Homewood Suites by Hilton Offers E-Coupons from Top Book Retailers to Guests Booking Online

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 3, 2002–

Travelers Can Catch up on Reading or Start Holiday Shopping Early With Savings from Borders(R), Waldenbooks(R) or Brentanos(R)

Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton, the national brand of upscale all-suite, residential-style hotels, announced that starting today, guests making their hotel reservations online via the Homewood Suites by Hilton Web site will receive two e-coupons toward their future reading pleasure. The e-coupons are good for 15 percent off one regularly priced item at any Borders retail store location and for 15 percent off one regularly priced item at any Waldenbooks or its sister brand, Brentanos, store locations nationwide(a).
Fall travelers may take advantage of the offer by booking their hotel reservations for stays at any of the more than 100 Homewood Suites by Hilton locations online via the brand's Web site at homewoodsuites.com between now and Nov. 6, 2002. E-coupons will be emailed to the guest within 14 days of the reservation date. Both e-coupons are valid through Jan. 31, 2003 for in-store purchases only.
The spaciousness and home-like amenities in our two-room suites and comfortable Lodge areas create a perfect atmosphere for guests to relax and enjoy the latest best-seller, said Calvin Stovall, vice president, brand marketing, Homewood Suites by Hilton. The combination offer from Borders, Waldenbooks and Brentanos allows our guests the flexibility to choose from a high-quality, expansive product offering virtually anywhere in the country where they live, work or travel.
Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels are upscale, all-suite properties that offer spacious one-bedroom, two-bedroom and/or studio suites with fully-equipped kitchens. Other features include a daily complimentary breakfast, complimentary grocery shopping service(b) and kids under 18 stay free when sharing a suite with their parents. Also, most locations offer a 24-hour Suite Shop(R) convenience store, exercise facility, guest laundry and a swimming pool.
To make reservations at any Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel, travelers can visit the Homewood Suites by Hilton Web site at homewoodsuites.com or call 1-800-CALL-HOME(R). Homewood Suites is a member of the Hilton HHonors(R) hotel guest reward program that allows its members to DoubleDip(R) by simultaneously accumulating both airline miles and hotel points with each qualifying stay at a Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel(c).
Borders Group, Inc., is a leading global retailer of books, music, video and other information and entertainment items with stores in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. A FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Borders Group employs 32,000 employees worldwide and operates over 375 Borders domestic superstores, 23 international Borders stores, 36 Books etc. locations and approximately 815 Waldenbooks stores.
Waldenbooks is America's largest mall-based bookstore, with over 800 locations in all 50 states. Because their stores are in malls throughout the country, no other bookstore can match the ease and convenience of shopping at Waldenbooks.
To find the nearest Borders store, call 1-888-81-BOOKS or visit www.bordersstores.com.
To find the nearest Waldenbooks or Brentanos store, call 1-800-322-2000 or visit www.waldenbooks.com.
Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, which is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world's best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton(R), Conrad(TM), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Harrison Conference Centers, Hilton Garden Inn(R), Hilton Grand Vacations Company(R) and Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton.

(a) E-coupon is valid September 2, 2002-January 31, 2003.

Borders e-Coupon must be redeemed at time of purchase. 15% off one regularly priced item barcode #: 015964400000000000. One e-Coupon per purchase, per customer. Void if copied or transferred and where prohibited by law. Cash value 1/100 of one cent. May not be combined with other coupons or any other discounts including classroom, corporate, nonprofit, or institutional discounts. Not valid at Borders Outlet stores. Not valid at Borders.com. Not redeemable for cash. Offer excludes previous purchases, purchase of paper or plastic gift certificates, shipping charges, non-stock special orders, newspapers, magazines, and net items. Electronic merchandise discount not to exceed 10%. Valid only at Borders US and Puerto Rico locations. Valid 9/2/02-1/31/03.
Waldenbooks/Brentanos e-Coupon must be presented at time of purchase and is valid in-store only. 15% off one regularly priced item. Only original coupon will be honored; no copies or reproductions will be allowed. One e-Coupon per purchase, one purchase per customer. E-Coupon cannot be combined with any other coupon or discount, except Preferred Reader(R) discount, and is not valid for purchase of newspapers, magazines, gift certificates, or Preferred Reader(R) membership fee. Valid 9/2/02-1/31/03.
E-coupon is provided for each Homewood Suites hotel reservation made online at homewoodsuites.com between September 2-November 6, 2002 and e-coupon will be emailed within 14 days of date of reservation. Only one e-coupon per household, per confirmed reservation will be issued. E-coupon offers and e-retail companies are subject to change. Availability of services may vary by location, contact your local vendor for details. Program may be terminated without notice. Offer void where prohibited, taxed or licensed by law and subject to all laws, terms and conditions.

(b) Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.

(c) HHonors membership, earning of points and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms & Conditions.
HHonors(R), Double Dip(R), Double Dipping(R) and Points & Miles(TM) are trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide LLC.