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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Hotels packed for weekend events in Roanoke
Hotels packed for weekend events in Roanoke. POSTED: 08:00 PM EDT Apr 16, 2015 UPDATED: 06:06 PM EDT Apr 17, 2015. Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. We called seven in Roanoke, three aid they were sold out. The other four are 95 percent full …
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Hotel, parking garage among possibilities for Mannheim-Higgins property in Des
Hotels, restaurants, retail, parking garages and gas stations are among the possibilities for long-dormant land in Des Plaines near O'Hare International Airport. Since 2010 the city has been trying to develop 4.4 acres it owns at the northeast corner …
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A path to the middle class, via hotel work
THERE IS arguably no path to middle-class life in Boston more swift and secure than a job in a big hotel. It's not easy work; service jobs usually aren't. You're always on, and on your feet, and the labor can be backbreaking. (Try lifting 13 mattresses …
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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces Recipients of 2014 Hilton Brand Awards

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces Recipients of 2014 Hilton Brand Awards
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide with more than 550 hotels across six continents, today announced winners of Hilton Brand Awards for 2014. Through these awards, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide are recognized …
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Beware of these clauses in hotels' standard group contracts
Mark Pestronk Q: Every hotel has standard group, meeting and incentive contracts. Would you say that most of these standard contracts are fair and reasonable? Even if they are generally fair, there must be some exceptions. What are some really one …
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Hotels keep adding to their brand names
In the past year, Marriott International Inc. launched Moxy, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. created Canopy, Best Western International Inc. came up with Vib, and InterContinental Hotels Group PLC – the parent company of Holiday Inn – purchased Kimpton, …
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Customizing Your Own Blend at Wineries and Hotels
Wine or Champagne is no longer limited to imbibing; hotels and wineries around the world are giving their guests the chance to customize their own blends. Artéis & Co., a vintage Champagne brand in France, for example, offers disgorging of a half-dozen …
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Customer Experience Strategy for hotels and how it can Generate More
Customer experience as a concept is not alien concept to the hotel industry; some might even suggest that hotel industry invented customer experience. With its star-ratings for establishing consistent product features to brand consistency as envisioned …
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Yay, downtown Sacramento gets a Kimpton Hotel. What’s a Kimpton?

Yay, downtown Sacramento gets a Kimpton Hotel. What's a Kimpton?
The hotel tower planned across from the new downtown arena will be operated by boutique brand Kimpton Hotels. Kimpton doesn't put its name on its hotels. Instead, it uses mostly unique local names, including Sir Francis Drake in San Francisco's Union …
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11 new downtown hotels will nearly double rooms
If all are built as planned, 11 new hotels going up in Miami's central business district over the next three years will nearly double the number of hotel rooms – from the current 3,632 to 6,640. Of these, the largest, and also furthest out from …
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Airlines can benefit considerably financially from onboard duty free sales. While embedded in-flight

entertainment systems are commonly used to inform passengers of what’s available to purchase, there still

remains an important role for the printed duty free magazine.

Even with great in-flight entertainment available onboard such as movies, TV shows and music, there will

inevitably be moments during a flight when passengers have time on their hands to read printed publications

including the inflight duty free magazine.
online free magazines
For passengers, duty free magazines provide a valuable resource for describing what products can be purchased

and what great savings can be made. A high quality, well designed printed magazine provides a great

opportunity to promote your full range of available products – from jewellery, watches and perfumes to

spirits, cigarettes and gifts such as wallets, belts and designer sunglasses.

What LGBT Travelers Want Out of Hotels
The boutique hotel company Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants—recently acquired by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)—came in third (16 percent), while Hyatt and the W Hotels brand (courtesy of Starwood Hotels & Resorts) rounded out the top five (14 …
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Cryptocurrency experts told Business Insider that backers of SegWit2X were most likely dumping their bitcoin and jumping on the bitcoin-cash bandwagon. Like SegWit2X, bitcoin cash was conceived to help bitcoin scale faster by increasing the size of its blocks.
ripple price
“When you look at the trends, it does look like many SegWit2X supporters have switched to bitcoin cash,” Abhishek Pitti, the CEO of Nucleus Vision, told Business Insider.