Host Marriott Announces Acquisition of Boston Marriott Copley Place for $214 Million

BETHESDA, Md., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Host Marriott Corporation (NYSE:HMT) today announced that it acquired the 1,139-room Boston Marriott Copley Place, located in the famous Back Bay district of Boston, Massachusetts. The hotel was purchased for $214 million, or $188,000 per room. The purchase price includes the assumption of $97 million of debt, with an … Read more

Save Up To 50% At Kempinski Properties

June 2002; Forget about football and treat yourself to five star luxury for a fraction of regular prices. Kempinski Hotels & Resorts is reducing room rates at most properties within its five star portfolio – some by up to 50%! Summer Interludes is valid from June 24 to September 1 2002, subject to availability and … Read more

The Regent Sydney to become Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce that The Regent Sydney has become Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. Four Seasons has managed The Regent Sydney since 1992. With the company's worldwide growth and increasing presence in the Asia Pacific region, now is an ideal time to place the … Read more

Boykin Lodging Continues Dividend Suspension into First Quarter 2002

CLEVELAND, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boykin Lodging Company (NYSE: BOY) today announced that, as expected, its Board of Directors voted to continue suspension of the quarterly cash dividend payment for the first quarter of 2002. The Company announced on December 6, 2001, that it would not declare a regular fourth-quarter cash dividend payment for 2001. … Read more

Hampton Opens 11 Hotels During January And February 2002

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 13, 2002—Hampton®, the national brand of mid-priced Hampton Inn® and Hampton Inn & Suites® hotels, today announced that it opened 11 Hampton Inn and Hampton Inn & Suites hotels during January and February of 2002, including two international properties. The 11 hotels add a total of 1,064 new rooms to the brand’s … Read more

Tony Facciolo Joins Six Continents Hotels as Corporate Chief Concierge, Asia Pacific

(SYDNEY) 20 March 2002 – Six Continents Hotels has appointed Tony Facciolo, O.A.M. as Corporate Chief Concierge, Asia Pacific. Tony will work with the Hotel Inter-Continental Sydney management team to assist with the training and development of front of house services and develop business opportunities for the Inter-Continental properties in Sydney and the Asia Pacific … Read more

Fifteen San Antonio-Area Establishments Receive Distinguished AAA Four Diamond Ratings

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 21, 2002–AAA presented its prestigious Four Diamond Award(R) rating for the year 2002 to 11 lodgings and four restaurants in the San Antonio area this evening. Area lodgings that received the 2002 AAA Four Diamond Award are the: Adam's Mark San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel (4 years), Hilton Palacio del Rio (26), Hyatt … Read more

Extended Stay America, Inc. Opens Its Fourth Miami Based Hotel

SPARTANBURG, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 28, 2002–Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE: ESA) has opened a five-story StudioPLUS Deluxe Studios hotel located at 7750 Northwest 25th Street, Miami, Florida. The 98 room hotel is the Company's fourth property in the Miami area, its 30th property in the state and its 437th property overall. According to Chief Executive Officer … Read more

Clarion Hotel Airport Opens In Kansas City, Mo.

The Clarion Hotel Airport, located at 11832 Plaza Circle a mile and a half from Kansas City International Airport, is now open. The Clarion Hotel Airport, which formerly operated as a Holiday Inn, is owned and operated by K.C. Airport Hotel, Inc. of Dallas, Texas. The Clarion Hotel Airport offers business and leisure travelers a … Read more