Choice Hotels Issues Brand Operating Performance Statistics for Fourth Quarter & Year-End 2001

SILVER SPRING, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 21, 2002–Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) today issued additional statistical reporting on brand operating performance related to its fourth quarter and year-end 2001 results. The supplemental operating information by brand for the company's domestic hotel system is listed below. Choice Hotels International is the second-largest hotel franchisor in the world with … Read moreChoice Hotels Issues Brand Operating Performance Statistics for Fourth Quarter & Year-End 2001

MeriStar Hotels & Resorts Signs Contract to Manage Hilton Garden Inn in Suburban Chicago/Evanston

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 5, 2001—MeriStar Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: MMH), the nation’s largest independent management company, today announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Winston Hotels, Inc., to manage a newly constructed 178-room Hilton Garden Inn in Evanston, Ill., north of Chicago. Winston Hotels is a publicly traded hotel real estate investment trust … Read moreMeriStar Hotels & Resorts Signs Contract to Manage Hilton Garden Inn in Suburban Chicago/Evanston

2002 IHIF Sustainable Tourism Pioneer Award Honors CHA's 40 Years Of Leadership, Cast's Green Practices

Prestigious International Tourism Award Given for Safeguarding and Implementing Environmentally Healthy Policies. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (April, 2002) — Green Globe 21 and the International Hotels Environment Initiative (IHEI) have honored the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and its environmental arm, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST), with the IHIF Sustainable Tourism Pioneer Award 2002 … Read more2002 IHIF Sustainable Tourism Pioneer Award Honors CHA's 40 Years Of Leadership, Cast's Green Practices

Mandalay Resort Group Websites Honored With Three Awards; WebAwards Cite Superior Customer Experience At Resort/Casino Sites

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 8, 2002–The websites of three Mandalay Resort Group (NYSE:MBG) entertainment destinations — Circus Circus and Luxor in Las Vegas and Gold Strike in Tunica, Miss. — have been honored for their creative innovation, efficiency and ease of use by the Web Marketing Association in the Hotel and Lodging Category. The sixth annual … Read moreMandalay Resort Group Websites Honored With Three Awards; WebAwards Cite Superior Customer Experience At Resort/Casino Sites

Larkspur Hospitality Company Chairman Finds Hotel Values Remaining High Even In Current Environment

LARKSPUR HOSPITALITY COMPANY CHAIRMAN FINDS HOTEL VALUES REMAINING HIGH EVEN IN CURRENT ENVIRONMENT: Expertise in the hotel category or market seen as key to successful acquisitions or management agreements The current operating environment means challenging days and dismal results for many hotels, but Larkspur Hospitality Company's Chairman and CEO Karl Hoagland, who is looking to … Read moreLarkspur Hospitality Company Chairman Finds Hotel Values Remaining High Even In Current Environment

LaSalle Hotel Properties Announces Public Offering of $87.0 Million 10-1/4% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

BETHESDA, Md., Mar. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) today announced the public offering of $87.0 million Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (Preferred Shares), with a fixed distribution rate of 10.25% per year. The offering is expected to close on March 6, 2002. The Preferred Shares will be redeemable at a price … Read moreLaSalle Hotel Properties Announces Public Offering of $87.0 Million 10-1/4% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

The Saint Paul Hotel Maintains Four Star, Four Diamond Distinction

ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 4, 2002–The Saint Paul Hotel was recently awarded a Four Star rating from Mobil Travel Guide, complementing the Four Diamond rating it received from AAA last fall. The Saint Paul Hotel continues to be the only Minnesota property, which has received both distinctions, making it the state's highest rated hotel for … Read moreThe Saint Paul Hotel Maintains Four Star, Four Diamond Distinction

FEATURE: Hospitality eBusiness: The future

As the hospitality industry continues to embrace electronic forms of doing business, from the way rooms inventory is distributed to the online purchasing of goods and services, tradition-bound attitudes are changing in this sector as rapidly as the technological enhancements that mold them. The context for eBusiness in hospitality is a challenging one but the future … Read moreFEATURE: Hospitality eBusiness: The future