Operator Relationships

AccorHotels

AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,000 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 2,500 of the finest private homes around the globe. Benefiting from dual expertise as an investor and operator, AccorHotels operates in 95 countries. Its portfolio comprises internationally acclaimed luxury brands including Raffles, Fairmont, Sofitel Legend, SO Sofitel, Sofitel, onefinestay, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman, and Swissòtel; as well as the popular midscale and boutique brands of Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter and Adagio; the in-demand economy brands including ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and the regional brands Grand Mercure, The Sebel and hotelF1. With an unmatched collection of brands and rich history spanning close to five decades, AccorHotels, along with its global team of more than 240,000 dedicated women and men, has a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome.

Davidson Hotels & Resorts

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. The company’s portfolio encompasses 48 upscale, full-service independent and branded hotels with nearly 14,000 rooms across the United States, including such affiliations as Hyatt, Westin, Sheraton, Marriott, Renaissance, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites, and Radisson. Additional information on Davidson may be found at the company’s web site, www.davidsonhotels.com.

Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts began in 1972 with the development and management of condominium resorts. Since then, the company has grown to become consistently ranked as one of the top ten hospitality management companies in the country (ranked by Hotel Business Magazine). Destination Hotels & Resorts is a wholly owned subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Lowe Enterprises, a privately held, national real estate organization active in commercial and hospitality property investment, management and development.

InterContinental Hotels Group

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries in countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well-recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty program, Priority Club Rewards.

HEI Hotels & Resorts

HEI Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut with 42 properties in 16 states, creates socially responsible investment and employment opportunities through real estate portfolios of hotels and resorts throughout the United States under such well-known brand names as Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, Embassy Suites, and Hilton. HEI takes a holistic approach to creating value for its investors and employees by setting the highest standards across all aspects of hotel management and operation and focusing on the central principles of excellence and continuous improvement. HEI prides itself on some of the highest employee satisfaction scores in the hospitality industry, fuels local economic prosperity by investing in communities and is committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability. For more information, please visit www.heihotels.com.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. Founded in 1981 by Bill Kimpton, the company is well-known for making travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through intuitive and unscripted customer care, stylish ambience and having a certain playfulness in its approach to programs and amenities. Each hotel provides a range of exciting culinary experiences through locally-loved, top-rated, destination, chef-driven restaurants. Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological practices through its innovative EarthCare program that spans all hotels and restaurants. Market Metrix, a recognized authority and leader in feedback solutions, consistently ranks Kimpton above other hotel companies in luxury and upper upscale segments for customer satisfaction.

sbe

Established in 2002 by Founder and CEO Sam Nazarian, sbe is a privately-held, leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, residences, restaurants and nightclubs. Through exclusive partnerships with cultural visionaries, sbe is devoted to creating extraordinary experiences throughout its proprietary brands with a commitment to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation. Following the acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group, the pioneer of boutique lifestyle hotels, sbe has an unparalleled global portfolio featuring 22 world-class lifestyle hotel properties in 9 attractive gateway markets and more than 129 global world-renowned hotel, entertainment and food & beverage outlets.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts

Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Pat Colee as a commercial property development group. Officially transitioned in 1994, this Seattle, Wash. based company owns and manages a portfolio of 18 upper segment hotels and luxury resorts spanning the four coastal corners of America. For more information or to book reservations, visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com.

OLS Hotels & Resorts

OLS Hotels & Resorts (OLS) is a limited partnership based in Encino, California, formed in 1988 by John Fitts, its President/CEO, a veteran hotelier with over four decades of lodging experience. OLS currently owns and/or operates 14 hotels with approximately 1,900 rooms throughout the United States with a concentration in upscale, boutique hotels providing creative management and sales support to ensure they are successfully operated. In addition, OLS currently operates or has operated a full range of hotel products, including Marriott, Sheraton, Hilton, Residence Inn, Holiday Inn, Radisson, and many limited-service products as well. For further information, please visit www.olshotels.com.

Pyramid Hotel Group

Pyramid Hotel Group is a Boston-based Hotel and Resort company with over 60 assets comprising more than 22,000 rooms and over 9,000 employees. The company provides hotel management, asset management and project management services to a broad array of lodging assets, including many complex resorts. Pyramid manages and asset manages a diverse portfolio of resorts in one of kind destinations across the United States and the Caribbean. www.pyramidhotelgroup.com.

Sage Hospitality

Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality has strategically grown into one of the largest privately held hotel investment, management and development companies in the nation operating a variety of large, full-service hotels and extended stay and select-service properties. Sage Hospitality’s comprehensive management portfolio includes major international brands for Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and IHG as well as the independent boutique hotels. Sage Hospitality has further differentiated with the creation of the Sage Restaurant Group, which has created and is managing unique restaurant concepts. For more information, please visit www.sagehospitality.com.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts

Starwood Hotels is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with over 1,000 properties in nearly 100 countries and territories with over 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high-quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.

Viceroy Hotel Group

The Viceroy Hotel Group is a luxury hotel management company comprised of two distinct international collections: Viceroy Hotels and Resorts and Urban Retreats. With expansion plans throughout the world, the company remains focused on its core mission which is to redefine the traditional concept of luxury hospitality and an unwavering commitment to excellence remain the same.