Host Marriott Corp. 3rd Q Release

BETHESDA, MD; October 1, 2002—Host Marriott Corporation (NYSE:HMT) will conduct its quarterly
conference call for investors and other interested parties on Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.
Eastern Time (ET). Christopher Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, and Robert Parsons,
executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company’s third quarter results and its
business outlook.
Interested individuals are invited to listen to the call on the Internet at
http://www.hostmarriott.com or by telephone at 913-981-5532. It is recommended that participants call
10 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time to ensure proper connection.
A replay of the call will be available on the Internet at http://www.hostmarriott.com. A replay of
the call will also be available by telephone from Wednesday, October 16, at l:00 p.m. Eastern Time, until
Wednesday, October 23, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To access the recording, call 719-457-0820 and
request reservation number 459732.
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