2002 IHIF Sustainable Tourism Pioneer Award Honors CHA's 40 Years Of Leadership, Cast's Green Practices

Prestigious International Tourism Award Given for Safeguarding and Implementing Environmentally Healthy Policies. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (April, 2002) — Green Globe 21 and the International Hotels Environment Initiative (IHEI) have honored the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and its environmental arm, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST), with the IHIF Sustainable Tourism Pioneer Award 2002 … Read more 2002 IHIF Sustainable Tourism Pioneer Award Honors CHA's 40 Years Of Leadership, Cast's Green Practices

Mandalay Resort Group Websites Honored With Three Awards; WebAwards Cite Superior Customer Experience At Resort/Casino Sites

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 8, 2002–The websites of three Mandalay Resort Group (NYSE:MBG) entertainment destinations — Circus Circus and Luxor in Las Vegas and Gold Strike in Tunica, Miss. — have been honored for their creative innovation, efficiency and ease of use by the Web Marketing Association in the Hotel and Lodging Category. The sixth annual … Read more Mandalay Resort Group Websites Honored With Three Awards; WebAwards Cite Superior Customer Experience At Resort/Casino Sites

Larkspur Hospitality Company Chairman Finds Hotel Values Remaining High Even In Current Environment

LARKSPUR HOSPITALITY COMPANY CHAIRMAN FINDS HOTEL VALUES REMAINING HIGH EVEN IN CURRENT ENVIRONMENT: Expertise in the hotel category or market seen as key to successful acquisitions or management agreements The current operating environment means challenging days and dismal results for many hotels, but Larkspur Hospitality Company's Chairman and CEO Karl Hoagland, who is looking to … Read more Larkspur Hospitality Company Chairman Finds Hotel Values Remaining High Even In Current Environment

LaSalle Hotel Properties Announces Public Offering of $87.0 Million 10-1/4% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

BETHESDA, Md., Mar. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) today announced the public offering of $87.0 million Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (Preferred Shares), with a fixed distribution rate of 10.25% per year. The offering is expected to close on March 6, 2002. The Preferred Shares will be redeemable at a price … Read more LaSalle Hotel Properties Announces Public Offering of $87.0 Million 10-1/4% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

The Saint Paul Hotel Maintains Four Star, Four Diamond Distinction

ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 4, 2002–The Saint Paul Hotel was recently awarded a Four Star rating from Mobil Travel Guide, complementing the Four Diamond rating it received from AAA last fall. The Saint Paul Hotel continues to be the only Minnesota property, which has received both distinctions, making it the state's highest rated hotel for … Read more The Saint Paul Hotel Maintains Four Star, Four Diamond Distinction

FEATURE: Hospitality eBusiness: The future

As the hospitality industry continues to embrace electronic forms of doing business, from the way rooms inventory is distributed to the online purchasing of goods and services, tradition-bound attitudes are changing in this sector as rapidly as the technological enhancements that mold them. The context for eBusiness in hospitality is a challenging one but the future … Read more FEATURE: Hospitality eBusiness: The future

IH&RA Offers A Show of Spirit in New York!

IH&RA 39th Annual Congress to be held in New York November 8-11, 2002 Co-Located with the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show Paris, France August 19, 2002…The International Hotel & Restaurant Association's 39th Annual Congress will take place November 8-11, 2002, in New York City alongside the 87th Annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show (IH/M&RS) whose … Read more IH&RA Offers A Show of Spirit in New York!

Priceline.com Introduces Enhanced Hotel Service With New Best-Price Guarantee

NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 7, 2002–Priceline.com(R) (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announced the launch of its enhanced Name Your Own Price(sm) global hotel service with a number of new features requested by customers, including priceline.com's first Best-Price Guarantee. Priceline.com's hotel re-launch will be supported by a national radio ad campaign, featuring William Shatner, which starts today. Our customers … Read more Priceline.com Introduces Enhanced Hotel Service With New Best-Price Guarantee