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A midscale extended stay hotel choice         complimentary high-speed Internet
offering convenience and good value.          access and telephones with voicemail
                                                                                         REGIONAL ROUND-UP
   Candlewood Suites is focused on            and free local calls. The complimentary
comfort, space and value. At more than        fitness center and guest laundry
250 properties located throughout             are open around the clock, and the
North America, guests find spacious           Candlewood Cupboard is open
                                                                                         Candlewood Suites now has 8 Candlewood
studio and one-bedroom suites each            24 hours for snacks, refreshments,
                                                                                         Suites-sponsored Habitat for Humanity
with their own fully equipped kitchen,        entrées and other necessities.             Homes. Most recently, IHG colleagues
large workspace, comfortable recliner,        Candlewood Suites hotels offer guests      completed a home near the Americas
VCR and/or DVD and CD player,                 all of this at a very comfortable price.   headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
                                                                                         The eight completed homes are located
                                                                                         across the globe in Detroit, Michigan;
  HISTORY                                                                                Dallas, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.;
                                                                                         Alcoqauca, Mexico; and Karjat, India.
  1995 Candlewood Suites founded by Jack DeBoer, the forefather of the extended          The brand is committed to building ten
         – stay segment.                                                                 homes for families in need.

  2003 InterContinental Hotels Group acquires the Candlewood Suites brand from           13,267 ROOMS IN THE PIPELINE
         Candlewood Hotel Corporation for U.S.$15 million.
  2004 Candlewood launches the national ‘Candlewood Cares’ programme, which
         provides a free suite for the night to anyone forced out of their homes due
         to fire or damage caused by severe weather.
  2006 Announced international expansion plans into Canada.
  2006 Introduced its proprietary bedding collection, ‘Comforts of Home’ including
         an ‘E-Z Skirt’ and unique duvet cover, both designed with care for guests
         and housekeepers alike.
  2006 Announced plans for the first mid-priced extended-stay hotel in New York City.
  2007 Opened first property outside the U.S. in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  2008 Candlewood Suites opens its 200th hotel in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
  2008 Candlewood Suites’ new prototype design debuts with the opening of the
         Candlewood Suites Sheridan, Wyoming, featuring a new exterior design and        DID YOU KNOW?
         paint scheme, an expanded lobby and environmentally-friendly amenities.         - Candlewood Suites now has more
  2009 We opened our 250th property in Kalamazoo, Michigan.                                hotels in the pipeline than any other
                                                                                           extended stay brand.

                                                                                         - Candlewood Suites is the only hotel
                                                                                           brand in the midscale extended-stay
  DID YOU KNOW?                                                                            segment that offers a complimentary
  - The first Candlewood Suites property was opened in Wichita, Kansas in 1996.            guest laundry facility.

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                                                                                                              FIGURES AS AT 31 MARCH 2010