Destination News - Hotel & Resort, Spa.
Jun 25, 2007
IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) Piloting New Galileo Self-Booking Tool Galileo is gearing up for the rollout of a new corporate booking tool called Traversa, which will begin its launch with IBM this summer and become the migration platform for Travelport Classic's more than 700 corporate users. The company said it would begin moving customers to the new tool beginning in the fourth quarter, with hopes to complete migration by the end of next year. Jun 19, 2007
As Louisiana continues its dramatic return to form as one of America's most-loved travel destinations, Hilton Hotels
See: New York Stock Exchange :HLT HLT
See: Highly leveraged transaction - News) has affirmed its commitment to this region by opening two new hotels, the historic Hilton New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded St. Charles Avenue St. Charles Avenue is a thoroughfare in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the home of the world famous St. Charles Streetcar Line. It is also famous for the hundreds of mansions that adorn the tree-lined boulevard for much of the Uptown section of the route. and the new Hilton Shreveport. Located in a landmark 1920s building, walking into the Hilton New Orleans St. Charles Avenue is like taking a step back in time into the grand hotels that made New Orleans famous, but modernized to meet the needs of today's guest. Differing in style but not functionality or amenities, the Hilton Shreveport is a contemporary new hotel that connects to the Shreveport Convention Center in the heart of Shreveport's vibrant Riverfront District. Jun 19, 2007
Hilton Hotels says it has become a partner member of Findmeaconference's venue sourcing company. Findmeaconference is an online venue directory, offering an advanced search tool providing detailed profiles of conference centres, meeting rooms and training opportunities. The partnership will mean that Hilton will gain exposure to almost 4,000 visitors a day, who search for venues on www.findmeaconference.com. Potential customers will also be able to view detailed specifications of each Hilton hotel, including a photo gallery, room specifications, floor plans, pricing grid and special offers. There is also an internet-based search tool provided by Findmeaconference, that offers a specialist team of venue finders at no cost. Jun 19, 2007
Homewood Suites by Hilton[R], the national brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, prepares to celebrate the brand's 200th hotels opening in Fort Collins, Colo. by hosting a brand-wide celebration themed "More than 200 places to call My Homewood" for more than 5,000 hotel staff and nearly 25,000 guests. The celebration will take place during the upscale brand's signature Welcome Home Reception. Jun 20, 2007
Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Interstate Hotels & Resorts, one of the nation's largest independent hotel management companies, today announced that the company has signed a long-term contract to manage two Marriott-branded properties in downtown Oakland Downtown Oakland is the central business district in Oakland, California. This part of town is bounded, depending on the definition used by either Interstate 880 or the Oakland Estuary on the southwest, Interstate 980 on the northwest, Grand Avenue on the northeast and Lake Merritt , California: the 484-room Oakland Marriott City Center and the 162-room Courtyard by Marriott Courtyard by Marriott is a brand of hotels owned by Marriott International. They have over 2,800 hotels worldwide, as of June 2007. Courtyard by Marriott is designed for business travelers. Oakland Downtown. Both properties were recently acquired by CIM (1) (Computer-Integrated Manufacturing) Integrating office/accounting functions with automated factory systems. Point of sale, billing, machine tool scheduling and supply ordering are part of CIM. Group, a large real estate investor A real estate investor is someone who actively or passively invests in real estate. An active investor may buy a property, make repairs and/or improvements to the property, and sell it later for a profit. based in Hollywood Jun 21, 2007
Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts
Couples with dreams of lucky love are flocking to the Caribbean and Mexico from near and far to tie the knot on July 7, 2007 (7.7.07). And like other hotels in the region, Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts' nine properties are planning to hit record numbers for destination weddings, with some resorts turning away as many as 20 couples looking to take their vows on the "lucky 7" wedding date. Jun 21, 2007
IDG's Computerworld has named Marriott International, Inc., as one of the "Best Places to Work in IT" for the fifth year in a row. Marriott placed 30th among the top 100 companies. Jun 22, 2007
Morgans Hotel Group The Morgans Hotel Group NASDAQ: MHGC (MHG) is a hospitality company that operates, owns, acquires and redevelops boutique hotels in the United States and Europe. Co
Morgans Hotel Group Co. today announced their development and design plans for the new Mondrian and Delano hotels at Echelon in Las Vegas. A world-class team of designers and architects has been appointed to lead the project. Jun 18, 2007
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced today its goal to eliminate all artificial trans-fats from the food and beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods. operations at more than 400 hotels in the U. S., Canada and the Caribbean by the end of 2007. This includes food served at Starwood-operated restaurants, banquets, catering, room service, bars and lounges. Starwood's efforts to eliminate artificial trans-fats in its food service is a result of a two-year process at its hotels in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean, including Sheraton, Westin, Four Points by Sheraton Four Points by Sheraton is Starwood Hotels & Resorts mid-market hotel brand, targeted towards business travelers and small conventions. Four Points was created by the former ITT Sheraton before Starwood acquired the firm in 1998. , St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, Le Meridien, and W brands. Jun 19, 2007
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., parent of the Sheraton and Westin hotel brands, intends to phase out the use of artificial trans fats. Jun 19, 2007
tarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
tarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and its much-anticipated new lifestyle brand, aloft hotels, announced today it has signed deals with four development companies to open seven aloft hotels in the state of Texas. Developers involved with the aloft projects include the following: HAC HAC Housing Assistance Council
HAC Hill-Start Assist Control (automobiles)
HAC Hearing Aid Compatible
HAC Havre Athletic Club (Le Havre, France)
HAc Acetic Acid
HAC Honourable Artillery Company Partners, Summit Hotel Properties, Santa Fe IV Hotel and 5434 Westheimer. Jun 20, 2007
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation today announced that it will provide a webcast of its conference call to discuss the company's second quarter 2007 financial results at 9:00 a.m. EDT EDT
Eastern Daylight Time
EDT Eastern Daylight Time
EDT n abbr (US) (= Eastern Daylight Time) → hora de verano de Nueva York
EDT on Wednesday, August 1. Steve Holmes, Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Wyndham Worldwide, and Gina Wilson, Chief Financial Officer, will both be on the call. The company expects to release its second quarter 2007 results to the financial community earlier that morning. Jun 21, 2007
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