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Choice Hotels Fills IT Vacancies with Job Fairs
Choice Hotels International Inc.CHH -1.99% is hosting a career fair Wednesday in Phoenix, Ariz., seeking to bolster its IT staff in an industry that is increasingly relying on digital technologies to interact with guests. The chain, whose brands …
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Downtown Dallas' historic Statler Hilton hotel will soon fly Hilton flag again
“It will be a four-star quality hotel.” Hilton will market the hotel portion of the project when it's finished as one of its Curio hotels – a new chain of historic and luxury hotels. “Known as the first modern American hotel, the Statler not only made …
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Luxury hotels in China under fire after video footage shows staff using the

Luxury hotels in China under fire after video footage shows staff using the
The cleanliness of top hotels in China have been called into question after staff were accused of using the same cloths to wipe toilets and drinking glasses. Video footage has emerged of cleaners at Binjiang Long Sheraton Hotel and the JW Marriott …
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Three Portland Hotels Stock Local Sprits and Offer Distillery Packages
The hotel rooms will be stocked with Burnside Bourbon and Below Deck Spiced Rum from the established Eastside Distilling and Union Gin and D.L. Franklin vodka from upstart Dogwood Distilling. Eastside Distilling and Dogwood Distilling have won many …
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Georgia > Nightly $5 Fee Seen as Issue for Hotels

Georgia > Nightly Fee Seen as Issue for Hotels
ATLANTA — Georgia hospitality heavyweights have launched a behind-the-scenes campaign to soften the sting of a new nightly $ 5 fee tacked on to hotel and motel stays that will fund transportation improvements. They are already lobbying Gov. Nathan Deal …
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A look at what remains of one Fifth Avenue's premier hotels
But as the elite moved uptown and competition from even more luxurious hotels like the original Waldorf Astoria became more intense, the hotel passed into history. But unlike many of its betters, Holland House still stands — marble staircases and …
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Red lion hotels to buy two economy, mid-scale brands
Red Lion Hotels Corporation today announced that it will acquire two hotel economy and mid-scale brands, greatly expanding its U.S. presence. Red Lion has entered into an agreement to buy GuestHouse International and Settle Inn and Suites for $ 8.5 …
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Constellation Agrees to Purchase Maybourne Hotel Stake
Qatar's Constellation Hotels Group agreed to buy a 64 percent stake in the company that owns London's Claridges hotel from billionaire brothers David and Frederick Barclay, according to a statement. The deal ends a four-year battle for control of …
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Angola to Have 25 More Hotels Soon
Paulino Baptista was speaking at the inauguration of the Skyna Lisboa Hotel of the Angolan group Skina Hotels. Paulino Baptista, who would not mention the precise timeframe, said that the units will be inaugurated under the celebrations of the 40th …
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10 Hotels in Europe That Make You Feel at Home

10 Hotels in Europe That Make You Feel at Home
Taking up temporary residency on the quiet lanes and public squares of Europe offers the sort of civic intimacy that often eludes mere sightseers. Location and a connection to community distinguish each of the following 10 hotels, all of which offer a …
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Ooh La La! 3 Perfect Parisian Boutique Hotels
The boutique hotel industry is thriving in Paris right now, and the numbers make it difficult to choose. How do you know whether an obscure hotel halfway around the world will enhance your experience? Smaller hotels can be hit or miss in Europe, which …
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Room rates still rising in South Florida hotels

Room rates still rising in South Florida hotels
Miami-Dade hotels were 84.4 percent full last month, a drop of 1.7 percentage points compared to the same time in 2014. But average daily rates increased 7.4 percent to $ 255.55, sending the key measure of revenue per available room up more than 5 …
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Hotel lobbies becoming hip hangouts
The Hilton San Diego Mission Valley is among a number of hotels that are redesigning their lobbies to make them a more inviting place to work and just hang out. — Courtesy of Hilton San Diego Mission Valley …
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Union accuses two Aston-managed Hawaii hotels of unfair labor practices
Unite Here, Local 5 has filed eight unfair labor practice charges with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board against the Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel and Hotel Renew, issues that the hotels' management company say have been resolved. Aston Hotels …
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Virgin's First Hotel Is Amazing — and We'll Take You Inside
I would even venture to say that Virgin Hotels Chicago is the coolest place to stay in the states. I pored over every last corner of the place so that you know what to expect if you're thinking of booking a stay. Check out all 29 reasons why this hotel …
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Hot List 2015: The Best New City Hotels
After poring over the intel of our staff and contributors, we found the best new hotels in metropolises like London, New York, and Paris—the places that combine old-school extravagance and service with just the right measure of modernity to create a …
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Your leftover hotel shampoo is saving thousands of lives
Have you ever wondered what happens to the leftover shampoo and soap at hotels? Six years ago Shawn Seipler had the same thought. As a sales executive, he spent about 150 days each year in a hotel and left a lot of half-filled shampoo bottles and …
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Introducing the 2015 Hot List: The Best New Hotels in the World

Introducing the 2015 Hot List: The Best New Hotels in the World
What makes a new hotel today graduate from an of-the-moment scene to an enduring icon that defines a city? “It's not just about design—people often mistake the way a place looks for the way a place feels,” explains André Balazs, who first made our …
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Starwood Hotels And Resorts Worldwide Inc.: A Great Company At A Fair Price
In continuing my coverage of the lodgings industry, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT) is a name that cannot be overlooked. Starwood Hotels is an excellent company; its unique business model allows the lodging giant to avoid many of …
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Amazon Destinations handpicks hotels in LA, NY and Seattle
Amazon's rumored new travel site has appeared and it's well, exactly as rumored. While the company previously sold flash-sale hotel rooms as part of Amazon Local, alongside steep discounts, Destinations is more about curated hotels. The service …
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SiteMinder Accelerates Growth in Southern Europe with Spain's Sallés Hotels

SiteMinder Accelerates Growth in Southern Europe with Spain's Sallés Hotels
Sallés Hotels says all its live properties now benefit from increased online bookings and significantly lower costs of guest acquisition, thanks to SiteMinder's Channel Manager which provides a two-way integration between the group's property …
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2015 best Japanese hotels, based on their breakfasts
Soft beds, nice views, good location; sure, these are all important factors when choosing a hotel, but what really makes a hotel, or even a trip, memorable is the food, more specifically, the breakfast. Everyone needs a good breakfast to start their …
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Union's bill would limit hotels converting rooms to condos
The hotel-workers union is trying to steer a bill through the City Council to force hotels to get city permission before converting rooms into apartments. Critics have called it a misguided bid to protect union jobs at the expense of the rights of …
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Managed by Commune Hotels & Resorts, The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, Set to
Thompson Hotels announces the Summer 2015 opening of its first luxury resort in Mexico, The Cape, located along Monuments Beach in Cabo San Lucas. The 161-room beachfront hotel seamlessly blends the brand's signature urban luxury aesthetic with a …
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