Novotel Hotels Introduce 'novation' Room Concept

Responding to the changing needs of today’s sophisticated business travelers, Novotel has developed a new design concept for its guestrooms called the “Novation Room”, which combines European elegance with modern amenities for an attractive price.

Feature – 10 Ways to Blacken Your Bottomline

Green Suites International's ecological solutions significantly reduce day-to-day operating expenses while increasing hotel's efficiency, profitability and image with today's 43 million environmentally aware travelers. For the complete article – click here

Standard Candy Introduces Two New Cinnabon-Branded Products

The Standard Candy Company announced today that it is bringing to market two new products through a co- branding alliance with Cinnabon Inc. — Cinnabon Clusters and Cinnabon Pecan Rolls. Standard Candy will begin shipping these new Cinnabon products to retail stores immediately.

Grill Concepts Launches First Joint Development Project With Starwood Hotels

LOS ANGELES, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Grill Concepts, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRIL) today announced it has entered into a joint development project with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) to open a Daily Grill restaurant in the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas. The opening is scheduled for July 2002. The Westin Galleria restaurant represents Grill … Read more

La Cabana, Aruba, Expands Guest Services To Function As A ‘One-Stop’ Concierge-Style Desk

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (June 21, 2002) – In keeping with its mission to offer its guests the conveniences of a “one-stop” shop, La Cabana All Suite Beach Resort in Aruba has reorganized the Guest Services Department as a lobby-based, concierge, complaint department and all-around service provider. Heading this all-important department is Supervisor Rita Tromp who likens … Read more

Six Continents Hotels Implements New Baby Crib STANDARDS in its Hotels

Atlanta, Georgia, October 11, 2002 – Six Continents Hotels, Inc., the world's most global hotel company (, has announced that it is implementing new crib standards for its Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Staybridge Suites hotel brands. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (U.S. CPSC) has reports of more than 100 children … Read more

MeriStar Hotels & Resorts' NetEffect Alliance Introduces Two New Products – New E-brochure and Electronic Guest Comment Cards Provide Cost-effective Alternatives

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 24, 2002–NetEffect Alliance, the IT subsidiary of MeriStar Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: MMH), the nation's largest independent hotel management company, today announced two new e-products designed to help individual hotels and hotel groups more quickly and cost effectively conduct highly targeted marketing campaigns and measure guest satisfaction. Individual hotels want to harness the … Read more

Dream A Little Dream… The Orlando World Center Marriott Resort Offers Fantastic Values Including Breakfast And Golf From $119.99 Per Night

The Orlando World Center Marriott Resort offers a dream come true with the sensational Vacation Value Package. The relaxing and tropical oasis is sure to delight every guest featuring several enticing pools, a world-class spa and an amazing championship caliber golf course. The package includes breakfast each day and unlimited golf for two (upon availability). … Read more

AAA Delays New Lodging Criteria Until 2003; Cites 9/11 as Reason

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 26, 2002–Citing the unprecedented effect of post-Sept. 11 travel woes, AAA has decided to delay the implementation of its new lodging Diamond Rating guidelines for one year until 2003. The downturn in the travel industry late last year has made it difficult for lodgings to keep up with the demands of industry … Read more