Hotel industry pioneer John Q. Hammons today unveiled plans to construct a European-style luxury hotel in Rogers, Ark.

November 14, 2000 — (Business Wire) — Construction of the Hotel Charlevoix, a Marriott Renaissance Resort, will begin in Spring 2001, and will open in Fall of 2002. The hotel will be owned by Mr. Hammons personally and managed by John Q. Hammons Hotels, Inc. (Amex: JQH). The 10-story property will feature 250 rooms and … Read moreHotel industry pioneer John Q. Hammons today unveiled plans to construct a European-style luxury hotel in Rogers, Ark.

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

Raffles International Selects Pegasus Solutions to Process Travel Agency Commissions Worldwide

Agreement Includes Raffles Multi-tier Brands Raffles, Swissotel and Merchant Court Hotels DALLAS/SINGAPORE (June 27, 2002) – Pegasus Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGS) announced that Singapore-based Raffles International Hotels & Resorts (RIL) (www.raffles.com) selected Pegasus Commission Processing to manage its hotel commission payments to travel agents worldwide. Raffles multi-tiered brands Raffles, Swissotel and Merchant Court Hotel are … Read moreRaffles International Selects Pegasus Solutions to Process Travel Agency Commissions Worldwide

MeriStar Hospitality Corporation Completes Sale of $200 Million Senior Notes

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 7, 2002–MeriStar Hospitality Corporation (NYSE:MHX), the nation's third largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that it had completed the sale of $200 million senior, unsecured notes. The 9.125 percent senior notes are an add-on to the company's existing $200 million in senior notes due in January 2011. The proceeds of … Read moreMeriStar Hospitality Corporation Completes Sale of $200 Million Senior Notes

PREFERRED HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE SELECTS THE GETTYS GROUP AS EXCLUSIVE DESIGN AND PROCUREMENT PARTNER

CHICAGO, Illinois, November 9, 2001— In a move to further the competitive advantage of its 120 independent luxury hotels, Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has named The Gettys Group as its exclusive provider of design and procurement services. The agreement is effective immediately. “Known for their award-winning innovation, flexibility and efficiency, Gettys is uniquely qualified … Read morePREFERRED HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE SELECTS THE GETTYS GROUP AS EXCLUSIVE DESIGN AND PROCUREMENT PARTNER

Cendant’s Hotel Group Names Head of International Services

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 7, 2002) – Cendant Corporation’s hotel group today announced the appointment of Rajiv Bhatia as vice president, international services, responsible for overseas franchise sales and support efforts. Based in Parsippany, he also will serve as liaison with the division’s Asian-American franchisees in the United States. Bhatia was promoted to his current position … Read moreCendant’s Hotel Group Names Head of International Services

REPORT: Total Development Pipeline Down 6.4% for 3Q '01 Poor Business Conditions, Toughened Financing Prevail

The Total Development Pipeline, hotels Under Construction, In Permitting (scheduled to start within the next 12 months) and in Early Planning declined by 23,859 rooms from 2Q to the end of 3Q '01 or 6.4%, Lodging Econometrics (LE) announced in its third quarter report on the industry. Full Report – click here

Park Hyatt Hotels and American Express Give Travelers $50 Gift Cheques in Hyatt's Hometown Getaways Promotion

As the holidays approach, Park Hyatt Hotels and American Express are encouraging people to take a break and reconnect with family, friends and loved ones with the Hyatt's Hometown Getaways program. In addition to special rates from November through January, Park Hyatt Hotels are offering qualified weekend guests a $50 American Express Gift Cheque to … Read morePark Hyatt Hotels and American Express Give Travelers $50 Gift Cheques in Hyatt's Hometown Getaways Promotion