Female Frequent Travelers Tend To Prefer The Hotel Room

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (December 1, 2000) – AsiaPulse – Female frequent travellers tend to stick to their hotel rooms more than males, according to a survey carried out by a hotel chain in the US. Female business travelers tend to opt for room service, the room mini-bar and spacious two-room suites which allow a separation of … Read more

Starwood Expands in Japan With Rebranding of the Heritage 110-Year Old, Miyako Hotel in Kyoto to the Westin Miyako

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 4, 2002–Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and Kintetsu Hotel Systems have announced a management agreement to rebrand the Miyako Hotel in Kyoto to The Westin Miyako, effective April 1, 2002. The historic 110-year old Kyoto hotel has played host to dignitaries from around the world and is considered one … Read more

WestCoast Hospitality Corporation Announces Executive Positions

SPOKANE, Wash, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WestCoast Hospitality Corporation (NYSE: WEH) today announced three new executive positions. We are putting in place an executive team that is very deep, with a history of success in the hospitality industry, and who will lead our hotel division's growth into many new markets in the upcoming quarters and … Read more

Bass Reports Potential Shopping Spree of £4 Billion

December 13, 2000 — HVS International — Boosted by the proceeds from selling its brewing division, Bass has reported a sharp rise in its full-year profit, up 277% to £1.99 billion. Excluding the £1.23 billion profit made from the sale of Bass Brewers, performance was strong for its continuing businesses, with a 25% rise in … Read more

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Invests in LifeCast

DALLAS – Dec. 19, 2000 – LifeCast, the leading provider of online services for private clubs and their members, today announced that Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has entered into a multi-year, multi-million dollar marketing agreement with LifeCast. In addition, an affiliate of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has invested $3 million in the online company. With … Read more

Hilton Anchorage Completes $15 Million Renovation

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 19, 2001–Hilton Hotels Corporation is proud to announce the completion of a $15 million renovation at Alaska's largest hotel, the 600-room Hilton Anchorage in Anchorage, Alaska. The 12-month project, which was designed by Meri Meis and developed by Anchorage-based Koonce Pfeffer Bettis Architects, incorporates a bold design of rich colors and textures … Read more

Sol Meliá Introduces A Baby Kit For Traveling Parents

In line with its intentions to provide increasingly personalized services, the hotel company Sol Meliá has introduced new amenities for its tiniest guests, a gift of a Baby Kit available on request for all guests under two years of age in the finest hotels of the Meliá Hotels brand. The kit comes with baby products … Read more

HSMAI’S Affordable Meetings® West Slated For June 19 – 20, 2002 In San Jose, Ca

WASHINGTON, DC (March 5, 2002) – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will present its sixth annual Affordable Meetings® West show, June 19 – 20, 2002 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. The two-day event will offer an unmatched exposition and a dynamic program of educational seminars on … Read more

Choice Board Authorizes Five Million Share Repurchase

SILVER SPRING, Md., (February 8, 2001) — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an increase under the Company's existing stock repurchase program to repurchase up to an additional five million shares of its outstanding common stock. Choice expects to repurchase shares from time to time in … Read more