Introducing the Baird / Smith Travel Research Hotel Stock Index

June 4, 2010

Baird announced today it has partnered with Smith Travel Research (STR), the hotel industry’s leading global provider of industry data and news, to introduce the Baird / Smith Travel Research Hotel Stock Index. The Index, comprised of 15 of the largest market capitalization stocks traded in the U.S., underscores the commitment of both firms to the hospitality industry and combines Baird’s financial markets expertise with STR Global’s data processing and the industry’s leading news website,  www.hotelnewsnow.com.. The hotel index, historical performance and other data is available exclusively on www.hotelstockindex.com 

For more information about the Baird/Smith Travel Research Hotel Stock Index, please read STR’s news release .