Hampton Proves There’s Room for Inn

News Press By Mae Yousif-Bashi mbashi@news-press.com Cape hotel, at 3, a success story Off the main commercial path and in a less-than-friendly pedestrian area, some wondered whether the big orange building with 75 hotel rooms inside would ever make it. Throw in an economy start gin to go sour at … Read More

Positive AIG Effect

Gulf Coast Business Review Fred Hirschovits hopes companies cutting back their travel budgets will choose his Holiday Inn hotel instead of a more expensive resort. Is this any time to be opening a new hotel? Fred Hirschovits concedes his timing is off as he prepares to open a 170-room Holiday … Read More

New Hotels Will Face Stiff Competition

Florida Weekly By Evan Williams ewilliams@floridaweekly.com Fred Hirschovits stepped out of a silver Mercedes-Benz and strode toward his hotel, the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center, like an ambassador from the land of graciousness and good taste. The Cornell University hospitality school graduate — one of the world’s … Read More

IHG Announces Opens Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport

www.hotelinteractive.com IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the world’s largest hotel groups by number of rooms announced today that the 169-room, 21st-century Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport @ Town Center in Fort Myers, Florida has plans to open February 3rd, 2009! Developed to be more efficient to … Read More

City’s Hampton Inn Earns Service Award

News Press By Mary Hawk mhawk@news-press.com Cape Coral’s Hampton Inn & Suites has received a top national distinction. The hotel has received the Hampton Wall of Fame Award for its Total Quality Service Scorre for its quality and customer satisfaction. Located at 619 S.E. 47th St., the Hampton is now … Read More

Elephant in the Room

Gulf Coast Business Review TOURISM by Jean Gruss | Editor/Lee-Collier There’s an elephant in the room. No one knows how the financial turmoil in 2008 will impact the winter and spring tourism season. And they’d rather not contemplate a bad outcome. Before speaking at a recent tourism conference in Fort … Read More

Lee Hopes European Visitors will Lead Tourism Rebound

Bonita Daily News “You have the weakness in the dollar with the strength of the euro making travel here affordable. The euro is combined with good values for the summer and less expensive air travel.” —Fred Hirschovits, President of Twenty Twenty Worldwide Hospitality, a Naples-based consulting firm

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