MeriStar First Quarter Earnings Call

MeriStar Hospitality (NYSE:MHX), the nation`s third-largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that the company will release first quarter financial results on Thursday, May 8, 2003, before the market`s opening. Later that morning, management will hold a conference call to discuss those results
The conference call will begin at 10 a.m. ET and will be hosted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Whetsell and Chief Financial Officer Donald Olinger. Stockholders and other interested parties may listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call on the Internet by logging onto MeriStar`s Web site, www.meristar.com, or www.streetevents.com, or may call 800/218-0204, reference number 534129. International investors may call 303/262-2130. A recording of the call will be available by telephone until midnight on Monday, May 12, reference number 534129, by dialing 800/405-2236 or 303/590-3000 for international callers. A replay of the conference call will be posted on MeriStar`s Web site
Washington, D.C.-based MeriStar Hospitality Corporation owns 106 principally upscale, full-service hotels in major markets and resort locations with 27,432 rooms in 26 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. The company owns hotels under such internationally known brands as Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott, Westin, Radisson and Doubletree. For more information about MeriStar Hospitality Corporation, visit the company`s Web site: www.meristar.com.
MeriStar Contact: Bruce Riggins, VP, Strategic Planning & Analysis, (202) 295-2276
Media Contact: Jerry Daly or Carol McCune, media Daly Gray Public Relations, (703) 435-6293
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