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InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts Named North America's Leading Hotel
ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, the global luxury brand of parent company InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has been named as "North America's Leading Hotel Brand" for the first time by the World Travel …
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New Cherry Creek zoning could mean more hotels, less required parking
New zoning rules in Cherry Creek North that take effect Thursday could lead to changes in the area, including more hotels, taller buildings and reduced parking requirements. The changes were passed by the Denver City Council earlier this week. They …
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What the Choice Hotels CEO Thinks of Airbnb
Oct, 28 (Bloomberg) — Steve Joyce, chief executive officer at Choice Hotels International, talks with Betty Liu about his thoughts on Airbnb, competition for hotels from the sharing economy, how his hotels offer travel value for the 99 percent and the …
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Flood Of 'Best Hotels' Lists: One Cheapest Date For Booking Identified
Booking the best hotels for vacations and the holidays just got easier. Mid-October is typically a big week for the hospitality industry, as organizations around the world release their annual “best hotels” lists. Condé Nast Traveler released its …
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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) – Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Panmure Gordon. They now have a GBX 1,920 ($ 30.89) price target on the stock. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis …
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Russian hotels go halal to attract Muslim tourists
No bacon for breakfast, a room for prayers and a Koran on the bedside table: this is the special halal service a hotel in Moscow has launched as Russia tries to attract visitors from the Muslim world. “Around 70 percent of our guests are from overseas …
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Rotana announces its expansion plans and prepares to open six new hotels in
JEDDAH: To be located in Riyadh, Jeddah, Al-Khobar and Dammam, the hotels will include four under the Centro Hotels by Rotana brand, Rotana's lifestyle affordable hotel brand. The new hotels are a key part of Rotana's expansion and development plans …
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8 romantic castle hotels around the US
(CNN) — We have no kings or queens, dukes or duchesses, counts or countesses in the United States to build great royal castles as evidence of their power, importance and prestige. Why? The U.S. Constitution specifically bans the government from …
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HotelChatter's Must-Stay Hotels for Fall 2014: East London
Introducing our handy hotel guides–HotelChatter's Must Stay Hotels–where we pick four hotels for four different types of travelers in a particular neighborhood of one major city. We're rounding up the last few weeks with a stop in east London. Got a …
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How to Avoid Eight Pesky Hotel Fees

How to Avoid Eight Pesky Hotel Fees
Hotels are expected to collect a record $ 2.25 billion in fees this year, according to a report by the New York University School of Professional Studies. To some degree, that amount reflects a slight increase in the number of rooms that have been occupied.
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Major convention bolting Chicago in hotel room rate dispute
One of the largest trade shows at McCormick Place, whose protest over soaring labor costs touched off a wave of changes more than three years ago, is canceling plans to hold its 2019 meeting in Chicago in a dispute over hotel room rates.
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Three Chicago Hotels to Know About Right Now

Three Chicago Hotels to Know About Right Now
Because hotels want to go to there, badly,” writes Hotel Chatter of last Wednesday's announcement that an Ace Hotel is coming to Chicago, the latest to join the city's hotly anticipated hotel list. Also on Wednesday, a new website at last revealed what …

Columbia EDC targets vacant hotels for revitalization
The Columbia Economic Development Corp., hoping to add to the borough's ongoing revitalization, intends to rejuvenate two vacant downtown landmarks. The Columbia EDC has bought the Hotel Locust and Hotel Columbia sites for $ 150,000. The nonprofit …
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Here's The Code…for SLS Hotels' New Loyalty Program

Here's The Code…for SLS Hotels' New Loyalty Program
At long last, SBE, parent company of nightclubs, restaurants and SLS Hotels has FINALLY introduced its new loyalty program. And boy, is this long overdue. We've been waiting for this since July 2011 when the existing program, SBE Preferred, stopped …
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Reno-Tahoe hotels got a big boost from special events
An awesome August for lodging business continued into a splendid September across Reno-Sparks with a 3.4 percent rise in the average room rate over a year earlier, according to a report Thursday. Data from the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors …
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A Hotel Room of One's Own
I was once sitting next to Joan Didion, one of the great American writers, when she told me she was worrying about a forthcoming trip to Hollywood, where some organizer had arranged for her to stay at the Beverly Hills Hotel. “I don't know what to do …
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts sells The St. Regis in Rome
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has sold The St. Regis Rome to subsidiaries of Constellation Hotels Holding for $ 150.7 million, but will remain involved in the property, continuing to operate the hotel under the St. Regis brand flag as part of a …
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Pan Pacific Hotels Group extends China footprint with the opening of Pan
Singapore — Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the opening of the 319-unit Pan Pacific Tianjin in China. This is the fifth "Pan Pacific" in China after four other "Pan Pacific" hotels and serviced suites in Xiamen, Suzhou and Ningbo, marking the …
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InterContinental Hotels enjoys best growth for two years
Mick McGuire, Bill Ackman's protégé, set up $ 3bn fund Marcato and is now targeting FTSE 100 firm InterContinental Hotels. Marcato, built up a 4pc stake in IHG in May, around the same time the FTSE 100 company spurned a $ 10bn (£6bn) approach from a …

The Most Popular Hotels for Multimillionaires
Aspiring multi-millionaires wondering what it's like to live an ultra-wealthy lifestyle, can (for several thousand dollars) experience it for themselves, if only for a night, by making a reservation at the preferred hotels of the world's wealthiest …
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HelloTel Is Like Tinder, But For Hotels
By now, you might've heard of Tinder, that dating app where, in about three seconds, you can choose your future uh — soulmate (or simply swipe them away). Well, now there's a new dating app on the market — it's kind of like Tinder, but for hotels …
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Why Do Expensive Hotels Charge for Wi-Fi When Cheaper Hotels Don't?
Check into most relatively inexpensive hotel chains in the U.S. — think Holiday Inn Express or Hilton Garden Inn — and you'll get complimentary Wi-Fi as part of your room rate. Indeed, most travelers expect it, much as they would hot running water or …
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Wyndham Hotel Group plans 120 hotels in Latin America under new regional chief
Travelers to Latin America will soon have more hotel options from the Wyndham Hotel Group. Wyndham group plans to open 120 more hotels in the Latin America and the Caribbean by 2022, nearly doubling its presence in the region, according to its regional …
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Squirm Night Video: Frank Gruber on Hotels vs Residents

Squirm Night Video: Frank Gruber on Hotels vs Residents
Frank Gruber talks about his hotel workers endorsements and how that will or will not effect his representation of residents in the City of Santa Monica. Squirm Night at the Broad Stage on Monday, Oct 13. Squirm Night was a candidates forum presented …
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Chicopee and Holyoke homeless hotel use declines slightly but not enough
Gornstein agreed he was concerned about the high numbers in Chicopee and Holyoke, which came in a close second with 199 families housed in hotels. He pledged to reduce the use of hotels for homeless families in the two cities and agreed to several …
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