FelCor’s Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club Wins Hotel of the Year Award

Luxury Landmark Hotel Recognized as Top Hotel among all Renaissance Hotels in the Americas

Irving, TX  (Profitable.com)  FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH) today announced that its Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club has been named ‘Renaissance Hotel of the Year’ at the recent Marriott International 2013 Global General Managers Conference. The award honors the best Renaissance hotel in the Americas.

The legendary Vinoy is the only luxury hotel on Florida’s west coast that has a private marina, 18-hole golf course and tennis complex. Situated on Tampa Bay, the 361-room resort is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. FelCor purchased the hotel in 2007.

“We are pleased that, once again, a FelCor hotel has earned Marriott’s Hotel of the Year designation, which attests to our outstanding portfolio quality. We are very proud of Russell Bond, the hotel’s general manager, and his team for this tremendous accomplishment. Their tireless efforts make all the difference at this outstanding property,” said Troy A. Pentecost, FelCor’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

About FelCor

FelCor, a real estate investment trust, owns a diversified portfolio of primarily upper-upscale and luxury hotels that are located in major and resort markets throughout the U.S. FelCor partners with leading hotel companies to operate its 66 hotels, which are flagged under globally renowned names and premier independent hotels.  Additional information can be found on the Company’s website at www.felcor.com.