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    NEW YORK, NY - May 14, 2007 - Millennium Hotels and Resorts has appointed eight new executives for a wide range of positions at its properties in New York, Boston, Cincinnati and Scottsdale.

    In New York, Andrew S. Dorough has been named rooms division director at the Millennium Broadway. His previous experience has included serving as director of services and front office operations at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York, director of rooms at the Park Central New York, and various senior rooms management positions with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Omni Hotels & Resorts, and Tharaldson Property Management Company.

    Joining Dorough at Millennium Broadway is Melanie Turner, front office director. Turner held the same position with The Novotel Hotel in New York. She has also worked at other New York City hotels including the Crowne Plaza UN, The Le Parker Meridien, The Park South Hotel and The Time Hotel.

    David Belden joins the Millennium Resort, Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch as director of revenue. He previously worked in sales and revenue for The Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley, Arizona and the Best Western Central Phoenix Inn & Suites. Previously he was a corporate trainer for Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Rochester, New York.

    Sheba L. Mitchell has been named director of catering at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York, joining Millennium from the Hilton Times Square where she held the same position. She also was general manager of Sosa Borella restaurant and a special events manager for the Hilton Times Square and the Embassy Suites World Financial Center.

    Rosa Abreu joins Sheba Mitchell at the Millennium UN Plaza as director of food and beverage operations. She will be responsible for operations in the hotel's Ambassador Grill & Lounge, room service and assisting with banquet and catering services. Previously she was director of events operations at the Detroit Marriott and director of food and beverage at the NY Marriott East Side. She has also worked at the Bridgewater Marriott and the NY Marriott Marquis in Times Square.

    Rena Migdel joins the Millennium Bostonian Hotel as group sales manager. Previously she held sales positions with the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Sonesta Beach Resort Bermuda in Boston.

    Joseph R. Meiners has taken over the position of executive chef at the Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati after serving as chef de cuisine at the Metropolitan Club in Covington, Kentucky and executive chef at the Clovernook Country Club and Western Hills Country Club, both in Cincinnati.

    Joseph Russell has been named new director of catering and convention services at the Millennium Hotel Cincinnati. His previous experience includes director of catering at Xavier University; director of catering and convention services at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and associate director of catering at the Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    About Millennium Hotels and Resorts

    Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), established in the United States in 2000, is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 19 holdings in The Americas, and the company operates properties including: Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York City; Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York City; Millennium Airport Hotel, Buffalo, New York; Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles; Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago; Millennium Bostonian Hotel, Boston; Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis; Millennium Hotel, St. Louis; Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati; Millennium Harvest House, Boulder; Millennium Hotel, Durham; Millennium Alaskan Hotel, Anchorage; Millennium Resort, Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch; and the Millennium Maxwell House, Nashville. MLC holdings outside of the Millennium brand include the Millenium Hilton in New York City. For further information on Millennium Hotels and Resorts, call 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com.

    Millennium and Copthorne Hotels comprises of over 108 hotels with over 29,000 rooms worldwide. Our marketing alliance partner Maritim Hotels has 47 hotels with 13,069 rooms in 9 countries. For more information please visit www.millenniumhotels.com or www.maritim.com.

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