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 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 more

Cambridge Suites To Open In Tulsa

April opening targeted for Candlewood Hotel Company’s upscale all-suites concept; remodel of existing hotel property underway TULSA, Okla., (Feb. 14, 2002) – Cambridge Suites, an upscale all-suites hotel for business and leisure travelers on both short- and long-term stays, will open in Southeast Tulsa this spring. Currently undergoing a major remodel, the hotel is the … 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

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 more

Swissôtel Rumoured To Be Up For Sale

February 12, 2001 – HVS International The parent company SairGroup is believed to be undergoing a strategic review and is considering selling off its non-flying activities. If this is to be the case, then the Swiss-based group Mövenpick has expressed an interest in acquiring Swissôtel, the SairGroup's hotel division. According to a spokesman at Mövenpick, … Read more

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 more

Lodgian Reports 3Q Results and Updates Outlook for 2001

ATLANTA, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Lodgian, Inc., (NYSE: LOD) today reported results for its third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2001. RESULTS FOR THE THIRD QUARTER 2001 AND THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2001 Attached are the Company's consolidated balance sheets as of September 30, 2001, (unaudited) and December 31, 2000, unaudited … Read more

Style is 'Uniform' At W Hotels; Power Partnership Announced With Designer Kenneth Cole To Create All W Employee Uniforms

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 19, 2001–Marrying design and fashion, W Hotels and fashion designer Kenneth Cole, today, formed a partnership whereby the designer will outfit W associates in sophisticated urban attire that will complement W's sleek, elegant design. Cole's unique designs will be showcased at W's 16 U.S. hotels, beginning with W Chicago – Lakeshore. The … Read more

The Tides Inn Ranks Among the Top 20 U.S. Resorts According to 2003 Zagat Survey

IRVINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 18, 2002–The newly refurbished Tides Inn is one of America's Top 50 Resorts according to 8,000 travelers who participated in the recently released 2003 Zagat Survey: Top U.S. Hotels, Resorts & Spas. With an overall score of 26 (28 was the highest score), the Tides Inn placed among the top 20 resorts. … Read more