Mandalay Resort Group's Online Room Reservations Soar 25%

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2002–Mandalay Resort Group (NYSE:MBG), a leading owner and operator of world-class entertainment destinations, said room reservations made directly over its Web sites grew by more than 25% in the first half of fiscal year 2003. A review of e-commerce at Mandalay Resort Group — identified last year by Internet Week as … Read more

Ian Schrager Hotels Launches Website

Special Features to Include User-Friendly Customized Booking And Insiders' Guide NEW YORK, July 18 /PRNewswire/ — Responding to frequent requests from hotel guests for an Internet presence, Ian Schrager is launching the website this summer, on August 5th, with the expected attention to design and total functionality. Purposefully avoiding the hype surrounding the initial … Read more

Choice Hotels Names Vice President, E-Commerce

SILVER SPRING, Md. (February 13, 2002) – Choice Hotels International, Inc., (NYSE:CHH) today announced the appointment of Mary Beth Knight as vice president, e-commerce, effective February 25. In her new role, she will be responsible for the company’s global e-commerce strategies, applications, implementations and distributions. She joins Choice from Best Western International, where she served … Read more

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Celebrates 10 Consecutive Years of Mobil Four-Star Award Excellence

LA JOLLA, Calif Feb. 19, 2002–The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in Southern California is proud to announce that they have received the prestigious Mobil Four-Star Award for the 10th consecutive year. The Four-Star rating will be indicated with the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines' listing in the 2002 Mobil Travel Guide — a series … Read more

Alaska Airlines Welcomes Delta Hotels as Newest Mileage Plan Partner

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 5, 2002–Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can now earn frequent flyer miles as they sleep at Canada's largest first-class hotel group. A new frequent flyer partnership with Delta Hotels allows Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members to earn 500 miles for each qualifying stay. To celebrate the new partnership, members can earn Double Mileage … Read more

Choice Launches Trip Miles Promotion Today

Today Choice launched its triple airline miles promotion where members of American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks and US Airways Dividend Miles will receive triple miles when staying at any Choice brand hotel in the United States and the Caribbean. Throughout the promotion, which ends April 30, guests at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, … Read more

RFS Announces Corrected 2001 Dividend Allocation

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 10, 2002–RFS Hotel Investors (NYSE: RFS), a hotel real estate investment trust with a portfolio of 58 hotels, announced today that the company's characterization of 2001 dividends on its common shares for income tax reporting purposes has been corrected as follows: Paid Dividends Ordinary Return of Dates Per share Income Capital — … Read more

Lodgian Responds to Edgecliff's December 10th Proposal, Prepared to Negotiate a Definitive Agreement

ATLANTA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Lodgian, Inc. (NYSE: LOD) reported that its Board of Directors met today to consider Edgecliff Holding's offer to acquire all outstanding shares of the Company for $4.75, subject to certain terms and conditions. Today's letter, from Chairman Joseph C. Calabro, is as follows: Dear Mr. Yung: Our board of directors … Read more

Hampton® Announces Hotel Conversion of the Year

MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 21, 2002 – Hampton®, the national brand of mid-priced Hampton Inn* and Hampton Inn & Suites* hotels, has recognized the 137-room Hampton Inn & Suites-Buffalo-Downtown hotel, owned by Buffalo Lodging Associates, LLC., as the brand's national recipient of the Conversion of the Year Award. The company received the award during the Hilton … Read more

John Q. Hammons Hotels, L.P. Announces Cash Tender Offer for First Mortgage Notes

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 22, 2002–John Q. Hammons Hotels, L.P. today announced its cash tender offers to purchase its outstanding 8-7/8% First Mortgage Notes due 2004 and 9-3/4% First Mortgage Notes due 2005. The Company is also soliciting waivers of the indentures and collateral documents governing the Notes to permit a proposed refinancing. The tender offer … Read more