Leading Hotels Launches New Website

With the launch of the newly designed Leading Hotels of the World website
(http://www.lhw.com/) travelers can quickly and easily find special values
and instant details for vacation and business travel at over 400 of the
best hotels and resorts in the world.

The new site has been designed for simpler navigation and is clear,
comprehensive and extremely user friendly. Unusual for a luxury hotel
site, the lhw.com home page shows value-added offers from individual
hotels, in addition to Leading programs such as One More Night, Breakfast
Inclusive and Leading Suites.

Directly from the home page, visitors can easily check availability at all
Leading Hotels worldwide. They can also click on icons “Plan a Vacation”;
see “Special Offers”; review the benefits of “Leaders Club”; or purchase
Gift Certificates.
“With Internet bookings growing at a rate of over 200% year over year, it
is imperative that we offer travelers a site that is clear and
comprehensive,” said Paul McManus, President and CEO of The Leading Hotels
of the World, Ltd.
“Guests at Leading Hotels are also looking for value, and realize that our
hotels and resorts offer the services and environments that make their
vacations and business trips memorable and satisfying,” he said.

Bearing in mind that travel agents account for a substantial business
segment, Leading has ensured that travel consultants can now make
reservations for their clients at Leading Hotels, and still receive full
The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is the prestigious luxury
hospitality organization representing more than 400 of the world`s finest
hotels, and operator of http://www.lhw.com/—the online source for your
luxury lifestyle. For reservations and information, visit
http://www.lhw.com/ or telephone toll-free from the USA, Canada, Puerto
Rico and the US Virgin Islands, 800-223-6800.