Two New Park Inn by Radisson Hotels Announced for Saudi Arabia in Makkah

Two New Park Inn by Radisson Hotels Announced for Saudi Arabia in Makkah
The Park Inn by Radisson hotels in Makkah and Najran will be operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,350 hotels in operation and under development totaling 180,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 105 …
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Destination Hotels Partners With Nest Fragrances on Amenities
"The Nest brand aligned well with the Destination Hotels brand," Marie Torres, Destination's VP of Marketing, told Condé Nast Traveler. "It's a luxury brand that appeals to the independent traveler and is truly unique and authentic with a genuine story …
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Committee to consider additions to two Ventura hotels
VENTURA, Calif. – The city of Ventura's Design Review Committee will consider changes to two hotels when it meets Wednesday. Full story available to subscribers only. Log in | Subscribe Already a subscriber? Activate. A Share. A A A. Share Article …
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Starwood Hotels says it's exploring strategic alternatives

Starwood Hotels says it's exploring strategic alternatives
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide HOT -0.25% said Wednesday it's exploring strategic and financial alternatives and “no option is off the table.” Shares of Starwood, which owns the St. Regis and Sheraton hotel brands, rose following the announcement.
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What Hotels can Learn from Airbnb's Design and User Experience.
With this pace of growth, analysts suspect that it will surpass rival HomeAway's revenues by 2016 or 2017. So what's powering Airbnb's meteoric growth? You can point to many different factors, fromthe shifting travel preferences of Millennials, to its …
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No sale yet for Duluth-based ZMC hotels
The Inn on Lake Superior in Canal Park is among 28 hotels owned by Duluth-based ZMC Hotels that have been for sale since October. It's an all-or-nothing offering. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com) …
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Lagos Island Hotels Go for Room Rate Reduction

Lagos Island Hotels Go for Room Rate Reduction
A number of hotels located in Ikoyi, Lagos Island have reduced their room rates to attract more guests. The rate reduction ranges from 40 to 4 percent as displayed on a hotel booking site, Jovago. The West wood hotel Ikoyi, which formally charged …
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New Jersey's hotels not eco-friendly, despite incentives
Donna Albano, who teaches in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies program, conducted audits on seven hotels in a partnership with the state. She shared her findings with hoteliers last month at the Business at the Beach Expo in Wildwood.
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Why Chicago hotels are worried about 2016
So far for next year, Chicago has booked 31 “citywide” conventions—gatherings that fill 3,000 or more room nights on their busiest night each and account for about half of all hotel stays here. That's down from 41 this year and 35 last year. The …
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Will Hyatt Hotels (H) Surprise Earnings Estimates in Q1?

Will Hyatt Hotels (H) Surprise Earnings Estimates in Q1?
Leading hotelier Hyatt Hotels Corporation (H – Snapshot Report) is set to report first quarter 2015 results on May 5, 2015, before the market opens. Last quarter, the company posted a positive earnings surprise of 40.9%. Let's see how things are …
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Dorchester Hotel death: Two arrested after 'wealthy Arab' man found dead in
The Dorchester describes itself as "one of the world's most iconic hotels" and a favourite choice of celebrities, world leaders and royalty. Last year it was targeted twice in smash and grab raids by moped-riding gangs, who broke into display cabinets …
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7 historic buildings that were turned into hotels, restaurants and bars
Memphis has finally found a new use for its iconic Pyramid landmark. The Pyramid, which used to be a regular venue for basketballs games and concerts, is now a Bass Pro Shop. The venue closed down in 2004, and 11 years later it'll host a hotel, a …
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Visa was required to get from Hong Kong's airport to hotel
Q:On my recent trip to Southeast Asia, I needed to spend the night in Hong Kong en route to Hanoi, Vietnam. I looked up hotels near the Hong Kong International Airport on Hotels.com and found the Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai listed under the category …
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North Carolina coast: the best beaches, hotels and restaurants
North Carolina coast: the best beaches, hotels and restaurants. With its white beaches, warm sea and crab shacks, the North Carolina coast rivals the Caribbean. Douglas Rogers picks its most alluring resorts, plus great places to eat and sleep …
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Equinox Fitness Clubs Expand to Hotels
Equinox Holdings Inc., which helped usher in an era of upscale gyms and premium membership prices, is hoping to make a similar formula work in the luxury hotel market. The New York company that runs Equinox fitness clubs is launching a hospitality …
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Forget Flying, Earn Airline Miles Through Booking Hotels

Forget Flying, Earn Airline Miles Through Booking Hotels
Interested in earning extra airline miles? Forget credit cards or actually flying, two new websites offer miles for booking hotel accommodation through their platforms. Meet PointsHound and Rocketmiles, the travel hacker's dream platform that caters to …
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Luxury Proliferation: A New Hotel In Charleston, South Carolina
Luxury, near luxury and high-end lifestyle hotels are popping up like spring flowers all over the place, and not just in global capitals. These new hotels provide a great enticement to explore places you may not have had on your bucket list. Within the …
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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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