TITLE

Hotels court weary travelers

AUTHOR(S)
Olvera, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Crain's Chicago Business;10/6/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 40, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the offers hotels are making to lure the business travelers hurt by costly air travels. The company Parent Kimpton Hotels, which also owns Hotel Monaco and Hotel Burnham is offering the guests affected by cancelled flights, to choose a free bottle of wine or in-room movie. Guests at Affinia Chicago can ask for amenities-be it an Ibanez acoustic guitar, golf putter or BlackBerry charger-to be waiting in their room.
ACCESSION #
35224985

 

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