DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 9, 2002–Confirming a return-to-normal growth for the meeting and hospitality industries, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) posted new member totals in first quarter 2002 that return the association to its strong growth levels of first quarter 2001. From January – March 2002, the number of new member applications increased 40 percent over those received … Read more Spike in Meeting Association Membership Indicates Positive Industry Growth
Boston Consulting Group describes the marketing power of the Internet in terms of reach and frequency. Nowhere is this better illustrated than through email marketing. Following the lead of the airlines, many hospitality managers are evaluating email marketing for its low cost, rapid dissemination, and measurability. As many marketers have demonstrated, a well-executed email strategy … Read more Feature – The Power of Email Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
Silver Spring, MD (August 29, 2002) Worldwide lodging franchisor Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH) has entered into an agreement with the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) that gives CHA access to the technology, vendor relationships and purchasing power of ChoiceBuys.com, Choices award-winning e-procurement system. The agreement calls for the creation of CaribBuys.com, an e-procurement system that … Read more Choice Inks Agreement With Caribbean Hotel Association To Leverage Power Of Choicebuys.Com
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (June 12, 2002) Cendant Corporations hotel group today announced that one million room nights have been booked so far this year through its Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Travelodge®, Howard Johnson®, Knights Inn®, Villager, Wingate Inn® and AmeriHost Inn® brand Web sites. Last year the millionth room was booked in August, according … Read more Cendants Hotel Web Sites Reach Million-Room Mark
ATLANTA (February 20, 2002) Six Continents Hotels, Inc., the world's leading global hotel group, announced today that Gordon R. Watkins has been named vice president of development for the western United States. In this region, Watkins will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development for all of Six Continents Hotels brands, including Inter-Continental®, … Read more Six Continents Hotels Appoints Gordon R. Watkins As Vice President, Development For Western U.S.
Atlanta (February 12, 2002) Six Continents Hotels Inc., one of the worlds leading hotel companies, announced today that Chris Ward has been named vice president of strategy and a member of the Americas management committee. In this role, Ward will have responsibility for developing and implementing the companys regional five-year plan. He will also … Read more Six Continents Hotels Appoints Chris Ward As Vice President, Strategy
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 20, 2001–ShoLodge, Inc. (Nasdaq:LODG) today announced results for its second quarter ended and 28-week period ended July 15, 2001. For the second quarter, total operating revenues were $10.9 million compared with $21.6 million in the second quarter a year ago, reflecting the effect of the sale of ShoLodge's operating interests in 28 … Read more ShoLodge, Inc. (Nasdaq:LODG) today announced results for its second quarter ended and 28-week period ended July 15, 2001.
LAS VEGAS The 23rd annual Las Vegas International Hotel & Restaurant Show (LVIHRS) lived up to its promise of positioning itself as the leading marketplace for Western hospitality professionals by putting key buyers in front of manufacturers showcasing their products and services. The LVIHRS took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center June 19-20. … Read more 2002 Las Vegas International Hotel & Restaurant Show Post Show Report
WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) leads the hotel industry in offering guests high-speed Internet access, with more than 105,000 guest rooms in 370 hotels installed. High- speed access use has nearly doubled at Marriott's hotels over the past six months. This year more than 20,000 rooms in 75 additional hotels will … Read more High-Speed Access Use Doubles at Marriott's Hotels
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ — In less than ninety days, the developers of Cap Cana, the Caribbean's new multi-billion dollar resort development, said they have taken reservations for half of their initial real estate offerings ranging from $800,000-$1.6 million. Buyers in this first phase, will be Cap Cana's Founding Members, and will … Read more Cap Cana Breaks 50% Sales Mark in First Ninety Days