2003 National Cherry Blossom Festival

SILVER SPRING, Md. (March 6, 2003) - Visitors to Washington D.C. for the 91st annual National Cherry Blossom Festival can take advantage of these great deals at Comfort, Quality, Sleep and MainStay brand hotels.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place March 22-April 7. The opening ceremony will take place on March 22, 2003 at 5:30 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage with The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade being held on Saturday, April 5.

For reservations at any Choice brand hotel, visit www.choicehotels.com on the Internet or call Choice`s toll-free reservations service at (800)-4CHOICE.

Comfort Inn Washington /Gateway West /
6111 Arlington Boulevard /
Falls Church, VA 22044 /
* Rate of $89 single/double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Two complimentary Metro passes to Washington D.C.
* Complimentary shuttle service to Metro station
* Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
* Complimentary USA TODAY newspaper
* Approximately 10 miles from Washington D.C.
* 100% guest satisfaction guarantee
* For reservations, request code LCHRY at hotel VA090


Comfort Inn Tysons Corner /
1587 Spring Hill Road /
Vienna, VA 22182 /
* Rate of $85 single/double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Complimentary $10 Metro pass
* Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
* Complimentary USA TODAY newspaper
* Complimentary evening beverages and snacks
* Approximately 10 miles from Washington D.C.
* 100% guest satisfaction guarantee
* For reservations, request code LCHER at hotel VA282

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Comfort Inn & Suites /
9020 Baltimore Avenue /
College Park, MD 20740
*  Rate of $119 single/ double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Complimentary mid-size car rental
* Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
* Complimentary USA TODAY newspaper
* Complimentary on-site parking
* Approximately 10 miles from Washington D.C.
* 100 % guest satisfaction guarantee
* For reservations, request code LRIDE at hotel MD611


Comfort Suites /
815 Elkridge Landing Road /
Linthicum Heights, MD /21090
*  Rate of $89 single/double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
* Complimentary shuttle service to airport
* Complimentary USA TODAY newspaper
* Approximately 25 miles from Washington D.C.
* Minutes from downtown Baltimore
* 100% guest satisfaction guarantee
* For reservations, request code LBLOSM at hotel MD617


MainStay Suites /
7310 Executive Way /
Frederick, MD 21704
*  Rate of $89 single/double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Complimentary continental breakfast
* Complimentary parking
* In-room kitchenettes, separate bedroom and living room
* Approximately 40 miles from Washington D.C.
* 100% guest satisfaction guarantee
* For reservations, request code LBLOSM at hotel MD126


Quality Suites and Conference Center /
3 Research Court /
Rockville, MD 20850—* Rate of $89 single/double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Complimentary hot buffet breakfast
* Complimentary USA TODAY newspaper
* Complimentary evening beverages and snacks
* Complimentary parking
* One or two room suites available
* Approximately 15 miles from Washington D.C.
* For reservations, request code LBLOSS at hotel MD616


Sleep Inn Shady Grove /
2 Research Court /
Rockville, MD 20850—* Rate of $79 single/double occupancy, valid March 21- April 8, 2003
* Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
* Complimentary USA TODAY newspaper
* Complimentary parking
* Approximately 15 miles from Washington D.C.
* For reservations, request code LBLOSS at hotel MD619


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