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December 2002 
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Dear Valued Friend

As 2002 winds to a close, we want to take a brief look at what's been happening at Hotel Express this year.

We'd also like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have been reading our newsletter. If you're getting ready to celebrate the holidays or to mark the end of another year, we wish you well and will see you again in 2003.

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Hotel Express 2002
It's been a prosperous and successful year for Hotel Express International. Among the things we are most proud of are the establishment of an Asian regional office in Japan, the opening of new offices in the Czech Republic, Japan, Russia and Spain, and great additional discount deals such as car rental and airline discounts.

And since the start of the year in January, we have increased the number of member hotels with 400 to a total of 3889 hotels. 10 new countries have also been added to our list since the last directory in June. We will very soon reach 4000 hotels.

For Hotel Express, 2003 shall be a year of further developments and great discount deals. We are working on a range of projects to further improve our program: Among them Online booking and more detailed hotel location info. We are looking forward to offering you these services in the new year.

45% Car Rental Discount with Hertz Estonia
Good news for you if you travel in Estonia! The Estonian office has negotiated a generous car rental discount for all HEI members. The offer is valid from January 1st, and gives the following benefits:

1. A 45% discount from standard limited and unlimited rates.
2. Discount is valid from 01.01.2003 till 31.12.2003.
3. The offer is valid for all car groups, subject to availability.
4. The offer is valid in all locations in Estonia.

You will make reservations directly with the Estonian Hertz office. Please state CDP Number 698422 when making reservations and show your Hotel Express membership upon arrival.

Contact details:
Hertz Estonia
Ahtri 12
10151 Tallinn

Tel: (+372) 6 116 210
Fax: (+372) 6 116 209

This offer can not be combined with any other offer, discount, promotion or coupon. All rentals are subject to Hertz standard terms and conditions.

Hertz Estonia Web site

Hotel of the Week - Radisson Sas Royal Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia
Situated on St. Petersburg's main boulevard, Nevsky Prospect, the hotel lies in the heart of the city and close to all major cultural and historical attractions including The Hermitage and Russian Museum. Dating from 1730, the building has a colourful history and is thought to be one of the first erected in this part of the city.

The hotel have 164 rooms, including 17 suites and 2 disabled rooms. All rooms are in classical style with all modern facilities. The hotel has 7 meeting/function rooms from 6 up to 24 people with full audio-visual equipment and facilities. Banquet and cocktails up to 150 people can be accomodated with a combination of restaurant and adjoining dining rooms.

St. Petersburg, previously known as Leningrad and Petrograd, was renamed in 1991 and is a magnificent, haunting city that will leave its spell on anyone who visits.


New Member Hotels
This month we have 92! new hotels in the following countries:

Botswana, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Macau, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius Island, Myanmar, Mozambique, Namibia, Philippines, Reunion Island, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam.

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New Hotel Express Office in the Czech Republic
Finally the long awaited opening of a Hotel Express office in the Czech Republic is reality. The office, located in Prague, will open its doors in January 2003.

So if you are a Czech Hotel Express member you can look forward to being served by our new staff here. They are happy to assist you with booking for your travels abroad and answer any questions you may have.

Contact details:

Hotel Express International Cortex s.r.o. Podebradska 61a 198 00 Praha 9 Tel.:+420 281 021 916 Fax:+420 281 021 915

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