WICHITA, Kan., May 28, 2002 Just in time for summer travel, Candlewood Suites is offering a $50 Amazon.com promotional certificate to guests who reserve a suite online at www.candlewoodsuites.com, and stay at least three consecutive nights. Unlike other hotel promotions that force travelers to accept a pre-selected item or gift, Candlewood Suites gives guests … Read more
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 30, 2002–Wyndham International, Inc. (NYSE:WYN) has appointed Ted Davis area director of sales and marketing for Wyndham resorts in the west, including Wyndham Luxury Resorts. Properties under his supervision are The Boulders Resort & Golden Door(R) Spa and The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, both in Arizona, Carmel Valley Ranch and The Golden Door … Read more
PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 24, 2002–Summer is officially in full swing and it is now time to pack the kids up and take them on a road trip. That is exactly what many Americans are planning to do according to the Travel Industry Association of America. Their research shows that more people are planning on taking a … Read more
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 19, 2000–According to a recent analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers Hospitality & Leisure Practice, guests at hotels across the country are now greeted by a myriad of new amenities ranging from a choice in hand-drawn baths to the latest in electronic devices to rubber-ducks to float in the bathtub. According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, … Read more
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (May 29, 2003) Keith Hess has been named general manager of the Hilton Omaha. The 450-room downtown convention headquarters hotel is currently under development and is anticipated to open in April 2004. Hess most recently served as general manager of the Doubletree® Hotel Downtown Omaha, a position he has held since early 2002. He reports to Timothy Benolken, area vice president North Central hotel operations for Hilton Hotels Corporation.
Following its acquisition of Ramada International Hotels and Resorts, Cendant Hotel Group today announced that it has integrated its existing global staff with former Ramada International employees to create a platform for worldwide expansion.
4 Manhattan Hotels owned & managed by 29 years old Shimmie Horn has named John Peros Corporate Controller for the group in June 2002, Peros has developed a reputation for taking under-performing hotel operations and quickly producing returns for ownership. With extensive experience in finance and operations, Mr. Peros swiftly identified and implemented opportunities that … Read more
Atlanta, Georgia – August 22, 2002, – Six Continents Hotels, Inc., the world's leading global hotel group (www.sixcontinentshotels.com), announces its new executive organization. Just six weeks into his new role as President of the Americas, Steve Porter reviewed the strategic priorities and organizational structure of Six Continents Hotels with all employees, franchisees, and company-owned hotels … Read more
Director of Sales & Marketing Tyler McDonald has introduced the ground floor sales team for the 800-room Hilton Austin opening in January 2004. McDonald, a longtime hospitality professional seasoned by 18 years of executive sales, marketing and operations positions with such leading hotel companies as Metro, Starwood, Meristar and Hilton, holds the ultimate responsibility for … Read more
CHICAGO, Illinois Kevin Frid, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Regional Vice President and General Manager, recently announced the promotion of Mark Sergot to Director of Sales and Marketing for The Fairmont Chicago. Sergot joined The Fairmont Chicago as Director of Group Sales in January 2001. Sergot will be responsible for the entire sales effort at … Read more