Delamar Earns Membership In Small Luxury Hotels Of The World, Exclusive Global Consortium

DALLAS, March 7, 2002 – Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), has expanded its North American member portfolio with the addition of the DELAMAR Greenwich Harbor, Greenwich, Connecticut. The DELAMAR Greenwich Harbor offers 83 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, with European bedding and the latest in technology including DVD and CD players in every … Read more

Six Continents Hotels Appoints Chris Ward As Vice President, Strategy

Atlanta (February 12, 2002) – Six Continents Hotels Inc., one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today that Chris Ward has been named vice president of strategy and a member of the Americas management committee. In this role, Ward will have responsibility for developing and implementing the company’s regional five-year plan. He will also … Read more

WestCoast Hospitality Corporation Announces Executive Positions

SPOKANE, Wash, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WestCoast Hospitality Corporation (NYSE: WEH) today announced three new executive positions. We are putting in place an executive team that is very deep, with a history of success in the hospitality industry, and who will lead our hotel division's growth into many new markets in the upcoming quarters and … Read more

Travel in Asia This Week

RAMADA OPENS NEW HOTEL IN SHANGHAI SHANGHAI – The Ramada hotel group has opened a new luxury four-star property in China – the 222-room Ramada Plaza Pudong – Shanghai. Located in the centre of the Jinqiao Export Processing Zone in Pudong, the hotel is 23km from Hongqiao International Airport and 13km from Pudong International Airport, … Read more

The East Coast Has a New Name in Luxury — The Mohegan Sun Hotel

UNCASVILLE, Conn., April 23 /PRNewswire/ — Mohegan Sun unveiled the final element of its $1 billion expansion, the new 34-story, 1,200-room Mohegan Sun Hotel today with a ceremony attended by Connecticut's Governor John Rowland, Mohegan tribal leadership, community and state leaders, Mohegan Sun executives and development partners. The glistening crystalline tower features more than 100,000 … 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

Protocol Study Evaluates Traveler Confidence and Air Travel Safety, Four Months After Sept. 11, 2001

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 5, 2002–Following the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks, the American population has found itself on the front line of the battle against terrorism. The issue of airline safety has become one of the most publicized areas of change. Many changes were, and are still being made by airlines, airports, and the federal government … Read more