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Motel 6 Press Release

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G6 HOSPITALITY LLC ESTABLISHED AS MANAGEMENT COMPANY FOR MOTEL 6, STUDIO 6 BRANDS

10/8/2012

Dallas, Texas (October 8, 2012) – Following the successful completion of the acquisition of the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII from Accor, the brands will be managed and operated by G6 Hospitality LLC. The newly-established firm is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and led by Jim Amorosia, CEO.

“G6 Hospitality LLC is fully dedicated to the successful management, operation, franchise support and growth of the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands,” said Jim Amorosia, CEO of G6 Hospitality LLC. “We are eager to launch a new chapter of expansion and development under our new ownership by the Blackstone Group.”

The G6 Hospitality LLC executive committee consists of the following members:

Jim Amorosia, Chief Executive Officer

Julie Arrowsmith, Executive Vice President, Finance

Mike Brower, Executive Vice President, Operations

Lance Miceli, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Alan Rabinowitz, Executive Vice President, Business Affairs, Procurement & General Counsel

Kristin Taylor, Executive Vice President, Technical Services, Real Estate and Development

Sherry Vidal-Brown, Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Dean Savas, Senior Vice President, Franchise

Jeff Winslow, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

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About G6 Hospitality LLC

G6 Hospitality LLC owns, operates and franchises 1,100 economy lodging locations under the iconic Motel 6 brand and the extended stay Studio 6 brand. Headquartered in Dallas (Carrollton), Texas, G6 Hospitality employs 10,000 team members across the U.S. and Canada.

Contact:

Laura Rojo-Eddy, Director, Corporate Communications
lrojo@g6hospitality.com; 972.360.5970