Hampton Inn City Center Ft. Lauderdale Celebrates Grand Opening as First New Downtown Hotel in 70 Years

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 11, 2002–Hampton Inn Hotel City Center, downtown Ft. Lauderdale's first new hotel in almost seven decades, celebrates its eagerly anticipated grand opening on April 18th with a cocktail reception and ribbon cutting ceremony performed by The Honorable Jim Naugle, Mayor of the City of Ft. Lauderdale. About 500 local residents, business … Read more

Best Western Adds 53 Hotels Worldwide in First Quarter

PHOENIX April 30, 2002 Best Western International, The World's Largest Hotel Chain(TM), added 22 new hotels in North America and 31 new international hotels to the brand in the first fiscal quarter ended Feb. 28, 2002. In North America, new Best Western hotels opened in 12 states including Arizona, Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Mississippi, … Read more

Candlewood Suites Opens Newest Hotel in Missouri

WICHITA, Kan., May 2, 2002 -Candlewood Suites is celebrating the Grand Opening of its Columbia, Mo., hotel May 9. This is the second Candlewood Suites location in Missouri, and the 103rd nationwide. The newly constructed Columbia Candlewood Suites, a mid-scale extended stay hotel, is conveniently located at 3100 Wingate Court, about two miles from downtown … Read more

The Fairmont Kansas City Replaces the Chocolate on Your Pillow with a Creative and Healthy Alternative

The Fairmont Hotel to Replace Chocolates with Postcards (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The Fairmont Kansas City today announced its new turndown amenity. Gone are the days of a chocolate on your pillow at The Fairmont Hotel. The chocolates will now be replaced with postcards that guests can fill out and leave on the nightstand to … Read more

Sun International Commences Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation Relating to 9% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2007

PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 8, 2002–Sun International Hotels Limited (NYSE:SIH) (the Company) and its wholly owned subsidiary Sun International North America, Inc. (SINA) announced today that they are commencing a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of their outstanding 9% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2007. The tender offer is being made pursuant … Read more

Orient-Express Hotels Announces First Quarter Results

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., luxury hotel, restaurant, tourist train and river cruise ship operator (NYSE:OEH) (http://www.orient-express.com/ ) today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002. Net earnings on common shares were $0.4 million ($.01 per common share), compared with $4.9 million ($0.16 per common share) in … Read more

Interstate Hotels Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 14, 2002–Interstate Hotels Corporation (Nasdaq:IHCO), one of the largest independent hotel management companies in the United States, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002. For the first quarter of 2002, the Company reported earnings before interest, income tax expense and depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $3.6 million versus $2.5 … Read more

Culinary Workers Union Launches Gaming Investor Update

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 16, 2002–Today, the Culinary Workers Union announced the launch of Gaming Investor Update, a publication providing updates to investors on the contract negotiations between the Culinary Union and the major Las Vegas gaming companies. Contracts with Mandalay Resorts Group (NYSE:MBG), MGM Mirage (NYSE:MGG), Park Place Entertainment (NYSE:PPE), and Harrah's Entertainment (NYSE:HET) expire … Read more