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Conde Nast Traveler Releases The 2015 Hot List: The World’s Best New Hotels

Conde Nast Traveler Releases The 2015 Hot List: The World’s Best New Hotels

April 20, 2015

May Issue on Newsstands April 28, 2015 NEW YORK, April 20, 2015—Today, the editors of Conde Nast Traveler announce the definitive guide to the best...

2015: Some Taxing Issues for Hoteliers

2015: Some Taxing Issues for Hoteliers

April 20, 2015

By Leo ParmegianiThe lodging industry was not insulated from the tax challenges of the past year.  Reflecting back on 2014, it was a year wrangled with...

Google’s Mobile Update: Keep Calm and Get With the Program

Google’s Mobile Update: Keep Calm and Get With the Program

April 20, 2015

by Vikram Singh Every time Google issues an update, hotel marketing agencies have a field day writing articles and trying to give you a reason to...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 140; Hotel History: Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois (1871)

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 140; Hotel History: Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois (1871)

April 19, 2015

My Latest Book: “Hotel Mavens: Lucius M. Boomer, George C. Boldt and Oscar of the Waldorf” By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1.  Hotel...

Keeping Guests Comfortable with Energy Intelligence

Keeping Guests Comfortable with Energy Intelligence

April 20, 2015

By Dave PerrottaIn the hospitality industry, shutting down operations for power related issues is not an option. Guests expect twenty-four hour service, seven...

With Four Points Closed, Downtown Peoria, IL Doesn’t Have Enough Hotel Rooms

With Four Points Closed, Downtown Peoria, IL Doesn’t Have Enough Hotel Rooms

Steve Tarter | Journal Star, Peoria, Ill. | April 20, 2015

April 17--PEORIA -- Don Welch is used to planning ahead. As executive director of the Peoria Convention and Visitors Bureau, he books events two to five years...

Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board Reverses Decision to Dismiss Convention Center Labor Unions

Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board Reverses Decision to Dismiss Convention Center Labor Unions

Lara Witt | Philadelphia Daily News | April 20, 2015

April 19--PENNSYLVANIA Labor Relations Board examiner Jack E. Marino, reversed his decision to throw out complaints made by union carpenters, paving the way...

Hotel AG Closes San Francisco Airport Hotel

Hotel AG Closes San Francisco Airport Hotel

April 20, 2015

ATLANTA - April 20, 2015 - Hotel Assets Group, LLC (Hotel AG) is pleased to announce that it has arranged the sale of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Burlingame,...

Lodging Interactive Wins Multiple Industry Awards for Website Design

Lodging Interactive Wins Multiple Industry Awards for Website Design

April 20, 2015

The hospitality industry's innovative digital marketing and social engagement agency earned numerous awards for website design excellence from prestigious...

Hotel AG Continues Pace of Closings

Hotel AG Continues Pace of Closings

April 20, 2015

ATLANTA - April 20, 2015 - Hotel Assets Group, LLC (Hotel AG) is pleased to announce several of the firm's recent closings were the Hampton Inn & Suites at the...

Royal Orchid Hotels Adopt quickSTART Training from AHLEI

Royal Orchid Hotels Adopt quickSTART Training from AHLEI

April 20, 2015

Orlando, Florida, April 2015: Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd is a rapidly growing hotel chain, which owns and manages 30 business and leisure hotels in 20 different...

HTA Data Shows Guests of Vacation Rentals Spend 36% Less than Guests of Hotels on Island Getaways

HTA Data Shows Guests of Vacation Rentals Spend 36% Less than Guests of Hotels on Island Getaways

Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | April 20, 2015

April 19--Todd and Stephanie Samuel, visitors from Pasco, Wash., shaved hundreds of dollars off their most recent Hawaii vacation by staying in a North Shore...

JSK Hospitality Plans New DoubleTree by Hilton at Old College Football Hall of Fame Site in Indiana

JSK Hospitality Plans New DoubleTree by Hilton at Old College Football Hall of Fame Site in Indiana

Kevin Allen | South Bend Tribune, Ind. | April 20, 2015

April 19--SOUTH BEND -- A local hotel company gave South Bend taxpayers a big reason to cheer last week. City officials happily announced on Wednesday that...

Wine-Themed Boutique Hotel, the Lodge at Columbia Point, Coming to Richland, WA

Wine-Themed Boutique Hotel, the Lodge at Columbia Point, Coming to Richland, WA

Geoff Folsom | Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.) | April 20, 2015

April 20--A long-awaited boutique hotel is one of several new businesses in the Columbia Point area of Richland. Ground could finally be broken next month...

Fort Smith, AR Hospitality Tax Up 8 Percent in February & the Holiday Inn To Rebrand as DoubleTree

Fort Smith, AR Hospitality Tax Up 8 Percent in February & the Holiday Inn To Rebrand as DoubleTree

John Lovett | Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark. | April 20, 2015

April 18--Fort Smith hospitality tax numbers were up for February by nearly 8 percent amid the remodeling of several hotels, one of which is being rebranded...

Owner Pintu Bath to Convert Sacramento and Spokane Hotels to Red Lion Brand After Major Renovations

Owner Pintu Bath to Convert Sacramento and Spokane Hotels to Red Lion Brand After Major Renovations

April 20, 2015

Both to Reopen by June 2015 SPOKANE, Wash., April 20, 2015 -- RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) announced today the company has signed franchise...

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