Gaylord Entertainment Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 15, 2002–Gaylord Entertainment Company (NYSE:GET) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end of 2001. Commenting on the fourth quarter, Colin Reed, chief executive officer of Gaylord Entertainment said, We were able to report a solid quarter despite continued weakness in the overall hospitality sector. During this period, Gaylord … Read more Gaylord Entertainment Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

A Truly 21st-Century Technology-Filled Hotel Speeds Ahead in Spacecity, USA

Imagine a convention facility so technologically advanced that its guests can access high-speed Internet service wherever and whenever they need. Imagine a major downtown hotel with miles of fiber optic cable, wireless capabilities and enough power to light up a town of 50,000 people. Now imagine this 1,200-room hotel is a fresh, newly constructed property … Read more A Truly 21st-Century Technology-Filled Hotel Speeds Ahead in Spacecity, USA

Travelweb LLC Named Omni Hotels' Preferred Provider for Distribution of Net Rate Hotel Inventory Online

Dallas-based Travelweb LLC today announced it has implemented an agreement with Omni Hotels to serve as the preferred provider for distribution of the luxury hotel brand's net rate inventory via the Internet. Travelweb LLC, originally launched as Hotel Distribution System LLC in February 2002, is backed by Hilton Hotels Corporation, Hyatt Corporation, Marriott International, Six … Read more Travelweb LLC Named Omni Hotels' Preferred Provider for Distribution of Net Rate Hotel Inventory Online

TravelNet Makes In-Roads in the Middle East – Two major hotels signed and local office established in Dubai

Travelnet Technologies is pleased to announce that the DataValet high-speed Internet service has been selected for deployment at two prestigious Dubai properties, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai and Le Meridien Dubai. The installation of these properties coincides with the establishment of TravelNet’s Middle Eastern base in Dubai. The Le Meridien contracts reinforce … Read more TravelNet Makes In-Roads in the Middle East – Two major hotels signed and local office established in Dubai

Westin Hotels Limited Partnership Responds to Third Party Mini Tender Offer

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 20, 2001–Westin Realty Corp. (the General Partner), the general partner of Westin Hotels Limited Partnership (WHLP), has been notified that an unsolicited tender offer was commenced on or about July 24, 2001, by Everest Lodging Investors, LLC (Everest) to purchase 1% of WHLP's limited partnership units at a price of $470 … Read more Westin Hotels Limited Partnership Responds to Third Party Mini Tender Offer

91% Of Hotel-Booking Websites Fail To Make Date Entry Clear And Unambiguous

Southampton, United Kingdom – 2 July 2002 (PRN): Hotel-booking websites are failing their customers according to a report published today by Travel UCD. The report, based on original research conducted by Travel UCD into the design aspects of date-entry functionality, is freely downloadable from the Travel UCD website (http://www.travelucd.com ). At the heart of the … Read more 91% Of Hotel-Booking Websites Fail To Make Date Entry Clear And Unambiguous

Spike in Meeting Association Membership Indicates Positive Industry Growth

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

Feature – The Power of Email Marketing in the Hospitality Industry

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

Meeting Planners Will Find New Marriott World Center On-Line Interactive Venue With “RFP” Express Effective Resource

ORLANDO, Fla., October 23, 2002 – The Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center announced today the unveiling of their newly developed web site, www.marriottworldcenter.com . The site features comprehensive meeting and convention information, a virtual tour of the award-winning resort, interactive floor plans, client testimonials, “RFP express” (request for proposal), and 24-hour customer … Read more Meeting Planners Will Find New Marriott World Center On-Line Interactive Venue With “RFP” Express Effective Resource