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Omni Hotels Appoints Tom Walker as
Vice President of Revenue Management

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 14, 2008 - Omni Hotels today announced that Tom Walker has joined the organization as vice president of revenue management. Walker will head the revenue management team to analyze data trends and use that information and his experience to further Omni's performance in the luxury marketplace.

Walker previously served as executive vice president of The Rainmaker Group, Omni's partner in CRM management systems, where he focused on revenue management strategies, processes and tools across various hospitality environments.

"Tom brings a unique depth of experience to the revenue management team," said Tom Faust, vice president of sales and distribution of Omni Hotels. "Through his work with our revenue management and reservation systems, he knows the expectations we place on our performance and will help us achieve those goals."

Prior to his employment at The Rainmaker Group, Walker held the position of vice president of alliances at Passkey International. Before his tenure at Passkey, he served as senior manager of solutions marketing at Manugistics, Inc. in Atlanta. Walker also served as president of Muni Financial Services, Inc. and held positions such as regional director of rooms, national account manager and director of sales and marketing for ITT Sheraton Corporation.

Walker graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and completed two years of graduate study in speech communications from the University of Utah and earned an MBA from UCLA.

About Omni Hotels

Omni Hotels creates compelling, memorable guest experiences by tempting the senses in innovative ways, surrounding them with a balanced blend of scents, sounds, sights, textures and tastes. Omni Hotels offers luxury accommodations at 45 hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each location features four-diamond services, including award-winning signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique fitness options. Omni's mission for total customer service is further supported by its "Power of One" program that empowers associates to make on-the-spot decisions to meet or exceed guest expectations. Guests can locate hotels and book accommodations by visiting or by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI.


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Also See: The Rainmaker Group to Share Expertise at Revenue Management and Pricing Conference; Rainmaker Executive VP, Tom Walker, will speak at EyeforTravel Revenue Management and Pricing in Travel 2006 Conference / August 2006
Omni Hotels Promotes Mike Garcia to Senior Vice President of Development, Was the Chief Financial Officer / November 2007


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