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Have a Net Worth of Over $1M? - You too Can Own a Part of Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

Have a Net Worth of Over $1M? - You too Can Own a Part of Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

Ryan Faughnder | Los Angeles Times | April 17, 2014

April 16--If you're on your way to or from the sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend and get the urge to become a hotel owner, you...

Myrtle Beach Area Tourism Promoter Donald Wizeman Found Dead from Gunshot Wound in Apparent Suicide

Myrtle Beach Area Tourism Promoter Donald Wizeman Found Dead from Gunshot Wound in Apparent Suicide

David Wren | The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) | April 17, 2014

April 16--Donald G. Wizeman, whose tourism and marketing accomplishments were often overshadowed by his stinging criticism of Myrtle Beach area business...

Disney’s Contract Offer to Unions Would Raise Pay but Drop Pensions for Future Hires

Disney’s Contract Offer to Unions Would Raise Pay but Drop Pensions for Future Hires

Jason Garcia | Orlando Sentinel | April 17, 2014

April 17--Walt Disney World on Wednesday offered a new contract to its largest labor group that would boost starting pay for full-time workers to $10 an hour...

Beaumont, Texas Could Soon Have New Water Park & 200-room Embassy Suites Hotel

Beaumont, Texas Could Soon Have New Water Park & 200-room Embassy Suites Hotel

Dan Wallach | The Beaumont Enterprise, Texas | April 17, 2014

April 16--By summer 2015, Southeast Texas could have a water amusement park built on 10 acres of Jefferson County property near the Ford Park Exhibit Hall....

Cordish Co.‘s & Penn National Join Forces for Creation of Destination Gaming Resort in New York

Cordish Co.‘s & Penn National Join Forces for Creation of Destination Gaming Resort in New York

Arthur Hirsch | The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2014

April 17--Two Maryland casino operators are teaming up in hopes of opening a casino and resort in the Hudson Valley-Catskills area of New York, and are...

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Weighing in on Building a Terminal Hotel

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Weighing in on Building a Terminal Hotel

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | April 17, 2014

April 17--Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is studying the idea of building an airport hotel, either inside or connected to the domestic terminal....

Belleair Commission Creates New Zoning District that Could Lead to Razing of Belleview Biltmore

Belleair Commission Creates New Zoning District that Could Lead to Razing of Belleview Biltmore

Keyonna Summers | Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. | April 17, 2014

April 16--BELLEAIR -- The Belleair Town Commission voted 4-1 Tuesday night to create a new zoning district a developer could apply for if he or she wanted to...

Dubai’s Hospitality Sector Continues to Outperform in Regional Growth Despite Addition of 3K Rooms

Dubai’s Hospitality Sector Continues to Outperform in Regional Growth Despite Addition of 3K Rooms

Issac John | Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | April 17, 2014

April 17--Overall hospitality market recorded an average occupancy rate of 87 per cent in January 2014, a slight drop from January 2013 of 2.6 per cent....

Lodgic Hospitality Proposes New Homewood Suites Hotel for Tyler, Texas

Lodgic Hospitality Proposes New Homewood Suites Hotel for Tyler, Texas

Kelly Gooch, | Tyler Morning Telegraph, Texas | April 17, 2014

April 16--A proposed extended-stay hotel project could start construction later this year, adding more than 100 rooms to the hundreds that have come into the...

Dana Point Planning Commission Rejects Four-Star Doheny Hotel Proposal

Dana Point Planning Commission Rejects Four-Star Doheny Hotel Proposal

Lindsey Ruta | The Orange County Register | April 17, 2014

April 15--DANA POINT -- Answering the call of a public chorus, the Dana Point Planning Commission on Monday night denied a five-story, four-star hotel...

Tommy Hilfiger’s Raleigh Group Acquires The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida

Tommy Hilfiger’s Raleigh Group Acquires The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 - The Raleigh Group, the luxury hospitality group founded by designer and entrepreneur Mr. Tommy Hilfiger, is pleased to announce the...

Concord Hospitality Sells 13-Hotel Portfolio for $240M; Retains Management Under Long-term Agreement

Concord Hospitality Sells 13-Hotel Portfolio for $240M; Retains Management Under Long-term Agreement

April 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C., April 21, 2014 - - Concord Hospitality Enterprises today announced the sale of a portfolio of 13 premium-branded, select-service hotels to...

North Point Hospitality Breaks Ground on 118-key Springhill Suites by Marriott Lumberton in NC

North Point Hospitality Breaks Ground on 118-key Springhill Suites by Marriott Lumberton in NC

April 21, 2014

LUMBERTON, NC - April 21, 2014 - North Point Hospitality Group, Inc., an Atlanta based hotel development and operations company, announced the groundbreaking...

Glorietta Bay Inn Wins Top National Award for Best Guest Relations

Glorietta Bay Inn Wins Top National Award for Best Guest Relations

April 21, 2014

Coronado, California, April 21, 2014 - Glorietta Bay Inn is honored to be recognized with the "Best Guest Relations" national award by the American Hotel &...

Development Underway for the 200-room Hotel Indigo Downtown Atlanta in Georgia, to Open in Fall 2015

Development Underway for the 200-room Hotel Indigo Downtown Atlanta in Georgia, to Open in Fall 2015

April 21, 2014

Owned by Portman 230, LLC 21 April, 2014 - ATLANTA – InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) Hotel Indigo® brand, which opened its first hotel ten years ago...

PM Hospitality Strategies Opens 180-room Westin Wilmington in Delaware

PM Hospitality Strategies Opens 180-room Westin Wilmington in Delaware

April 21, 2014

Owned by Joint Venture Group Comprised of Buccini/Pollin Group and Westport CapitalWILMINGTON, Del., April 21, 2014 - Officials with PM Hospitality...

New Vizergy® Whitepaper – “The Best Best Practice: Digital Benchmarking for Hotels”

New Vizergy® Whitepaper – “The Best Best Practice: Digital Benchmarking for Hotels”

April 21, 2014

Complimentary Paper Authored by Digital DNA Infusion, LLC Provides Platform to Compare Your Property to Comp Set and Find Revenue Opportunities...

The 84-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin Northwest/Research Boulevard to Open in Mid-May in Texas

The 84-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin Northwest/Research Boulevard to Open in Mid-May in Texas

April 21, 2014

Owned by Excel Austin North and Managed by Excel Hotel GroupAustin, Texas - April 21, 2014 - The 84-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Austin, Texas is...

Jeanne Lynch Joins Richfield Hospitality As Vice President of Human Resources

Jeanne Lynch Joins Richfield Hospitality As Vice President of Human Resources

April 21, 2014

DENVER, Colo. - - April 21, 2014 -Richfield Hospitality, a leading hotel management company, today announced that Jeanne Lynch has joined the company as vice...

Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Complete for 147-key Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys Baltimore in MD

Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Complete for 147-key Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys Baltimore in MD

April 21, 2014

BALTIMORE  (April 21, 2014) -  Radisson®, one of the world's best-recognized hotel brands, today announced the completion of a two-year,...

Infor CloudSuite™ Available for the Hospitality Industry

Infor CloudSuite™ Available for the Hospitality Industry

April 21, 2014

Cloud Access Provides Greater Flexibility and Lower Total Cost of OwnershipApr 21, 2014 - Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving...

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