HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® Mid-America Designed To Help Planners & Exhibitors During Uncertain Times

WASHINGTON, DC (March 14, 2002) – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) second annual Affordable Meetings® Mid-America show, taking place April 17 – 18, 2002, at Chicago’s Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, will deliver a dynamic program of “need-to-know” educational seminars relating to cost-effective meeting planning. Qualified meeting planners from across the country can … Read more

CSM Announces Opening of SpringHill Suites Hotel by Marriott in St. Louis Park, Minn.

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 20 /PRNewswire/ — CSM Lodging, L.L.C., an affiliate of CSM Corporation in St. Paul, Minn., opened their 30th Hotel — a new 127-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott in St. Louis Park, Minn. Conveniently located at I-394 and Park Place Exit adjacent to CSM's TownePlace Suites hotel, the hotel is close to … Read more

Vail Resorts to Expand Its Portfolio of Premier North American Ski Resorts With Acquisition of Heavenly Ski Resort

VAIL, Colo., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) announced that it has entered into a contract today to acquire Heavenly Ski Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada from American Skiing Company. The acquisition of Heavenly, in addition to bringing greater diversification to its winter resort business, enables Vail Resorts … Read more

Second Hotel in Ireland To Join Conrad Hotels Portfolio

BRUSSELS, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 1, 2002–One of Ireland's premier golf and sporting estates today became the 14th hotel to join the international luxury portfolio of Conrad hotels — the Mount Juliet(R) Conrad(R), located in southeast Ireland just 75 miles from Dublin in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. The management agreement signed last month between Conrad Hotels and Mount … Read more

Best Western's International Board Approves Inaugural Global Business Plan

PHOENIX, Nov. 15, 2001- The International Board of Best Western International met recently in San Diego, Calif. and adopted the association's first-ever global business plan. The plan centers around key initiatives in quality assurance, e-commerce and loyalty marketing to uniquely capitalize on the brand's dominance as the world's largest hotel chain. This is a milestone … Read more

Extended Stay America, Inc. Opens Hotel in Carlsbad, California

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE: ESA) has opened a three-story Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios hotel located at 1050 Grand Avenue, Carlsbad, California. The 106 room hotel is the Company's first property in Carlsbad, its 53rd property in the state and its 451st property overall. According to Chief Executive Officer George D. Johnson, Jr., The extended-stay … Read more

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Announces Six New Members

preferred hotels® & resorts worldwide extends global presence by adding properties from MEXICO, UK and south america to portfolio The Lanesborough Returns to the World's Finest and Most Exclusive Hotel Collection Chicago, Illinois, October, 2002 – Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Worldwide, a prestigious brand of more than 120 distinctive luxury hotels and resorts has expanded … Read more

Quality Inn Oceanfront Resort Opens In Pompano Beach, Fla.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2002) – The 95-room Quality Inn Oceanfront Resort, located at 1208 N. Ocean Blvd. (A1A) here, is now open. The Quality Inn Oceanfront Resort, formerly operated as the Ocean Point Resort, recently completed a $100,000 renovation, updating the lobby and rest rooms with a marble floor, vinyl wallcovering and new … Read more

FelCor Announces New Condo Development in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

FelCor Announces New Condo Development in Myrtle Beach, S.C. 251-Unit, Luxury Ocean Front Condominium Tower Located at Kingston Plantation On Famous Grand Strand IRVING, Texas, Aug. 22 FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE:FCH), one of the nation's largest hotel real estate investment trusts (REITs), today announced the development of the 251-unit Margate Tower Condominiums in Myrtle … Read more