48 Diamonds and Counting! The Doubletree Hotel Pasadena Earns Its 12th Consecutive AAA Four Diamond Award

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ — The Doubletree Hotel Pasadena is proud to announce that they have received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award for the 12th consecutive year. The Doubletree Hotel Pasadena is proud of its new AAA Four-Diamond rating, which is an important customer service milestone for our hotel, said Tony Bondi, hotel … Read more

The Leading Hotels of the World Sees Extraordinary Growth in Online Bookings

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 12, 2002–Chalk it up to instant luxury gratification…boomer demand for convenience…or perhaps a greater comfort with e-commerce transactions. No matter how you characterize it, The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is seeing phenomenal growth in online bookings at rates that are a minimum of $10 higher than through traditional booking sources … Read more

Shaner Hotel Group Again Offers to Acquire Interstate Hotels

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 18, 2002–Interstate Hotels Corporation (Nasdaq:IHCO), which on February 13 announced a fourth-quarter loss of $3.1 million and a loss of $8 million for 2001, has received a new acquisition proposal from State College-based Shaner Hotel Group. Shaner tried to take over Interstate in October 2000, but was rebuffed when Interstate officials instead endorsed … Read more

Philadelphia Hotel Occupancy Will Rebound to 64 Percent in 2002, Bolstered by Major Conventions and Hotel Promotions for Leisure Travel

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21 — PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts that hotel occupancy in downtown Philadelphia will rebound this year to 64 percent from 60.7 percent in 2001. Occupancy rates for 2002 will rebound as a result of strong convention bookings and a concerted effort by the city in late 2001 to promote overnight leisure stays through a coordinated … Read more

Yosemite's Ahwahnee Hotel Announces Special Events for Milestone 75th Year

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 6, 2002– The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park is celebrating in style with the kickoff of its 75th anniversary events marking the hotel's unique history as one of the national park system's grandest resorts. The hotel has scheduled a special 1920s-themed celebration for Sun., March 17 and Mon., March … Read more

FelCor Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Release Date And Conference Call

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH), one of the nation's largest hotel real estate investment trusts (REITs), today announced that it will release the Company's fourth quarter and year end 2001 financial results after the close of the market on Wednesday, February 6, 2002, to be followed by a … Read more

Lake Las Vegas Resort's Newest Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas Prepares for 2002 Opening With Topping Off Event

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 14, 2002– Southern Nevada Employment Gets Boost with Creation of 1,200 Jobs Construction of the $170 million Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas resort & spa officially reached its topping off today with the completion of the hotel's landmark Florentine-style bridge foundation. The topping off ceremony included the finishing placement of rolled steel on … Read more