Conde Nast Traveler’s 2002 Readers’ Poll Honors Eight Golf Resorts of Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Worldwide

Preferred Member Resorts Are Tops in U.S. and Ireland CHICAGO, Illinois, May 28, 2002 – Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Worldwide, a global brand of 120 independent luxury hotels, has the distinction of having eight of its members recognized on Conde Nast Traveler’s list of “The World’s Best Golf Resorts,” as determined by the magazine’s readers. … Read moreConde Nast Traveler’s 2002 Readers’ Poll Honors Eight Golf Resorts of Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Worldwide

Hilton Atlanta Northeast Now Under Dow Hotel Company Management

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 9, 2002–The Dow Hotel Company is pleased to announce that they have taken over management of the 272-room Hilton Atlanta Northeast Hotel, effective July 1, 2002, on behalf of the hotel's ownership group. We are delighted to welcome this well-located, top-quality hotel to our company's list of assets under management. We look forward … Read moreHilton Atlanta Northeast Now Under Dow Hotel Company Management

The Tides Inn, a Chesapeake Bay Tradition, Re-opens After a Six-month Renovation Under New Managing Partners

IRVINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 24, 2002– Classic, Virginia Retreat Appeals To Families, Couples, And Small Groups The Tides Inn, a classic 480-acre property on the Chesapeake Bay, has re-opened as a Leading Small Hotel of the World after a multi-million dollar renovation by new managing partners, Sedona Resort Management (SRM). All public spaces, restaurants, bathrooms, building … Read moreThe Tides Inn, a Chesapeake Bay Tradition, Re-opens After a Six-month Renovation Under New Managing Partners

New Vintage Series Smokers' Outpost Ideal for Hotels, Restaurants and Other Upscale Settings

DESTIN, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — A new series of the Smokers' Outpost(R), the patented, original outdoor cigarette butt receptacle, has been designed to complement the architecture and decor of such designer-furnished buildings as hotels, restaurants, and office complexes. This new, upscale Vintage Series model is made of cast aluminum, and is available in verde, … Read moreNew Vintage Series Smokers' Outpost Ideal for Hotels, Restaurants and Other Upscale Settings

Marriott Ranks as Top Ten Franchise

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) announced today that Franchise Times magazine ranked Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites eighth out of the world's top 200 franchise systems. Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites is the only hotel brand to make the top ten list in the magazine's annual franchise report. In addition, … Read moreMarriott Ranks as Top Ten Franchise

Growing the La Quinta Brand

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 3, 2000–Butch Cash's belief that the guest, not the franchisee, is the lodging customer is driving his efforts to modernize and popularize the storied La Quinta brand. Features Editor Carlo Wolff interprets Cash's management style in the cover story of the October LH-Lodging Hospitality, suggesting Cash's methods are tried-and-true for very good … Read moreGrowing the La Quinta Brand

Homestead Studio Suites Acquires Dallas Hawthorn Suites; Brand Looking for Additional Conversion Opportunities

ATLANTA, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Homestead Studio Suites Hotels, owner of more than 100 extended-stay hotels in 28 states, today announced the acquisition of the Dallas North Hawthorn Suites from an independent owner. Terms of the acquisition were undisclosed. The 112-room all-suite hotel is Homestead's first conversion since the company's inception in 1992. The development … Read moreHomestead Studio Suites Acquires Dallas Hawthorn Suites; Brand Looking for Additional Conversion Opportunities

Starwood Announces Sale of Certain CIGA Assets

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 30, 2002–Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced today that it has signed an exclusive letter of intent to sell its assets in Sardinia, Italy to a consortium of Italian investors for EUR 350 million, subject to regulatory approvals and final adjustments. The transaction is scheduled to close during … Read moreStarwood Announces Sale of Certain CIGA Assets

Days Inn Summer Trivia Contest Winner to Receive $10,000

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 29, 2002) – Days Inn hotels next month will launch a summer promotion offering guests 25 percent savings on room rates, a sweepstakes with a $10,000 cash prize and discounts on airline tickets, car rentals and restaurants. To enter the sweepstakes, guests who stay at participating Days Inn® hotels throughout the United … Read moreDays Inn Summer Trivia Contest Winner to Receive $10,000