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

Choice Hotels Offer Free Family Portraits For Aaa Members Staying At Choice Brand Hotels

Worldwide lodging franchisor Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) will provide AAA members an exclusive incentive for booking reservations though a AAA travel agent. AAA members who book at any one of Choice Hotels’ Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, or Rodeway Inn brand hotels in the U.S will receive … Read more

Luxury Hospitality Veterans Launch New Consultancy

Newly formed company helps boutique and super-luxury properties attract highly affluent guests. NEW YORK, June 30, 2002 Edward F. Nesta and Manos G. Angelakis today announced the launch of Luxury Hospitality Consultants, LLC., a company formed to assist luxury properties outside the US prepare their physical plant, infrastructure and marketing to attract the upper tiers … Read more

Emily Morgan Hotel Announces New Restaurant Concept – Award-Winning cb5 Restaurant Management Group Creates Unique Eatery Thirteen Steps from the Alamo

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE FEATURES)–June 28, 2002–It's a long way from its headquarters in tony Greenwich, Conn., but cb5 Restaurant Management Group is betting that its new dining concept for the historic Emily Morgan Hotel next door to the world-famous Alamo will combine just the right elements of East Coast chic and South Texas casual to … Read more