Real Hospitality Group Operates Three of the Top 10 Largest New Hotels in New York of 2012

Real Hospitality Group Operates Three of the Top 10 Largest New Hotels in New
                                 York of 2012

Crain's New York Business cites the Top New Largest Hotels of 2012

PR Newswire

OCEAN CITY, Md., Jan. 30, 2013

OCEAN CITY, Md., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Executives at Real Hospitality
Group (RHG) announced today that three of the hotels in their portfolio were
identified in the Crain's New York Business Top 10 List of the largest new
hotels in New York. The hotels opened in 2012 along with 20 new properties in
the New York market, as cited by Crain's. "Our portfolio expansion in 2012
will continue over the next two years, both domestically and internationally
based on our present pipeline and signifies the strength of the hospitality
industry both here in the US and abroad," comments Ben Seidel, President and
CEO for Real Hospitality Group.

Hotels making the NYC Top Ten List include The Hotel de Point, an Ascend
Collection Hotel located in College Point – Flushing and opened in August
2012. This beautiful hotel is part of a mixed use development which includes
a 300 seat Asian Fusion buffet restaurant, rooftop restaurant and lounge and
outdoor deck with sweeping views of the city, eateries, shops, indoor pool
with aquatic wellness programs, Kam Man Foods, a 30,000 square foot grocery,
and the popular KTV Karaoke and Conference Center. The hotel features many
environmentally friendly design elements throughout. The hotel, ranked number
ten on the list, is owned by Point 128, LLC and was designed by Raymond Chan,

The Holiday Inn Midtown South placed ninth on the list opened in January
2012. The hotel features 122 guest rooms, Contorno's Restaurant and Bar,
rooftop deck, and is presently redesigning the lobby to further enhance the
overall guest experience in Midtown Manhattan. The hotel is part of the
Chesapeake Lodging Trust portfolio of hotels.

Ranking in seventh place on the list is the Hotel Indigo Brooklyn. This 128
room hotel opened in August 2012 as an independent hotel and completed the
conversion to the Hotel Indigo brand in the fall. The hotel offers a unique
design with art murals and decor inspired by local Brooklyn neighborhood
themes. The guest rooms are clean and modern, and guests can enjoy dining in
the restaurant, unwind in the second level lounge and maintain their workout
in the fitness center. The hotel is owned by the Lam Group.

"We are proud to have three of the ten hotels identified in this year's Top
Ten List," cites Rick Day, Chief Operating Officer of RHG. "Each of the
hotels represents a new level of service and quality for today's travelers."

About Real Hospitality Group
Real Hospitality Group (RHG) is headquartered in Ocean City, Md., and
comprises a team with more than 200 years of combined hospitality and travel
industry experience. The Real Hospitality Group portfolio includes 32 hotel
properties with an inventory of more than 5,000 rooms in gateway cities that
include New York, Brooklyn, Queens, Philadelphia and locations in Morgantown,
West Virginia as well as Glens Falls and Montauk, New York. The company is a
recognized service provider for Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt, Wyndham,
IHG, and Choice Hotels brands as well as a collection of unique independent
hotels. RHG focuses on total service property management, revenue performance
and business development for hotels, resorts and investment ownership
groups. For more information, please visit the company website at

About the Ascend Collection:
A network of historic, boutique and unique hotels that offer guests an
authentic, local experience. Member hotels share a passion for delivering
attentive service to guests seeking a more experiential, individualized travel
experience that gives them a sense of local flavor. To become a member,
Ascend™ hotels must embody one of three distinct categories-Historic,
Boutique, or Unique-and show a commitment to service excellence. This ensures
that all Ascend Collection members are one-of-a-kind hotels defined by a
strong local identity, with upscale amenities and attentive service. Ascend
Hotel Collection guests benefit from the peace of mind they get from a hotel
that's part of a trusted worldwide network, Choice Hotels International®.
Additionally, guests can earn free nights through the award-winning Choice
Privileges® rewards program. Choice Privileges allows travelers to earn and
redeem points at over 5,500 Choice hotels worldwide. For more information,

About Holiday Inn:
With more than 1,200 hotels worldwide, Holiday Inn ^ Hotels is the most widely
recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, Holiday Inn was one of the
first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984.
Holiday Inn ^ Hotels and Resorts provides the services that business travelers
need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax
and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools,
fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities
such as meeting and on-site business facilities, KidSuites rooms and, Kids Eat
and Stay Free programs, demonstrate the long-standing commitment of Holiday
Inn Hotels and Resorts to serving travelers and have helped to establish the
brand as "America's Favorite Hotel." For more information about Holiday Inn
and Holiday Inn Resorts, visit

About Hotel Indigo:
The Hotel Indigo brand continues to be a strong growth vehicle for IHG with
its strategy focused on growing top-tier priority markets and gateway cities.
With a quality global pipeline of 51 hotels, the Hotel Indigo estate is set to
double in size to 100 properties within the next three to five years. Hotel
Indigo properties are planned in key cities including Hong Kong, which will
open in early 2013, Tel Aviv, St. Petersburg, Bangkok, Riyadh, Madrid,
Jakarta, Lisbon, Barcelona, Philadelphia, Chicago and New York City.

SOURCE Real Hospitality Group

Contact: Rick Day, +1-410-213-1970
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