January 31, 2015 — STAYBRIDGE SUITES ST. PETERSBURG DOWNTOWN WINS NEWCOMER AWARD

THE STAYBRIDGE SUITES ST. PETERSBURG DOWNTOWN WINS IHG® 2015 NEWCOMER AWARD

ATLANTA (January 31, 2015) – The Staybridge Suites St. Petersburg Downtown received the IHG®(InterContinental Hotels Group) 2014 Newcomer Award as one of the best properties to join the IHG system within the last year, as either a new development or a conversion property.

The Staybridge Suites St. Petersburg Downtown is one of only 40 properties selected from the company’s more than 5,100 hotels in recognition of overall quality excellence.

“I am pleased to honor the Staybridge Suites St. Petersburg Downtown with the Newcomer Award,” said Elie Maalouf, Chief Executive Officer – IHG, The Americas.  “We applaud the performance of Staybridge Suites St. Petersburg Downtown. Clearly the hotel puts our guests at the heart of everything they do. We’re very proud Staybridge Suites St. Petersburg Downtown is a new addition to the IHG family.”