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Hawthorn Suites Celebrates New Website

Hawthorn Suites, the extended stay all-suite hotel chain, is celebrating
its new look at with a bonus offer of 1,000 Hyatt
Gold Passport(R) points for Hawthorn visitors who log onto the website and
join Hyatt Gold Passport(R), Hyatt’s worldwide frequent guest program. The
offer is good for new members who enroll via and
complete their first stay before June 30, 2004 at any Hawthorn location in
the U.S. and Canada.
“We’re proud of our partnership with Hyatt Gold Passport(R),” said Jon
Leven, senior vice president of marketing for Hawthorn Suites and Atlanta-
based US Franchise Systems (USFS), franchisor of the brand. “If you’re not
already a Gold Passport member, this is a great chance to enroll using
Hawthorn’s updated website at .”

When Hawthorn visitors enroll in Gold Passport at
, they’ll discover a completely new look and feel to the web site that was
designed with travelers’ needs in mind. And when they make an online
reservation, it will take just three clicks for the transaction to
complete, one of the fastest booking processes in the industry. The hotel
information pages have also been enhanced with more photos and property
visuals, and in the new ‘Government/ Military’ section, government
travelers can select a city of choice and receive per-diem sensitive rates
in seconds.

With Hyatt Gold Passport(R), guests earn points or miles at more than 100
Hawthorn Suites locations and 200 Hyatt Hotels and Resorts(R) worldwide.
At Hawthorn Suites, guests earn three Gold Passport points per dollar for
every eligible suite rate. Members can redeem a free night with no award
blackout dates for only 4,000 Gold Passport points at Hawthorn, and for as
low as 5,000 points at select Hyatt Hotels and Resorts(R). Members who
stay at Hawthorn may also choose frequent flyer miles instead of points,
and receive 300 miles per stay from American Airlines, Continental
Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest(R) Airlines, Southwest Airlines,
United and US Airways(R). For terms and conditions, visit .

Hawthorn hotels are upscale properties with such value-added comforts as
daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet, evening social hour, exercise
and meeting facilities, and guest laundry, and many also offer swimming
pool, spa, SportCourt(R) and on-site convenience store. Spacious studio,
one- and two- bedroom suites are equipped with full or mini kitchens, work
desks with ergonomic chairs, two-line phones with modem ports and voice
mail, with many locations offering wireless high speed internet access and
extended cable TV with movie channel or VCP. For additional information,
visit or call Hawthorn toll-free at

As of March 31, 2004, there were 115 Hawthorn hotels open or under
construction worldwide.


All Hawthorn hotels are independently owned and operated.