Hotels overbooked with names

Hotels overbooked with names
In the past year, Marriott International Inc. launched Moxy; Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. created Canopy; Best Western International Inc. came up with Vib; and InterContinental Hotels Group PLC — the parent company of Holiday Inn — bought Kimpton, …
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Customizing Your Own Blend at Wineries and Hotels
Wine or Champagne is no longer limited to imbibing; hotels and wineries around the world are giving their guests the chance to customize their own blends. Artéis & Co., a vintage Champagne brand in France, for example, offers disgorging of a half-dozen …
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Is 5-star trend giving way to more profitable hotel scenarios?
Investors in the hotel industry seem to be unperturbed by the present challenges the tourism industry may be experiencing. Why is this? Is there a new trend bucking the luxury 5-star trend that is working better? The business market for hotels in Kenya …
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​The W goes keyless: Starwood Hotels brings streamlined check-in to D.C.
Stamford, Connecticut-based Starwood has been working on the digital-entry technology the past four years, testing it at one of its select-service brands, the Aloft Hotels chain. Meade Atkeson, general manager of W Washington D.C., said the option …
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