Radisson SAS Adds Seven New Hotels in First Half of 2002

Brussels, July 2002… Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts has opened four new hotels in the first six months of 2002 in France, the United Kingdom (U.K.), Ireland and Poland. Another three contracts were signed for hotels in Birmingham, U.K., and Ankara and Istanbul in Turkey, bringing the international hotel chain's portfolio to a total of … Read more

The Buccini/Pollin Group and Monument Realty Take Over Madison Hotel & Office Building Under Long-Term Lease

Plans Call for Multi-Million Dollar Renovation of Luxury Hotel/Office Complex WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2002—New officials of The Madison Hotel & Office Building today announced changes in ownership and management of the complex, one of Washington, D.C.’s most renowned hotel and office facilities. The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), a full-service commercial real estate and hotel development, … Read more

NINE ZERO, Boston's New Style Luxury Hotel, Opens Today

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 19, 2002–NINE ZERO, a new style luxury hotel, opens today at 90 Tremont Street in Boston. The arrival of NINE ZERO marks Destination Hotels & Resorts' (DH&R) first hotel in the Northeast and the company's first managed property in the Boston market. NINE ZERO is the fourth hotel project owned and developed by … Read more

Hilton Garden Inn Introduces First Idaho Location in Boise

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 26, 2002–Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 137-room Hilton Garden Inn(R) Boise Spectrum, in Boise, Idaho. AmeriTel Inns, Inc. owns and manages the newly constructed Hilton Garden Inn Boise Spectrum, under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., the franchise subsidiary of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. … Read more

Prestigious Forrestal Village Hotel to be Re-Flagged as the Westin Princeton

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 8, 2002–Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) is pleased to announce that the Marriott Forrestal Village Hotel will be upgraded and transformed to The Westin Princeton effective September 15, 2002. Starwood, Westin's parent company, purchased the property in 1996 and the hotel has since been managed under the Marriott flag. … Read more

Report – Safe Hotel Design

Protecting civilian buildings from increasing crime and terrorist activity is one of the most critical architectural design challenges today. The September 11 terrorist attack on World Trade Centre has forever changed our perspective on homeland safety. The tragedy and the continuous terrorist alerts thereafter heightened the awareness of the vulnerability of our built environment and … Read more

HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® Mid-America Designed To Help Planners & Exhibitors During Uncertain Times

WASHINGTON, DC (March 14, 2002) – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) second annual Affordable Meetings® Mid-America show, taking place April 17 – 18, 2002, at Chicago’s Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, will deliver a dynamic program of “need-to-know” educational seminars relating to cost-effective meeting planning. Qualified meeting planners from across the country can … Read more