Cendant’s Hotel Division Announces Senior Appointments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Feb. 20, 2002) – Cendant Corporation’s Hotel Division today announced several appointments in connection with its reorganization. Bob Weller, group president & chief executive officer, announced the appointment of Mark Young as group vice president, hotel services, to provide operational support to franchisees of the company’s Super 8®, Wingate Inn®, AmeriHost Inn®, Knights … Read more

Suburban Lodges Reports Fourth Quarter Operating Results

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 28, 2002–Suburban Lodges of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:SLAM), owner/franchisor of the Suburban Lodge and GuestHouse International hotel brands and operator of sixty-five Company-owned Suburban Lodge hotels, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2001. Total revenue for the fourth quarter was $17.1 million, a decline of approximately nine percent in … Read more

Delamar Earns Membership In Small Luxury Hotels Of The World, Exclusive Global Consortium

DALLAS, March 7, 2002 – Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), has expanded its North American member portfolio with the addition of the DELAMAR Greenwich Harbor, Greenwich, Connecticut. The DELAMAR Greenwich Harbor offers 83 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, with European bedding and the latest in technology including DVD and CD players in every … Read more

MeriStar Hospitality Corporation and MeriStar Hotels & Resorts Elect J. Taylor Crandall to Boards of Directors

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 16, 2002–MeriStar Hospitality Corporation (NYSE: MHX), the nation's third largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), and MeriStar Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: MMH), the nation's largest independent hotel management company, today announced that the companies have elected J. Taylor Crandall to their respective boards of directors. Crandall will replace departing board member Daniel … Read more

Suburban Lodges Reports AWR, Occupancy and RevPAR for December 2001

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 11, 2002–Suburban Lodges of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLAM), owner/franchisor of the Suburban Lodge and GuestHouse International hotel brands and operator of 65 Company-owned Suburban Lodge hotels, today announced that weekly revenue per available room (RevPAR) at its owned properties was $123.24 in December 2001, a 10% decline from weekly RevPAR of $137.09 in … Read more

Ramada International and Jarvis Hotels Sign Major Franchise Agreement

LONDON, June 12 /PRNewswire/ — Ramada International Hotels & Resorts, a division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR), announced today that it has reached an agreement with Jarvis Hotels PLC that will result in a franchise agreement encompassing approximately 55 hotels and 6,100 rooms. The agreement marks the return of the Ramada International brand to … Read more

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh Opens May 15, 2002

TORONTO, March 25 Two luxury hotels. Two unique experiences. One fascinating country. The 200-room Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh will open May 15, 2002. Located at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, overlooking the Red Sea, Four Seasons first resort in the Middle East is an ideal second stop for visitors traveling to … Read more

MARRIOTT, VISA OFFER DOUBLE POINTS

SINGAPORE – The Marriott international hotel group and Visa have announced they will offer double points and double night credit toward special elite status and benefits for Visa cardholders and Marriott Rewards members until March 31, 2002. Starting with a second hotel stay paid for with a Visa card, Marriott Rewards members will earn double … Read more

Hilton International Partners With TeleMatrix

Hilton International Renews Exclusive Endorsement of TeleMatrix Phones at 77 Hotels in U.K. & Ireland Subsidiary of Hilton Group PLC endorses TeleMatrix as a preferred phone supplier at 380 hotels in 70 countries, including 154 Scandic Hotels acquired in Northern Europe COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Nov. 15, 2001 — TeleMatrix Inc., a leading worldwide provider … Read more

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