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June 1999 - Malana deSilva Named General Manager at the Kauai Beachboy
June 1999 - Choice Hotels Opening a Sleep Inn in Campinas, Brazil
June 1999 - Howard Johnson® Opens 30th Canadian Hotel
June 1999 - AlphaNet and Darwin Networks Providing No-Cost Solution to Equip Hotels with Digital Subscriber Line
June 1999 - CEO Marilyn Carlson Nelson Becomes Chair of Carlson Companies Board
June 1999 - Sugarbush (VT) Chamber of Commerce Utilizes CenRes™ Management Software for  It’s Web Site
June 1999 - Cincinnati’s Riverview Hotel Reflagged as a Clarion Hotel after 4 Year Renovation
June 1999 - OCX™:  In-Room Entertainment for the Business Traveler
June 1999 - Daylight Software Approaches Sales and Catering Automation in a Fresh Way at Crowne Plaza Phoenix Downtown
June 1999 - Darwin Networks Will Carry the Full Suite of Elastic Network Products
June 1999 - National Study Shows High-Speed Internet Access Gives Hotels A Big Edge
June 1999 - Bringing a Resort Design Mentality to an Urban Hotel - KSLW to Design Irvine Ritz-Carlton
June 1999 - Hilton Hotels Corporation Joins WorldRes Network for Internet Bookings
June 1999 - Benchmark Hospitality Converting Properties to Daylight Software
June 1999 - Mirror Defogger Firm ‘Clears’ Path as Allied Member to AH&MA
June 1999 - David S. Feder named SVP/Managing Director at Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
June 1999 - Peppermill Hotel Casino in Reno Expanding to 2,234 Rooms
June 1999 - Newsmaker Interview: Georges Le Mener, President and CEO, Motel 6
June 1999 - Amfac Opens the 44 Room $3.7 Million Dunraven Lodge in Yellowstone National Park
June 1999 - System Integration - Making Technology Work in the Multi-Property Environment / Arthur Andersen
June 1999 - Michael Nowlis Named Chief Executive of International Hotel & Restaurant Association
June 1999 - After Two Years of Study, Federal Commission Reports That Gambling Has Serious Consequences for America
June 1999 - Problem Gambling Issue Addressed by Global Cash Access Responsible Gaming Partnership
June 1999 - Record Number of Americans Interested in Vacation Homes; ARDA Study Details Consumer Trends
June 1999 - Intranet Services Available to Road Warriors with  Alphanet's The OfficeTM
June 1999 - Liz Johnson Appointed Director of Travel Industry Sales at San Diego Paradise Point Resort
June 1999 - Choice Hotels International Seeking Lending Partners
June 1999 - Environmental Audits for Sustainable Tourism in Jamaica / Key to Successful Resort Operations
June 1999 - Barry Phelps Named HR Director at Shell Vacations LLC
June 1999 - Post-Merger Integration in Hospitality / Arthur Andersen
June 1999 - with Database of Over 100,000 Lodging Properties Enters Internet as Full - Service Travel Site
June 1999 - Distance Learning: Assessing its Potential in Higher Education for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector
June 1999 - Lodging Industry Investment Council (LIIC) Launched by Hotel Industry Leaders
June 1999 - Hospitality Solutions International Launches Jaguar PMS 4.0 Utilizing Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
June 1999 - Sol Meliá's Private Global Distribution and Central Reservation System Recorded 845,014 Calls in 1998
June 1999 - Gregory Plank Appointed President at Suburban Lodges
June 1999 - Marc Hughes Appointed VP of Sales at Wayport
June 1999 - Pacific Asia Travel and Tourism / Are We Mired in Profitless Volume? / PATA
June 1999 - Dove Valley Ranch, Huge Master-planned Community in Northern Phoenix, Still Lacking a Timeshare/Hotel Partner
June 1999 - George Terpilowski Named GM at The Washington Monarch Hotel
June 1999 - Sol Melia Developing Tourism Projects on the island of Tenerife in the Spanish Canary
June 1999 - The Grand Teton Lodge Company Acquired by Vail Resorts for $50 Million
June 1999 - Hilton Hawaiian Village to Add 245 Vacation Ownership Units
June 1999 - San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau Books Two Important Convention Industry Trade Shows
June 1999 - Holiday Inn Express in Tyler, Texas Design Work Completed by Preston Phillips
June 1999 - Alphanet Now Providing Cordless Phones for the Hotel Industry
June 1999 - Small Hotels / Motels Join Larger Properties in Reducing Minibar Amenity Prices
June 1999 - WizCom-TEN Online Interface to Enhance Online Distribution for WizCom Hotel Customers
June 1999 - Hyatt Hotels Sets Up Management Succession Plan
June 1999 - Charlie Cahill Named Director of Sales and Marketing for Red Lion Hotels Inns Re-launch and Expansion
June 1999 - Current State of Asian Hotel Industry Findings Presented at NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
June 1999 - Where are Atlanta's Black-Owned Hotels?
June 1999 - Christies Appointed as Sales Agent for Patriot's 11 U.K. Arcadian Hotels
June 1999 - Selected to Present Tutorial at HITEC - Using the Internet to Deliver Employee Training Programs
June 1999 - To Keep Ahead of Competition Benchmark Develops Selling Edge Training
June 1999 - Summit Hotel Management Company's Hotel Portfolio Is Growing
June 1999 - Humphrey Hospitality Trust, Inc. and Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Planning to Merge
June 1999 - Isle of Capri Casino, Black Hawk, CO, Adding 237 Room  Hotel at a Cost of $29 Million
June 1999 - Disaster Recovery in Hospitality… The Risks in Computerization and Information Management / Arthur Andersen
June 1999 - Arizona Lodging Insights First Quarter 1999 Results / Warnick & Company
June 1999 - Cacique del Mar Resort Development: A Comprehensive Overview
June 1999 - Five Hotels with "Historic Integrity" Join National Trust Historic Hotels of America
June 1999 - Accor Passes 10,000 Room Mark in Australia
June 1999 - Electronic Payment Provider, Southern DataComm, Expands into Asia
June 1999 - Shell to Purchase Kauai Beachboy Hotel, Plans $10 million in Renovations
June 1999 - Upscale Hotels Will Lose Guests from the Effects of Consolidation and Mass Branding
June 1999 - Taking Time to Meet with Rooms Competitors Can Result in Profits for the Hotel / The Rooms Chronicle
June 1999 - Accor's Paul Dubrule and Gerard Pelisson Receive Selected for Induction into the Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor
June 1999 - Gaming Industry Issues Discussed in The Wall Street Transcript
June 1999 - LaSalle Hotel Properties Acquires Historic Hotel Viking In Newport Rhode Island
June 1999 - Hotel Designers Paul Bellisario and John P. De Luca Move To Hillier New York
June 1999 - Prime Hospitality Corp. Assumes Management of  Five Minnesota Hotels Owned by National Lodging
June 1999 - Minneapolis Convention Bureau Assigns Internet-based Citywide Housing Technology to
June 1999 - Starwood Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement with Discovery Hotel Group to Open Four Points Hotels by Sheraton in China
June 1999 - Tarsadia Hotels Acquires the 1,033-Room Anaheim Marriott for $75.2 Million
June 1999 - The Historic Clift Hotel in San Francisco Sold for $80 Million to Ian Schrager Hotels LLC
June 1999 - Sonnenblick-Goldman Company Arranges $60 Million Financing for the Clift Hotel, San Francisco
June 1999 - Managing Fraud and Integrity Risk…Best Practices Offer Key / Arthur Andersen
June 1999 - Great Eagle Holdings US$28 Million Renovation Transforms the Former Hong Kong Renaissance Hotel
June 1999 - Outrigger Launches New Hotel Brand - OHANA HOTELS - 15 Existing Outrigger Properties Will be Renamed
June 1999 - A Protected Area's Importance and Performance: The Barva Site of Braulio Carrillo National Park, Costa Rica
June 1999 - WizCom Completes Interface with HSI's Falcon Central Reservation System
June 1999 - Art and Gastronomy Routes: An Unexplored Tourism Proposal for Latin America / 1st Pan-American Conference
June 1999 - HFTP Inducting Scott Heintzeman into Technology Hall of Fame
June 1999 - Promus 1999 Pinnacle Award Winners - Hotels that Consistently Outperformed Honored
June 1999 - Re-invigorated Red Lion Hotel System Soon to be 29 Hotels Strong
June 1999 - Sol Melia Takes Over Two New Hotels in Spain and Portugal
June 1999 - Suburban Lodges of America, Inc. Completes Acquisition of 45 Franchised GuestHouse Hotels
June 1999 - Choice Atlantica Hotels Breaks Ground for Fourth Sleep Inn in Brazil
May 1999 - $90,000 Hotel Bill Left Unpaid at Pebble Beach Resort
May 1999 - Accor Acquiring the Vivendi Hotel Sector in Association with the Investment Funds Colony and Blackstone
May 1999 - 75 Lodging and Gaming Stocks Ranked by % Gain/Loss for the Five Months Ending May 31, 1999
May 1999 - Thierry Roch Appointed Executive Director of Historic Hotels
May 1999 - Gaylord Entertainment Creates Opryland Hospitality Group to Unite All of Its Hotel Operations
May 1999 - Stringent Environmental Initiatives Designed in to Accor's Hotel Complex at Homebush Bay
May 1999 - 300-room Ritz-Carlton and 550-room Marriott Going Up in Bellevue, Washington
May 1999 - Using Technology and Innovation the Club Hotel by Doubletree - St Louis Airport Is Able to Guarantee Non-Smoking Rooms
May 1999 - Pacific Coast Capital Partners Funds Acquisition Of Two Texas Hotels
May 1999 - Microtel Inn & Suites ‘Opens Doors’ To Travelers with Disabilities
May 1999 - Insignia/ESG Hotel Partners Confirms the Sale of Several Hotels
May 1999 - 350-Room Hyatt Regency Hotel to Be Built in Jersey City, NJ by Mack-Cali Realty Corp
May 1999 - Hillier Architects to Design Maryland Conference Center Resort
May 1999 - Poor Service Still Biggest Complaint / Tom Shanahan
May 1999 - As Economic Crisis Takes Its Toll, National Tour Organizations (NTOs) Search for New Markets
May 1999 - Latin Americans Will Continue to Invest in South Florida Real Estate Market
May 1999 - Kosta Tomazos, GM of the Sheraton Centre Toronto Offers Guests DataValet for High Speed Internet Access
May 1999 - New Tools for Hotel Sales and Catering Automation
May 1999 - Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club Sets Industry Standard For Affordable Vacation Ownership
May 1999 - San Francisco Fairmont Hotel Embarking on a $72 million Restoration Program
May 1999 - Kimpton Group Purchases Vancouver's Pacific Palisades Hotel
May 1999 - Accor Warns Against Room Availability Confusion During Sydney Olympics
May 1999 - Las Vegas' Maxim Hotel & Casino Sold to Premier Interval Resorts
May 1999 - Downloadable Property Management System Developed by Intermezzo
May 1999 - Mo French, Opening GM at the Microtel Inn & Suites, Eagan, MN
May 1999 - Sol Meliá Opens the 108 Room US$15 Million Melia Brussels
May 1999 - Paradise Point Resort's Nina Sciuto Awarded Travelers Aid Help on the Move Award
May 1999 - Richard M. Stormont Receives AH&MA's "Most Valuable Volunteer” Award for State of Georgia
May 1999 - Softening Market Conditions Prompts Promus to Reduce Earnings Outlook
May 1999 - 1999 Top Hotels for Service / Travel Leisure and Yankelovich Partners Inc
May 1999 - A Census of Women in Leadership in the Foodservice Industry / First-of-its-Kind Industry
May 1999 - Choice Hotels Establishes Internet Purchasing with Home Depot and American Hotel Register
May 1999 - The Barriers of Good Business / NABHA
May 1999 - Ric Reichert Appointed as Executive Chef at Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resort
May 1999 - Milestone Investments, Inc. and Regency Inns Management, Inc. Jointly Acquire the Clock Tower Resort and Conference Center
May 1999 - Historic Atlanta American Hotel Receives $25 Million Renovation and New Name:  Wyndham Atlanta
May 1999 - Benchmark Hospitality Places New Executives at  Several Properties
May 1999 - Aaron’s Travel Resource Center launches Affiliate Program with Two California CVBs
May 1999 - Sol Melia Ceases Relationship with a Bintan Properties
May 1999 - Wuhan Yuen Xing Hotel Co., LTD Appoints Accor to Manage New Hotel in Wuhan
May 1999 - Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo Redesigning Interior of The Pan Pacific Singapore's Grand Ballroom
May 1999 - Chef Chris Tomboni Featuring Indigenous Products at Dolce's Renovated Lakeway Inn in Austin
May 1999 - Payback Training Systems to Convert EI Videos into Interactive CD-ROM
May 1999 - GM Franciso Crespi Adapts 18 Rooms at the Melia Barcelona Hotel for Women Travellers
May 1999 - James Brink, AIA joins Preston Phillips Hospitality Design Division
May 1999 - Starwood Sells Desert Inn for $275 Million to Sun International Hotels Limited
May 1999 - Baymont Inns Suites Transfers Ownership of 5 Michigan Properties to Akram Namou
May 1999 - Instill Purchase Insight(SM) Offers Food Buyers Detailed Purchasing Intelligence
May 1999 - Nashville CVB Using Internet - Enabled Convention and Group Hotel Reservation Solutions Provided by
May 1999 - Cavanaughs Hospitality Corporation Selects WizCom’s Reservations System to Broaden Distribution Reach
May 1999 - Hostmark Awarded Management Contract for  Gunter Hotel in San Antonio
May 1999 - Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Provides FelCor with $75 Million Term Loan
May 1999 - MeriStar Hotels & Resorts Signs Management Contracts in Vermont and Florida
May 1999 - Steven T. Schultz Named EVP, Franchise Operations at Choice Hotels International
May 1999 - Transformation Underway to Make San Juan's Waterfront a Tourism Paradise
May 1999 - IH&RA Environmental Award Lauds Efforts to Promote Sustainable Tourism
May 1999 - $6.7 Billion in Casino Development Currently Under Construction/Imminent in United States
May 1999 - Are Your Employees Checking Out As Fast As Your Guests? Setting Up an Effective Training Program
May 1999 - Eighth Annual Inter-Continental Hotels Cote D'Ivoire Award Presented to Helen Broadus
May 1999 - Homestead Village Believes Normal First Quarter Seasonal Downturn More Pronounced in 1999 - as Occupancy Falls 8.3%
May 1999 - Red Roof Inns Strategic Focus on Franchised Inn Development / Occupancy Dropped 2.7 % for 1st Quarter
May 1999 - Visitor Volume Up  in 1998, but Visitor Spending  Decreased 2% According to the Metropolitan Detroit CVB
May 1999 - Patriot American Hospitality Proceeding With  Plan Focusing on its Core Luxury and Upscale Lodging
May 1999 - Starwood Completes Corporate Reorganization;  Realized over $6 billion of Asset Sales Proceeds Since Acquiring ITT
May 1999 - Beaver Creek Resort Hosting  U.S. Pastry Team Competition
May 1999 - Federal Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court in Employee Meals Case
May 1999 - The Fourth Biannual Conference Tourism in Southeast Asia & Indo-China: Development, Marketing, Sustainability
May 1999 - IH&RA Initiatives Meet UN Concerns on Sustainable Development
May 1999 - 1999 Summary of the Extended-Stay Lodging Industry in the United States
May 1999 - Jumers Castle Hotels Appoints ERS as Electronic Reservation Provider
May 1999 - Major Research Study for the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority Released
May 1999 - New Distribution Solution Allowing Hotel Companies to Choose Any Combination of GDS, Internet or Corporate Channels
May 1999 - Mawland Group's Leura Gardens Ibis Resort Repositioned as Mercure Resort Blue Mountains
May 1999 - Bellagio Has Highest Quarterly Revenues in Nevada Casino History
May 1999 - Candlewood Receives Two "Best Practice Champion" Awards from Cornell University Panel
May 1999 - Jameson Inns Surviving Company after Merger with Signature Inns / Overview of the Two Brands
May 1999 - Choice Hotels Scandinavia AS to Install Eltrax Property Management System in 23 Properties
May 1999 - Hudson Hotels Obtains Two New Management Contracts in New York State
May 1999 - EI Makes Available Seminar Focusing on Service Skills for Uniformed Staff
May 1999 - Tokyo's Century Hyatt Uses Tut’s Expresso MDU to Deliver Cost-Effective, High-Speed Internet Services to Hotel Guests
May 1999 - Sebastian Escarrer Named to Board of Directors of the Spanish Committee of the Int'l Chamber of Commerce
May 1999 - Revenue, EBITDA, Revpar, and Income all Show Strong Gains for Lodgian First Quarter
May 1999 - AH&MA Honors George Markantonis with the 1999 Arthur Landstreet Award
May 1999 - John Q. Hammons Hotels, Inc. Reports Average  Room Rate up 5.3% for 1st Qtr, Occupancy Down .4%
May 1999 - Candlewood Hotel Company Reports Hotels Performed At or Above Expectations During 1st Quarter
May 1999 - George Washington University Offering Tourism  Course Online
May 1999 - GuesTech Solves the Hotel PBX Problem of Long-Duration Local Calls to Internet Providers
May 1999 - Mexico's Milenium Hotel Group Installing  IPORT™ Internet Access System
May 1999 - Novotel's Tainui Hamilton Will Be Instrumental in Raising the Tourism Profile of Hamilton, New Zealand
May 1999 - MeriStar Hotels & Resorts Signs Long-Term Management Contract for New Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
May 1999 - Comfort Hotel & Suites at Trianon Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil Completes Renovation
May 1999 - Inncom, in Partnership with Sun International, Provides Energy Management Systems for Atlantis II Resort
May 1999 - Anthony Genth and Edwin McMullen, Jr. Added to Shell Vacations LLC Management Team
May 1999 - Hotel Sales Activity Currently Strong Following the 'Dry Period' of Late 1998 / Insignia/ESG
May 1999 - Major Gaming Firms Have Pledged $7 Million to Fund Disordered Gambling Research
May 1999 - San Diego Paradise Point Resort Completes First Phase of Room Renovations
May 1999 - Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre Automated with CCBreeze®
May 1999 - William J. Canavan Appointed VP Business Development at Luxe Worldwide Hospitality
May 1999 - California Lodging Industry Association Appoints Rick Lawrance as EVP / CEO
May 1999 - Hotel Investment Experts Share Perspectives in New Book from EI
May 1999 - William Gilchrist, DOM at Oak Brook Hills, Elected to Meeting Professionals International Board of Directors
May 1999 - Crescent Real Estate Equities $20 Million Master Plan for Sonoma Mission Inn
May 1999 - Sausalito, California's Historic Casa Madrona Hotel Finds New Majority Partner - Olympus Real Estate Corporation
May 1999 - Consolidation in the US Gaming Industry May Not Benefit Smaller Casinos and Value-Driven Customers / Jason Ader
May 1999 - LodgeNet Rolls Out "Next Generation" Graphical User Interface To Hotel Customers
May 1999 - TRUST International Hotel Reservation Services Creates U.S. Branch in Orlando;  Management Appointments Announced
May 1999 - The Fenning Group Opens Retail Outlet for the Reselling of Liquidated Hotel FF&E
May 1999 - Detroit, Mich., Outperforms the Top 25 US Markets in Occupancy % Growth for 1st Qtr 1999 / Smith Travel Research
May 1999 - Host Marriott's 89 Hotels Up 4.4% in REVPAR,  1.0% in Occupancy for First Quarter
May 1999 - Sol Melia Signs Management Contract for Hotel Sol Jangada Fortaleza
May 1999 - Wisconsin-Stout Department of Hospitality and Tourism Offers Online MS Degree in  Global Hospitality Management
May 1999 - Lady Luck Gaming Corp Opens the 314-Room Country Hotel at the Coahoma, Mississippi Casino Complex
May 1999 - Paul Allen and David Gallagher Added to Regal Hotels Global Sales
May 1999 - Dolce International & Successful Meetings Co-Sponsor Step By Step Meeting Planning Seminars
May 1999 - BestCheque Available to Travel Agents Doing Business with Best Western
May 1999 - New York-New York Hotel & Casino Uses Sceptre’s RESERVE System for Direct Worldwide GDS, Internet Reservations
May 1999 - Harrah's Entertainment Pays $1.9 Million in Quarterly Bonus to 12,000 Line-Level Employees
May 1999 - 1999 Domestic Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study Ranks Top Hotel Chains in Five Segments
May 1999 - From the Hotel Property's Perspective; The Network Computing Alternative / Update Plus
May 1999 - Jameson Inns Will Install InnQuest's roomMaster 99 PMS in 80+ Properties
May 1999 - Chef André Soltner Advises Students at  School of Hospitality Business at MSU
April 1999 - U.S. Franchise Systems Receives Prestigious 'Cutting Edge' Award from AH&MA
Apr 1999 - Bristol 1st Qtr  Influenced by  Construction Activity,  Depressed Occupancies in Selected Markets
Apr 1999 - Gaming Expansion to New US Locales Is Limited By Economics / Jason Ader
Apr 1999 - Sunstone Encouraged With 1st Qtr Results / Anticipate Acquiring Two New Hotels
Apr 1999 - Four Seasons Reports Earnings Increase of 30% for 1st Qtr 1999
Apr 1999 - FelCor's First Quarter Revenue Doubles and FFO Increases 77%
Apr 1999 - Hospitality Online Internet Employment Web Site Announces Technical Requirements Database for 350 Positions
Apr 1999 - China Ocean Shipping Company Ltd. Appoints Accor  to Manage a 310 Room Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai, China
Apr 1999 - Starwood Sells Caesars World, Inc to Park Place Entertainment for $3.0 Billion
Apr 1999 - Fifth Graders Challenged at Eighth Annual Camp Hyatt Career Day at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
Apr 1999 - Tut Systems Offers High Speed Internet Access for "Garden Style" Hotels Without Centralized Wiring
Apr 1999 - Eurest Australia Launched by Compass Group PLC and Accor, To Focus on Catering Services
Apr 1999 - TownePlace Suites by Marriott Opens in Gaithersburg, MD, 100 Properties Expected to Open by the End of the Year 2000
Apr 1999 - Suburban Lodges Anticipating Acquisition of  Guesthouse International
Apr 1999 - 'Hotel Room of the Future' Combines Traveler Needs With Modern Technology
Apr 1999 - Benchmark Hospitality Preparing for Three New Developments in California, North Carolina, and Tennessee
Apr 1999 - Bucking Trend to Contract Out Restaurant Operations, Omni Hotels Concentrates On Developing,  Its Own Restaurants
Apr 1999 - Harrah's Will Run $15 Million Television Campaign - Uses Anticipation as Motivator
Apr 1999 - Hotel Industry's First Internet-Based Sales and Catering Automation System Introduced by Daylight Software
Apr 1999 - Day Hospitality Group Opens SpringHill Suites in Alpharetta, Georgia
Apr 1999 - Richard Kaldor Named Director of Operations in Vietnam for Accor
Apr 1999 - Vail Valley Tourism & Convention Bureau  Signs on with for Reservation Agent Sales Training
Apr 1999 - Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts Earns Recognition for Preserving the Future of Hospitality in Under-Resourced Countries
Apr 1999 - Teaching Travellers to Be Activists in Preserving the Places They Visit is a Key to Achieving SustainableTourism
Apr 1999 - Halekulani in Honolulu Ranks as #1 Hotel Worldwide in Gourmet Survey
Apr 1999 - Value Enhancement Fund II, LLC Acquires JFK International Airport Hotel
Apr 1999 - Pennsylvania Hospitality & Tourism Industry Prepares to “Unlock Their Potential” at June Annual Conference & Trade Show
Apr 1999 - Novotel's Twin Waters Resort Sees Automated Yield  System Results with IDeaL/YIELD
Apr 1999 - GM Don Peterson at Comfort Inn Bloomington, Minnesota Installs CyberoomTM High-Speed Internet Access in 265 Guestrooms
Apr 1999 - Iowa's First Hawthorn Suites LTD. Breaks Ground in West Des Moines
Apr 1999 - Felix Yeo Named Regional Sales Director, Singapore Office for Newmarket International
Apr 1999 - EI Awards Dr. Ronald Cichy the Lamp of Knowledge Award
Apr 1999 - Even in Boom, Hotel Stocks are  Punished by Recession Fears / Jason Ader
Apr 1999 - Bass Hotels Resorts Launches New Web Site; Branded Sites Are More User-Friendly
Apr 1999 - All-time High for First Quarter Occupancy of 96.5% at MGM Grand Las Vegas
Apr 1999 - Choice Hotels Brand Occupancy Down 1.8%  for 1st Qtr, RevPAR Up 2%
Apr 1999 - Sol Melia Commits $153 Million for Renovations and Expansions in Mexico
Apr 1999 - Web-Based Purchasing System Available for Choice Franchisees
Apr 1999 - H.L. Bert James, GM of the Soon to Open 600 Room Hilton Boston Logan Airport
Apr 1999 - Trendwest Acquires Depoe Bay (Oregon) Resort and Closes On a New Receivables Finance Facility
Apr 1999 - Fact Sheet: New Hotel Management Company  "Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Inc."
Apr 1999 - Bamboo Garden Oxygenates Air in the Sheraton Rittenhouse Lobby - Nation's First Environmental Hotel
Apr 1999 - New York Convention Visitors Bureau Partners with  Ticketmaster for Revised Online Site
Apr 1999 - Victimized Travelers May Now File Complaints Online at
Apr 1999 - An Open Letter to the Staff of the Opryland Hotel & Convention Center
Apr 1999 - Bass Hotels and Resorts Offers the Alamo Grill Brand to Franchisees as an Endorsed Steakhouse
Apr 1999 - Vail Resorts Reporting Skier Days Declined Approximately 3% from Last Year
Apr 1999 - Opryland Hotel Confident that Delphi for Windows Provides Total Solution for Sales and Convention Services Automation
Apr 1999 - Entirely  Ultra-Contemporary "The Westin Grand in Vancouver", B.C. - Opens  Under GM Victoria Edwards
Apr 1999 - Robert H. Burns, Serves as Visiting Industry Professor at the School of Hospitality Business at MSU
Apr 1999 - Harrah's Entertainment Issues New Responsible Gaming Standards
Apr 1999 - Prudential Originates $100 Million Loan With FelCor Lodging Trust
Apr 1999 - RSi Refreshment Centers Designed into Promus's New Property Management System
Apr 1999 - March 1999 Visitor Numbers to Hong Kong, Hotel Occupancy Continue Strong Growth
Apr 1999 - U.S. Chefs Worried About Possible 100 Percent Punitive Tariff on Mustards from France
Apr 1999 - Jurys Hotel Group Acquires Doyle Hotel Group;  Will Create Ireland's Largest Hotel Chain
Apr 1999 - Leisureplanet CEO Outlines Changes in Travel Industry with Advent of Internet
Apr 1999 - California Culinary Academy Reports 11 Percent Revenue Growth for the First Nine Months of Fiscal Year 1999
Apr 1999 - Marilyn Winn Named Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Harrah's
Apr 1999 - Hollywood Casino Corp. Moving Forward on 400-room Hotel - Casino in Shreveport, Louisiana
Apr 1999 - Choice Hotels Creates New Incentives  for Clarion and for New Sleep Inn Developments
Apr 1999 - Hotel Security: The Evolving Electronic Lock / Update Plus
Apr 1999 - Harrah's Entertainment to Sell its Interests in Australia
Apr 1999 - Tom Vincent Recipient of “Most Valuable Volunteer” by the California Hotel & Motel Association
Apr 1999 - Hotel Francisco de Aguirre in La Serena, Chile Signs Franchise Agreement with Choice Atlantica Hotels
Apr 1999 - Sol Melia to Open its Eighth Hotel in Tunisia: The Sol Elite Jockey Club
Apr 1999 - In Non-Real Estate Deal Fairmont and Canadian Pacific Hotels Form New Management Company: Fairmont Hotels
Apr 1999 - British Airways and Starwood Hotels Forge Marketing Partnership
Apr 1999 - The Pan Pacific San Francisco Enhances "Every Conceivable Amenity List"  Adds On-Site Auto Detailing
Apr 1999 - Going Out In Style - Macau's Bela Vista Signals the End of an Era
Apr 1999 - Terrorist on the Telephone / a Case Study / EI
Apr 1999 - Bob Stupak Planning  800 Interval Ownership Units as  Part of Planned Titantic Resort In Las Vegas
Apr 1999 - The Lights Are Much Brighter There / Patrick Quek / PKF
Apr 1999 - Greg Norman to Construct World-Class Resort Golf Course Next to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth
Apr 1999 - Sheraton Signs Agreement to Manage the Former Oberoi Hotel in Dammam, Saudia Arabia
Apr 1999 - Former Days Inn VP of Franchise Operations, James F. Cannon,  Joins Internet Kiosk Firm Jones Naughton
Apr 1999 - WizCom-WynTrac® Partnership Will Provide Event Planners With Reservations Processing 
Apr 1999 - Comments on the Gaming Industry: Big and Getting Bigger / Dr. Charles F. Urbanowicz
Apr 1999 - Preparing for the Next Workforce - Will it Surprise You that Gen Xers Want to be Trained? / EI
Apr 1999 - Sol Meliá Increases Capital as a Result of the Merger with Inmotel
Apr 1999 - Hilton Launches HILSTAR, Central Reservation System
Apr 1999 - The Former 18 Story Blue Cross/Blue Shield Building in Downtown Indianapolis to be Recreated
Apr 1999 - Hostmark Changes Name, Expands Presence in the Western U.S
Apr 1999 - Northpark Executive Suite Hotel in Austin, TX Uses Internet Connectivity Provided by Wayport
Apr 1999 - Brentwood Hotels Created as Joint Venture of Three Hotel Management Companies
Apr 1999 - Crown Group Opens Two HomeStay Lodges in  Pensacola, Fla. Area
Apr 1999 - Starwood Soon to be Manhattan's Dominant Hotel Player with 6,100 Rooms
Apr 1999 - Study Shows Leisure Travelers Stand by Their Travel Agents
Apr 1999 - You Don't Have to Give It All Up! (With a Union Neutrality Agreement) / JMBM
Apr 1999 - GM Greg Stafford Details Multi-Million Dollar Renovation at Holiday Inn Washington, DC on The Hill Hotel
Apr 1999 - Cooper Companies Opens Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown
Apr 1999 - FelCor Raises $550 Million of New Debt
Apr 1999 - Hostmark to Manage Hawthorn Suites in Decatur, Illinois
Apr 1999 - Timing the Sale or Acquisition of Hotels in Today's Volatile Market / Warnick & Co.
Apr 1999 - Review of the 1998 Mexican Lodging Market / JMBM
Apr 1999 - RCI Releases 1998 Key Operating Statistics
Apr 1999 - Hostmark  Signs Master License Agreement in Egypt  with Howard Johnson International
Apr 1999 - Publicis Designs TV Ad Campaign for La Quinta
Apr 1999 - FelCor Rebrands Wilmington, DE Radisson to Doubletree after $3.0 Million Renovation
Apr 1999 - Sol Mayang Sari in Bintan, Indonesia Completes Refurbishment
Apr 1999 - High Country Resorts and Mountain High Management Acquired by ResortQuest International
Apr 1999 - Arizona Lodging Insights / YE 1998 / Warnick & Co
Apr 1999 - San Diego Paradise Point Resort Executives Assume Regional Positions for Noble House Hotels & Resorts
Apr 1999 - U.S. Hotel Industry Maintains Consistent Course Based on February '99 Statistics / Smith Travel Research
Apr 1999 - Fairfield Communities  Purchases Durango, Colorado Property for Resort Development
Apr 1999 - The 406 Room Quality Inn Downtown Chicago, Illinois is Sold
Apr 1999 - FelCor Rebrands Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel in Irving, TX to DFW International Airport-South Embassy Suites
Apr 1999 - Loyola Marymount University to Establish Program in Travel and Tourism with Financial Support from Ed and Lyn Hogan
Apr 1999 - Hotel Online's List of 75 Lodging and Gaming Stocks Ranked by % Gain/Loss for the 3 Months Ending Mar  31, 1999
Apr 1999 - Four Seasons Hotels To Be Minority Equity Partner in  440 Room Shanghai China Hotel Project
Apr 1999 - Sea Containers Ltd.'s Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.  Invest in Peruvian Hotels
Apr 1999 - MeriStar Hospitality and MeriStar Hotels Resorts Partner with Oak Hill Capital  to Acquire Upscale Hotels
Apr 1999 - City of Los Angeles Redefines Zoning Code to Accommodate New Marriott Residence Inn
Apr 1999 - Morgan Weinstein Co. to Fund  One Hundred Million Dollar Loan for Oasis Resorts North Africa Operations


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