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Grand Del Mar hotel to be sold
While the purchase price was not disclosed, Gibbons said that together, financier Richard Blum's private equity firm, Blum Capital, and Fairmont's parent company, FRHI Hotels & Resorts group, will be acquiring an 88 percent share of the resort, valued …
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Q&A with Loews Hotels executive Jonathan Tisch
The BAROAK restaurant is open at Loews Annapolis, making it one of several new eateries at the hotel chain's properties. The Annapolis venture reflects the nearly $ 10 million that were spent on upgrading this site over the last two years. It got a new …

Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk
Guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on for their Wi-Fi networks. Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the systems, which would allow an attacker to …
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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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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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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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