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

Extended Stay America, Inc. Opens New Hotel in San Diego

SPARTANBURG, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 1, 2002–Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE: ESA) has opened a three-story Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios hotel located at 3860 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego, California. The 107 room hotel is the Company's 2nd property in San Diego, its 52nd property in the state and its 449th property overall. According to Chief Executive … Read more

The Westin Shanghai & Westin Residences To Debut At The Bund

Shanghai, 5th July 2002…….. Making their debut at the historical Bund district on 28 September 2002, are The Westin Shanghai and Westin Residences. Ideally located within the recently opened Bund Center, one of Shanghai’s largest, most modern and comprehensively-integrated commercial and residential developments to date, the 26-storey, 301-room The Westin Shanghai will be the first, … Read more

HSMAI Calendar Of Events 2002

WASHINGTON, DC (March 13, 2002) – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) provides an extensive calendar of events highlighting educational forums as well as business-to-business venues for buyers and suppliers of hospitality, travel and tourism. “From cutting-edge educational sessions and executive think tanks featuring expert speakers, to a full program of regional meetings, … Read more

International Society of Hospitality Purchasers Elects McDonald to Board

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19, 2002–The International Society of Hospitality Purchasers (ISHP) today announced that it has elected John McDonald to its board of directors for a two-year term. He is executive director of Business Development for Provisions, a part of Carlson Hospitality Worldwide. “We are delighted to attract to our board someone of McDonald’s … Read more

Fluor Wins Contract to Build New Ritz-Carlton Resort

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Fluor Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a $125 million contract to provide general contractor services for a new Ritz-Carlton resort in the Cayman Islands. Situated in the center of exclusive Seven Mile Beach on the island of Grand Cayman, the project will include a 365-room … Read more

LanChile Announces Global Alliance With Six Continents

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 28, 2002–LanChile and Six Continents Hotels have announced a global alliance that benefits thousands of travelers. Effective immediately, members of LanChile's LanPass and Six Continents Hotels' Priority Club Rewards programs, have the opportunity earn mileage at a hotel or resort bearing one of Six Continents Hotels International lodging brands. There are more than … Read more

Adbel Zouari of Allegro Resorts Wins Lamp of Knowledge Award from EI

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2002-Abdel Zouari, CHA, vice president of operations, Allegro Resorts, Aruba, is the winner of the Lamp of Knowledge Award for Outstanding Student presented by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Zouari received the award during the 22nd annual Stars of the Industry luncheon, sponsored by Visa, on Thursday, … Read more

A New Conrad Hotel Announced in Phuket for 2004

Conrad Hotels announced today an agreement with one of its parent companies, Hilton International, and Panwaburi Company Limited (PCL) to open the new luxurious Conrad Phuket at Panwa Bay (currently operating as the Panwaburi Resort & Spa).