Bass and Marriott Compete to Buy Forte Hotels

January 24, 2001 – HVS International As the Granada hotel auction approaches its third and final round next week, Bass and Marriott have emerged as the two hot favourites in pursuit of the prized Forte Hotel Group. Granada has stated that its preference is to dispose of the hotel portfolio in one piece; as a … Read more

Island Outpost Appointments at Compass Point; New General Manager and Executive Chef Announced

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 15, 2002–Island Outpost has appointed a new management team at the colorful Compass Point Beach Club, located in the Bahamas, on the coast of Nassau. Aldwyn Hogg and Stephen Bastian have been brought on in the roles of General Manager and Executive Chef, respectively. Mr. Hogg joins Compass Point after extensive … Read more

ILX Resorts Hires Executive Vice President of Marketing

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 22, 2002–ILX Resorts Incorporated (AMEX: ILX), a leading developer, operator and marketer of upscale vacation ownership resorts in the Western United States, announced the hiring of Thomas F. Dunlap as Executive Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining ILX, Tom served at Director of Vacation Ownership at London Bridge Resort in Arizona where … Read more

Michael Fiorentino Appointed Regional Director Of Sales And Marketing, Northeast For Inter-Continental And Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts

NEW YORK – September 5, 2002 – Mike Fiorentino has been named Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Inter-Continental and Crowne Plaza Hotels in the company’s Northeast region. Prior to this appointment, Fiorentino was the New York-based National Director of Sales for the hotel’s parent company, Six Continents Hotels. He will be based at … Read more

La Quinta(R) Adds New Vice President to Head Sales Team

DALLAS, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — La Quinta(R) Corporation (NYSE:LQI) announces the addition of Feliz Jarvis to lead its national sales efforts as vice president of sales. In her new position, Ms. Jarvis will be responsible for increasing system- wide revenues and managing three regional sales teams. Ms. Jarvis will report to Francis W. Butch Cash, … Read more

Sloman Named Executive Vice President at Meyer Jabara Hotels

DANBURY, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 5, 2002–Veteran hotel executive Simon C. Sloman has been named executive vice president of Meyer Jabara Hotels. In the newly created post, Sloman will oversee all aspects of hotel operations for the company's portfolio of 25 full-service and mid-scale properties. He has overall responsibility for hotel operation, strategic planning, marketing and sales. … Read more

AmeriSuites Introduces Sweepstakes at Its Hotels Across U.S.

FAIRFIELD, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ — AmeriSuites(R) hotels has launched its AmeriSuites Trans-Am Racing Team Sweepstakes to celebrate the fourth year of the hotel chain's sponsorship of the American Spirit Racing team in the Trans-Am series. AmeriSuites is the Preferred Hotel of the Trans-Am Series and sponsors the AmeriSuites Jaguar #12 driven by Michael Lewis. … Read more

Maintain a 'Perfect Fit' With Wingate Inn(R) Hotels; Summer Sweepstakes to Award Exercise Equipment to Winning Guests

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 4 Wingate Inn hotels and True Fitness, a leading manufacturer of fitness equipment, have launched a summer promotion called Perfect Fit Sweepstakes featuring exercise equipment prizes. The hotel chain is simultaneously offering discounted rates from $69 to $149. Every guest who stays at a Wingate Inn hotel through Sept. 3 automatically will … Read more