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September 26, 2018

Destination Hotels absolutely denies recent EEOC claims regarding its workforce at La Cantera
Resort & Spa in San Antonio. The claims are three and four years old, and do not reflect our
values and commitments. No employee has ever been fired for speaking Spanish or any foreign
language, and half of the complainants in these claims are still employees of the Resort.

We are proud to employ a diverse, multi-cultural workforce, more than 72% of whom are racial
and ethnic minorities, with 54% being Hispanic. More than half of the total resort management
team is Hispanic. Eighty-four percent of the referenced banquet department associates are
racial and ethnic minorities, and more than 72% of all banquet associates and 100% of current
banquet management are Hispanic. Not only is Spanish regularly spoken, but also Arabic, Farsi,
Korean and about nine other languages.

We take our responsibilities seriously and are proud of the opportunities and work
environment we have created for more than 700 La Cantera associates as they support their
families. We invest in our associates and provide ongoing training and resources to address
workplace issues. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or retaliation in any form,
from within our organization or by our patrons.

We want to reiterate that we are absolutely committed to our associates, our guests and our
community. One example -- we continued to pay all full-time associates throughout a five-
month renovation at the property, when the resort was closed, as a commitment to them and
their families.

At Destination Hotels, we celebrate the heritage of San Antonio, and work hard to foster an
environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.

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