USTDA Trade Mission and Business Briefing to Highlight Opportunities for U.S. Companies in Kenyas Airport Section

Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 25, 2012

Linking senior Kenyan airport officials with U.S. companies is the goal of a business briefing that will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Fort Worth Downtown, in Fort Worth Texas. This business briefing is part of a U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) sponsored trade mission to the United States that aims to introduce senior officials from the Kenya Airports Authority to U.S. airport operations and modernization technologies, equipment, and best practices. The business briefing agenda includes presentations by the delegates on project opportunities; and one-on-one meetings with the delegates.

The trade visit and Business Briefing will highlight opportunities for U.S. firms to support several airport modernization projects planned by the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA). The KAA plans a series of modernization and expansion efforts at airports across Kenya. These include a $ 100M upgrade of the existing terminals at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi and a planned new terminal build at JKIA, with an estimated project size of approximately $ 500M.

Interested companies may register to attend at:

What: Business Briefing for the Kenya Airports Modernization Reverse Trade Mission

Who: The Kenya Airports Authority.

When: May 15, 2012 | 9:00 am 4:30 pm | Registration and continental breakfast at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Fort Worth Downtown

1111 W. Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX, 76102

U.S. companies and organizations interested in attending the Business Briefing should email Mr. Ian Christensen, at ichristensen(at)futron(dot)com. For more information on the Business Briefing or reverse trade mission, or visit the USTDA website,

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African Sun Welcomes Barack Obama to Holiday Inn Accra Airport in Ghana

Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) July 16, 2009

Pan-African hospitality group, African Sun Limited, is proud to announce that Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America, has chosen to stay at its Holiday Inn, Accra Airport property during his first African state visit to Ghana on the 10th and 11th of July.

President Obama and his family made our Presidential Suite, Suite 509, his ‘home away from home’ and his daughter Sasha remarked on the suite and said it was a ‘cool’ room. Our staff was thrilled to have the Obamas staying with us and to have the opportunity to serve such a venerable head of state,” said Mr Bruce Potter, General Manager of Holiday Inn Accra Airport.

Shingi Munyeza, Group Chief Executive added “Barack Obama chose to stay at the Holiday Inn Accra Airport because of its position, great facilities and world-class service.” “We are honoured that from 10 July to 11 July, he and his family were shown the true ‘African Sun’ experience and we look forward to welcoming them to any of our other properties whether they be in Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana or South Africa.”

Holiday Inn Accra Airport is African Sun’s flagship property in Ghana. The hotel is located only one kilometre away from Kotoka International Airport, boasts 2 presidential suites, 14 deluxe rooms, 48 executive rooms, 14 deluxe rooms and 98 standard rooms. Conferencing facilities catering for up to 450 delegates are also available.

African Sun Limited is the fastest growing hospitality group on the continent. The group boasts several other high-profile properties in its portfolio such as the award winning Grace Hotel in Johannesburg, The Victoria Falls Hotel (a member of the Leading Hotels of the World) in Zimbabwe and Obudu Mountain Resort in Nigeria. The group’s interests cover all sectors of the hospitality industry from luxury resorts, to urban boutique hotels, city hotels and lodges. As well as having its own brands, namely Mulberry, Platinum, Amber, Adrenal-Inn, My Place and The Kingdom resort brand, African Sun also manages and operates Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) affiliated brands such as Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Express by Holiday Inn to gain a foothold in new markets where these brands are familiar.

If you would like to know more about African Sun Limited or any of its properties, please go to African Sun


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Holiday Inn Ontario Airport Set to Open in October

Ontario, Calif. (Vocus) September 6, 2007

The new Holiday Inn Ontario Airport is scheduled to open in October just two blocks from LA/Ontario International Airport and down the street from the Ontario Convention Center.

The full-service hotel will feature 180 rooms including seven unique suites, a restaurant and bar, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness room, business center, complimentary Wi-fi, and free shuttle service to-and-from the airport. There are also several in-room amenities for guests. For meeting planners, there will be 5,000 square feet of meeting space offering a large registration or break area. The hotel’s design elements include curved walls, a cathedral-height lobby ceiling with a balcony and a solid wall of windows in the meeting area.

Trigild, Inc. is managing the hotel property. Bill Hoffman, president & CEO of Trigild, Inc. said, “We are thrilled to be involved with this hotel project. It is going to be beautiful – and perfect – for any type of traveler. Families will enjoy the great outdoor pool, and business travelers can relax in the beautiful lounge area. Also, the meeting space with its large windows offers Ontario a special new venue for all types of events. We invite everyone to come by for a tour.”

With the opening date fast approaching, Bob Brown, president & CEO of the Ontario CVB, said, “On behalf of the Bureau, we extend a warm welcome to the new Holiday Inn. The city of Ontario is in the midst of some very exciting changes, and the addition of new hotel rooms is key in those changes. We’re proud to welcome the Holiday Inn Ontario Airport to the growing list of our city’s flagship hotels.”

The new Holiday Inn Ontario Airport will be located at 2155 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764. The hotel is available now for reservations at or by calling (888) 722-7022. General Manager of the Holiday Inn Ontario Airport is Jim Haupert and Director of Sales is Jennifer M. Keef.

About Trigild, Inc.

Trigild is a 30-year old management company offering turn-key, ground-up, and distressed hotel management services. The company has successfully managed hundreds of hotel properties to date. Trigild offers its clients specialties in all areas pertaining to hotel management including accounting, operations, human resources, IT, marketing, revenue management and sales. Trigild is a nationwide company headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit or call Sarah Wuerth Szilagyi at (858) 720-6716.

About the Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau provides the meeting planner with “one-stop shopping” when booking business within the city. The Ontario CVB’s sales team is housed inside the Ontario Convention Center, thereby providing the meeting planner with immediate answers for date availability and detailed information about the Convention Center. For more information, please visit or call Amita Patel at (909) 937-3002.


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Albany Airport Hotel Takes Aim at the Economy, Introduces Bag of Bargains Shopping Package

Albany Airport Hotel Takes Aim at the Economy, Introduces Bag of Bargains Shopping Package

Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2009

The most conveniently located Albany Airport hotel, the Holiday Inn Albany, welcomes seasonal shoppers to experience the 312 beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites in the heart of the Wolf Road Shopping District and just five minutes from the Albany Airport. The most avid shoppers will be impressed with the all inclusive Bag of Bargains shopping package created especially for those looking to maximize their holiday budget and take advantage of all the Wolf Road Shopping District has to offer.

The Holiday Inn Albany Wolf Road’s Bag of Bargains Shopping Package is available from now throughout Christmas providing convenience and flexibility for shoppers planning the best of weekend New York getaways . The package includes overnight accommodation, free hotel parking, gift bag of Wolf Road area retailer’s discount offerings, $ 25.00 Colonie Center Mall Gift Card and free Shuttle Service anywhere on Wolf Road. The weekend package starts at only $ 119.00 per night single or double occupancy plus tax. At day’s end guests can rest and relax as they enjoy the heated indoor pool and Jacuzzi, 205 Cocktail lounge featuring Albany’s premier martini and wine bar and the Grille Restaurant offering American Cuisine for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Guests headed out of town this holiday season can Stay Park and Fly from the hotel and enjoy the free airport shuttle. Among Albany Airport Hotels, the Holiday Inn Albany is a favorite for families with an indoor pool and pet friendly rooms. All members of the family, including those with four legs, are welcome to stay at the Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf Road. Kids Eat Free at the Grille and the Lunch Buffet features Senior’s pricing.

“The holidays can be a stress for many people so the Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf Road has put together the Bag of Bargains Package to help guests save money and make the experience more fun,” says Cynthia Stanley, General Manager of the hotel. “Free hotel parking, free shuttle Service, $ 25 to spend and a soak in the hot tub are our gifts to shoppers this season.”

If a special occasion or meeting is in your plans this holiday season, look no further than the best Albany conference center at the Holiday Inn Albany Wolf Road. The Albany hotel and conference center takes pride in delivering the highest quality in the tri-city area.

Considered a popular Albany wedding location, the versatile function rooms accompanied with impeccable personalized service make this venue a perfect choice of all Albany hotels.

For further information on special packages or to book your next event, visit

About the Holiday Inn Albany Wolf Road

The Holiday Inn Albany conveniently located adjacent to I-87 Interstate on Wolf Road in Albany, New York features 312 beautifully appointed guest rooms and also offers over 21,000 square feet of versatile meeting space. The Grille Restaurant and the “205 on Wolf” Cocktail lounge supply the perfect offering’s to compliment the Holiday Inn’s inviting appearance. The hotel is also equipped with a complete fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi and Sauna intended to satisfy all of our guests.


Ms. Cynthia Stanley, General Manger

Holiday Inn Albany Wolf Road,

205 Wolf Road, Albany New York.



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