Marriott International Adds Enhanced Vicinity Location Services to Web Site to Provide Greater Information to Customers Marriott Continues Long-Standing Relationship with Vicinity

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Vicinity Corporation (NASDAQ:VCNT), the leading provider of web, wireless and speech-based Location-Based Services, today announced Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) has upgraded its services to include more Vicinity product features, enabling Marriott customers to access enhanced hotel and related information online. One of the early-adopters of location services, Marriott has … Read more Marriott International Adds Enhanced Vicinity Location Services to Web Site to Provide Greater Information to Customers Marriott Continues Long-Standing Relationship with Vicinity

BridgeStreet Is First to Place Full Corporate Housing Inventory on GDS

WASHINGTON, D.C BridgeStreet Corporate Housing Worldwide, a leading international provider of corporate housing to business travelers, today announced that it will offer on the Global Distribution Systems (GDS), its full, North American corporate housing inventory in 18 cities, plus the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Hungary and the Czech Republic. It is the first time that … Read more BridgeStreet Is First to Place Full Corporate Housing Inventory on GDS

Business Travel News Gives Baymont Inns & Suites First Place Ranking in Annual Survey

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 12, 2002– – Chain improves upon last year's second place finish – Baymont Inns & Suites, a division of the Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), has received a first place ranking in Business Travel News' Annual U.S. Hotel Chain Survey. The publication's Feb. 11 issue recognizes Baymont as the number one chain in the … Read more Business Travel News Gives Baymont Inns & Suites First Place Ranking in Annual Survey

Extended-Stay Hotel Demand and Room Rates Grow Despite Decline in Overall Hotel Demand and Falling Rates

Extended-stay hotels posted a four percent increase in demand and a more than two percent gain in average room rates in 2001; a very strong performance in light of a 3.9 percent decrease in the demand and a 1.8 percent fall in average room rates for hotel rooms nationwide. Extended-stay hotel supply grew at five … Read more Extended-Stay Hotel Demand and Room Rates Grow Despite Decline in Overall Hotel Demand and Falling Rates

Avoiding Common Pitfalls In Hotel Project Development

New York, February 28, 2002 — In its most recent FocusOn report, FocusOn Hotel Project & Development Services, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels provides a how-to guide to avoid development pitfalls from pre-construction through post-construction for hospitality projects. The report is co-authored with Jones Lang LaSalle's Project and Development Services (PDS) team — a group of … Read more Avoiding Common Pitfalls In Hotel Project Development

Jupiter Enterprises, Inc. to Launch Construction of China's Newest Hotel Chain for National Bluestar Corp.

Jupiter Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: JPEN) announced today that MingHe-Han S & T Co., Ltd., Beijing, Peoples' Republic of China, has been contracted by National Bluestar Corp., one of China's leading enterprises, to build the first location of a new promising national hotel chain. The Bluestar hotel chain, launching with an eye to the 2008 Olympics, … Read more Jupiter Enterprises, Inc. to Launch Construction of China's Newest Hotel Chain for National Bluestar Corp.

THE PINEHURST COMPANY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM VAN LOON AS VICE PRESIDENT OF INCENTIVE INDUSTRY SALES

VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (January 11, 2002) The Pinehurst Company has announced the appointment of William Van Loon as Vice President of Incentive Industry Sales. Mr. Van Loon is a fourteen-year industry veteran with an outstanding track record in the competitive incentive market. He most recently has served as Senior Travel Program Manager for Maritz … Read more THE PINEHURST COMPANY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM VAN LOON AS VICE PRESIDENT OF INCENTIVE INDUSTRY SALES

THE WESTIN DIPLOMAT RESORT & SPA MAKES HER GRAND ENTRANCE JANUARY 31, 2002

HOLLYWOOD, FL, Jan. 10 — The long-anticipated opening the 1,000-room Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa is now scheduled for Jan. 31 for the hotel and Feb. 10 for an adjacent 209,000-square-foot Convention Center with a 50,000-square-foot, unobstructed Great Hall, four ballrooms and multilevel parking garage, the Hollywood, Fl., resort announced today. A formal ribbon cutting … Read more THE WESTIN DIPLOMAT RESORT & SPA MAKES HER GRAND ENTRANCE JANUARY 31, 2002

Wyndham Provides Guidance On 2000 and 2001 Estimates For EBITDA, As Adjusted, Strong 2000 Sets Stage for 2001 Growth

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 19, 2000–In comments prepared for a conference call with security analysts and other interested investors this morning, Wyndham International, Inc. (NYSE:WYN) will state that it is comfortable with consensus estimates for fourth quarter and full-year 2000 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), as adjusted. Wyndham will also provide guidance for year … Read more Wyndham Provides Guidance On 2000 and 2001 Estimates For EBITDA, As Adjusted, Strong 2000 Sets Stage for 2001 Growth