IH&RA Offers A Show of Spirit in New York!

IH&RA 39th Annual Congress to be held in New York November 8-11, 2002 Co-Located with the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show Paris, France August 19, 2002…The International Hotel & Restaurant Association's 39th Annual Congress will take place November 8-11, 2002, in New York City alongside the 87th Annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show (IH/M&RS) whose … Read moreIH&RA Offers A Show of Spirit in New York!

Priceline.com Introduces Enhanced Hotel Service With New Best-Price Guarantee

NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 7, 2002–Priceline.com(R) (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announced the launch of its enhanced Name Your Own Price(sm) global hotel service with a number of new features requested by customers, including priceline.com's first Best-Price Guarantee. Priceline.com's hotel re-launch will be supported by a national radio ad campaign, featuring William Shatner, which starts today. Our customers … Read morePriceline.com Introduces Enhanced Hotel Service With New Best-Price Guarantee

Accor to Trump Rivals in the Middle East with its Budget Brands

May 29, 2001 – HVS International Accor has announced plans to boost its Middle East portfolio to eight per cent of its hotel interests by 2003. In Dubai, Accor plans to open two hotels at the Convention Center at the Dubai World Trade Centre Complex. One hotel will trade as a Novotel, comprising 400 bedrooms, … Read moreAccor to Trump Rivals in the Middle East with its Budget Brands

German Funds To Become Pan-European Hotel Investors?

Frankfurt, 17th December 2001 — German institutional investors have the potential to become a truly pan-European investment force, according to a new report released by Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels. According to the research, German open and closed-ended funds currently have approximately €10.8 billion to invest into European real estate. “Given the existing average asset allocations, … Read moreGerman Funds To Become Pan-European Hotel Investors?

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Offers New Services to Meet Travelers' New Needs

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 17, 2002–The Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, a haute Hilton that's boutique in character with stunning interiors and public art, has rolled out the following services to ease the inconvenience of cancelled flights, cutbacks on in-flight meal service, and extra luggage tariffs: — $12 to go meals from the hotel's New Leaf … Read moreHilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Offers New Services to Meet Travelers' New Needs

Accor's Website #1 Hotel Site In Australia

Nielsen/Netratings show travel sites on the rise after 11 Sept 26 June 2002: The latest Nielsen/Netratings figures show that www.accorhotels.com.au is the most visited hotel website in Australia. The Accor hotels site was the fourth most visited travel website in the country, with 244,810 unique visitors for May 2002. The only sites to top this … Read moreAccor's Website #1 Hotel Site In Australia

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

New Edition of EI's Hospitality Today Textbook Keeps Pace with Changing Industry

LANSING, Mich., July 2001-The Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association has published a new edition of its best-selling introductory textbook, Hospitality Today: An Introduction. Authors Rocco M. Angelo, CHA, and Andrew N. Vladimir, CHE, have updated the fourth edition with new material, charts, exhibits, Web sites, and statistics that reflect the most … Read moreNew Edition of EI's Hospitality Today Textbook Keeps Pace with Changing Industry

Ian Schrager Hotels Files Suit to Protect SKY BAR Trade Mark

LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire/ — 8440 LLC, an affiliate of Ian Schrager Hotel Management LLC, filed suit yesterday in the United States District Court in Los Angeles to protect its well-established trademark SKYBAR. SKYBAR is a world famous and highly popular bar, party place and entertainment facility at the Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Boulevard … Read moreIan Schrager Hotels Files Suit to Protect SKY BAR Trade Mark