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

Wyndham Enhances Industry-Leading Family Offerings Responding To Brand's 25% Increase In Demand

Leisure and Family Travel Market Returns in Record Numbers May 2002 (Newstream) — Responding to its dramatic 25% upward shift in leisure and family travel, Wyndham announced today that it has enhanced its pioneering Wyndham Family Retreat program, the first national resort initiative to encourage families to spend time together while on vacation rather than … Read more

Singapore E-News

Banyan Tree to attract Indian tourists Arrivals to Macao up 8.4% Six Continents to manage Country Comfort Resort in Sydney Air New Zealand has sold its three South Island ski areas Raffles signs MOU for strategic alliance with Hotel Okura Robinsons Land Corp. registers 4.9% drop in earnings from its hotels Grand Hotel Group expects … Read more

USFS Supports Hotels through Hard Times

ATLANTA (November 13, 2001) – Known for its extraordinary relationship with franchisees, U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. (USFS) has launched a franchise support initiative to assist hotels through one of the most challenging economic periods in the history of the travel industry. These initiatives will be immediately implemented for USFS hotels throughout the United States. USFS … Read more

MeriStar Hospitality Declares Nominal Fourth-Quarter Dividend of One Cent

MeriStar Hospitality Declares Nominal Fourth-Quarter Dividend of One Cent Business Editors WASHINGTON, D.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 17, 2001–MeriStar Hospitality Corporation (NYSE: MHX), the nation's third largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), today declared a fourth-quarter dividend of $0.01 per share, payable January 31, 2002, to shareholders of record on December 28, 2001. The tragic terrorist attacks … Read more

FEATURE: Effective Database Marketing

Market effectively. Build brand affinity and loyalty. Bring value-added offers to the customer. The list of goals for the survival of any hospitality franchise can cause hand-wringing among the industry’s big and small players alike… Full Report – click here

Host Marriott Reports First Quarter 2002 Funds From Operations of $.25 Per Diluted Share Exceeding Expectations by $.06

Host Marriott Reports First Quarter 2002 Funds From Operations of $.25 Per Diluted Share Exceeding Expectations by $.06 BETHESDA, Md., May 1 Host Marriott Corporation (NYSE:HMT), the nation's largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced results of operations for the first quarter ended March 22, 2002. Operating results for the first quarter, although … Read more

FEATURE: A STUDY OF RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES

The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of the relationships between job satisfaction and organizational commitment of employees at two locations of a national restaurant chain in Southern Nevada. This study also focuses on revealing homogeneous demographic characteristics these employees exhibit that affect their satisfaction level. Full Report – click here

Hilton Garden Inn Honors Beechwood Development With National Award At Brand Conference

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 7, 2002–Hilton Garden Inn(R) recognized developer Tom Arnot, of Beechwood Development, LLC, with the Outstanding Merit Award for 2001 at the first Hilton Hotels Corporation Focused-Service Brand Conference held in New Orleans last week. The Outstanding Merit national award is chosen from more than 75 Hilton Garden Inn developers across North … Read more