ALIS Recognizes 2002 Outstanding Hotel Business Deals

Washington, Feb. 11, 2003 – Winners of the Transaction of the Year 2002 awards were announced recently during the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), Jan. 27-29, 2003, at the Century Plaza Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles, Calif. Co-hosted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association and the Burba Hotel Network, the ALIS awards were presented to companies with outstanding performance in three categories.

2002 IH/M&RS Chefs' Championships Accepting Entries

WHITE PLAINS, NY, July 26, 2002¡K Applications are now available for the IH/M&RS Chefs¡¦ Championships, offering chefs across the country the opportunity to compete with their colleagues in live culinary competitions for cash prizes and American Culinary Federation (ACF) certification points. Applications for the 7th annual IH/M&RS Chefs¡¦ Championships will be accepted through September 27, … Read more2002 IH/M&RS Chefs' Championships Accepting Entries

Winners Announced For The IH&RA Environmental Award 2002

HOTELIERS IN SWEDEN AND INDIA LAUDED FOR COMMITMENT TO ENERGY AND AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT Paris, 21 October 2002 – The International Hotel & Restaurant Association (IH&RA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2002 IH&RA Annual Environmental Award, sponsored by American Express and themed Energy and Indoor Air Quality in Hotels and Restaurants. The … Read moreWinners Announced For The IH&RA Environmental Award 2002

The 10th Annual Hospitality Design Expo in Las Vegas, Honored Industry Leaders

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 6, 2002–A record-breaking 900 exhibitors occupied more than 200,000 square feet of exhibition space at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, May 2 – 4, for the 10th annual HD Expo. With approximately 6,000 attendees including top designers and industry buyers from around the world, the show welcomed record numbers to … Read moreThe 10th Annual Hospitality Design Expo in Las Vegas, Honored Industry Leaders

Candlewood Suites Offers Grandparents a Free Night on Independence Day And Other Holidays

WICHITA, Kan., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Grandparents can celebrate their independence with a free night's stay at Candlewood Suites on July 4. Candlewood Suites' Grandparents Stay Free program offers grandparents a free night on Independence Day when they pay for a night's lodging at Candlewood Suites the day before or after. Qualification is easy: Guests … Read moreCandlewood Suites Offers Grandparents a Free Night on Independence Day And Other Holidays

Hospitality Education Award Won By Tampa’s Wilfried Iskat, CHA, FMP

TALLAHASSEE—During the Florida Hotel & Motel Association’s (FH&MA) 90th Anniversary Celebration on Wednesday evening, Dr. Wilfried Iskat, CHA, FMP, Dean of the Hospitality Program at Schiller International University, was presented with Florida’s 2002 Paul Brown Award for Distinguished Service to Hospitality Education. Named for the late St. Petersburg hotelier who founded the FH&MA Educational Trust … Read moreHospitality Education Award Won By Tampa’s Wilfried Iskat, CHA, FMP

Choice Hotels Receives Workplace Excellence Award

SILVER SPRING, Md. (Feb. 13, 2003) — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) – franchisor of the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn hotel brand names has received a Workplace Excellence Award and “Excellent Place to Work” designation from the Maryland Work-Life Alliance, a private, public, nonprofit coalition that focuses on work-life benefits and practices.

Finalists Announced For 2002 Annual Gold Key Awards

WHITE PLAINS, NY, July 31, 2002¡K Twenty design firms, representing an international selection of lodging and restaurant properties, have been named finalists for the 22nd Annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. Recognizing excellence in seven design categories, the Gold Key Finalists were chosen from 180 entries. The 2002 Gold Key Finalists are: … Read moreFinalists Announced For 2002 Annual Gold Key Awards

Starwood Chairman and CEO Barry S. Sternlicht Presented With the 'Innovator Award' At the 13th Annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia-Pacific

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct 22, 2002 The 13th Annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia-Pacific (HICAP) held in Hong Kong last week named Barry S. Sternlicht, Chairman and CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) as the recipient of its Innovator Award. Voting for this prestigious recognition is done by a panel of high-level industry … Read moreStarwood Chairman and CEO Barry S. Sternlicht Presented With the 'Innovator Award' At the 13th Annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia-Pacific