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DAYS INNS SETS RECORD CALL VOLUME FOR 24-HOUR PERIOD

 PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third week in a row, Days Inns of America set an all-time record for the number of calls received at its reservation centers during a 24-hour period. Days Inns, with more than 1,400 hotels, is the largest hotel franchisor in the United States.
 Some 55,799 general reservation calls were received on Monday (July 26), topping the previous 24-hour record of 54,821 calls set on Tuesday, July 20. The record volume represents a 12.7 percent increase over the same day last year. The call volume does not reflect calls Days Inns received from travel agents or property-to-property reservations.
 "This shows growth above our estimates for family and vacation travel this summer, our peak season," said John Russell, president and chief operating officer of Days Inns of America Inc.
 Days Inns of America Inc. is part of Hospitality Franchise Systems Inc. (NYSE: HFS), the world's largest hotel franchisor. HFS is a publicly held company with its stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "HFS." The company has more than 3,600 Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Ramada, Super 8 and Park Inns hotels with nearly 360,000 rooms in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India and Europe.
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 /CONTACT: Brian Feldman of Hospitality Franchise Systems, 201-952-8481/
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