NYC Uniformed Services Personnel Honored

NEW YORK, NY (April 1, 2002) – The hospitality, meetings, travel and tourism industries will join forces to honor and award the New York City firefighters, police, Port Authority police and emergency medical technicians under the banner of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) at the Ninth Annual Frank Berkman Tourism Achievement Awards … Read more

Travel News Asia This Week

MANADARIN ORIENTAL OFFERS ASIAN ROOM RATE CUTS HONG KONG – Apart from Chinese New Year, the winter period in Asia is slow for the hotel business and discounts on room nights are widely available. The Mandarin Oriental is the latest big hotel group to announce specials over this period. The Winter Choices package offers a … Read more

Valley Tourism Industry s 2002 Hospitality Awards Presented at CVA Annual Luncheon

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ — The very best of the valley's hospitality professionals were announced in front of more than 400 of their peers at the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority's (CVA) 2002 Annual Luncheon, January 31 at the Doral Palm Springs Resort in Cathedral City. Winners were nominated and … Read more

Rezidor SAS Reports Year-End Results

Brussels, February 14, 2002…. Despite one of the industry's toughest years on record, European hotel group Rezidor SAS Hospitality, which operates the Radisson SAS and Malmaison brands, has reported its seventh consecutive year of growth in business volume and numbers of hotels, with group-wide revenues in 2001 reaching US $977 million,* a US $48 million … Read more

Delta Hotels to manage resort in Cranbrook, British Columbia

TORONTO, Feb. 19 /CNW/ – Delta Hotels announced today that it has entered into a management agreement with the Bands of the Ktunaxa/Kinbasket Tribal Council to manage a 125-room resort and championship golf course in Cranbrook, British Columbia which will be called, Delta St. Eugene Mission Resort. Nestled in the majestic B.C. Rockies on the … Read more

Humphrey Hospitality Trust Announces Sale of Hotel

COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 26, 2002–Humphrey Hospitality Trust, Inc. (HUMP), a real estate investment trust (REIT) with 90 limited service hotel properties, today announced the sale of its Macomb, Illinois Super 8 hotel for $1,200,000. The Company realized a net loss of approximately $7,000, and utilized the net proceeds of $1,118,000 to pay down existing debt. … Read more

Wyndham International Appoints David Mussa to Top Central Reservations Post

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 7, 2002–Wyndham International, Inc. (NYSE:WYN) announced today the appointment of David Mussa to vice president of reservations overseeing and managing the company's central reservations office and global distribution channel relationships and connectivity. Mussa is also responsible for establishing and implementing integrated reservations processes and technologies throughout all Wyndham property reservations offices and regional … Read more

Starwood Announces Global Launch of Six Sigma, First in Hospitality Industry

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) has announced that it will be the first hospitality company in the world to embrace Six Sigma, the internationally recognized program that dramatically accelerates and maximizes business performance. Importantly, this initiative is expected to deliver significant long-term financial benefits — … Read more

HSMT, the hotel security, safety and prevention company from Israel, is currently expanding to both Europe and the United States

Shoresh, Israel. January 8, 2002. HSMT, the hotel security, safety and prevention company from Israel, is currently expanding to both Europe and the United States. HSMT Security Ltd. outsources security, safety and prevention services. At the initial stage it offers consultation and infrastructure set-up services, guard services for hotels under construction, operating services for security … Read more