Homewood brand tops market survey

Hilton Hotels Corporation has announced that its extended stay brand has
placed number one in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index for the first
quarter of 2007.Homewood Suites by Hilton, the national brand of upscale,
all-suite residential-style hotels, placed number one in the upscale
(extended stay) hotel category, an honor that takes on a significantly
higher level of prestige at a time when customer satisfaction in the entire
hotel industry has reached its highest level in three years.

The Market Metrix Hospitality Index (MMHI) is a quarterly report of
customer satisfaction with hotel, airline and car rental companies based on
35,000 in-depth consumer interviews. The announcement marks the 12th time
that Homewood Suites by Hilton has been recognized as a leading brand by

“We are delighted that the Market Metrix Hospitality Index has recognized
Homewood Suites by Hilton as the top leader in the Upscale / Extended Stay
market segment.  This is particularly noteworthy considering the fact that
the MMHI report showed that the Upscale segment of the hotel industry saw
the biggest improvement due to investments in staff, services and
amenities,” said Rebecca Wyatt, senior vice president - brand management.”