TORONTO, Oct 07, 2002 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX)—Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Inc. (“FHR”) (TSX/NYSE: FHR) will release its third quarter earnings on October 21, 2002 to be followed by a conference call that day at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Participating on the call will be FHR`s Chief Executive Officer, William R. Fatt, along with Chris J. Cahill, President and Chief Operating Officer, and M. Jerry Patava, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Investors are invited to access the call by dialing 416-641-6654 or 1-800- 387-2917. You will be required to identify yourself and the organization on whose behalf you are participating. A recording of this call will be made available beginning at 3:30 p.m. on October 21, 2002 through to 3:30 p.m. on October 28, 2002. To access the recording please dial 1-800-633-8625 and use the reservation number 20933414.
A live audio webcast of the third quarter conference call will be available via FHR`s investor website (www.fairmont.com/investor). An archived recording of the webcast will remain available on the website until the next quarterly earnings conference call.
FHR is one of North America`s leading owner/operators of luxury hotels and resorts. FHR`s portfolio consists of 78 luxury and first class properties with approximately 31,000 rooms in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Bermuda, Barbados and the United Arab Emirates. It holds an 83.5 percent controlling interest in Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (“Fairmont”), North America`s largest luxury hotel management company. Fairmont manages 39 distinct city center and resort hotels such as The Fairmont San Francisco, The Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and The Plaza in New York City. FHR also holds a 100 percent interest in Delta Hotels, Canada`s largest first class hotel management company, which manages and franchises a portfolio of 38 city center and resort properties in Canada. In addition to hotel management, FHR holds real estate interests in 22 properties, two large undeveloped land blocks and an approximate 35 percent investment interest in Legacy Hotels Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns 22 properties.