TransAmerican Enters Into Resort Development

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 20, 2002– TransAmerican Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:TAHI), an investment and financial holding company, today announced the second acquisition within the past week. Chairman and CEO Najib Choufani announced that TransAmerican has executed an agreement with the owners of the project, acquiring 51% of the All Seasons Resort, located in Sahel Alma, Kesrwan, … Read more TransAmerican Enters Into Resort Development

Boyd Gaming to Purchase Tunica Property From Isle of Capri

LAS VEGAS, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the non-gaming assets of the Isle of Capri's Tunica, Mississippi property which is adjacent to the Company's Sam's Town Hotel Casino. The purchase price is $7.5 million. The agreement … Read more Boyd Gaming to Purchase Tunica Property From Isle of Capri

Nikko Hotels International to Open Hotel in Kumamoto, Japan

TOKYO, May 29 /PRNewswire/ — Nikko Hotels International will open Hotel Nikko Kumamoto on May 31, 2002, bringing the number of hotels in the Nikko Hotels International group to 52. Kumamoto New Century Co., Ltd. manages the hotel, which will be operated by Nikko Hotels International. Kumamoto in located in Kyushu, southern island of Japan, … Read more Nikko Hotels International to Open Hotel in Kumamoto, Japan

Second Global Summit On Peace Through Tourism To Take Place In Geneva, Switzerland February 5-8, 2003

Organized by the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism in Partnership with The World Travel and Tourism Council The Second Global Summit on Peace through Tourism will take place at the UN Conference Center, Geneva, Switzerland, February 5-8, 2003. The Summit is being organized by the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) in partnership … Read more Second Global Summit On Peace Through Tourism To Take Place In Geneva, Switzerland February 5-8, 2003

Miami Lodging Report from Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels

With more than 3000 new luxury hotel rooms planned for the Miami lodging market by 2003, some hospitality and tourism executives have expressed fears of oversupply in Miami's luxury lodging segment. Executives at Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels believe that the concerns are unfounded, and that Miami will mimic what occurred in the Las Vegas lodging … Read more Miami Lodging Report from Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels

Swissotel's WAP Technology Provides Real Time Information

SwissÙtel Hotels & Resorts provides service to guests even before they arrive. The company recently put in place the latest cellular internet technology, making pertinent information on any of its hotels around the world readily and easily available. This real time information, easily updated daily by the hotels, is available through WAP, or Wireless Application … Read more Swissotel's WAP Technology Provides Real Time Information

Boston Properties Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

BOSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), a real estate investment trust, announced today that Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, the joint bookrunners and joint lead managers for its recently announced equity offering, have exercised their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 2,110,000 shares of common stock. As … Read more Boston Properties Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option