Hilton and Doubletree Dive Into Fourth of July Weekend With Poolside Family Movie Screenings

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 27, 2002–On Saturday, July 6, nearly 70 Hilton(R) and Doubletree(R) hotels in the United States and the Caribbean (July 29 in Canada) will participate in a special Summer Dive-In Movie Celebration to commemorate the 10th birthday of the Vacation Station(R) family travel program. Taking over where the more traditional drive-in leaves … Read more

Rihga Royal – New York Hotel Launches New Bowflex(R) Health & Fitness Suites Luxury Hotel Creates Series of Custom-Designed Suites to Meet Needs of Fitness-Minded Guests

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ — The Rihga Royal – New York, an all-suite luxury hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan, has created a series of 15 suites designed for the fitness-minded traveler. The Bowflex(R) Health & Fitness Suites debut on July 24. They provide guests with a full complement of workout equipment, whose … Read more

Finally Water Saving Showerheads That Guests Like So Much They Order The Product For Their Homes

Upland, Calif.—(July10, 2002) For years, federal statutes and state and local municipalities have mandated that hotels install low-flow showerheads to conserve water and gas consumption. Millions of guestrooms across the globe have installed low-flow 2.5 gallon per minute (gpm), 2.0 gpm and even 1.5 gpm showerheads, saving significant dollars — unfortunately often at the expense … Read more

Statement From Peter Schall, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Regarding Kalia Tower at Hilton Hawaiian Village

July 24, 2002–In the normal course of cleaning, the presence of mold has been discovered in guestrooms in the Kalia Tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Since our first and most important priority and responsibility is for the safety and comfort of our guests and employees, we have taken the following steps: — All guestrooms … Read more

New Hotel Alternative Launches In Hawaii

Former Amanresorts executive, Debbie (Kelliher) Morris and her husband, Toby Morris, have launched Elegant Hideaways. This new company is offering private residences and resort villas as alternatives to hotel accommodations throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. The company was established in Hawaii as a provider of sales and marketing for owners of private residences and … Read more

Electric Fog Free Shower Mirror Receives Patent

ST. PAUL, MN, NewHome Bath and Mirror, Inc. today announced the receipt of the patent for its highly popular Shower ClearMirror™. The patent covers any electrical mirror-defogging system that is to be used in shower and sauna surround applications. The announcement was made by Reid Sellgren, Vice President of NewHome Bath and Mirror, Inc. and … Read more

Creating a Breakfast Habit

Breakfast is the one daypart that relies on its customers being creatures of habit. How are chains with successful breakfast programs bringing people into stores during morning hours?