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LodgeNet Joins AAHOA as Founding Platinum Member

Offers High-Quality, Value Priced Free-To-Guest, Broadband Internet
and Professional Services to AAHOA Members



SIOUX FALLS SD, March 17, 2010 – LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions to hospitality, healthcare and other guest-based businesses, today announced that it is joining the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) as a Founding Platinum Member.  
 
“AAHOA members know that even though travelers have tightened their belts, they haven’t lowered their expectations for in-room technology,” said Scott E. Young, President of Hospitality for LodgeNet.  “We are pleased to support AAHOA as a Founding Platinum Member, and we welcome the opportunity to help AAHOA member hoteliers deliver an in-room experience that satisfies guests while still looking out for the bottom line.”
 
Young said that LodgeNet is taking a holistic, three-channel approach to delivering affordable technology solutions to AAHOA member hoteliers:
  • Free-To-Guest (FTG) Programming.  LodgeNet can deliver more than 250 FTG channels (including over 75 HD FTG channels), with a consistent channel lineup for multiple hotels.  LodgeNet customers receive the industry’s best prices on ESPN, HBO and Showtime.  The company currently distributes FTG programming to more than 1 million guest rooms in affiliation with DIRECTV, the largest provider of satellite TV service to hotels.
  • Broadband.  LodgeNet offers high-quality, reliable wireless Internet access solutions at a value hoteliers require and a performance-level guests expect.
  • Professional Solutions.  LodgeNet can help AAHOA member hoteliers plan, design and install new networks and guest technology - keeping costs down and ensuring smooth and worry-free installations.
LodgeNet information can now be seen on AAHOA’s Website (http://www.aahoa.com/Source/Founders/index.cfm?Section=Founding_Member_Listing).  LodgeNet representatives will also be attending the AAHOA Annual Convention & Trade Show, scheduled for June 16, 2010 in Chicago, IL. 

About LodgeNet
LodgeNet Interactive Corporation is the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality, healthcare and other guest-based businesses.  LodgeNet Interactive serves more than 1.9 million hotel rooms worldwide in addition to healthcare facilities throughout the United States.  The Company’s services include: Interactive Television Solutions, Broadband Internet Solutions, Content Solutions, Professional Solutions and Advertising Media Solutions. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation owns and operates businesses under the industry leading brands: LodgeNet, LodgeNetRX, and The Hotel Networks. LodgeNet Interactive is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the symbol LNET.  For more information, please visit www.lodgenet.com.
 
About AAHOA
The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is the voice of owners in the hospitality industry. Founded in 1989, AAHOA is now one of the fastest-growing organizations in the industry, with more than 10,000 members owning more than 22,000 hotels that total $60 billion in property value. AAHOA Officers include Chairman Tarun S. Patel, CHA; Vice Chairman ChandraKant “C.K.” I. Patel, CHO; Treasurer Hemant D. “Henry” Patel; Secretary Alkesh R. “Al” Patel, CHO; and President Fred Schwartz, who work closely with a 33-member board of directors to provide direction for the association. AAHOA is dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of its members by inspiring excellence through programs and initiatives in advocacy, industry leadership, professional development, member benefits, and community involvement.


 
Contact:

Ann Parker
Director of Corporate Communications
LodgeNet Interactive
3900 W. Innovation St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
605-988-1000 ph.
communications@lodgenet.com
www.lodgenet.com

James Jenkins
Director, Business Development
AAHOA
404-419-8990 
james@aahoa.com




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