Hotel Hana-Maui Returns – New Owners Complete Renovations, Restoring Luster and Hawaiian Spirit to Venerable Hotel

HANA, Hawaii–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 23, 2002–The venerable Hotel Hana-Maui, Maui's classic Hawaiian resort, has returned. This legendary hotel has been significantly upgraded and graciously restored in a way that honors its Hawaiian heritage and the unspoiled natural beauty that make Hana a special place. Upgrades include refurbished interiors in all Sea Ranch cottages, a remodeled main … Read moreHotel Hana-Maui Returns – New Owners Complete Renovations, Restoring Luster and Hawaiian Spirit to Venerable Hotel

Oakwood Welcomes Extended Stay Visitors to Korea and Japan

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 30, 2002–As the World Cup readies for kickoff in Korea and Japan, the temporary accommodations being lived in by broadcasters have a familiar name — Oakwood. The Los Angeles-based extended stay lodging firm has opened three properties in Tokyo and one luxury high-rise in Seoul, to serve as a home-away-from-home for journalists … Read moreOakwood Welcomes Extended Stay Visitors to Korea and Japan

Wellesley Inn & Suites Opens in Vance, AL

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Prime Hospitality Corp. (R) (NYSE:PDQ) announced today the opening of its 74th Wellesley Inns & Suites hotel, the Vance/Tuscaloosa Wellesley Inn & Suites in Vance, AL. The hotel was converted from a Hawthorn Suites and represents the seventh hotel conversion to the Wellesley chain in the past year. It … Read moreWellesley Inn & Suites Opens in Vance, AL

Fort Lauderdale's Newest Luxury Hotel Is Also Its Oldest

The historic Riverside Hotel unveils $25 million expansion and renovation June 2002 (Newstream) — The charm and elegance of old Fort Lauderdale meld seamlessly with the style of sophistication of downtown's trendy Las Olas Boulevard at the newly expanded and renovated Riverside Hotel. With the grand opening today of its new 12-story Executive Tower, one … Read moreFort Lauderdale's Newest Luxury Hotel Is Also Its Oldest

Shaner Hotel Group Sweetens Tender Proposal to Buy Interstate Hotels

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 12, 2002–Shaner Hotel Group, a major Interstate Hotels (Nasdaq:IHCO) shareholder, announced it made an all-cash offer for a controlling stake in Interstate last week. The proposal was delivered March 6 to the Interstate Board of Directors. The deal represents an opportunity for Interstate to immediately benefit from efficiencies gained by combining resources of … Read moreShaner Hotel Group Sweetens Tender Proposal to Buy Interstate Hotels

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Named Energy Star 2002 Partner of the Year by The EPA

WHITE PLAINS, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 21, 2002–Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) has been named as an ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year by The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its outstanding commitment to pollution prevention through continuous improvement of energy performance throughout its organization. Starwood will be recognized at a special 10th Anniversary awards … Read moreStarwood Hotels & Resorts Named Energy Star 2002 Partner of the Year by The EPA

Hilton Narita New Tokyo International Airport Opened on April 1, 2002

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 4, 2002–Hilton Narita New Tokyo International Airport opened its doors for business on April 1, 2002. The hotel was being operated as Rihga Royal Hotel Narita until March 31, 2002 and has now been re-branded as Hilton, the sixth in Japan. Established in 1993, the 500-room hotel has enjoyed a reputation of offering … Read moreHilton Narita New Tokyo International Airport Opened on April 1, 2002