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May 28, 1999 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hotelier Tushar Patel purchased the Anaheim Marriott Hotel for about $80 million Thursday, solidifying his place as a major player in the city's lodging business. The deal for the 1,033-room convention-business hotel is the biggest yet for Patel's Tarsadia Hotels, a family-owned, Costa Mesa-based concern that has a 25-year history in the Anaheim area.
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June 4, 1999 | E. Scott Reckard
New Anaheim Marriott owner Tarsadia Hotels said Thursday that it will spend $15 million over the next two years to renovate the 1,033-room convention hotel. Costa Mesa-based Tarsadia now has 2,200 rooms in the Anaheim Convention Center/Disneyland area and more than 1,000 under development, plus additional holdings elsewhere in the Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco areas. Marriott International will continue to manage the Anaheim hotel, which Tarsadia bought for $75.
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BUSINESS
December 9, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
More than $30 million worth of corner convenience centers, old bank branches and recently built office buildings changed hands in a span of 2 1/2 hours Tuesday as the Resolution Trust Corp. sold off commercial property from failed savings and loans. Nearly 800 professional bidders, investors, real estate brokers and family trustees came to the Anaheim Marriott in hopes of buying commercial space at bargain prices. Some did. A five-unit shopping center at 9502 Hamilton Ave.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1999 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hotelier Tushar Patel purchased the Anaheim Marriott Hotel for about $80 million Thursday, solidifying his place as a major player in the city's lodging business. The deal for the 1,033-room convention-business hotel is the biggest yet for Patel's Tarsadia Hotels, a family-owned, Costa Mesa-based concern that has a 25-year history in the Anaheim area.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1992 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
How do you see the future of Anaheim as a tourism destination? There's absolutely no question in my mind that Anaheim has been the hub of tourism and will be that much more so in the coming years. If we combine that with what Disney's possibilities are, I think it just solidifies that idea. Is the Disneyland resort the engine that is driving the growth of this whole area? It is a significant part of it. In this given location, we really have the convention center and (Disney)
BUSINESS
December 12, 1991 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
Hotel Price War: The holidays are usually considered peak season in the hotel business, but the lingering recession has not quelled the price war among hotels. The discounting is being led locally by Marriott, which is offering discounts of up to 60% for guests who book at least 14 days before their visit. With the discount, room rates will range from $49 to $69 a night, depending on location; some dates are unavailable, such as New Year's Eve. The plan is available through Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1997
Mayor Tom Daly will give his State of the City address at the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce's luncheon Feb. 4. The noon event at the Anaheim Marriott, 700 W. Convention Way, is open to the public. Tickets are $25 for chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. Daly will highlight some of Anaheim's noteworthy accomplishments of the past year and talk about the city's prospects for 1997 and beyond. Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 31. Information: (714) 758-0222.
BUSINESS
September 9, 1994 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Cheerio, Old Bean: The Anaheim Marriott is completing a $4-million renovation of its guest rooms this month with the goal of giving its quarters a homier feeling. Rooms are being decorated in light colors and will feature casual chairs and armoires. Other changes are in store, too. Next spring, the hotel plans to open Gourmet Bean Cafe, a cozy coffee shop that will seat only 24 and will feature various gourmet coffee drinks. Marriott will have its own house blend of java.
BUSINESS
February 27, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
Senior Citizen Discounts: Marriott hotels in Orange County are teaming with the American Assn. of Retired Persons in offering discounts to members on rooms and meals. Under the program, AARP members can receive 10% off regular room rates and a 50% discount for 21-day, non-refundable advance purchases. There is also a 25% discount on meals and soft drinks for parties of up to eight people, and 10% off gift shop purchases.
BUSINESS
April 29, 1999 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County hotelier Tushar Patel, who lost a high-profile bidding war with Walt Disney Co. for Anaheim's Grand Hotel in 1996, is close to purchasing the far bigger Anaheim Marriott hotel, sources familiar with the transaction said Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1997
Mayor Tom Daly will give his State of the City address at the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce's luncheon Feb. 4. The noon event at the Anaheim Marriott, 700 W. Convention Way, is open to the public. Tickets are $25 for chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. Daly will highlight some of Anaheim's noteworthy accomplishments of the past year and talk about the city's prospects for 1997 and beyond. Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 31. Information: (714) 758-0222.
BUSINESS
September 9, 1994 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Cheerio, Old Bean: The Anaheim Marriott is completing a $4-million renovation of its guest rooms this month with the goal of giving its quarters a homier feeling. Rooms are being decorated in light colors and will feature casual chairs and armoires. Other changes are in store, too. Next spring, the hotel plans to open Gourmet Bean Cafe, a cozy coffee shop that will seat only 24 and will feature various gourmet coffee drinks. Marriott will have its own house blend of java.
BUSINESS
July 14, 1994 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Good Use of Leftovers: The Anaheim Marriott is putting its leftovers to good use, sending its surplus food to two local social service agencies to help them feed their clients and to minimize waste. The food is going to the Anaheim Interfaith Shelter for homeless families with children and to the Syntone Treatment Center, which cares for abused boys. Leftovers from the hotel can include as much as 50 pounds of chicken salad or a like amount of deli meats.
BUSINESS
December 9, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
More than $30 million worth of corner convenience centers, old bank branches and recently built office buildings changed hands in a span of 2 1/2 hours Tuesday as the Resolution Trust Corp. sold off commercial property from failed savings and loans. Nearly 800 professional bidders, investors, real estate brokers and family trustees came to the Anaheim Marriott in hopes of buying commercial space at bargain prices. Some did. A five-unit shopping center at 9502 Hamilton Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1992
Finding a way to make the Disney resort project "work" has to be high on the priority list of everyone who is a resident of Orange County. Certainly the recent EIR release addresses some challenges, but from the perspective of many people, they all seem manageable. I encourage all of us to muster any means possible to support the Disney organization from this day forward to make this monumental project a reality by the year 2000. E.F. SNAVELY General Manager, Anaheim Marriott
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1992
Finding a way to make the Disney resort project "work" has to be high on the priority list of everyone who is a resident of Orange County. Certainly the recent EIR release addresses some challenges, but from the perspective of many people, they all seem manageable. I encourage all of us to muster any means possible to support the Disney organization from this day forward to make this monumental project a reality by the year 2000. E.F. SNAVELY General Manager, Anaheim Marriott
BUSINESS
April 29, 1999 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County hotelier Tushar Patel, who lost a high-profile bidding war with Walt Disney Co. for Anaheim's Grand Hotel in 1996, is close to purchasing the far bigger Anaheim Marriott hotel, sources familiar with the transaction said Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1992
A ruptured pipe gushed water between walls and flooded five floors Tuesday night at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel, officials said. Fire Department investigators and hotel officials were trying to determine what caused the pipe to burst, said hotel director of marketing Jim Luce. About 40 rooms were without water for a few hours and at least two people were moved from the hotel on Convention Way to other local hotels for the night, Luce said.
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