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Passing of Morris Lasky

Passing of Morris Lasky

March 27, 2015

It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of industry giant, Morris E. Lasky, who after a private and brave battle with pancreatic cancer, passed...

Gaming Regulators Blast Caesars, Calling Company’s Bankruptcy an Embarrassment

Gaming Regulators Blast Caesars, Calling Company’s Bankruptcy an Embarrassment

J.D. Morris | Las Vegas Sun | March 27, 2015

March 27--To get a sense of just how complicated the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment's main operating division is, picture a Chicago courtroom filled with...

Massports’s Hotel Bid Process Seen as Ripe for Collusion

Massports’s Hotel Bid Process Seen as Ripe for Collusion

Richard Weir | Boston Herald | March 27, 2015

March 27--Massport is allowing development groups seeking to build an $800 million Seaport District hotel to team up with the same hotel partners, creating an...

Four Seasons Scouting Pittsburgh for Hotel Location

Four Seasons Scouting Pittsburgh for Hotel Location

Mark Belko | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | March 27, 2015

March 27--One of the world's most prestigious hotel operators has set its sights on Pittsburgh. Representatives of the Four Seasons Hotel Group will be in...

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Plans Portfolio Expansion in India

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Plans Portfolio Expansion in India

Moulishree Srivastava | Mint, New Delhi | March 27, 2015

March 27--NEW DELHI -- Chicago-based hotel operator Preferred Hotels Group Inc., which rebranded the company earlier this month globally to Preferred Hotels...

Columbus, Ohio’s Hyatt Regency Reluctant to Expand

Columbus, Ohio’s Hyatt Regency Reluctant to Expand

Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio | March 27, 2015

March 27--Hotel rooms are a critical component in attracting lucrative conventions to a city. The more rooms, the bigger the convention the city can handle....

New Hotel LeVeque Tower, an Autograph Collection, in Columbus, OH Plans Opening Next Year

New Hotel LeVeque Tower, an Autograph Collection, in Columbus, OH Plans Opening Next Year

Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio | March 27, 2015

March 27--People looking forward to staying in the hotel planned for the historic LeVeque Tower can start making plans for next year. The 150-room Marriott...

Group 10 Management Proposing Up to Three Hotels in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Group 10 Management Proposing Up to Three Hotels in Farmington Hills, Michigan

JC Reindl | Detroit Free Press | March 27, 2015

March 26--The former Farmington Hills headquarters of what was Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance could soon be replaced with as many as three new hotels....

Walla Walla, Washington’s Courtyard by Marriott Gears Up for Grand Opening Celebration

Walla Walla, Washington’s Courtyard by Marriott Gears Up for Grand Opening Celebration

Vicki Hillhouse | Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Wash. | March 27, 2015

March 26--Courtyard by Marriott executives and dignitaries will descend on Walla Walla on Tuesday for a celebration of their 1,000th property. Started just...

Culinary and Bartenders Unions Reach Tentative Deal with MGM Grand

Culinary and Bartenders Unions Reach Tentative Deal with MGM Grand

Andrea Domanick | Las Vegas Sun | March 27, 2015

March 26--The Culinary and Bartenders Unions have reached a tentative agreement with the MGM Grand for a four-year contract renewal, union representatives...

Chef Ethan Stowell Taking Over Four Seasons Seattle Restaurant

Chef Ethan Stowell Taking Over Four Seasons Seattle Restaurant

Bethany Jean Clement | The Seattle Times | March 27, 2015

March 26--Major Seattle dining news: Ethan Stowell is taking over the restaurant at Seattle's Four Seasons, and Joe Ritchie, currently at Stowell's tiny mkt....

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