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Florida Hotels Dominate 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Florida Hotels Dominate 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Adrienne Cutway | Orlando Sentinel | January 23, 2015

Jan. 23--Thirty Florida hotels were ranked as the best of the best in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice awards. The rankings come from millions of...

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center Hotel Plan Faces Competition

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center Hotel Plan Faces Competition

Mark Belko | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | January 23, 2015

Jan. 23--Local leaders are taking the next step in a bid to resurrect plans for a headquarters hotel on land next to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center,...

The Return of Foie Gras to California Menus Offers Food for Thought

The Return of Foie Gras to California Menus Offers Food for Thought

Robin Abcarian | Los Angeles Times | January 23, 2015

Jan. 23--REPORTING FROM NAPA, Calif. -- Chef Ken Frank, one of California's most outspoken proponents of foie gras, opened the door of La Toque's walk-in...

State of Center City Report Shows Explosive Growth in Hotels, Office & Residential in Charlotte, NC

State of Center City Report Shows Explosive Growth in Hotels, Office & Residential in Charlotte, NC

Deon Roberts | The Charlotte Observer | January 23, 2015

Jan. 23--Charlotte's Center City is seeing "explosive" growth in hotel, office and residential development thanks to strong investor and developer confidence...

Wynn Resorts Unveils New ‘Grand Hotel’ Tower Design for the $1.6 billion Wynn Everett Resort

Wynn Resorts Unveils New ‘Grand Hotel’ Tower Design for the $1.6 billion Wynn Everett Resort

Owen Boss | Boston Herald | January 23, 2015

Jan. 22--Wynn Resorts unveiled a pair of renderings this morning that offer a sneak peek at the new tower design for the casino giant's $1.6 billion Wynn...

Rhode Island’s Twin River Casino Bid for Hotel Faces Legal Hurdle; Lawmakers Cautious in Response

Rhode Island’s Twin River Casino Bid for Hotel Faces Legal Hurdle; Lawmakers Cautious in Response

Paul Grimaldi and Katherine Gregg | The Providence Journal, R.I. | January 23, 2015

Jan. 22--PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The announcement Tuesday by Twin River Casino that it would like to add a hotel to its Lincoln gambling hall drew measured...

Washington’s Lucky Eagle Casino Plans $40 million Expansion

Washington’s Lucky Eagle Casino Plans $40 million Expansion

Rolf Boone | The Olympian (Olympia, Wash.) | January 23, 2015

Jan. 22--South Thurston County's Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel announced a $40 million expansion plan on Thursday, including a parking garage that will provide...

Foreign Visitor Surge Bodes Well for Boosting Japan’s Tourism; Up 29% in 2014

Foreign Visitor Surge Bodes Well for Boosting Japan’s Tourism; Up 29% in 2014

| The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo / Asia News Network | January 23, 2015

Jan. 23--TOKYO (The Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN) -- We hope Japan's attractive features will be further improved and give momentum to realising the government's goal...

Fed Up with Broken Promises, Timeline Set for Restoration of Ukiah, CA’s Derelict Palace Hotel

Fed Up with Broken Promises, Timeline Set for Restoration of Ukiah, CA’s Derelict Palace Hotel

Glenda Anderson | The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. | January 23, 2015

Jan. 22--UKIAH -- Fed up with years of broken promises and stalled repairs, the Ukiah City Council on Wednesday night set a strict schedule for rehabilitation...

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