Accor's Website #1 Hotel Site In Australia

Nielsen/Netratings show travel sites on the rise after 11 Sept 26 June 2002: The latest Nielsen/Netratings figures show that www.accorhotels.com.au is the most visited hotel website in Australia. The Accor hotels site was the fourth most visited travel website in the country, with 244,810 unique visitors for May 2002. The only sites to top this … Read moreAccor's Website #1 Hotel Site In Australia

Philadelphia Hotel Occupancy Will Rebound to 64 Percent in 2002, Bolstered by Major Conventions and Hotel Promotions for Leisure Travel

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21 — PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts that hotel occupancy in downtown Philadelphia will rebound this year to 64 percent from 60.7 percent in 2001. Occupancy rates for 2002 will rebound as a result of strong convention bookings and a concerted effort by the city in late 2001 to promote overnight leisure stays through a coordinated … Read morePhiladelphia Hotel Occupancy Will Rebound to 64 Percent in 2002, Bolstered by Major Conventions and Hotel Promotions for Leisure Travel

New Edition of EI's Hospitality Today Textbook Keeps Pace with Changing Industry

LANSING, Mich., July 2001-The Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association has published a new edition of its best-selling introductory textbook, Hospitality Today: An Introduction. Authors Rocco M. Angelo, CHA, and Andrew N. Vladimir, CHE, have updated the fourth edition with new material, charts, exhibits, Web sites, and statistics that reflect the most … Read moreNew Edition of EI's Hospitality Today Textbook Keeps Pace with Changing Industry

Ian Schrager Hotels Files Suit to Protect SKY BAR Trade Mark

LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire/ — 8440 LLC, an affiliate of Ian Schrager Hotel Management LLC, filed suit yesterday in the United States District Court in Los Angeles to protect its well-established trademark SKYBAR. SKYBAR is a world famous and highly popular bar, party place and entertainment facility at the Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Boulevard … Read moreIan Schrager Hotels Files Suit to Protect SKY BAR Trade Mark

Style is 'Uniform' At W Hotels; Power Partnership Announced With Designer Kenneth Cole To Create All W Employee Uniforms

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 19, 2001–Marrying design and fashion, W Hotels and fashion designer Kenneth Cole, today, formed a partnership whereby the designer will outfit W associates in sophisticated urban attire that will complement W's sleek, elegant design. Cole's unique designs will be showcased at W's 16 U.S. hotels, beginning with W Chicago – Lakeshore. The … Read moreStyle is 'Uniform' At W Hotels; Power Partnership Announced With Designer Kenneth Cole To Create All W Employee Uniforms

E-Lodging Industry Beckons New Entrepreneurs

The e-lodging industry has moved from its early land-grab phase into an era of decentralization, stability and profitability. And many new entrepreneurs have heard it call their name. There has never been a more exciting time to start an e-lodging business than now. Many online lodging agencies are springing up daily on the Internet. These … Read moreE-Lodging Industry Beckons New Entrepreneurs

Report – Asia Pacific Hotel Investors Bank On Medium Term Trading Expectations

Despite a worsening of short term trading outlook, hotel investors in the Asia Pacific remain optimistic of recovery over the medium term, according to Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels' latest Hotel Investor Sentiment Survey (HISS). The survey, which targets the world's 1,800 largest investors and owners of tourism properties, is the only global survey of its … Read moreReport – Asia Pacific Hotel Investors Bank On Medium Term Trading Expectations

HVS International Presents the 2001 Hotel Development Cost Survey

The San Francisco office of HVS International, the global hospitality consulting and hotel appraisal firm, has just released its annual Hotel Development Cost Survey. Published annually since 1979, the survey tracks nationwide hotel development costs. HVS International has completely revised its methodology and reporting for the 2001 Hotel Development Cost Survey. This year, we are … Read moreHVS International Presents the 2001 Hotel Development Cost Survey

Hyatt Grand Champions Undergoes $60 Million Expansion

Resort Renovation Will Be Completed in January 2003 April 2002 (Newstream) — Hyatt Grand Champions Resort, known for its outstanding amenities and gracious services is undergoing an extensive expansion. The hotel's $60 million expansion will result in a luxurious 480-room hotel with a total of 88,000 square feet of meeting space and a brand-new 30,000 … Read moreHyatt Grand Champions Undergoes $60 Million Expansion