Executive Inn Bidder, White Lodging to Expand Presence in Pennsylvania


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Executive Inn Bidder, White Lodging to Expand Presence in Pennsylvania

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — White Lodging Services
Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of the Courtyard by Marriott
Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville to the company’s management portfolio.
Located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, this acquisition is White Lodging’s third
property in the state and the 32nd contract with the property’s owner, Apple
Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

“We value our partnership with Apple REIT, and we will work hard to keep earning
their trust and loyalty,” commented Dave Sibley, president and CEO of hotel
management services for White Lodging.
A borough in Montgomery County, Collegeville is 30 miles north of Philadelphia.
The Courtyard by Marriott Collegeville is located in the Providence Corporate
Center and is a short drive to Ursinus College and large employers such as
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals’ global campus, a GlaxoSmithKline research and
development facility, Quest Diagnostics, and others.

The Courtyard by Marriott Collegeville is a five-story, 132-room property and,
in addition to queen and king rooms, the hotel offers suites with separate
sleeping and living areas. All rooms have small refrigerators, spacious work
areas and complimentary high-speed Internet access. On site is the Courtyard
Cafe, which serves a morning breakfast buffet as well as made-to-order
breakfasts. For events or meetings, this property has 3,200 square feet of
flexible meeting space.

Perfectly situated for business and pleasure travelers, the Courtyard by
Marriott Collegeville is minutes from the Valley Forge Convention Center, the
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Valley Forge National Park, and several
shopping destinations.

White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered
in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership,
development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and
cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among premium
branded mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current managed
portfolio consists of 151 hotels in eighteen states and encompasses
representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Hilton
Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel
Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.

For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com or
call 219-472-2900.

SOURCE White Lodging Services Corporation