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HOLIDAY INN WORLDWIDE TO SPONSOR OLYMPICS

     Atlanta-based Holiday Inn Worldwide announced that they have
been named Official Hotel Sponsor of the '96 Games and Official
Provider of Hotel Accommodations for the Olympic Torch Relay
(ACOG).  As part of the sponsorship, the hotel chain will provide
rooms for the 84-day Olympic Torch relay, with the torchbearers
beginning and ending each day on a Holiday Inn or Crowne Plaza
property.  Mylle Bell Mangum, Holiday Inn Exec VP of Strategic
Movement:  "It builds our brand awareness.  We'll be here to say
welcome to the world."  As part of the deal, the chain will
exchange cash, rooms, refreshments and lodging expertise for the
Olympic connection in sponsorship and promotions.  Holiday Inn
officials say the deal will not affect the supply of rooms in
Atlanta (Henry Unger, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 4/4).
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