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Blackstone to Buy Three Hotels From Paulson Consortium for .2 Billion
Blackstone Group LP has agreed to pay more than $ 1.2 billion to a consortium led by Paulson & Co. for three large hotels in Orlando, Fla., and Phoenix, according to people familiar with the matter. The hotels combined have more than 2,500 rooms, about …
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BLLA (Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association) 3rd Annual Boutique Hotel
Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2015 – BLLA unveils impressive line-up of hospitality visionaries for its Annual Boutique Hotel Investment Conference to be held at the SVA Theatre, New York at 333 W. 23rd Street. The primary focus of the conference, powered …
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New hotels a good sign for Salisbury, Rowan
Work is underway at the site of a new hotel off East Innes Street and City Council will discuss another proposed hotel Tuesday. Land grading has started at the site where a Holiday Inn Express will be built next to the Courtyard Marriott on Marriott …
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Pittsburgh looking to add hotels in hopes of landing Super Bowl bid

Pittsburgh looking to add hotels in hopes of landing Super Bowl bid
Peduto says Four Seasons is just one of several hotel giants scouting the city and expects an influx of new hotels in the next five to 10 years, which will drive Pittsburgh's status upward for hosting events that have never been held here before, like …

'Operation Backpage': Prostitution sting at Providence hotels nets 22 men
The police set up their own escort ads with undercover female officers at different hotels in mid-March — and surprised nearly two dozen men who responded in expectation of a sexual rendezvous. Providence Police Chief Hugh T. Clements Jr. said calls …
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Omaha area experiencing hotel boom
Those fresh-to-the-market businesses aren't even near downtown Omaha, where virtually all brand-name hotel beds are called for on May 1 and 2 as tens of thousands of Berkies make the annual trek to the CenturyLink Center to soak in sage advice from …
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Hengchun hotels most expensive in Taiwan: survey

Hengchun hotels most expensive in Taiwan: survey
The survey showed that foreign tourists spent NT$ 4,819 (US$ 154) on average for their hotel stay per night in Hengchun last year, up 5% from a year earlier. Hotels in Hengchun retained the title as the priciest hotel destination for foreigners in Taiwan …
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Hotel Test Drive: Ski & Beach Luxury Finally Comes To Lake Tahoe
While they offer fun entertainment and some good dining options, the casino hotels are at best forgettable when it comes to lodging. That's why the Landing, which opened in December 2013, is so standout here – it has the high-end market mostly to itself.
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iPads, Hotels, and Learning
Recently, I stayed at a Hilton hotel that had replaced the big paper information notebook you find in the room with an iPad. All the directions as to where to find the exercise facility, the room service menu, the key phone numbers and directions, the …
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Will AC Hotels by Marriott open second regional location at the Banks?
The Banks development team is close to finally securing a hotel at the multi-billion dollar development, according to multiple sources close to the project. After years of failed starts and negotiations, UrbanCincy has learned that AC Hotels by …
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Fleming talks term limits, extended-stay hotels
Other topics discussed during the town hall included such city initiatives as reducing the number of boarded up properties in Marietta, reducing crime and misuse of extended-stay hotels and motels, and building public restrooms on Marietta Square.
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Seven things you didn't know Israeli hotels have to do to stay kosher over

Seven things you didn't know Israeli hotels have to do to stay kosher over
Being certified kosher is no mean feat for Israeli hotels most of the year, but around Passover, the going really gets tough. Hotels that want to retain their kosher certification from Israel's Chief Rabbinate, like religious Jews who want to stay on …
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The Best Affordable Caribbean Hotels
Getting away from it all shouldn't have to mean spending it all. Here are a dozen cozy Caribbean roosts – all featuring rooms under $ 200 a night – where you can get your daily dose of vitamin “sea,” no second mortgage required. (Above: the beach at Lo …
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Where do hotels buy their art?
Aaron Bachler, an amateur photographer, recently received an email from his mother, who was staying at a hotel at the Grand Canyon. She thought the art hanging on the walls looked like her son's work. "She said, 'Boy, these look a lot like yours …

South Florida hotels see record rates for February

South Florida hotels see record rates for February
During the month that brought Presidents' Day weekend events and the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, hotels were more than 87 percent full in Miami-Dade with average rates topping $ 259 a night. In the Florida Keys, hotels were 90 percent full at …

There are Now 1000 Courtyard by Marriott Hotels in the World, Which One is
With the opening of the 1,000th Courtyard by Marriott Hotel (the Courtyard by Marriott Walla Walla in Washington State), Marriott International is giving away 50 million Marriott Rewards points to guests checking into Courtyard properties worldwide today.
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Dead Bodies, Meth Labs, and Taxes: What Hotels Don't Want You to Know
What exactly took place in your hotel room before you arrived? How clean is your bed? And is the guy next door paying less than you? In most cases, the hotel doesn't want you to know. Yahoo Travel went looking for answers. Here are the nine things …
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Hotel Wi-Fi Under Siege: Here's Why You Should Never Use It
That is the takeaway of the recent disclosure by security firm Cylance that it had found a devastating vulnerability in an Internet router that it said is in use at eight of the world's top ten hotel chains. Not only can the router be hijacked to cough …
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Wanda Hotels & Resorts Officially Launching its Call Center
The Wanda Hotels & Resorts Call Center was formally launched inBeijing on March 27, 2015, will fully operate from April 1. With its advanced facilities, this brand-new Call Center will provide hotel information and reservation services for all owned …
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HotStats MENA Chain Hotels Market Review – February 2015
Four and five star hotels in Riyadh witnessed an increase in performance levels for the month of February compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data from HotStats. A simultaneous increase in occupancy of 6.3 percentage points …
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An artist rendering of the proposed MAPS 3 convention center. PROVIDED
The hotel bids were submitted on March 3 in response to a request for qualifications issued by the city. On that same day, the Oklahoma City Council dropped efforts to buy a site they had sought for two years after the ownership, led by Bob Howard …

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Detroit's vacant Wurlitzer Building could become hotel
A New York developer is considering a gut renovation of downtown Detroit's long-vacant and sometimes dangerous Wurlitzer Building to make it a 100-room hotel. The Brooklyn-based firm has drawn up plans for a $ 20-million makeover to the historic 14 …
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Starwood, Kemper Complete Agreement Bringing W Hotels to Bellevue Collection
We knew the Kemper Development Co. would expand The Bellevue Collection with a new hotel. It was recently revealed that the hospitality property would be operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. With an agreement now in place, the two …
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Chelsea Hotel owner puts Williamsburg and NoMad inns up for sale
Chelsea Hotels, the entity that owns the storied Chelsea Hotel and was formerly known as King & Grove, is putting two of its hospitality holdings on the chopping block — the McCarren Hotel & Pool in Williamsburg and the Martha Washington Hotel on East …
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Six Major Atlanta Hotels Hit the Market
The list of Atlanta hotels up for grabs includes the 1,200-room Hilton Atlanta, which could command up to $ 200M. The hotel is being marketed by Plasencia Group for the owner, a JV between Westmont Hospitality and Ivanhoe Cambridge, reports Real Estate …
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1 Hotels eco-luxury brand makes debut
Barry Sternlicht's Starwood Capital Group has opened its first property under the 1 Hotels eco-luxury brand in Miami Beach. 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach has 426 guestrooms, 600 feet of beachfront and a food-and-beverage operation headed by chef Tom …
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3 hotels planned for office park in Farmington Hills
The former Farmington Hills headquarters of what was Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance could soon be replaced with as many as three new hotels. Hospitality firm Group 10 Management is proposing to demolish the vacant colonial-style building and …
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