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Dec 1998 - Resort Update: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa
Dec 1998 - The Myth of "Common Sense" Service / Tom Shanahan
Dec 1998 - Historic Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland, Ore., To Re-Open After Complete Refurbishment
Dec 1998 - Wesley Hotels Opens Hawthorn Suites LTD in Chattanooga, TN
Dec 1998 - Greater Buffalo CVB's Richard Geiger Appointed to New York State Tourism Advisory Council
Dec 1998 - Survey Results:  Examining  the Correlation Between Cultural Tourism and Shopping
Dec 1998 - Hospitality Properties Trust Agrees to Buy  17 Marriott Hotels for $201.7 Million
Dec 1998 - The US$60 Million Meliá Hanoi (Vietnam) Soft Opens in January, 1999
Dec 1998 - Sheraton Grande Torrey Pines Sold for $82.5 Million  to Hilton Hotels Corp
Dec 1998 - Greater Buffalo CVB's Canadian At Par Program Attracts Canadian Visitors
Dec 1998 - Starwood Hotels Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Announces New Frequent Guest Program
Dec 1998 - California Bar Smoking Ban One Year Later: Is the Ban Working?
Dec 1998 - Wall Street Funding Has Created More Volatility in the Lodging Industry / HVS
Dec 1998 - Dutch Study  of Wine Drinkers Reveals Strong Association Between Wine Consumption and Healthy Foods
Dec 1998 - Holiday Inn-Amarillo I-40 Undergoes $2.5 Million Renovation
Dec 1998 - Greater Buffalo Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Successful Bid to Host 2000 Junior Olympics
Dec 1998 - Quality Issue Concerns Best Western International / H&MM
Dec 1998 - Microtel Inn & Suites Creating Strong Presence at Airport Locations
Dec 1998 - The First New Hotel in Temecula, CA Since 1991
Dec 1998 - Employees Are Key To Success / Tom Shanahan
Dec 1998 - Omni Hotels Releases 900 Room Los Angeles Property From Licensing Agreement
Dec 1998 - Hong Kong's November Visitor Arrivals Up 5.1% vs Last Year November
Dec 1998 - Southern California's 1999 Travel Forecast: Flat, Flat, Flat  / H&MM
Dec 1998 - Marriott International Recognized as One of 100 Best Companies to Work for by Fortune Magazine
Dec 1998 - Omni Hotels Acquires the 365-room Radisson Plaza in Charlotte, N.C.
Dec 1998 - HRN Takes the Consumer Guess Work Out of Booking Hotel Rooms on the Internet
Dec 1998 - Kenneth Smotherman, Owner of Old Main Lodge in Waco, TX Elected to Best Western Board of Directors
Dec 1998 - Melvin Tennant, Charlotte CVB, Selected As One of the Most Influential African- Americans in the Meetings/tourism Industry
Dec 1998 - San Francisco CVB Year End 1998 Report…Early Rain Followed by Blue Skies
Dec 1998 - Signs of a Revival in Tourism Growth / PATA
Dec 1998 - Host Marriott To Acquire Eight Public Limited  Partnerships that Own 24 Full-service Marriott Hotels
Dec 1998 - Newsmaker interview: Bob Hazard /H&MM
Dec 1998 - Travel Marketers Take Note: Consumers Want More Travel and Less Stress
Dec 1998 - Choice Hotels, Sunburst Hospitality, Agree to Enhance Strategic Alliance
Dec 1998 -  Creates Coast-to-Coast Synergies in Leisure Travel Reservations
Dec 1998 - Mr.  Michael Issenberg, Accor Asia Pacific, Debuts Planned New Generation IBIS Hotels in Australia
Dec 1998 - Bass Hotels  Guest Satisfaction Tracking System, Reports the Holiday Inn Youngstown South With the Highest Score
Dec 1998 - Buena Park Hotel at Knott's Berry Farm to be Acquired by Cedar Fair, L.P.
Dec 1998 - Technology:  Energy-Management Systems Save Hoteliers Money  / H&MM
Dec 1998 - Texas Restaurant Association Survey Results: 68% of  Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve
Dec 1998 - Africa's largest hotel group, Protea Hotels To Manage New Hotel Complex at Johannesburg's Wanderers Sports Club
Dec 1998 - Buckhead America Hotel-Management Unit Signs Contracts on Three Florida Properties
Dec 1998 - Luxury Hyatt Planned for WCI's Pelican Landing Community in Bonita Springs, FL
Dec 1998 - Asset Sale Program Progressing at Patriot American and Wyndham International
Dec 1998 - Choice Atlantica Hotels Commits to South America Hotel Development Despite Economic Uncertainty
Dec 1998 - Hospitality Education Available on the Internet  with EI’s New Courseline
Dec 1998 - Winegardner Hammons Receives  Marriott's Coveted Partnership Circle Award
Dec 1998 - Carlson Wagonlit Travel Associates to Preview Hotels on the Internet Using HotelView
Dec 1998 - A Word About Breakfast / IHC
Dec 1998 - $1 Billion Equity Investment Going to  Patriot American Recapitalization Plan
Dec 1998 - Prime Hospitality Sells AmeriSuites Hotel for $10.8 Million; Plans Additional Hotel Divestitures in 1999
Dec 1998 - Hoteliers Elected as Officers at Best Western International
Dec 1998 - Buckhead America Opens First Country Hearth 'Rural Gold' Prototype Hotel in Georgia
Dec 1998 - Bernhard Construction Opens the Fourth Microtel Property in Oklahoma
Dec 1998 - Adam F. Suapaia Named National Sales Manager at The Ilikai
Dec 1998 - When Managers Are Going... Going...Gone! / The Perry Group
Dec 1998 - Former Trendwest Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment by the Company's Director of Human Resources
Dec 1998 - Accor and Kishu Railway Co Joint Venture to Build Formule 1 Hotels in Japan
Dec 1998 - Report: Over 80% of Timeshare Owners Satisfied with their Resort Purchase
Dec 1998 - Kenneth Widmaier, GM of The Washington Monarch Hotel, Announces Several Staff Changes
Dec 1998 - Virginia Tourism Industry Leader, Patrick A. McMahon, Remembered as Alliance Builder
Dec 1998 - Sleep Disorders Lab at Comfort Inn Provides Unique Setting
Dec 1998 - Martin Schneller, GM at the Just Opened Hilton Garden Inn  Albuquerque North/Rio Rancho
Dec 1998 - E&YKL Study Says Lodging Industry Fundamental Stay Healthy Despite Stagnant Occupancy Rate
Dec 1998 - The 294-room Apollon Palace Hotel  in Athens, Greece,  Sold for Near  $US 13 Million
Dec 1998 - Tom Chase, Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, Elected Minnesota Hotel & Lodging Association President
Dec 1998 - Kathy King Named Sales Director at Hampton Inn, Manhattan, Kansas
Dec 1998 - Recovering Food and Beverage - PKF
Dec 1998 - Straight Talk from KPMG's Nardozza  /  JMBM
Dec 1998 - Blue Chip Casino Begins Hotel Construction; Jeffrey Doyle Named Manager of Hotel Operations
Dec 1998 - The Hotel REIT's: Named One of the Biggest Losers in Real Estate Finance in 1998
Dec 1998 - Las Vegas Visitor Volume Jumps 4.9 Percent in October - Highest Monthly Increase Since April 1997
Dec 1998 - Red Roof Inns Franchising Moving Full Speed Ahead
Dec 1998 - Ten Hotels Designed by WAT&G Earn  AAA Five Diamond Award for 1999
Dec 1998 - A Clean Hotel Will Lead to More Business / IHC
Dec 1998 - The Research Report for Food Service (Lodging)
Dec 1998 - Westin and Tishman Announce Plans for an 860-Room Hotel in Times Square
Dec 1998 - Los Angeles CVB Report:  Hotel Occupancy At  Highest Level in Decade
Dec 1998 - Le Cordon Bleu Chooses Anahuac University to Deliver Le Cordon Bleu Programmes in Mexico
Dec 1998 - Little Rock CVB Report:  River Market Provides One-Stop Visitor Destination
Dec 1998 - Four Seasons Hotels signs management agreement with Shanghai Industrial for a luxury hotel in Shanghai
Dec 1998 - Limited-Service and Extended-Stay Room Starts Flat - Full-Service Hotel Construction Up Sharply In Third Quarter
Dec 1998 - Measuring Training in the Hospitality Industry and Other Topics / Harry Nobles
Dec 1998 - Oregon Coast’s First Sustainable Tourism Planning Workshop Set for January
Dec 1998 - Glenn Fernandez Appointed Director of Business Development at Wizcom International, LTD
Dec 1998 - WizCom International, LTD. Completes Interface with REZsolutions, Inc. RezView Central Reservation System
Dec 1998 - Attracting Foreign Tourists to India - The Road Less Travelled / Raju Bist
Dec 1998 - Oxford Brookes University Offers an MBA (Hospitality)  Which is Studied Entirely Online
Dec 1998 - What is Your Hotel’s Market Share and Market Penetration? / IHC
Dec 1998 - California Hotel Legal Alert:  60-Day Notices and Claims under Prop. 65 / JMBM
Dec 1998 - Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. Named 'Developer of the Year' by Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites
Dec 1998 - Spanish Hotel Chain Sol Melia Becomes Ninth Largest Hotel Company in the World With Corporate Restructuring
Dec 1998 - The Opening of the Royal Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island Redefines the Vacation Experience
Dec 1998 - Developer Guillermo Santaella Breaks Ground on Microtel Inn & Suites in Beunos Aires, Argentina
Dec 1998 - Former Cleveland Wrecking Head Donald Fenning Launches New Content Liquidation and Contracting Firm
Dec 1998 - Norman P. Blake, Jr. Named Chairman, President And CEO at Promus Hotel Corporation
Dec 1998 - Design: Refinishing, Reupholstering Gets Results / H&MM
Dec 1998 - IT Challenges - and Solutions - Top the Agenda at Eurhotec '99
Dec 1998 - Pelican Properties International Corp. Acquire the Palmer Inn and the Historic Chamberlin Hotel
Dec 1998 - Vail Resorts, Inc., Expands Yield Management Solution to Include Breckenridge Resort
Dec 1998 - Holiday Inn-Texarkana Undergoes $1.7 Million Renovation
Dec 1998 - Technology: In-room Entertainment  What's in the Future H&MM
Dec 1998 - Patriot American Hospitality, Inc. Restructures Lease Relationship with NorthCoast Hotels
Dec 1998 - Hotel Online's List of Lodging and Gaming Stocks Gains (Losses) for Eleven Months thru 11/30/98
Dec 1998 - Texas-based Castle Hospitality Co., LLC Developing Hilton Garden Inn in Brownsville, Texas
Dec 1998 - Three European Banks Provide Funding for Forest City Ratner Companies Hotel  Construction Starts
Dec 1998 - Aaron T. Okinaka Appointed Director of Catering at The Ilikai / Hotel Nikko Waikiki
Dec 1998 - San Diego Paradise Point Resort Two-Time Recipient of Gold Key Award
Dec 1998 - Does AAA Approval Help? Dealing with the AAA or Mobil Inspector
Dec 1998 - Real Estate Markets To Remain Strong in 1999 - Lodging Industry Fundamentals Extremely Healthy
Dec 1998 - Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond VA Commits $2.5 Million To Metropolitan Richmond CVB
Dec 1998 - Microtel Inn & Suites Named Top Brand in Development Pipeline by Lodging Econometrics
Dec 1998 - Video Training Series Designed Specifically for Mid-market, Economy, and Budget Hotels Released
Dec 1998 - Internet Real Estate Research Tool  Offered by Landauer
Dec 1998 - Dolce International Acquires Hôtel du Domaine de Chantilly Outside Paris
Dec 1998 - Microtel Inn & Suites Releases 1999 Marketing Plans
Dec 1998 - Temple-Inland, Inc. Completes Addition of 99 Suites to the Radisson Hotel Suites - Austin, TX
Dec 1998 - Marriott Lures World Travelers to Moscow Despite Economy
Dec 1998 - Lenny Khayat, is  the General Manager at First Hawthorn Suites Golf Resort in Wadswoth Ill
Dec 1998 - Voice Recognition based Point-of-Sale Now Ready for Hospitality Industry Applications
Dec 1998 - Cypress Restaurants, Inc. Named "Franchisee of the Year" by Denny's
Nov 1998 - Red Sea Resort Opens in Israel: Herods Sheraton Resort Eilat Offers New Theme Hotel, Convention Center and Spa
Nov 1998 - Michael F. Glennie named Senior Vice President at Florida Panthers Holdings, Inc.
Nov 1998 - Hard Rock Cafe and Full House Resorts to Develop a Hard Rock Hotel  Casino on Gulf Coast of Mississippi
Nov 1998 - Poonan, Inc. Breaks Ground for Hawthorn Suite near Orlando International Airport
Nov 1998 - Full - Service Properties Battle for Market Share / Survival Dependent Upon Ability to Offer Service and Product to Groups
Nov 1998 - IH&RA Annual Congress "One to One: Marketing in the  Interactive Age" Summary of Business Sessions
Nov 1998 - Sonnenblick-Goldman Company Advises City Hotels S.A. on $84 Million Sale of European Hotel Portfolio
Nov 1998 - The Research Report for FoodService (Lodging) prepared 11-23-98
Nov 1998 - Minnesota Resort Association Honors John Rykken and Vera Kinder
Nov 1998 - Eight Outstanding Hotel Managers and Employees Honored by the Hotel-Motel Association of Illinois
Nov 1998 - The Port of San Francisco is issuing a Request for Developer Qualifications and Proposals for the development and operation of a first-class full-service hotel at a unique waterfront location
Nov 1998 - Atlantic City Wages Will Grow Faster Than Most Other Gaming Markets
Nov 1998 - Jorge Blasco Vasquez Named GM at Choice Atlantica's New All-Suite Property in Renaca, Chile
Nov 1998 - China Mist Signs Long-Term Exclusive Agreement with Starwood
Nov 1998 - Site Selected for New Buffalo Convention Center
Nov 1998 - Marriott Adds Nearly 1,000 Rooms to Nation's Hottest Hotel Market
Nov 1998 - Thayer Lodging Group Obtains $327 Million Loan from Capital America
Nov 1998 - Innovative Hotel Concept - Formule 1 - Starts Construction in Melbourne, Australia
Nov 1998 - Steve Chandless Named Vice President of Marketing at WorldRes
Nov 1998 - Explore Minnesota Golf Alliance to Market Minnesota Golf Tourism Nationally and Internationally
Nov 1998 - Oakwood Corporate Housing Signs Deal with Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Solutions
Nov 1998 - Holiday Inn Hotels Uses the Internet to Offer Deep Discounts for Last-Minute Weekend Travelers
Nov 1998 - Increased Pressure on National Promotional Budgets / PATA
Nov 1998 - New Study Illustrates Timeshare Industry Changes in Past Twenty Years
Nov 1998 - Two New Hotels with 709 Rooms Approved  for South Lake Tahoe, CA
Nov 1998 - Wade Henderson, GM at Holiday Inn-Montgomery, AL, Details $5.3 Million Renovation
Nov 1998 - Troy Bennett Appointed as GM at Sheraton Mesa, AZ  Hotel
Nov 1998 - The Journal of Hotel Marketing Launched in the U.K.
Nov 1998 - Hotel Management Level Salaries on the Rise / HVS
Nov 1998 - Knights Announces Opening of Chain's Largest Property - the   300-Room Knights Inn of Charleston, SC
Nov 1998 - Restaurants Respond to Consumer Demand for "Turkey to Go"
Nov 1998 - R. Terrell Bradshaw Named Director of Business Development at WizCom International
Nov 1998 - ONSALE and EZLinks Providing Reserved Tee Times at Premier Golf Courses with Online Auction
Nov 1998 - IH&RA Congress Assesses Impact for Hotels of New Marketing Revolution
Nov 1998 - Jan Goessing Appointed GM at Kahala Mandarin Oriental and Alan Hepburn  as GM at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
Nov 1998 - Lower Occupancy, Higher Rates at U.S. Hotels This Holiday Season /  PricewaterhouseCoopers
Nov 1998 - What Do You Do When a Customer has an Accident? / Aon Hospitality
Nov 1998 - Allows the Customer Opportunity to Name Their Own Price for More than 2.5 Million Empty Hotel Rooms
Nov 1998 - Outrigger Hotels & Resorts to operate the former Maui Inter-Continental Wailea Resort
Nov 1998 - The Research Report for Food Service produced on 11/12/98
Nov 1998 - New Resort Condominium Textbook Highlights Hospitality
Nov 1998 - Five Mirage Resorts, Inc. Properties Go Live With Baan Company's CODA-Financials
Nov 1998 - Newsmaker interview: Valerie Ferguson / H&MM
Nov 1998 - Timeshare Industry's Biggest Hurdle is No Longer Image, But Rather Human Capital / H&MM
Nov 1998 - Impact of Asian Crisis Highlighted at IH&RA Congress in Manila
Nov 1998 - KSL Recreation Corporation Purchases Maui's Five-Diamond Grand Wailea Resort Hotel Spa
Nov 1998 - Destination Gaming Communities are Untapped Markets for Timeshare Developments / H&MM
Nov 1998 - San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center Will Receive 300,000 Sq Ft Expansion
Nov 1998 - Yorkburry Development LLC Has Proposed a Marriott Hotel for Hollywood, CA
Nov 1998 - American Express Partners with EI to Develop Diversity Seminar
Nov 1998 - Offers Travel Reservation Services to Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Nov 1998 - Loews Monte Carlo Hotel Sold - to be Renamed the Monte Carlo Grand Hotel
Nov 1998 - Venetian Group Sales Are at Approximately 71 percent of First Year Goal
Nov 1998 - HITIS Successfully Completes Beta Tests Involving POS to PMS Interfaces
Nov 1998 - Gavin Stephenson Appointed Executive Chef at Four Seasons Olympic
Nov 1998 - Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Meeting Demand for Vegetarian Meals
Nov 1998 - Sunvest Resorts, Inc. Purchases 110-Acre, 500-Unit Florida Adult Community
Nov 1998 - Sheets, Blankets, Pillows, Towels and Shower Curtains Are the Ambassador to the Hotel / H&MM
Nov 1998 - U.S. Franchise Systems Achieves Profitability Sooner Than Expected; Franchise Sales Hits Record Levels
Nov 1998 - Choice Atlantica Hotels Drops the Name of its Parent Company - Barrington International Hospitality
Nov 1998 - What Matters Most to Extended Stay Travelers - Study Uncovers "Little Things"
Nov 1998 - 12,000 Applicants for Positions at Mirage Resorts  Are Hair Tested for Drug Use by Psychemedics
Nov 1998 - JHM Hotels Donates $1,000,001 to the American Hotel Foundation for Scholarships
Nov 1998 - Patriot American Hospitality, Inc. Divests of Hotels Not Candidates for Conversion to Wyndham Brand
Nov 1998 - Hilton and Unisys Provide  Essential Guest Services Network (EGSN) to Hotel Rooms
Nov 1998 - Accor Expands Sofitel Network to India
Nov 1998 - WorldRes Adds AOL UK and LineOne to Distribution Network
Nov 1998 - Insignia/ESG Hotel Partners Bring on Several New Appointments
Nov 1998 - NABHA Program Helps Develop Business
Nov 1998 - AAA Five Diamond Awards Expand To 105 World-Class Lodgings And Restaurants in 1999
Nov 1998 - Galileo International and Announce Alliance for Web-based Travel and Entertainment Expense Reporting
Nov 1998 - Business Improvement District Enhances Hotel Occupancy in Hollywood, CA
Nov 1998 - Jim France, Grove Park Inn Resort VP & GM, Details $24 million, 18-month Improvement Plan
Nov 1998 - The Lodge At Koele and the Manele Bay Hotel to Join The Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels Resorts
Nov 1998 - Long Beach Convention and Tourism Sales Figures Reach Record Highs
Nov 1998 - San Francisco Produces Record-Breaking Meeting Attendance
Nov 1998 - Bellagio Has a Strong Start; Mirage Resorts Reports Third Quarter Earnings
Nov 1998 - Top reason travelers give for not booking hotel reservations online is: "Unsafe to use credit card"
Nov 1998 - San Francisco CVB Study Tracks Visitors' Point of Origin
Nov 1998 - Butch Eggen Elected 1999 Minnesota Resort Association President
Nov 1998 - Revenue Management Systems "Must-Have" or Luxury? / Jon Inge / UpdatePlus
Nov 1998 - Harrah's Obtains Patent for "Real Time" Data On Customer Casino Play Technology
Nov 1998 - Bellagio Appoints Sceptre Hospitality Resources for GDS Services
Nov 1998 - Sunstone Announces Promotion of R.Terrence Crowley to Chief Operating Officer
Nov 1998 - Smith Travel Research Releases 1998 YTD Results for the U.S. Lodging Industry
Nov 1998 - U.S. Hotels Reduce Food and Beverage Service, Yet Luxury Hotels Demand Celebrity Chefs More Than Ever
Nov 1998 - John Moors, GM, Holiday Inn-Tampa - Reports Hotel to Reopen 2/1/99 After $12-million Renovation
Nov 1998 - New $60 Million Westin Hotel to be Built in Downtown San Jose
Nov 1998 - On Command Corporation And Marriott  Announce Market Trial Of In-Room High-Speed Connectivity Solutions
Nov 1998 - Hilton Hotels Test Marketing Health-Fit Rooms and Stress-Less Rooms
Nov 1998 - State of the Art Fitness Center Opens at the ANA Grand Hotel Wien
Nov 1998 - Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Poll Ranks The Greenbrier #1 Resort in North America
Nov 1998 - Loews Corporation Adopts Senior Management Succession Plan
Nov 1998 - Canadian Tourism Commission and MasterCard Align to Promote Canada
Nov 1998 - Business Travel is Expensive, But The Right Travel Agency Can Help Companies Control Costs
Nov 1998 - Greater Niagara Regional Tourism Officials Lead Effort to Capture Larger Share of Canadian Tourism Market
Nov 1998 - Peter Wabbel Appointed Executive Chef at Doubletree Hotel Austin, TX
Nov 1998 - Wayport Receives Capital Infusion to Speed Deployment of its Internet Connectivity Solutions to Hotels
Nov 1998 - Direction of the U.S. Gaming Industry is at Stake on November 3, 1998
Nov 1998 - Candlewood Hotel Company Names Steven Meadows as Vice President of Operations for Eastern Region
Nov 1998 - Prime Hospitality Corp. Opens Two AmeriSuites and Three HomeGates
Nov 1998 - Hawaii-based Outrigger Hotels & Resorts Now Managing Six Queensland, Australia Resort Properties
Nov 1998 - Hotel Online site statistics through Oct. 1998
Nov 1998 - Hotel Brand Impact: Can Hotel Franchisors Compete With Their Own Franchisees? / Jeff Coy
Nov 1998 - Hotel Online's List of 80 Lodging and Gaming Stocks Ranked by %  Loss for the Nine Months Ending Oct 31, 1998
Nov 1998 - Olympus Real Estate Corporation Acquires Washington State's Rosario Resort
Nov 1998 - "Keep the Lights On" Slogan Plays a Role in Jury Verdict Against Motel 6
Nov 1998 - Harrah's Targets Opening by End of October 1999 for New Orleans Land Based Casino Project
Nov 1998 - Seven Steps to Food Cost Control / Kirby D. Payne, CHA
Nov 1998 - America's Athletes with Disabilities Files ADA Lawsuit Against Chicago-Days Inn Downtown for FailureTo Accommodate
Nov 1998 - LaSalle Hotel Properties Reports Decrease  in YTD Third Quarter Occupancy of 1.9% / ADR Up 7.6%
Nov 1998 - MGM Grand, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results In Line With Expectations
Oct 1998 - A Critique of Santa Fe Gaming's Proposed Debt Offering and Casino Development / Las Vegas Culinary Union
Oct 1998 - RFS Hotel Investors, Inc Reports YTD 3rd Qtr  Occupancy Down 1.2% with ADR Up 6.5%
Oct 1998 - The Historic Rice Hotel, Shuttered for 20 Years, Again a Houston Landmark
Oct 1998 - Leisure Hotels Group of Companies Ranked Among the Nation's Top 100 Hotel Owners / Developers
Oct 1998 - The 444 Room Wilson World Hotel near Disney World Flagged as Red Roof Inn - Resort at Maingate
Oct 1998 - AAA  Predicts Travel Market Changes - Travelers With Less Time and More Money Will Change Travel Market
Oct 1998 - Starwood Reports Third Quarter ADR Increase of 7% With Occupancy Rates Remaining Constant
Oct 1998 - The Budgeting Process: Close, But No Cigar / PKF
Oct 1998 - Oregon’s Central Coast Lodging Properties Band Together for Off-Season Promotion
Oct 1998 - Candlewood Hotel Company Opens 50th Candlewood Suites in Somerset, NJ
Oct 1998 - WAT&G First to Prove Correlation Between Hotel Design and the Bottom Line
Oct 1998 - Limited Service Pioneer Hampton Inns Now has 800 Properties
Oct 1998 - Cavanaughs Hospitality Corporation Reports Third Quarter  Decline in Occupancy but ADR Grows 10.8%
Oct 1998 - Best Western Names James P. Evans  New President/CEO
Oct 1998 - Conde Nast Reader's Choice Poll Ranks New Orleans's Windsor Court #1 in the U.S.
Oct 1998 - Royal Visits Mark Dwarika's Kathmandu Village Hotel Dedication in Kathmandu, Nepal
Oct 1998 - Choice Atlantica Hotels Adds First Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Oct 1998 - The $1.2 billion Venetian Mega - Resort Provides Progress Report to Wall Street
Oct 1998 - Resortquest International Implements Quality Standards for Vacation Rental Properties
Oct 1998 - Sol Melia Appointed to Manage 308 Room Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam
Oct 1998 - Microtel First Budget Hotel Chain to Offer Full Internet Booking Capabilities
Oct 1998 - 1999 World Food Media Awards
Oct 1998 - The Art of the Deal…in Mexico / JMBM
Oct 1998 - AAA Implements New Hotel Inspection Guidelines / H&MM
Oct 1998 - Hanson - Dougherty / Imprinted Apparal for the Hotel Industry
Oct 1998 - Benchmark Adds Singapore's Beaufort Sentosa Hotel to its Family of Conference Hotels and Resorts
Oct 1998 - Best Western Puts Diversity Plan in Place / H&MM
Oct 1998 - Tokyo Disney Resort: From a Theme Park to a Theme Resort
Oct 1998 - Outrigger Hotels & Resorts Will Manage the Waikiki Shore All-suite Property in Honolulu
Oct 1998 - Hawaii Hotel Occupancy Drops While Room Rates Hold Steady - PricewaterhouseCoopers Reports
Oct 1998 - Astor Hospitality Management LLC, developers of the Loews Coronado Bay Resort- now available
Oct 1998 - African-Americans Capitalize on Lodging's Stability, Growth / NABHA
Oct 1998 - Ron McNair to Head Up Arthur Andersen's U.S. Hospitality Industry Team (HIT)
Oct 1998 - Harrah's New Orleans Casino to Emerge from Bankruptcy and Resume Construction
Oct 1998 - Hyatt Installing All-in-One Printer/Copier/Fax Machines in 5200 Rooms
Oct 1998 - Cendant Franchisee Group Organizes Project Power Up Fight / H&MM
Oct 1998 - Key Property Level Positions Post Salary Increases Over 3% Inflation Rate / HVS
Oct 1998 - "The American Chef's Symposium" - Bringing in Celebrity/Expert Chefs from All Over the U.S.
Oct 1998 - Hoteliers Must Maintain Levels of Quality that Correspond To or Exceed Their Room Rates
Oct 1998 - Hilton Reports Third Quarter Net Income Down $15 Million  From Same Quarter Last Year
Oct 1998 - Pause In Hotel Industry Performance Requires Concentration on Fundamentals
Oct 1998 - Bellagio's Opening Marks New Direction for Las Vegas / Bear Stearns Cites Concerns on Room Supply, Asia
Oct 1998 - Hilton, Grand Casinos Spinoff to be Named Park Place Entertainment Corp.
Oct 1998 - Southern Sun Hotels in South Africa Using Hotel Information Systems PMS and Central Reservation System Software
Oct 1998 - Douglas Longrbone Named President of U.S. Franchise Systems’ Management Company Former Red Roof Executive
Oct 1998 - Super 8 Motels General Managers Share On-the-Job Insight
Oct 1998 - Host Marriott Reports REVPAR growth of 7.9 percent  at  YTD Third Quarter 1998
Oct 1998 - Former Ritz Carlton Becomes The Westin Fairfax, Washington, D.C.
Oct 1998 - The State of Independents / Rick Swig / RSBA Associates
Oct 1998 - The Practising Law Institute Schedules Seminar “Current Issues in Hotel Development & Financing”
Oct 1998 - IDT Database Technologies Creates new Hospitality Division
Oct 1998 - Hugo Johnston Opening GM at New Mercure Hotel Sydney
Oct 1998 - Hospitality Technology Leadership Think Tank
Oct 1998 - Alaska's First Hawthorn Suite Ltd.  Breaks Ground in Anchorage
Oct 1998 - Coakley & Williams Takes On Three More Hotels in Pennsylvania
Oct 1998 - Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino will open its doors in 1999 with Infinium applications fully implemented
Oct 1998 - The Hotel Investment Barometer For Institutional Investors / Rick Swig / RSBA Associates
Oct 1998 - Leisure Development, L.L.C. Begins Construction  on Microtel Property in Hutchinson KS
Oct 1998 - Jim Berkley Named GM at Marriott Residence Inn Orlando
Oct 1998 - Some 250 Enologist Interns Are Working at American Wineries During Harvest
Oct 1998 - Francisco Crespi Appointed General Manager of the Melia Barcelona - Hotel Invests in Renovation
Oct 1998 - Newsmaker Interview: Bill Gudenau / H&MM
Oct 1998 - According to 1998 Road Warrior Technology Study the Wait for Hotel Check-In  Averages 8.3 Minutes
Oct 1998 - Daniel M. Wade and William J. Hornbuckle  Promoted at MGM Grand Inc
Oct 1998 - The IH&RA Millennium Bug Campaign
Oct 1998 - The 119 Room Park Inn International, Near Orlando, Sold to Timeshare Developer WestAmerica Corp
Oct 1998 - U of H Hotel School Wins National Travel Award for the  First-Ever Hospitality Industry Diversity Institute
Oct 1998 - Safety Forum - An Internet Based Hotel Safety Program
Oct 1998 - David L. Rea Appointed CFO at Red Roof Inns
Oct 1998 - Microtel Inn & Suites First International Hotel Breaks Ground in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Oct 1998 - Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Studios First of Five Planned Properties
Oct 1998 - Sol Melia Set to Open Third Property in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - The 540-suite Melia Tropical Beach Resort
Oct 1998 - QuikPoll -  a Data Polling Method / Polling Data from Multiple Locations
Oct 1998 - Walt Disney,  Barron Hilton and J. Willard Marriott  Inducted into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
Oct 1998 - Accor Completes $1.1 Billion Sale Leaseback Program for Motel 6
Oct 1998 - International Hotel Development Requires Patience / H&MM
Oct 1998 - Hampton Inn Tropicana: Largest Hotel in the Chain to Open in Las Vegas
Oct 1998 - Pacific Bell To Serve As A Telecommunications Provider For Cendant California Franchises
Oct 1998 - The Youth Travel Market - Important Generator of Tourism
Oct 1998 - Thomas Cook and Carlson UK Leisure Travel Business -- Announce Intention to Merge
Oct 1998 - IH&RA Campaign Helps Hospitality Businesses Beat the Millennium Bug
Oct 1998 - Jean-Paul Fontenille Appointed as GM at  Novotel Ambassador Toksan, Seoul, Korea
Oct 1998 - MeriStar Hospitality Will Invest $24 million to Enhance the South Seas Resort Portfolio
Oct 1998 - Amerimar Enterprises, Inc to Add Sheraton Flag  to 765 Room Atlanta Hotel
Oct 1998 - Top 100 Hotel Companies: Is bigger better? / H&MM
Oct 1998 - Park Plaza International Retools for Growth
Oct 1998 - The Sea Ranch Lodge Now Affiliated  with the Coastal Hotel Group
Oct 1998 - 599-Room Portfolio Sold by Channel Islands Properties to Rim Hotel Group
Oct 1998 - Eurhotec '99 to Take a Look at Technology Beyond the Year 2000
Oct 1998 - MGM Grand, Inc. Opens Temporary Casino Within the Sundome in Johannesburg, South Africa
Oct 1998 - Hotel Online in September? 502,195 "hits" from 22,898 "unique client hosts"
Oct 1998 - Dallas Hotels Rebranded: Radisson Park Central to Become Sheraton; Sheraton Park Central To Fly Westin Flag
Oct 1998 - Low Stock Prices May Mean Privatization, More Building Delays for Lodging Companies
Oct 1998 - Hotel Online's List of 80 Lodging and Gaming Stocks -  for the Nine Months Ending Sept 30, 1998
Oct 1998 - Marriott International Sales totaled $7.0 billion, a 13 percent increase over the first three quarters of 1997
Oct 1998 - INTxx Launches Cyberoom, an Internet Hotel Amenity
Oct 1998 - Atef Mankarios Forms Luxury Hotel Management Company

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