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Chesapeake Lodging Trust Acquires the Ace Hotel and Theater Downtown Los Angeles for $103 Million

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Acquires the Ace Hotel and Theater Downtown Los Angeles for $103 Million

May 1, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - May 1, 2015 - Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) (the “Trust”) announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of the Ace Hotel...

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites Midtown Atlanta in Georgia

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites Midtown Atlanta in Georgia

May 1, 2015

NEW YORK, May 1, 2015—Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI 1) announced that it has acquired the newly-built Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites...

Chefs ‘Horrified’ by Plan to Spray Pesticide on Oyster Beds

Chefs ‘Horrified’ by Plan to Spray Pesticide on Oyster Beds

Bethany Jean Clement | The Seattle Times | May 1, 2015

May 01--Renee Erickson was on the phone to her oyster suppliers as soon as she heard the news about Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor. As chef/owner of several...

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

May 1, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md.--Apr. 30, 2015-- Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP), a lodging real estate investment trust (REIT), reported today its financial results for...

Boyd Gaming, Owner of Atlantic City’s Borgata, States Local Casino Market Now Stable

Boyd Gaming, Owner of Atlantic City’s Borgata, States Local Casino Market Now Stable

Harold Brubaker | The Philadelphia Inquirer | May 1, 2015

May 01--The parent company of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa boosted its 2015 earnings target for the Atlantic City property to $165 million from $160 million...

HeBS Digital Joins the HSMAI’s New York Chapter Panel to Discuss Meta Search Best Practices

HeBS Digital Joins the HSMAI’s New York Chapter Panel to Discuss Meta Search Best Practices

May 1, 2015

By Margaret Mastrogiacomo Recently, HeBS Digital participated in the HSMAI's New York chapter panel entitled "A Meta Conundrum" discussing the "ins and...

The First All-in-one Small Hotel Business Solution Launches in the U.S.

The First All-in-one Small Hotel Business Solution Launches in the U.S.

May 1, 2015

Little Hotelier, a best-in-class reservation and front desk system for small hotels, bed and breakfasts, inns and motels, has today announced its expansion...

Applications for the 2015 Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship Now Open

Applications for the 2015 Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship Now Open

May 1, 2015

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 1, 2015 … Benchmark Hospitality International® in partnership with the James Beard Foundation announces applications are...

The $163 Million 453-key Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark Opens in the Pocono Mountains

The $163 Million 453-key Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark Opens in the Pocono Mountains

May 1, 2015

May 01, 2015 - TANNERSVILLE, Pa. - The much-anticipated Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark officially opens today, welcoming guests to the biggest...

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Russia with the Opening of 210-key St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Russia with the Opening of 210-key St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya

May 1, 2015

Owned by Rutsog Invest, the Circa 1870s Property was originally constructed as the residence of Count Orlov-Davydov  May 1, 2015 - MOSCOW - Starwood...

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Opens 252-Room Fairmont Ajman in the United Arab Emirates

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Opens 252-Room Fairmont Ajman in the United Arab Emirates

May 1, 2015

AJMAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - May 1, 2015 - Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of Fairmont Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

The 164-room Hyatt Place Washington, D.C./Downtown/K Street Opens

The 164-room Hyatt Place Washington, D.C./Downtown/K Street Opens

May 1, 2015

CHICAGO (May 1, 2015) - Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Songy Highroads, LLC and Aimbridge Hospitality today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Washington,...

Pennsylvania’s 155-room Hyatt Place Pittsburgh South/Meadows Racetrack & Casino Opens

Pennsylvania’s 155-room Hyatt Place Pittsburgh South/Meadows Racetrack & Casino Opens

May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015 - CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), FFC Capital Corp. and Crescent Hotels & Resorts today announce the opening of the 155-room Hyatt...

GM Andrea Norris Opens the 107-room Home2 Suites Buffalo Airport/Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga, NY

GM Andrea Norris Opens the 107-room Home2 Suites Buffalo Airport/Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga, NY

May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015 - CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. and MCLEAN, Va. - Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern...

The Former Laguna Cliffs Inn Rebrands as Laguna Beach House Following a Renovation

The Former Laguna Cliffs Inn Rebrands as Laguna Beach House Following a Renovation

May 1, 2015

Formerly known as the Laguna Cliffs Inn, the Laguna Beach House recently went through a $1.5 Million renovation when Classic Hotels & Resorts...

White Lodging Assumes Management of Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska

White Lodging Assumes Management of Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska

May 4, 2015

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., May 4, 2015 -- White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management of the Hampton Inn & Suites Omaha-Downtown...

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q1 Global Hotel Industry Performance

TravelClick Hosts Complimentary Webinar on Q1 Global Hotel Industry Performance

May 4, 2015

The Sharing Economy, Understanding and Defining Winning Strategies in the New Marketplace NEW YORK (May 4, 2015) - TravelClick, global provider of innovative...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 141; Hotel History: The Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama (1847)

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 141; Hotel History: The Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama (1847)

May 4, 2015

My Latest Book: See the New York Times Review By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1.  Hotel History: The Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama* The site on which...

Hampton Inn by Hilton Opens In Zacatecas, Mexico Under Management of Grupo Islo

Hampton Inn by Hilton Opens In Zacatecas, Mexico Under Management of Grupo Islo

May 4, 2015

ZACATECAS, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Inn by Hilton continues its expansion in Mexico by announcing the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by...

Travel Tripper’s CRS Now Interfaces With PAR Springer-Miller Property Management System

Travel Tripper’s CRS Now Interfaces With PAR Springer-Miller Property Management System

May 4, 2015

Hotels will now be able to manage their properties seamlessly with an industry leading central reservation system  NEW YORK - May 4, 2015 - Travel...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces Opening of 123-room Hilton San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces Opening of 123-room Hilton San Luis Potosi, Mexico

May 4, 2015

SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. – May 4, 2015 – Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of the 123-room Hilton San Luis Potosi hotel in...

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