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New Wrinkle for Investors Attempting to Recoup Nearly $180M from Nikesh Patel’s Alleged Fraud

New Wrinkle for Investors Attempting to Recoup Nearly $180M from Nikesh Patel’s Alleged Fraud

Ameet Sachdev | Chicago Tribune | April 17, 2015

April 17--The U.S. Small Business Administration has moved to foreclose on a Peoria hotel owned by a Florida man accused of defrauding investors, including an...

Flip.to and Availpro Partner to Help Hotels Earn More Guests and Grow Direct Booking Revenue

Flip.to and Availpro Partner to Help Hotels Earn More Guests and Grow Direct Booking Revenue

April 17, 2015

ORLANDO, FL - April 2015 - Flip.to today announced its strategic partnership with Availpro, the leading booking engine and reputation management provider in...

Turks & Caicos Government are Aware of Legal Issues for Developer of Planned $224M Ritz-Carlton

Turks & Caicos Government are Aware of Legal Issues for Developer of Planned $224M Ritz-Carlton

| Caribbean News Now, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands | April 17, 2015

April 17--PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- Almost two weeks after questions were first directed to its press office, the Turks and Caicos Islands...

Embassy National Bank Raises Voices to Oppose Georgia’s New $5 Per Night Hotel Tax

Embassy National Bank Raises Voices to Oppose Georgia’s New $5 Per Night Hotel Tax

April 17, 2015

Embassy National Bank is pro-actively urging Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to veto or to amend the recently-passed Transportation Bill (HB 170) that would...

San Diego State University Provides Scholarships for 2015 HTMP International Competition Winners

San Diego State University Provides Scholarships for 2015 HTMP International Competition Winners

April 17, 2015

Orlando, Florida, April 2015—San Diego State University has committed to offering scholarships to members of the top three winning teams of the 2015 HTMP...

PolyU Study Finds Highly Popular Drama Influences Perceptions of Korea

PolyU Study Finds Highly Popular Drama Influences Perceptions of Korea

April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 - Viewers of the immensely popular television drama Daejanggeum (Jewel in the Palace) are keen to try Korean food and have a positive image of...

Customer Experience Strategy for Hotels and How it can Generate More Revenues

Customer Experience Strategy for Hotels and How it can Generate More Revenues

April 17, 2015

By Ahmed Mahmoud  Customer experience as a concept is not alien to the hotel industry. Some might even suggest the hotel industry invented customer...

U.S. Travel Association Urges Action on Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

U.S. Travel Association Urges Action on Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

April 17, 2015

WASHINGTON (April 17, 2015)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement supporting the introduction of Trade Promotion...

Minor Hotel Group & Qatari Diar to Develop Two New Anantara Resorts in North Africa, to Open in 2017

Minor Hotel Group & Qatari Diar to Develop Two New Anantara Resorts in North Africa, to Open in 2017

April 17, 2015

Bangkok, April 17, 2015: Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 126 hotels and resorts in 22 countries...

Managed by Commune Hotels & Resorts, The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, Set to Open in Cabo San Lucas

Managed by Commune Hotels & Resorts, The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, Set to Open in Cabo San Lucas

April 17, 2015

(LOS ANGELES; April 17, 2015) – Thompson Hotels announces the Summer 2015 opening of its first luxury resort in Mexico, The Cape, located along Monuments...

Hilton Albany Hotel to Get Additional $3.5 million in Improvements from New Owners, United Capital

Hilton Albany Hotel to Get Additional $3.5 million in Improvements from New Owners, United Capital

Brian Nearing | Times Union, Albany, N.Y. | April 17, 2015

April 17--ALBANY -- The Hilton Albany hotel, which undertook $16 million in improvements in a major upgrade two years ago, has new owners who are planning...

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