Wyndham Extends Its ByRequest Program to Luxury Properties, Taking Personalized Service to a New Level

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 26, 2002– Wyndham Luxury Resort Guests Receive the Benefits of a Personalized Guest Room, Free Long Distance Phone Calls and More As part of its ongoing effort to enhance the hotel guest experience, Wyndham International (NYSE:WYN) recently expanded its one-of-a-kind guest recognition program, Wyndham ByRequest(SM), to include six Wyndham Luxury Resorts. Now, when … Read more Wyndham Extends Its ByRequest Program to Luxury Properties, Taking Personalized Service to a New Level

Homewood Suites By Hilton Announces Two Grand Openings And Two Ground Breakings In August 2002

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2002¡XHomewood Suites„¥ by Hilton, the national brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced that it opened two hotels and broke ground on two additional properties during August of 2002. The two newly opened hotels add 178 suites to the Homewood Suites by Hilton portfolio, bringing its grand total to more … Read more Homewood Suites By Hilton Announces Two Grand Openings And Two Ground Breakings In August 2002

Newest Hilton Garden Inn Opens Its Doors in Napa, California

Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 80-room Hilton Garden Inn(R) Napa in Napa, California. Presidio Hotel Group, LLC, owns and operates the newly constructed Hilton Garden Inn Napa, under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., the franchise subsidiary of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. Hilton Garden Inn hotels are uniquely … Read more Newest Hilton Garden Inn Opens Its Doors in Napa, California

Red Roof Inn Opens First Franchised Property in Vermont

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 23, 2002– Completely renovated hotel offers free continental breakfast and great amenities at affordable rates Red Roof Inns, now in its 30th year, announces the opening of a 101-room Red Roof Inn located at 401 U.S. Highway 7 South, three miles south of downtown Rutland, at the foothills of Killington Ski Mountain. The … Read more Red Roof Inn Opens First Franchised Property in Vermont

Groundbreaking Held For $65 Million 285-Luxury Room Loews New Orleans Hotel

NEW YORK (August 2002) — Continuing the largest expansion in the company’s 56-year history, Loews Hotels hosted groundbreaking ceremonies on July 16 for the new $65 million, 285-room luxury Loews New Orleans Hotel. This latest property will be the national brand’s sixth new hotel in as many years when it opens in the fall of … Read more Groundbreaking Held For $65 Million 285-Luxury Room Loews New Orleans Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn Palm Springs/Rancho Mirage Now Open in Southern California

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif May 30, 2002 Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 120-room Hilton Garden Inn(R) Palm Springs/Rancho Mirage in Rancho Mirage, California, representing another addition to the brand's growing collection of more than 135 Hilton Garden Inn hotels across North America. VIP Industries, LLC owns and manages the newly constructed Hilton … Read more Hilton Garden Inn Palm Springs/Rancho Mirage Now Open in Southern California

Go Racing with Knights Inn® Brand During Summer Rev It Up Promotion

Winner Scores Trip to NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Race in Miami PARSIPPANY, N.J. (June 5, 2002) – Knights Inn hotels today announced a summer sweepstakes called Rev It Up featuring a grand-prize trip for two to a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race in Miami this fall. Guests who book reservations through the Knights Inn toll-free … Read more Go Racing with Knights Inn® Brand During Summer Rev It Up Promotion

Wellesley Inn & Suites Opens in Vance, AL

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Prime Hospitality Corp. (R) (NYSE:PDQ) announced today the opening of its 74th Wellesley Inns & Suites hotel, the Vance/Tuscaloosa Wellesley Inn & Suites in Vance, AL. The hotel was converted from a Hawthorn Suites and represents the seventh hotel conversion to the Wellesley chain in the past year. It … Read more Wellesley Inn & Suites Opens in Vance, AL

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Palm Cove, Sold in Australia

Brisbane, Australia, June 21, 2002 – Contracts have been exchanged for the sale of the 189 room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Palm Cove, Queensland. The hotel was sold for A$16 million (US$9.2 million) in a deal brokered by Mike Batchelor, Executive Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels in Brisbane. Sold with vacant possession, the … Read more Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Palm Cove, Sold in Australia

Fort Lauderdale's Newest Luxury Hotel Is Also Its Oldest

The historic Riverside Hotel unveils $25 million expansion and renovation June 2002 (Newstream) — The charm and elegance of old Fort Lauderdale meld seamlessly with the style of sophistication of downtown's trendy Las Olas Boulevard at the newly expanded and renovated Riverside Hotel. With the grand opening today of its new 12-story Executive Tower, one … Read more Fort Lauderdale's Newest Luxury Hotel Is Also Its Oldest