Prime Promotes Bryan K. Hayes

PRNewswire-FirstCall FAIRFIELD, N.J. Nov. 25 :

Prime Hospitality Corp. , announced today that Bryan K. Hayes, C.H.A has
been promoted to Vice President of Operations - East Division effective

In his new role, Mr. Hayes will oversee all Eastern Division field
operations for AmeriSuites and Wellesley Inns & Suites including
supervision of Regional Vice Presidents of Operations. Mr. Hayes, who
joined Prime in October, 1995, has over 20 years of hospitality management
and operations experience, including his tenure as Regional Vice President
of Operations for the Midwest for Prime.

“I am very pleased to announce the promotion of Bryan to his new position
and I am delighted that he has accepted this very important role for the
company,” said A.F. Petrocelli, Prime`s Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer. “This promotion recognizes the important contributions Bryan has
made to the improvements in our business during this challenging

Prime Hospitality Corp., one of the nation`s premiere lodging companies,
owns, manages, develops and franchises more than 240 hotels throughout
North America. The Company owns and operates three proprietary brands,
AmeriSuites(R) (all-suites), Prime Hotels & Resorts(SM) (full-service) and
Wellesley Inns & Suites(R) (limited service). Also within Prime`s
portfolio are owned and/or managed hotels operated under franchise
agreements with national hotel chains including Hilton, Radisson, Sheraton
and Holiday Inn. Prime can be accessed over the Internet at .