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Wynn Las Vegas And Encore Join Preferred Hotels® & Resorts

September 27, 2012

CHICAGO – SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 – Preferred Hotel Group, a leading provider of sales and marketing support to independent hotels around the world, is proud to welcome two new members -- Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. Effective immediately, Wynn’s flagship resorts will be represented by the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts brand and bookable under the brand’s “PH” and “PV” GDS chain codes.

“Offering a combination of first-class service, a desirable location, and unparalleled luxury, Wynn and Encore are among the finest resorts in the world, and we’re honored to welcome them as members of Preferred Hotels & Resorts,” said Lindsey Ueberroth, President, Preferred Hotel Group.

“We are pleased to collaborate with Preferred Hotels & Resorts on their extensive worldwide collection of leading accommodations,” said Marilyn Spiegel, President of Wynn and Encore. “Our resorts are committed to exceeding expectations, and we’re honored to partner with travel agents and groups who strive to achieve the same level of excellence.”

Wynn and Encore are the first resorts located on the Las Vegas Strip to become members of Preferred Hotel & Resorts, thus strengthening the group’s presence in one of the world’s most popular travel destinations that attracts nearly 40 million visitors every year.

About Wynn Las Vegas and Encore
Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip, features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 15 restaurants, a nightclub, spa and salon, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.

Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, opened on December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 5 restaurants, 2 night clubs, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.

About Preferred Hotel Group™
With a global reach extending into more than 85 countries, Preferred Hotel Group represents more than 650 of the finest hotels, resorts, and serviced residences in the world. Preferred Hotel Group’s brands include Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, Preferred Boutique™, Summit Hotels & Resorts™, Sterling Hotels™, Sterling Design, and Summit™ Serviced Residences. Travelers gain valuable benefits through branded programs that include Preferred Residences™, Preferred Golf, I Prefer™ global guest benefit program, and Preferred Family, a collection of hotels and resorts certified to provide a rich experience for travelers of all ages. For more information, visit us on the web at and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

For Preferred Hotel Group:
Maria Gemskie
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Preferred Hotel Group
Tel: +1 312 542 9271

Caroline Michaud
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Preferred Hotel Group
Tel: +1 312 542 9218

For Wynn Resorts:
Deanna Pettit-Irestone
Director of Public Relations
Wynn Las Vegas
Tel: +1 702 770 2121

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