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Leisure Hotels Moves up in Companies Survey

Steve Olson, President and CEO of the Leisure Group of Companies, proudly announced today that Leisure Hotels management company moved up in HOTEL & MOTEL MANAGEMENT Magazine’s Top Hotel Companies listing. Leisure Hotels was ranked 172 in 2003, and this year has risen to 154.

The rankings are based on surveys conducted in July and August of 2004 and are based on numbers through June 30, 2004, unless otherwise noted in the list published in the magazine on September 20, 2004.

Olson commented, “This ranking complements listings we have received in other publications such as the HOTEL BUSINESS® Green Book and the HOTEL BUSINESS® Top 100 list of Owners and Developers. It reflects our upward escalation and growth within the industry, all reflecting our increased role as an industry leader in terms of teams, technology and quality performance. We’re excited about the upward movement in rankings and believe that it will continue as we add additional properties to our portfolio as per our business development plan.”

Leisure Hotels & Resorts is a third-party management group that operates as a division of Kansas-based Leisure Group of Companies, which specializes in hotel and convention center development, construction management, brokerage services and hotel management of hotels in the resort, extended stay and full service markets. Employing more than 750 people, Leisure is one of the industry’s fastest growing multi-faceted full service hotel companies in the United States with corporate offices in the Kansas City Metro area and in Hutchinson, Kansas. Using the latest in technological developments, Leisure Hotels & Resorts provides hotels with complete operational and financial services, as well as extensive human resource training and development. Leisure is consistently recognized among the top owners/developers and management companies in the nation by leading industry publications.