La Quinta Inns & Suites Shatters Three 'Guinness World Records®' in 90 Minutes

Company Donates 2,500 Towels to Fisher House - Tripler Army Medical Center

DALLAS - March 19, 2014 // PRNewswire // - Throwing in the towel is not an option for La Quinta Inns & Suites who successfully achieved its first Guinness World Records® achievement in 2012 for the largest Human Mattress Dominoes. This year on March 14, the hotel company was at it again setting three Guinness World Records titles by creating the longest Human Towel Chain with 1,113 participants, the longest High-Five Chain with 1,110 participants and the largest Towel Mosaic that formed a 26,390 square foot U.S. flag. All three records were achieved in 90 minutes by attendees who were in Hawaii for the company's annual conference. The records were made official by Guinness World Records adjudicator, Alex Angert who was present at the Waikoloa Bowl during the event.

The more than 2,500 red, white and blue towels used during the event were provided by La Quinta's vendor partner, Standard Textile, Inc. and donated afterwards to Fisher House – Tripler AMC in Honolulu. Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans' families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, close to the medical center or hospital they serve.

B-Roll – Longest Human Towel Chain: http://vimeo.com/89209567
B-Roll – Longest High Five Chain: http://vimeo.com/89209523
B-Roll – Largest Towel Mosaic: http://vimeo.com/89209566

Photos: http://laquinta.smugmug.com/LQ-World-Record-Photos

About La Quinta

LQ Management L.L.C. is one of the largest operators of select-service hotels in the United States. Based in Irving, Texas, the Company operates and provides franchise services to more than 800 hotels in 46 states, Canada and Mexico under the La Quinta Inn®and La Quinta Inn & Suites® brands. For reservations or more information about La Quinta, please visit www.LQ.com or call 1-800-SLEEPLQ. Follow La Quinta Inns & Suites on Twitter at: twitter.com/LQ or on Facebook at: facebook.com/laquinta.

Video: http://youtu.be/-a1l8KqXrco

SOURCE La Quinta Inns & Suites

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