- Created on Monday, 02 December 2002 13:05
- Written by Staff
Clean '03 has announced its official hotel package, and the Las Vegas Housing Bureau is accepting reservations for the show's six official hotels. In addition, five airlines and two car rental companies offer discounts to people attending the trade show for laundering, dry-cleaning and textile rental in Las Vegas August 11-14, 2003.
Show attendees will have an opportunity to stay on the Las Vegas Strip at some of its most well-known and prestigious hotels. All hotels in the package are within one mile of the Las Vegas Convention Center where Clean '03 will be held. Hotel prices range from $69 to $139 a night, exclusive of local taxes, for singleor double occupancy.
Complimentary shuttle buses will transport attendees between official hotels and the convention center mornings and afternoons. An evening shuttle will loop to the hotels so attendees can visit various social functions at different locations.
Each of Clean '03's six sponsoring associations has selected a headquarter hotel. Coin Laundry Association (CLA) will convene at Bally's. International Fabricare Institute (IFI) and National Association of Institutional Linen Management (NAILM) will headquarter at Paris. Three groups will share the Las Vegas Hilton as their headquarters: Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA), Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA), and Uniform & Textile Service Association (UTSA).
In addition to the headquarter hotels, Caesars Palace, Flamingo, and Riviera are in the Clean '03 official hotel package.
Five airlines serving the Las Vegas airport offer discount rates to Clean '03 attendees. They are, America West Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways. Alamo and Avis car rental companies also have specials for Clean '03 attendees. Free parking is available at all official hotels.
Reservation forms and detailed information about all Clean '03 hotels are available on the Clean web site, www.cleanshow.com, or from show management.
Reservations for all Clean '03 hotels must be made through the Clean â€˜03 Housing Bureau to receive the special rates. Attendees should not call hotels directly since the show's room quotas are assigned to the Housing Bureau. Reservations may be made on the web (www.cleanshow.com), or by telephone, fax or regular mail. Blocks of five or more rooms must be made in writing.
Members of sponsoring associations may call a special toll-free reservation number assigned to each sponsors' headquarter hotel block. They are:
|CLA at Bally's||800-762-0296|
|IFI at Paris||877-584-6938|
|NAILM at Paris||800-479-6336|
|TCATA at Las Vegas Hilton||800-858-1017|
|TRSA at Las Vegas Hilton||800-390-8608|
|UTSA at Ls Vegas Hilton||877-333-5215|
For non-members and general housing, call (toll free) 888-892-5822. International attendees may call 702-386-7813 for reservations. Fax numbers are (toll free) 800-536-9488, or 702-386-7818. By mail, send a completed housing form to Clean â€™03 Housing, Las Vegas CVA, 3150 Paradise Road S., Las Vegas NV 89109-9096 USA.
Travel and car rental arrangements can be made through Clean's official travel desk at Globetrotter Travel, (toll free) 888-447-7432 or 301-570-0800, press #1; fax 301-570-9514; or on line at www.globetrottermgmt.com/cleanshow.
People making arrangements through other sources should mention the following ID number America West, 7351; American, A5883AA; Delta, DMN191124A; Southwest, J8234; and USAir, GF98692537. Car rental ID numbers are Alamo, CD 802095, and Avis, CD-J945616.
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Lapauw Acquired By Private Investor
BELGIUM — Lapauw and its affiliate Lapauw France have been acquired by Mr. Philippe D’heygere for an undisclosed amount. The Belgian based manufacturer of industrial laundry equipment officially announced that it has recently sold its rights to Mr. Philippe D’heygere, a successful international entrepreneur with special interests in global expansion.
“I have worked with the Lapauw family for 46 years. Following my first meeting with the new owner, I feel very confident that this agreement will provide the experience and resources needed to expand into new markets and bolster support to our existing distributors and customers,” said Andre Henrard, Export Manager for the countries outside Europe. The current management will remain active and no personnel change is expected.
In a joint statement to their distributors, the Lapauw family announced “Mr. D’heygere has international expertise and will reinforce the position of the Lapauw Group as a successful worldwide leader of premier laundry equipment.”