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Travel Industry Leaders Give Thumbs Up to Starwood Hotels & Resorts: Hotel Group Selected as the Best in Asia

Asia President, Miguel Ko was also Recognized as Hotel Chief of the Year SINGAPORE, July 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) emerged as the triumphant winner in the Travel Weekly Asia Industry Awards held in Singapore recently, earning major award...

2008-07-30 09:30 1200

Westin Hotels & Resorts Blooms With Celebrated Floral Designer Jane Packer

Hotel-Industry Innovator Revitalizes Global Botanical Displays WHITE PLAINS, NY., July 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for summer, Westin Hotels & Resorts announces an industry-first partnership with celebrated floral designer Jane Packer. Starting this month, all Westin Hotels & Resor...

2008-07-29 15:00 1090

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Targets Meeting Planners With Amazing Offers In Asia Pacific

Delightful Deals are Available from Now Through End of January 2009 SINGAPORE, July 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) invites meeting planners around the world to take advantage of some delightful deals throughout hotels in Asia Pacific. More t...

2008-07-29 10:00 1054

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Appoints Public Relations Manager for its Rapidly Expanding China Region

SHANGHAI, July 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Angela Feng as Public Relations Manager, China. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200807281747.jpg ) Based in Starwood China Office in Shanghai, Angela will take up her new role to de...

2008-07-28 16:00 1260

HereisChina.com Launches Online Customization Services for Worldwide Tourists Coming to China

BEIJING, July 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- HereisChina.com, a professional marketplace to meet more than 2,000 professional inbound tour operators and experts throughout China, announced today the launch of customized trips through their online portal. The Beijing Organizing Committee for th...

2008-07-29 20:00 661

China Yida Holding Company Establishes Strategic Partnership with GuangZhiLv, China's Leading Travel Agency

FUZHOU, China, July 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Yida Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYID) (“the Company” or “China Yida”), a leading comprehensive tourism and media management company, today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with GuangZhiLv Interna...

2008-07-23 20:00 1141

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Goes 'Hot' on Talent Development in Asia Pacific

Hotel Giant Launches Hotstarts Training for New Associates in Anticipation of its Aggressive Expansion Plans in the Region SINGAPORE, July 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts kicks off its first HotStarts program for new associates in Asia Pacific, with the inaugural program...

2008-07-22 10:00 1209

Macau.com Wins Macau Prime Awards for Service Excellence 2008

MACAU, July 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Macau.com ( http://www.macau.com ), the leading online destination marketing, travel and ticketing company in Macau has won the Macau Prime Awards for Service Excellence for Best Online Travel Agency. The prestigious competition promotes the importance of ...

2008-07-18 21:44 794

China’s Prestigious New World Hotel Group Selects Luxe Worldwide Hotels for International Representation: Major Signing Ceremony in Hong Kong

LOS ANGELES, July 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Luxe Worldwide Hotels ( http://www.luxehotels.com ), the leading provider of full-service representation services within the international hotel industry, proudly announces its exclusive representation of New World Hotel Management Ltd. ( http:...

2008-07-17 14:59 935

Expedia, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Europe-Based Venere.com

SEATTLE and ROME, July 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Italy-based Venere Net ApA ( http://www.venere.com ) from Advent International and the founding partners. Venere.com has established relationships with a...

2008-07-15 18:15 795

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Unveils the New St. Regis Beijing Following $27 Million Restoration

The Newly Restored St. Regis Beijing Opens in Anticipation of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games BEIJING, July 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) proudly announces the debut of the newly renovated St. Regis Beijing, following the completion of a comp...

2008-07-15 10:00 1315

Wyndham Brand to Expand in China With 337-Room Shanghai Hotel

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Hotel Group International today announced plans to expand the Wyndham(R) brand in China with the construction of a 337-room, 15-story luxury hotel in Shanghai. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070517/NYTH119LOGO ) ...

2008-07-08 09:00 969

W Retreat & Spa - Maldives: Chefs Win First Culinary Awards for the Property

Seven Medals Awarded Out of 8 Categories to First Time Participants By Breaking Away from the Traditional Hotel Restaurant Dishes MALDIVES, July 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Take an award-winning Executive Chef from Colombia (by way of Russia and Canada), The W Brand and talented chefs; put t...

2008-07-08 14:00 1226

Sheraton Hotels Launches New Website Dedicated To Its Global Collection Of Premier Resorts

New "Sheratonresorts.com" Invites Travelers to Customize Their Dream Vacation and Discover Unique Experiences at 62 Luxurious Resorts across Six Continents SINGAPORE, July 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sheraton Hotels & Resorts invites consumers to discover unique local experiences and hidden tr...

2008-07-01 09:00 1127

Home Inns Provides Assessment of Operational Impact of the Recent Earthquake and Upcoming Olympics Games and Updates Progress of Expansion

Earthquake Has Limited Impact on Regional Operations & Financial Performance; Expansion Ahead of Schedule with 100 New Hotels Expected In the First Half of the Year SHANGHAI, China, June 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain...

2008-06-25 00:00 925

The Westin Beijing Chaoyang Opens in the Pulsating Heart of Beijing’s Central Business District

BEIJING, June 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of Chinese government dignitaries, proud owners, senior hotel executives and staff members, the Westin Beijing Chaoyang opens its doors to welcome guests, in time for the 29th Beijing Olympic Games. The 550-room property is the second Westi...

2008-06-24 14:00 1223

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Revamps Meetings Website to Offer One of the Most Robust Industry Sites for Meeting Planners

Site is a One-stop Resource Including Great Meeting Offers, Rewards and Comprehensive Search Options SINGAPORE, June 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts announces it now offers meeting planners around the world a one-stop resource: http://www.starwoodmeetings.com to better s...

2008-06-24 09:00 1294

St. Regis Makes Landmark Entry into Malaysia with Signing of St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur will Offer Global Travelers an Unrivaled Dimension of Luxury and Elegance at the Heart of one of Asia’s Most Influential Metropolises SINGAPORE, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced that its St. Regis...

2008-06-20 14:00 1116

Official Launch of the Grand Tower at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, June 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Witnessed by distinguished guests, members of the press, honorable members of Ho Chi Minh City’s People Committee, Starwood and the Joint Venture Company Ocean Place comprising of Resco, Saigon Tourist and the Keck Seng Group of co...

2008-06-23 14:00 1155

New Director of Sales & Marketing On-board at Sheraton Changsha Hotel

SHANGHAI, China, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- We are delighted to announce that Henry Zhang has just been appointed as Director of Sales & Marketing at Sheraton Changsha Hotel. Prior to this position, Henry held various positions in other renowned hotel chains. He was in the pre-openin...

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