HSMAI Presents Findings From Executive Think On Wireless Technology In Hospitality, Travel And Tourism

CHICAGO, IL (July 24, 2002) – The state of wireless technology and its impact on consumers and business systems within the hospitality and travel industry were addressed at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Executive THINK on “Global Wireless Devices: Connecting the Consumer.” The full-day forum (fourth in a series of Executive THINKs), … Read more HSMAI Presents Findings From Executive Think On Wireless Technology In Hospitality, Travel And Tourism

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun Unplugged: Introducing New PCMCI Card Amenity

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 12, 2002–For business and leisure travelers who need to remain involved in critical decisions, important net events and daily communication while out of the office, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun now provides wireless Internet access via laptop or PDA with the PCMCI card. Introduced at the resort this week, the card allows hassle-free Internet access … Read more The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun Unplugged: Introducing New PCMCI Card Amenity

Australia’s Federal Hotels & Resorts Selects OPERA Multi-Property Hotel Systems and MICROS 9700 Point-Of-Sale Solutions

Columbia, MD—June 25, 2002—MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has been selected by Federal Hotels & Resorts of Australia to provide its fully integrated OPERA Multi-Property suite of applications together with its 9700 Multi-Property Point-of-Sale system, the first to be installed worldwide. The OPERA Multi-Property suite … Read more Australia’s Federal Hotels & Resorts Selects OPERA Multi-Property Hotel Systems and MICROS 9700 Point-Of-Sale Solutions

Triple Celebration for Raffles International's Hotels

Raffles L'Ermitage Beverly Hills honoured With AAA Five-Diamond and Mobil Five-Star Awards and Restaurant Haerlin, Raffles Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Conferred With One Michelin Star SINGAPORE, March 22 — Raffles L'Ermitage Beverly Hills was accorded the distinction of being one of only six hotels in the US to have received both the prestigious American Automobile Association's … Read more Triple Celebration for Raffles International's Hotels

Best Inns & Suites Takes on an Aggressive Development Outlook for 2002

ATLANTA (Feb. 7, 2002) – Hotels throughout the country are turning to Best. In an aggressive move, the Best Inns & Suites brand is expected to increase development to grow the chain by 20 percent by mid-year. U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. (USFS), franchisor of the Best mid-priced hotel brand, has put the muscle of the … Read more Best Inns & Suites Takes on an Aggressive Development Outlook for 2002

AmeriSuites Wins the Business Travel News Award for the Second Year in a Row

AmeriSuites Wins the Business Travel News Award for the Second Year in a Row; Survey Names Hotel Chain Best Midprice Without Food and Beverage FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AmeriSuites hotel chain has been named the top hotel chain in the midprice without food and beverage category for the second straight year by Business … Read more AmeriSuites Wins the Business Travel News Award for the Second Year in a Row

Kempinski Introduces Visa International Business Travel Expense Management System

February 11th, 2002; Kempinski Hotels & Resorts announces its participation in Visa International's Enhanced Data project for business travel management involving selected Visa Corporate cardholders. The concept revolves around software written exclusively for Visa, which extracts itemized business travel hotel expenses from the Fidelio property management system. Visa Commercial Card issuers then consolidate the spend … Read more Kempinski Introduces Visa International Business Travel Expense Management System

FEATURE: Elegant behaviour

In an era when many hotels are going down the branded route one small Caribbean group has opted for individuality first, branding second. Jenny Webster finds out why… Full Report – click here This article is courtesy of Arthur Andersen. Visit the website at: http://www.hotelbenchmark.com

Four Seasons Hotels Inc. Reports Results For First Quarter 2002

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 10, 2002–Four Seasons Hotels Inc. (TSE:FSH)(NYSE:FS) today reported its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002. Net earnings decreased to $7.7 million ($0.22 basic earnings per share and $0.21 diluted earnings per share) for the three months ended March 31, 2002, as compared to $17 million ($0.49 basic earnings per share … Read more Four Seasons Hotels Inc. Reports Results For First Quarter 2002

Starwood Announces Record Third Quarter 2000 Results

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) (Starwood or the Company) is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 725 properties in 80 countries and 120,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. With internationally renowned brands, Starwood is a … Read more Starwood Announces Record Third Quarter 2000 Results