|ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2005-BridgeStreet Worldwide, a leading international provider of corporate housing to business and leisure travelers, today announced that it has opened new properties in southeast Florida in partnership with Furnished Quarters, a member of BridgeStreet's Global Partner program. The apartments extend BridgeStreet's reach into four additional cities: Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, South Miami Beach and Miami, Florida. When added to BridgeStreet's current inventory of corporate accommodations in Tampa, Orlando and Panama City, the company now offers a total of 450 apartments in the state.
BridgeStreet's Global Partner program is a unified alliance of corporate housing providers who meet BridgeStreet's consistently high product and service standards. The program attracts top local and regional providers of corporate housing who share a deep commitment to consistently exceeding client and guest expectations and to simplifying the corporate housing experience.
"Our Global Partner program continues to be an important engine of growth for us," said Lee Curtis, BridgeStreet president. "We already had a successful relationship with Furnished Quarters in New York, together offering fantastic locations throughout Manhattan. This winning alliance continues to grow with the opening of corporate apartments in these four key Florida markets. This brings our accommodations coverage worldwide to over 90 metropolitan locations.
"Our goal is to continue expanding the location choices we provide to our clients, another example of our total commitment to being the easiest corporate housing provider to work with in the industry," Curtis added.
Based in New York City, Furnished Quarters joined the BridgeStreet Global Partner program in 2003 and has since expanded the number of apartments in the program in New York City and Florida. "By joining the BridgeStreet Global Partner program, we have been able to provide dramatically improved geographic and product diversification for our customers," said Gary Brown, Furnished Quarters' chief executive officer.
For more information about BridgeStreet's Global Partner program, contact Mike Screptock, director, BridgeStreet Global Partner program, (330) 405-0380, email@example.com.
BridgeStreet Worldwide, a subsidiary of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, is one of the world's largest Corporate Housing providers. BridgeStreet and its network of Global Partners offer corporate apartments in over 90 MSAs throughout the United States and internationally. BridgeStreet properties meet uncompromising standards of quality, comfort and service. For more information about the company or to learn more about how BridgeStreet is Making Corporate Housing Easy, visit www.bridgestreet.com or call 1-800-BSTREET.