Susser Named to Doubletree in Pennsylvania

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 15, 2003 - Wayne Susser has been named general manager of the Doubletree Guest Suites‰ Plymouth Meeting in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Susser most recently served as assistant general manager of the Doubletree‰ Hotel & Executive Meeting Center in Somerset, N.J., a position he has held since 1997. He reports to Ben Fusco, area vice president - South Central Hilton & Doubletree.

A 20-year hospitality veteran, Susser began his hospitality career at the Hilton New York. From 1983 to 1997, he ascended to top food and beverage and marketing leadership positions at Hilton, Stouffer® and Marriott® full-service hotels across the Northeast U.S.

A 20-year hospitality veteran, Susser began his hospitality career at the Hilton New York. From 1983 to 1997, he ascended to top food and beverage and marketing leadership positions at Hilton, Stouffer® and Marriott® full-service hotels across the Northeast U.S.

In his most recent role as assistant general manager, Susser was tasked with a variety of special assignments for the Doubletree brand. Most notably, he was the transition task force leader for the recently acquired Doubletree Guest Suites SouthPark in Charlotte and supported the Doubletree Hotel in Tysons Corner, Va. for several months as interim general manager.

A native of Rumson, New Jersey, Susser holds an A.O.S. in Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of America and a BA in Business Administration from Denver University.

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Set amid the natural wooded landscape of the Plymouth Meeting Executive Campus, the Doubletree Guest Suites Plymouth Meeting is an upscale, all-suite hotel convenient to all points of interest in one of Greater Philadelphia`s fastest growing business centers. The hotel features 252 newly renovated two-room suites with separate living and sleeping areas and high-speed Internet access along with more than 9,600 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

The Brandywine Hunt Club & Grille offers a delectable assortment of creative American entrees in an upscale, contemporary dining atmosphere. For recreation and relaxation, the hotel provides an indoor, heated swimming pool and whirlpool as well as a fully equipped exercise facility.

Doubletree Hotels, Suites, Resorts and Clubs are part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises 2,100 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world`s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hilton Garden Inn® and Homewood Suites by Hilton®. For more information, visit our corporate website at www.hiltonworldwide.com. For more information on the Doubletree Guest Suites Plymouth Meeting, visit our brand`s website at www.doubletree.com or contact the hotel directly at 610-834-8300.

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