Concierge at Le Royal Meridien Bahrain Gains Top Qualification

(Bahrain, September 2002): Le Royal Meridien Bahrain’s ongoing investment into staff development at the luxury resort continues to reap rewards. Mr Ali Ahmadi, a concierge at the hotel, was recently awarded the Golden Keys award for excellence in his examinations for the title of Chief Concierge from the Union Internationale Des Concierges D’Hotels. Not only … Read more

Wyndham International's Golden Door Spas Considered \'\'World's Best'' by Readers of Travel + Leisure

The Boulders and the Wyndham Peaks Also Earn Top Hotel Accolades for 2002 on T&L's Top 100 List Three Wyndham International (NYSE:WYN) Golden Door Spas and two resort properties have been honored among the top hotels and spas in the continental U.S. and Canada by discriminating readers of Travel + Leisure. The magazine's August 2002 … Read more

Viva Maya Receives Prestigious ‘Rci Gold Crown Resort’ Award For Fifth Straight Year

PLAYACAR, Mexico (June 21, 2002) – Viva Maya, located in Playacar, in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, has been honored with Resort Condominiums International “RCI Gold Crown Resort” award, RCI’s top quality honor for its affiliates, for the fifth consecutive year. As an affiliate of RCI, Viva Maya received this award for its high levels of … Read more

Hotelier Achievement Awards

Hong Kong PolyU launches The Triple A's – laurels of the hospitality industry The School of Hotel and Tourism Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the leading trade magazine, HOTEL Asia Pacific, together have launched the Annual Achiever Awards (The Triple A's) to accolade distinguished personnel in the hospitality industry in Asia … Read more

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 more

Butlers at the ready at Le Royal Meridien Bahrain

(Dubai, July 2002): In support of Le Royal Meridien Bahrain’s commitment to the highest level of service, the Kingdom’s only beach resort has introduced 12 traditional-style gentlemen butlers. The scheme, which has seen the men undergo intensive training throughout the last two months, is the first of its kind in the Kingdom, and is operating … Read more

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 more

HFTP's Bottomline Magazine Wins Prestigious Award

Austin, Texas; May 15, 2003 * Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) announced today that The Bottomline magazine has won an award for best “Feature Series” in the Midwest region in the American Society of Business Publication Editors' 25th Awards of Excellence.