Radius Names Omni Supplier of the Year

(BETHESDA, Maryland) - RADIUS, the world`s largest global travel management network of corporate travel agencies, recently announced that Omni Hotels has been named RADIUS Hotel Supplier of the Year. The presentation was made at an awards ceremony at the RADIUS North American Shareholder and Supplier Forum that was held May 18-20, 2003 at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. This annual meeting is a major event for suppliers marketing to RADIUS North American shareholder agencies. Colleen Kempf, National Director, Travel Industry Sales, accepted the award on Omni Hotels` behalf.
“As the travel industry becomes ever more complex, it is important to further enhance and strengthen the relationships that work, and Omni Hotels` exceptional dedication to its partnership with RADIUS has kept the bond firm and growing,” noted Patricia Flothow-Locke, Vice President for Supplier Relations at RADIUS. “Omni Hotels has exhibited an immeasurable amount of patience, understanding, and support and besides being a terrific company, we have the great fortune to have Colleen Kempf who works closely with our shareholders. Even in this tough economic environment, Omni Hotels has remained steadfast in their support of RADIUS,” concluded Locke.

“Our commitment to this relationship ensures that RADIUS customers receive the highest level of service and support at our properties,” said Kempf. “Omni Hotels is thrilled to receive this award so that we may reiterate our belief in this outstanding organization, which is clearly a testament to the value we deliver to their members.”
RADIUS - the global travel company, is the world`s largest travel management company with combined annual sales of more than $18 billion (USD). Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with regional offices in London, Rome, Miami and Singapore, RADIUS is comprised of 100+ shareholder agencies in 70+ countries around the world with more than 6,000 travel agency locations. This release and prior releases are available at www.radiustravel.com.

About Omni Hotels:
Omni Hotels, based near Dallas in Irving, Texas, offers luxury accommodations at more than 40 hotels and resorts located throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Each property in the Omni Hotels portfolio provides guests with exceptional personalized service and exquisite décor, creating a distinctive experience at each location. Omni Hotels offers unsurpassed facilities with a wide range of guest services and amenities including high-speed Internet connectivity, wine tastings, gourmet dining and unique fitness options from in-room workouts to state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Through an aggressive expansion strategy, Omni Hotels is steadily entering new markets across North America. Guests can locate hotels, book accommodations or find out more about Omni Hotels by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI or accessing the company`s Web site at www.omnihotels.com.