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Americus Center Hotel Owner, Albert Abdouche, Woos Public in Bid to Restore Allentown, PA Landmark

Americus Center Hotel Owner, Albert Abdouche, Woos Public in Bid to Restore Allentown, PA Landmark

Tom Shortell | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) | July 31, 2015

July 31--Tears welled up in Mikki Amici Felix's eyes as the years rolled back and she found herself in the packed ballroom of the Americus Center in downtown...

Developer Rob Marinai Submits Plans for Proposed Home2 Suites at Abandoned Lot in Nipomo, CA

Developer Rob Marinai Submits Plans for Proposed Home2 Suites at Abandoned Lot in Nipomo, CA

Kaytlyn Leslie | The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) | July 31, 2015

July 30--An Oakland-based developer is once again taking steps to build an extended-stay hotel at an abandoned lot in central Nipomo, and so far the plans...

Eugene EVEN Hotels Proposed by Beaverton and U.K. Developers Near Autzen Stadium in Eugene, OR

Eugene EVEN Hotels Proposed by Beaverton and U.K. Developers Near Autzen Stadium in Eugene, OR

Elon Glucklich | The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. | July 31, 2015

July 30--A four-story hotel with up to 110 rooms could replace a drug and alcohol treatment center on Centennial Loop near Autzen Stadium, if it can gain...

Developers Propose Host of Ideas for Connecticut’s Former Lighthouse Inn

Developers Propose Host of Ideas for Connecticut’s Former Lighthouse Inn

Greg Smith | The Day, New London, Conn. | July 31, 2015

July 30--NEW LONDON -- With proposals to buy the former Lighthouse Inn for prices ranging from $1 to $250,000, five developers have come forward with their...

Hawaii’s Visitor Industry on Pace for Another Record Breaking Year

Hawaii’s Visitor Industry on Pace for Another Record Breaking Year

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | July 31, 2015

July 30--Visitor arrivals and spending climbed for the fourth month in a row in June further pushing Hawaii tourism's half-year results further into positive...

Do Hotel Brand Names Really Matter?

Do Hotel Brand Names Really Matter?

July 30, 2015

Professors Chekitan Dev (Cornell), Pradeep Chintagunta (Chicago) and Yi-Lin Tsai (Delaware) prepared this article based on Professor Tsai’s doctoral...

Klobuchar, Lee Call on Department of Justice to Closely Scrutinize Orbitz-Expedia Merger

Klobuchar, Lee Call on Department of Justice to Closely Scrutinize Orbitz-Expedia Merger

July 30, 2015

Online travel agencies serve an important role in encouraging a competitive market for airlines, hotels, and rental cars and provide consumers with an...

Implementation of 11th Revised Edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry

Implementation of 11th Revised Edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry

July 30, 2015

The 11th revised edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) was published in the spring of 2014, with an implementation date of...

HSMAI Accepting Entries for 2015 Adrian Awards Honoring Excellence in Travel Marketing

HSMAI Accepting Entries for 2015 Adrian Awards Honoring Excellence in Travel Marketing

July 30, 2015

McLEAN, VA (July 30, 2015) – The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is accepting entries for its 59th annual Adrian Awards,...

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