Central Parking Corporation Affiliate Extends Contracts with South Florida Hotel Chain

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Central Parking Corporation (NYSE:CPC) today announced that its USA Parking System subsidiary has renewed valet services contracts with three major Marriott Hotels in south Florida. Three-year extensions were signed with the Fort Lauderdale Marina Marriott, the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort and the Biscayne Bay Marriott.
Central_Parking_Corp.jpgOriginating in the early 1980's, the contracts with the three hotels collectively total 73 years of continuous service provided by USA Parking. USA Parking also manages valet, self-park and doorman services for the Delray Beach Marriott (since 1998), the San Juan Marriott (since 1995) and for nine Ritz-Carlton Hotels in the United States and Puerto Rico.

William H. Bodenhamer, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of USA Parking, commented, "Starting in 1980, the Fort Lauderdale Marina Marriott was our first location. The Harbor Beach and Biscayne Bay contracts commenced in 1984. As evidenced by our client retention and our excellent references, we believe USA Parking's commitment to quality and service excellence is unsurpassed. USA Parking has differentiated itself from other hospitality parking companies because we are committed to providing top-quality service and unmatched value. Over the last 25 years, we have built our business on straight talk and absolute integrity and we deliver more than we promise.

"USA is dedicated to total guest satisfaction and to that end we created USA Parking University(R). Teaching, coaching, counseling and continuous training is the way to succeed in the service industry. Our focus is Aggressive Hospitality and Customer Service. USA Parking associates take the time to open every vehicle door, greet each guest and meet any transportation need a guest may have. For 25 years, USA Parking has been building long lasting relationships based on this corporate philosophy."

USA Parking System, Inc., a CPC acquisition in October 2001, is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and specializes in parking management and transportation services for luxury, full-service hotels and related facilities. USA Parking manages 110 parking facilities in six states and Puerto Rico. USA Parking University(R) is a registered trademark of USA Parking System, Inc.

Central Parking Corporation, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is a leading global provider of parking and transportation management services. As of September 30, 2004 the Company operated more than 3,400 parking facilities containing over 1.5 million spaces at locations in 38 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Spain and Greece.

This press release contains projections and other forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These projections and statements reflect the Company's current views with respect to future events and financial performance. No assurance can be given, however, that these events will occur or that these projections will be achieved and actual results could differ materially from those projected as a result of certain factors. A discussion of these factors is included in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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