SPOKANE, Wash., Sep 9, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- TicketsWest, a part of the entertainment division of WestCoast Hospitality Corporation (NYSE: WEH), announced that it began providing ticketing services to the Pikes Peak Center beginning September 1, 2004.
Dot Lischick, General Manager of the World Arena and Pikes Peak Center stated, "TicketsWest brings a high level of customer service and ticketing technology to the Pikes Peak Center and we are looking forward to taking advantage of TicketsWest's well-known customer service to provide our performers and patrons the best possible experience."
"We are very pleased with the opportunity to provide ticketing services to Pikes Peak Center," stated Jack Lucas, Vice President, TicketsWest. "Adding Pikes Peak Center as a client makes TicketsWest the leading ticket service provider in Colorado Springs and is representative of TicketsWest's continuing efforts at positive growth."
WestCoast Hospitality Corporation is a hospitality and leisure company primarily engaged in the ownership, management, development and franchising of mid-scale, full service hotels under its WestCoast(R) and Red Lion(R) brands. In addition, through its entertainment division, which includes its TicketsWest.com, Inc. subsidiary, it engages in event ticket distribution and promotes and presents a variety of entertainment productions. G&B Real Estate Services, its real estate division, engages in traditional real estate-related services, including developing, managing and acting as a broker for sales and leases of commercial and multi-unit residential properties.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities law, including statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, projections of future events or performance and underlying assumptions (many of which are based, in turn upon further assumptions). The forward-looking statements in this press release are inherently subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, matters discussed in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the 2003 fiscal year and in other documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: Jack Lucas, Vice President of TicketsWest, 1-509-459-6100.
SOURCE WestCoast Hospitality Corporation
Jack Lucas, Vice President of TicketsWest, +1-509-459-6100
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