Hampton® Opens Nine Hotels In June 2002

Openings Include Conversion in Denver, Colo.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 8, 2002—Hampton®, the national brand of more than 1,100 mid-priced Hampton Inn® and Hampton Inn & Suites® hotels, today announced that it opened nine Hampton hotels representing 827 rooms during June 2002, including the conversion of one Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in Denver, Colorado. The new openings include four Hampton Inn hotels and five Hampton Inn & Suites hotels.
“Our growth pipeline remains quite active, as is evidenced by the opening of two Hampton hotels or more per week during the month of June,” said Phil Cordell, senior vice-president, brand management, Hampton. “Hampton remains an attractive development product for new and returning hotel developers, and we continue to see growing interest nationwide, ground up and in conversions, as the economy gradually begins to rebound.”

The following chart details the Hampton hotels that opened in June of 2002:
Hampton Inn Hotels Open Date Number of Rooms
La Porte, IN 6/10/02 62
Washington, NC 6/18/02 86
Steubenville, OH 6/25/02 74
Boston/Cambridge, MA 6/26/02 114
Hampton Inn & Suites Hotels Open Date Number of Rooms
Outer Banks/Corolla, NC 6/6/02 123
Lansing/Okemos, MI 6/13/02 100
Denver Tech Center, CO
(Conversion) 6/18/02 123
Springboro, OH 6/24/02 75
Modesto/Salida, CA 6/28/02 70
TOTAL: 9 Hotels 827 rooms

The Hampton brand is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,000 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world’s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton®, Conrad, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Harrison Conference Centers®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations Company® and Homewood Suites® by Hilton.