POINT 1: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the opening of Four Points Seattle Airport South, the brand's second hotel in greater Seattle. Gaining momentum in dynamic markets worldwide, the newly constructed Four Points is built for the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort. POINT 2: Owned by a joint venture between Shanghai Mintong Real Estate Co. and Artemis Hotel Group and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Four Points Seattle Airport South is just minutes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and close to Boeing's Renton plant, Amazon's corporate headquarters and the Link Light Rail to downtown Seattle. The new Four Points features 225 spacious guest rooms, including two-story loft suites with views of Puget Sound, and 6,000 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting space. Guests will enjoy an enticing selection of northwest cuisine in a casual setting at The Olympus Grille and amenities including an outdoor pool and spacious patio, a 24-hour fitness center, a business center and fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Guests can also experience the brand's iconic Best Brews and BBQ™, including refreshing local beers and seasonal BBQ-style appetizers in the hotel lounge - the ideal perfect spot to unwind with friends and colleagues. POINT 3: "The debut of Four Points Seattle Airport South gives us a second, convenient location within greater Seattle in close proximity to the airport, leading businesses and top attractions," said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. "As Starwood's global pipeline driver, Four Points continues to grow at a rapid pace due to tremendous demand for the popular and versatile brand in markets worldwide." POINT 4: Four Points is on track to expand its portfolio of rooms by nearly 60% in the next five years with new hotels strategically located in nearly every corner of the globe. Hotels expected to open in 2016 include Four Points Juneau, Four Points Little Rock, Four Points Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, Four Points Manhattan Hudson Yards, Four Points Charlotte - Lake Norman, Four Points Raleigh North, Four Points Dallas Fort Worth Airport North, Four Points Houston Katy, Four Points Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Four Points Ikot Ekpene (Nigeria), Four Points Changchun, Hi-Tech Zone (China),Four Points Chengdu, Anren (China), Four Points Srinager (India), Four Points Aurangabad (India), Four Points Surabaya (Indonesia), Four Points Bandung (Indonesia), Four Points Singapore Riverview (Singapore), Four Points Krasnodar (Russian Federation), Four Points Moscow Vnukovo Airport (Russian Federation), Four Points Edmonton West (Canada), Four Points Grande Prairie (Canada), Four Points Regina (Canada), Four Points by Sheraton Sherwood Park (Canada), and more. About Four Points Four Points is travel reinvented. With over 200 hotels in nearly 40 countries, Four Points meets the needs of the everyday traveler and offers guests exactly what they need on the road. Four Points combines timeless style and comfort and an authentic sense of the local as well as genuine, always-approachable service, all around the world. To learn more, visit www.fourpoints.com/experience. Stay connected to Four Points on facebook.com/fourpoints. About Interstate Hotels & Resorts Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a leading U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating nearly 430 branded full- and select-service hotels and resorts, convention centers and independent hotels in North America, the UK, Europe, Russia and the CIS, and China. In addition, Interstate has executed agreements to manage 37 hotels with over 5,100 rooms under construction or development throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.interstatehotels.com. About Yareton Investment & Management (WA) LLC Yareton Investment & Management (WA) LLC is the owner of Four Points Seattle Airport South. Yareton Investment & Management (WA) LLC also owns Shanghai Mingde Grand Hotel and Hui Yang Plaza, two luxury hotel and commercial complex in the heart of the city of Shanghai, and is in the process of developing a convention hotel in downtown Tacoma utilizing EB-5 investment funds. For more information, please visit www.yareton.com.