Prime Hospitality Promotes John Capone

  Prime Hospitality Corp. , announced today that John Capone has been
promoted Senior Vice President of Operations for the West Division. As Senior Vice President, Mr. Capone will continue to be responsible for
overseeing operations for the AmeriSuites and Wellesley Inns & Suites in
the Western Division along with supervising Regional Vice Presidents of
Operations and their Teams.
Mr. Capone joined Prime in early 1998, as a Regional Vice President, and
then moved to Vice President of Operations for the Western Division. Mr.
Capone has over 20 years of Operations and Sales and Marketing experience
at the hotel, regional, and corporate levels and holds several
professional certifications within the hospitality industry. Just prior to
joining Prime, Mr. Capone held corporate marketing positions at Richfield
Hospitality. Previous experience also includes a seven-year period during
which time Mr. Capone ran his own management and marketing consulting firm.

“This promotion recognizes John’s track record of success at Prime along
with his increased responsibilities,” said A.F. Petrocelli, Prime’s
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “John has continued to make
improvements in our business during this challenging environment.”