Over 142,000 Marriott Associates Worldwide Celebrate Company's 75th Anniversary During Spirit To Serve Our Communities Day

WASHINGTON, May 22 Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) Chairman and CEO J.W. Bill Marriott, Jr. will join Washington, D.C., civic officials today to honor 10 area public elementary school students with college scholarships. While Bill Marriott gives out the 10 Who Are 10 awards at the JW Marriott Hotel in D.C., thousands of fellow associates around … Read moreOver 142,000 Marriott Associates Worldwide Celebrate Company's 75th Anniversary During Spirit To Serve Our Communities Day

FORMER MARRIOTT EXECUTIVE JOINS HVS CAPITAL CORP.

Denver, CO, November 7, 2001 – Mike Sullivan, President of HVS Capital Corp., a leading hospitality investment-banking firm, has announced the appointment of hotel and hospitality veteran Mark Earle to its firm as Senior Vice President. Mark has more than 25 years of hospitality industry experience and is regarded as one of the top deal-makers … Read moreFORMER MARRIOTT EXECUTIVE JOINS HVS CAPITAL CORP.

Preferred’s “World’s Best” Honorees Represent 40 Percent of the Brand’s Portfolio of Independent Hotels

CHICAGO, Illinois, January 18, 2002 — Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, a global brand of 120 independent luxury hotels, has the distinction of having 46 of its members recognized on Conde Nast Traveler’s most notable classification: the “2002 Gold List,” as determined by 29,000 of the magazine’s readers. “Increasingly, today’s sophisticated travelers are choosing comfort … Read morePreferred’s “World’s Best” Honorees Represent 40 Percent of the Brand’s Portfolio of Independent Hotels

New Certification Program Validates Role of Hospitality Trainer

ORLANDO, Fla., November 2001-Hospitality trainers can now earn professional certification through a new program developed by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. The Certified Hospitality Trainer (CHT) is the first professionaldesignation for hotel trainers at the department head level. The Certified Hospitality Trainer (CHT) is one of the most dynamic certification … Read moreNew Certification Program Validates Role of Hospitality Trainer

Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Towers, Boston Wins Charter Award, 2002 For Exemplifying the Best in New Urbanism Practice

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 22, 2002–Millennium Partners Project recognized by the Congress of New Urbanism for sparking dramatic improvement to Boston Common; Boston Redevelopment Authority calls 1.8-Million square foot R-C complex a catalyst for downtown revival A jury of leading city planners and designers brought together by the Congress of New Urbanism has selected The Ritz-Carlton Hotel … Read moreRitz-Carlton Hotel & Towers, Boston Wins Charter Award, 2002 For Exemplifying the Best in New Urbanism Practice

Four Seasons Hotels Inc. Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Year End 2001

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 15, 2002–Four Seasons Hotels Inc. (TSE:FSH) (NYSE:FS) today reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2001 and for the year ended December 31, 2001. In a period marked by significant economic and travel disruptions, net earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2001 were $9.3 million ($0.27 basic and diluted earnings per … Read moreFour Seasons Hotels Inc. Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Year End 2001

Rating Agencies Affirm Cendant's Long-Term Ratings

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) today announced that Fitch, Moody's, and Standard & Poor's, have affirmed Cendant's senior unsecured ratings of BBB plus, Baa1, and BBB, respectively, and have taken the Company off credit watch. These ratings had been placed on credit watch following the events of September 11th. Cendant's Chief Financial … Read moreRating Agencies Affirm Cendant's Long-Term Ratings

AmeriSuites Enters Timeshare Industry

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Prime Hospitality Corp. (NYSE: PDQ) announced it has entered into an agreement with Timescape Resorts to develop the AmeriSuites Vacation Club at Calypso Cay Vacation Villas, in Orlando, FL, south of Lake Buena Vista. The 151-suite Vacation Club is expected to open in late 2001. Opportunities to develop other … Read moreAmeriSuites Enters Timeshare Industry

Cendant Executive to Speak at Travel Conference

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ — The strategist behind the recent Cendant Corp. travel purchases, including Galileo International and Cheap Tickets, will explain his company's moves at an upcoming travel industry conference in Philadelphia. Samuel L. Katz, senior executive VP and chief strategic officer of Cendant, will speak at New Frontiers in Travel Distribution on … Read moreCendant Executive to Speak at Travel Conference