Hostmark Hospitality Group Named to Manage New Crowne Plaza in San Francisco Bay Area

Schaumburg, IL, January 16, 2002–Hostmark Hospitality Group, one of the nation's largest third party management companies, was recently selected to manage the Park Plaza San Francisco Airport. The 312-room hotel will be re-flagged as the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport upon completion of its current multi-million dollar renovation. We feel that this newest management … Read more

Detroit Hotel and Restaurants Sue State Over Casino Industry $7 Million A Year Lock-Out Decision

DETROIT, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ — Three restaurants, one banquet center and one popular hotel have filed a lawsuit today against the State of Michigan challenging the blacklisting of Fishbones, Pegasus, The International Banquet and Conference Center, the Beaubien Deli and the Atheneum Suite Hotel from doing business with any of the three Detroit casinos or … Read more

Kitchin Hospitality Announces Vice President of Operations

ATLANTA, Feb 13 /PRNewswire/ — Kitchin Hospitality, LLC announced today that effective immediately, Mr. Greg Winey, the company's Director of Operations, has been promoted to Vice President for Operations at the company's headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Winey was initially employed by Jameson Hospitality, LLC, predecessor to Kitchin Hospitality, as a regional manager for the … Read more

Hampton Inn & Suites Opens In Langley/Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

LANGLEY/SURREY, British Columbia, Canada, Feb. 26, 2002– Nurmann Holdings LTD today announced the opening of the 96-room Hampton Inn & Suites® in Langley/Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. The hotel is the second Hampton® hotel in the company's portfolio. To commemorate the event, the hotel is offering a series of grand opening specials through March 31, 2002* … Read more

Crestline Announces Development and Management Of Sugar Land Marriott Town Square

BETHESDA, MD – March 7, 2002 – Crestline Capital Corporation (NYSE: CLJ) announced its participation in the development and management of the 300-room Sugar Land Marriott Town Square and adjacent Sugar Land Conference Center now under construction in Sugar Land, Texas, an upscale community located 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. Crestline will own the … Read more

Marriott International's Bruce J. Himelstein, CHME To Take Over as Chairman of HSMAI

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2001) – Long-time Marriott International executive Bruce J. Himelstein, CHME, has been elected Chairman of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). In this leadership role, Himelstein, who presently holds the title of senior vice president of sales and marketing for Marriott Senior Living Services, and prior to that, held … Read more

HEDNA Hospitality Experts Object to Dual Representation

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2001–Results from a recent polling of the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) indicate that HEDNA members oppose the dual representation of hotel properties via global distribution systems or Internet distribution channels. HEDNA's administrative arm, the Data Interchange Standards Association, conducted the survey on HEDNA's behalf in early 2001. As much … Read more

Cendant Reiterates Increase in CEO Stock Ownership to 8 Million Shares

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) today reiterated that its Chairman, President and CEO, Henry R. Silverman, had increased his ownership of Cendant common stock to 8 million shares from 6.85 million shares in October 2001. In October 2001, Mr. Silverman exercised 3.5 million options, sold 2.35 million of the underlying … Read more

Hsmai’S Affordable Meetings® Mid-America Announces Line-Up Of Speakers For April Show In Chicago

WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 26, 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 offer a dynamic program of outstanding educational seminars on topics related to cost-effective meeting planning. Qualified meeting planners from across the … Read more