so in the year ahead”.

AnyRate offers a variety of competitive rate shopping reports and tools, via both regularly scheduled reports as well as the Flash real-time rate search tool.  AnyRate Flash is a true real-time search tool that conducts rate searches upon customer request, ensuring the freshest, most up-to-date rate intelligence possible.  This capability prevents the issue of stale data that can be experienced when some rate shopping vendors utilize “cached” or previously archived data in their “on-demand” report tools. 

AnyRate Software, Inc. is a joint venture of leading hotel revenue management consultants and website technology experts resulting in the hotel industry’s most flexible, accurate, yet affordable competitive rate shopping tools. Any Rate competitive rate shopping reports are regarded by hoteliers as user friendly and very feature rich. Any Rate reports offer access to more websites (over 120) than any other provider and include industry-unique features such as providing the rate descriptions of all rates, ability to totally customize search programs, and extensive Quality Assurance processes.  For more information about Any Rate, visit, email, or call 901-309-3100. 

Driftwood Hospitality Management LLC, based in Jupiter, Florida, is one of the fastest growing independent hospitality management and development firms in the country today. Established in January 1999 by David Buddemeyer, Driftwood or its affiliates owns and/or manages more than 44 hotels comprising approximately 8,900 rooms throughout the U.S., The Bahamas and Central America. The company manages a variety of lodging types, from destination resorts to downtown convention hotels to suburban hotels and inns. Many of the company's hotels are affiliated with nationally recognized hospitality franchises, including Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Doubletree, Radisson, Sheraton, Hampton Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Doubletree, Wyndham Garden and Hotel Indigo.


John Romeo 
    Any Rate Software, Inc. 

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