Knights Inn Brand Backs Driver Mike Bliss in NASCAR Truck Series

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 16, 2002) – The 2002 NASCAR racing season has sparked the marketing efforts of Knights Franchise Systems Inc., which announced its season-long sponsorship of the #16 Chevy entry with Xpress Motorsports and driver Mike Bliss in the 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. Under the terms of the sponsorship, Knights Inn logos will … Read moreKnights Inn Brand Backs Driver Mike Bliss in NASCAR Truck Series

Park Place Issues Statement on Tentative Labor Agreement

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 23, 2002–Park Place Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:PPE) today issued the following statement on its tentative labor agreement with Local 226 of the Culinary Union: Park Place Entertainment Corporation and Local 226 of the Culinary Union today at about 4 a.m. PDT reached a tentative agreement on a new Las Vegas labor contract. Park … Read morePark Place Issues Statement on Tentative Labor Agreement

Middle East Targeted For Expansion by International Hotel Chains

May 14, 2001 – HVS International A number of European-based hotel companies, in their efforts to become increasingly global, used the annual Arab Travel Market in Dubai to announce plans for expansion in the Middle East. Hilton plans to open five new hotels in 2001, bringing its total to 29 managed hotels in the region. … Read moreMiddle East Targeted For Expansion by International Hotel Chains

The Arden Group, Gemstone Resorts International Form Joint Venture to Acquire, Asset Manage and Operate Hotels

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., PARK CITY, Utah, January 21, 2002—The Arden Group, a major real estate investment company headquartered in Philadelphia, and Gemstone Resorts, a resort and unique hotel management company, today announced the formation of a joint venture to acquire, asset manage and operate four- and five-star hotels and resorts in the U.S., Hawaii, Mexico and … Read moreThe Arden Group, Gemstone Resorts International Form Joint Venture to Acquire, Asset Manage and Operate Hotels

Hilton Hotels Corporation Honors Top Developers at Focused-Service Brand Conference

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 31, 2002–Hilton Hotels Corporation announced its top developers during its Focused-Service Brand Conference for Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R) and Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton held in New Orleans, January 21-23, 2002. The conference of owners, operators and Hilton's corporate team members represented the first joint meeting of … Read moreHilton Hotels Corporation Honors Top Developers at Focused-Service Brand Conference

Hotel With a Heart – A Unique Way HTH Corp. has Cared for Its Employees Since 9/11

HONOLULU, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ — HTH Corporation, a company that operates Pacific Beach Hotel in Waikiki Beach, Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu and King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, created a general store, a unique way to care for its employees who lost hours of employment since 9/11. Corine Hayashi, the … Read moreHotel With a Heart – A Unique Way HTH Corp. has Cared for Its Employees Since 9/11

ResortQuest International Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-ended 2001 Financial Results

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 19, 2002– – Fourth Quarter Revenues Ahead of Previous Guidance – – Booking Trends Continue To Improve – ResortQuest International, Inc. (NYSE:RZT), the world's largest vacation rental property management company, today announced revenues and earnings, in line with previous guidance, for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2001. Consistent with the … Read moreResortQuest International Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-ended 2001 Financial Results

Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi Opens March 1, 2002

March 1, 2002 — The Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels and Resorts' newest venture in the Middle East, opened its doors to the public at 11:00 AM today as part of its soft opening launch. Standing on Khalifa Street, the Hotel offers some of the most breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, while being … Read moreMillennium Hotel Abu Dhabi Opens March 1, 2002

Cendant Moves to Direct Hotel Franchising in the United Kingdom and Europe

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (July 5, 2001) – Cendant Corporation has announced it has reacquired the right to directly franchise the Days Inn® and Howard Johnson® hotel brands in the United Kingdom and much of Western Europe and that it plans to grow those brands aggressively. Previously, those rights had been held by a master franchise that … Read moreCendant Moves to Direct Hotel Franchising in the United Kingdom and Europe

Europe’s Hotel Investment Markets Alive and Well

London, 14th January 2002 — Europe’s hotel investment markets saw a flurry of investment activity in the last part of 2001. December saw investment volumes of €344.3 million, a 37% rise over the same month in 2000 – itself a record year. Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels closed four deals in the month of December. “The … Read moreEurope’s Hotel Investment Markets Alive and Well