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Jun 18, 2007

InterContinental Hotels Group

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, the world's largest hotels operator, said Thursday its Asia Pacific chief executive had resigned after the company discovered he had lied on his resume. Jun 15, 2007

Big Mountain Resort

Big Mountain Resort Changes Name to Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Sports President and CEO Fred Jones on Wednesday said the company is launching a new branding and positioning initiative for Big Mountain Resort in Montana. Jun 14, 2007

InterContinental Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group said its Asian-Pacific chief executive, Patrick Imbardelli, resigned following an internal review of his academic qualifications. Jun 14, 2007


Marriott and Ian Schrager Announce Boutique Hotel Brand New York-Marriott International Chairman and CEO Bill Marriott and Ian Schrager, credited with the invention of the boutique hotel, this morning announced a joint partnership they believe radically rethinks the lodging experience. Jun 14, 2007

Marriott International

Hotel group Marriott International is set to announce a deal on Thursday with entrepreneur Ian Schrager to develop a boutique hotel chain, The Wall Street Journal reported in its online edition. Jun 14, 2007

EasterIsland Lodge

EasterIsland Lodge to Open in December Posada de Mike Rapu, the new lodge for Explora en Rapa Nui, on Easter Island's southern edge, is set for completion by the end of December 2007. Jun 12, 2007

Hilton Hotels

Hilton Hotels plans to develop 25 new Hampton hotels across the U.K. with a total of 3,000 rooms in the next five years. Jun 12, 2007

Hilton Hotels

Hilton Hotels Corporation today announced that the company has signed a letter of understanding for a major development alliance with the experienced hotel franchise owner and operator, Somerston Hotels UK Limited -- with the intention to introduce an additional 25 new hotels comprising 3000 rooms across the UK in the next five years. Jun 12, 2007

Hilton Hotels Corp

Hilton Expands Spa Presence Through Luxury Partnership Hilton Hotels Corp. has announced a partnership with Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) and Spa Chakra, a network of luxury spas, to develop more than 70 new spas at its upscale properties world wide. Jun 12, 2007


SLH to Reach 450 Hotels By Year End Small Luxury Hotels of the World grew by 70 hotels last year and by 20 more so far this year. Jun 12, 2007


SLH to Reach 450 Hotels By Year End Small Luxury Hotels of the World grew by 70 hotels last year and by 20 more so far this year. Jun 12, 2007

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Guests at Wyndham Hotels and Resorts now can pamper, lather, refresh, smooth and soothe their bodies -- all without leaving their guest room. Jun 12, 2007

Despite softening of hotel demand increases in the first half of this year, top hotel executives and analysts at last week's New York University's 29th Annual International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference were bullish that the industry would retain its strength for the next few years and beyond. Jun 11, 2007

Hotel rate increases will be hefty after travel buyers' negotiations later this year, but not on the same scale as in 2006, PricewaterhouseCoopers' hospitality and leisure group principal Bjorn Hanson told buyers and suppliers gathered here for Business Travel News' 23rd annual Corporate Travel World conference. Travel buyers, meanwhile, said they are struggling to maintain the integrity of their corporate hotel program. Jun 11, 2007

Club Med

Club Med Unveils Latest Renovated Property Aimed at Families OPIO, FRANCE-Club Med, the 57-year-old resort company making moves in the upscale family market, on Saturday announced a new European pricing plan at the inaugural of its revamped Club Med Opio resort in Provence. Jun 11, 2007

First Westin Resort

First Westin Resort Unveiled in Waikiki The Moana Surfrider on Waikiki Beach is now O'ahu's first Westin resort. Jun 11, 2007

Hilton Hotels Corporation

Hilton Hotels Corporation has announced that Meredith Quarnstrom has been named vice president, Food & Beverage. A 12-year Hilton veteran, Quarnstrom previously served as general manager of the Hilton Atlanta Airport and the Doubletree Hotel Tyson's Corner, Virginia. Her new responsibilities will include overseeing food and beverage business across company-owned and -managed properties in the Americas. She will focus primarily on banquets and catering, casual and in-room dining and bars. Quarnstrom reports to Alexander Mirza, senior vice president of corporate development. Jun 11, 2007

Hilton Hotels Corporation

Jumping full bore into the burgeoning luxury hotel-spa trend, Hilton Hotels Corp. today will announce a new partnership with luxury-goods firm LVMH MoA't Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA and a separate spa concern that will see the hotelier add more than 70 new spas to its upscale properties world-wide. Jun 11, 2007


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