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Judge Gives Bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel Approval to Pay $1.75M in Bonuses to its Executives

Judge Gives Bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel Approval to Pay $1.75M in Bonuses to its Executives

Harold Brubaker | The Philadelphia Inquirer | July 31, 2014

July 30--A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a bonus plan that could pay a total of $1.75 million to executives of Revel Casino Hotel, which is scheduled...

Vera Coking’s Infamous Atlantic City House, Which She Refused to Tell to Trump, Headed to Auction

Vera Coking’s Infamous Atlantic City House, Which She Refused to Tell to Trump, Headed to Auction

Amy S. Rosenberg | The Philadelphia Inquirer | July 31, 2014

July 31--ATLANTIC CITY -- The white boardinghouse in the shadow of the Trump Plaza belonging to Vera Coking, who famously refused to sell to Donald Trump,...

Las Vegas Strip’s First Bitcoin ATM Becomes Operational

Las Vegas Strip’s First Bitcoin ATM Becomes Operational

J.D. Morris | Las Vegas Sun | July 31, 2014

July 31--Tucked inside a gift shop on a modest stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard South, a new way for visitors to get cash went live today: the Strip's first...

Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of Rooms in Hi-Tech 5-Star Shenzhen Hotel

Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of Rooms in Hi-Tech 5-Star Shenzhen Hotel

July 30, 2014

by James Griffiths of SCMP A San Francisco-based cybersecurity expert claims he has hacked and taken control of hundreds of highly automated rooms at a...

Five Guests Refer 25,000 Friends and Family Members to OPUS Vancouver with Flip.to

Five Guests Refer 25,000 Friends and Family Members to OPUS Vancouver with Flip.to

July 29, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - JULY 2014 - The OPUS Vancouver isn't just any hotel: it's a Forbes 4-star hotel, on the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List and recipient of their...

Marriott International Reports Q2 2014 Net Income of $192 million with RevPAR Gains of 5.8%

Marriott International Reports Q2 2014 Net Income of $192 million with RevPAR Gains of 5.8%

July 30, 2014

HIGHLIGHTSSecond quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $0.71, a 25 percent increase over prior year reported results. Reported diluted EPS totaled $0.64; North...

Improving & Sustaining World-Class Service With BWTV; A Complimentary Webinar

Improving & Sustaining World-Class Service With BWTV; A Complimentary Webinar

July 30, 2014

Bowie, MD  – Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - B.Williams Enterprise, a leading service company focused on driving improvements in service excellence,...

A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

July 30, 2014

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Helping a client organize a conference set in my hometown of Toronto, I sent several employees down to a big...

2 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Hotel’s Customer Experience

2 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Hotel’s Customer Experience

August 1, 2014

by JC ThompsonAs we travel the country working with clients on their revenue capture and customer experience, the most common question we hear is this: "Where...

Hotel Development Financing: How to Win the Race for EB-5 Capital

Hotel Development Financing: How to Win the Race for EB-5 Capital

August 1, 2014

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 30 July 2014 A viable source of capital and now...

$1.4 million Renovation Makes Big Splash at Occidental Grand Punta Cana Beach Club

$1.4 million Renovation Makes Big Splash at Occidental Grand Punta Cana Beach Club

August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014 (SANTO DOMINGO, DR) -Occidental Vacation Club (OVC) has completed the First Phase of a $1.4 million renovation to its Grand Punta Cana Beach...

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