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MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Sept. 22, 1994 - Promus Hotels today announced that it is the first major hotel company to utilize Internet, the global systems of more than 11,000 computer networks linking more than 20 million users. Through Internet, Promus Hotels, which includes Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites, is distributing chainwide individual hotel information regarding each of the hotel company's more than 550 properties.

Effective immediately, World Wide Web (WWW) users have access to the electronic directories for each of the three Promus Hotels chains, which allows users to view specific information on individual hotel properties, including:

- Address, telephone number and directions to each property.

- A list of hotel amenities.

- Local points of interest.

- Visual images of the property (standard hotel room layout, hotel amenities, hotel exterior).

- Toll-free reservation telephone number.

- EAASY SABRE booking reference.

- E-mail address to send comments and suggestions (webmaster@promus.com).

In addition, Promus Hotels plans to expand the electronic information it provides on Internet in the future to include booking capabilities, maps and enhanced graphic cues.

"At Promus Hotels, we recognize that changes in technology are affecting the ways that people obtain basic information," said Mark Wells, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Promus Hotels. We're excited about the opportunities that the information 'superhighway' provides in reaching the growing population of individuals who use Internet as an information gathering and decision-making tool."

The addresses for the Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites electronic directories are:

- http://www.promus.com/embassy.html

- http://www.promus.com/hampton.html

- http://www.promus.com/homewood.html

The Internet comprises more than 20 million computer users who are connected to the information superhighway through university, corporate, private and government networks.

Promus Hotels, with more than 550 properties, is the hotel division of The Promus Companies Incorporated based in Memphis, Tennessee. Promus Companies brands include Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites hotels, and Harrah's , the world's premier name in casino entertainment. Promus Hotels is dedicated to providing outstanding service and accommodations, backed by its 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. For more information contact A. Joseph La Rocque at jlarocqu@stargate.promus.com

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