NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference Begins in June

It's one of the biggest hospitality industry events of the year! The 23rd Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference is not to be missed. Details will arrive soon in the mail; however, we encourage you to register today by clicking http://www.scps.nyu.edu/big17c. Our website offers full details on the conference, which will be … Read more

Le Meridien Beverly Hills, The Orchard, The Castle Top List of Hotels for Sweethearts Chosen by Travel Industry Expert Stephanie Abrams

CLOSTER, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE FEATURES)–Jan. 11, 2002–With Valentine's Day approaching, Stephanie Abrams, asked to identify hotels appealing to sweethearts for the Cooperative Marketing Alliance(CMA), a travel agency group of over 2000 travel agencies, announced today that, Le Meridien Beverly Hills tops the list with The Orchards, Williamstown, MA, and The Castle at Tarrytown, NY close behind. … Read more

The Fairmont Dubai Opens for Business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, February 4, 2002 – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of its 394-room luxury business hotel, The Fairmont Dubai. The property, which received a five-star classification from Dubai's Department of Commerce & Tourism Marketing, officially opened on February 2, 2002, making it the newest addition to Fairmont's … Read more

Travel in Asia This Week

RAMADA OPENS NEW HOTEL IN SHANGHAI SHANGHAI – The Ramada hotel group has opened a new luxury four-star property in China – the 222-room Ramada Plaza Pudong – Shanghai. Located in the centre of the Jinqiao Export Processing Zone in Pudong, the hotel is 23km from Hongqiao International Airport and 13km from Pudong International Airport, … Read more

Ian Schrager Hotels Files Suit to Protect SKY BAR Trade Mark

LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire/ — 8440 LLC, an affiliate of Ian Schrager Hotel Management LLC, filed suit yesterday in the United States District Court in Los Angeles to protect its well-established trademark SKYBAR. SKYBAR is a world famous and highly popular bar, party place and entertainment facility at the Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Boulevard … Read more

FEATURE: Hospitality eBusiness: The future

As the hospitality industry continues to embrace electronic forms of doing business, from the way rooms inventory is distributed to the online purchasing of goods and services, tradition-bound attitudes are changing in this sector as rapidly as the technological enhancements that mold them. The context for eBusiness in hospitality is a challenging one but the future … Read more

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts To Open in Vienna

Frankfurt, 17th December 2001 — Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts have signed a lease to open a 300-room, five star hotel in the heart of Vienna. Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels advised the owners and developers of the site and selected Le Meridien as the preferred operator. “Le Meridien is the ideal partner as they are … Read more

Prime Hospitality to Release First Quarter 2001 Earnings

FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ — Prime Hospitality Corp.'s (NYSE: PDQ) first quarter 2001 earnings are scheduled to be released on Thursday, April 26th. The Company invites you to participate in a conference call or live broadcast over the Internet hosted by A.F. Petrocelli, President, Chairman & CEO and Douglas Vicari, Sr. … Read more

Winston Hotels Secures $125 Million Line of Credit

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Winston Hotels, Inc. (NYSE: WXH), today announced that the Company has closed on a $125 million line of credit provided by a group of four banks led by Wachovia Bank, N.A., as Agent, and including Branch Bank and Trust Company, SouthTrust Bank, N.A. and Centura Bank. The credit line, … Read more