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Conde Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Guides Select Miramonte Resort & Spa as a Recommended Property

We are excited to include Miramonte Resort in our 2008 portfolio

SAN FRANCISCO August 1st 2007 - Conde Nast Johansens, the international luxury hotel guide publisher, today endorsed Miramonte Resort and Spa as a "Recommended Property" in Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts & Spas - The Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean & Pacific 2008.

The Conde Nast Johansens Guides are published for discerning travelers who seek top quality facilities and services. They are the most comprehensive illustrated reference guides to independently owned hotels, inns, resorts, spas and conference facilities throughout the Americas, Great Britain and Europe, and the only guide books to carry the prestigious and widely-recognized Conde Nast seal of approval.

"We are excited to include Miramonte Resort in our 2008 portfolio," said Lesley O'Malley-Keyes, Conde Nast Johansens Vice President and Publishing Director for the Americas. "Our inspectors visit numerous high-end properties and select only those that meet the rigorous criteria of the Guides."

Recommendations are selected for their individual charm, character and superior service, and only properties that meet the exacting requirements are included in the Guide. Conde Nast Johansens inspects each recommendation annually to ensure that it maintains high standards, and awards each included property the "Conde Nast Johansens Mark of Excellence" wall plaque as a sign of approval. The plaque is a guarantee of exceptional accommodations and serves as a valued endorsement for more than 13 million of the world's most discerning travelers.

The 2008 Americas Guide, will include approximately 300 recommendations laid out in anew easy-to-use format that greatly simplifies the independent traveler's task of selecting and booking accommodations by providing maps and detailed information about facilities, locations, rates and contact information. Additionally, the company web site, www.johansens.com, provides an extensive searchable database of Recommended properties, along with exclusive special offers and seasonal discounts.

Consumers can purchase Conde Nast Johansens Guides at leading bookstores and via the online bookstore at www.johansens.com. Conde Nast Johansens promotes its Guides with an extensive media advertising program in such publications as Conde Nast Traveler, Gourmet and Architectural Digest.

About Miramonte Resort & Spa

Miramonte Resort & Spa is one of 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, 13 golf courses and10 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and
resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Jackson Hole, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

About Conde Nast Johansens

Conde Nast Johansens is owned by Conde Nast Publications, a wholly owned subsidiaryof Advance Publications and Conde Nast International, which publishes 72 magazines aroundthe world including Vogue, Conde Nast Traveler, House & Garden, Architectural Digest, The New Yorker, GQ, Tatler, Vanity Fair, Brides, Glamour and Wired.

Casey Shaughnessy or Jeff Nead at Glodow Nead Communications
(415) 394-6500 or casey@glodownead.com