Roger Cline, former head of hospitality consulting at Andersen, leaves firm to set up Roundhill Hospitality

New York – May 27, 2002 Roger Cline, former head of hospitality consulting at Andersen, leaves firm to set up Roundhill Hospitality to provide advisory and support services to organizations and individuals with interests in hospitality and leisure. Cline’s new firm aims to dedicate itself to delivering consistent, timely and outstanding service to great clients … Read more

Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts Announces Summer Options

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 30, 2002– Guests Can Choose One of Four Value-Added Options with Each Stay This summer, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts is offering guests added value and flexibility with its This Land is Your Land … What Are You Waiting For? Summer Options(SM) promotion. Along with special summer rates, and base frequency points or … Read more

Westin Splashes Into Summer With Kid-Friendly Initiatives Designed to Pamper Young Bodies, Minds and Souls

Westin Treats Kids to Free Drinks, Designer Wares, Cuddly Bears, and Organic Skin Care The old saying families that play together, stay together certainly rings true this year as recent travel indicators (reported by the Travel Industry Association of America) suggest a forty percent rise in households taking family vacations from 1994 to 2000. To … Read more

Homewood Suites(R) By Hilton Opens First Hotel Conversion Hotel In Oakland, California

MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 25, 2002—Homewood Suites© by Hilton, the national brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced that it has completed and opened its first hotel conversion project, the 140-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel in Oakland, Calif. The hotel is owned by Oakland Hospitality, Inc and operated under a franchise license agreement with … Read more

Starwood First and Final Add Of Company Results

STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE, INC. Hotel Results – Comparable (a) For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2000 UNAUDITED ($ thousands) WORLDWIDE NORTH AMERICA 2000 1999 Var. 2000 1999 Var. OWNED HOTELS 161 Hotels 113 Hotels TOTAL REVENUE 900,031 830,560 8.4% 660,642 585,550 12.8% TOTAL EBITDA 301,590 263,308 14.5% 213,779 173,320 23.3% MARGIN % … Read more

FEATURE: Hotel Owners Increasingly Willing To Share Profit and Risk With Operators

The current trends of globalisation and consolidation in the hotel investment market are affecting the management agreement negotiation balance between hotel owners and operators. In a world first, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels and global law firm Baker & McKenzie have jointly reviewed over a hundred recently negotiated hotel management agreements, spanning Europe, the Americas and … Read more