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Why you can't trust online hotel photos — and how to avoid getting duped
Disappointment sets in and the hope of a fun date quickly disappears. Well, the same holds true when it comes to booking hotel rooms. You search and search online thinking you've found the perfect match for your getaway, only to discover less-than …
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Meliá Hotels International speeds up growth in Indonesia with its thirteenth
Meliá Hotels International continues to see Indonesia as one of its most important targets for growth in Asia–Pacific and has now announced the addition of its thirteenth hotel, a spectacular hotel under the INNSIDE by Meliá brand in the city of Bandung.
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Former Hogan's Beach restaurant renamed as adjoining hotel drops Best Western
TAMPA — The new owners of the Courtney Campbell Parkway hotel that was home to the Hogan's Beach restaurant said this week the property will no longer be affiliated with Best Western and would be an independent "upscale lifestyle hotel.".
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Jamaica developer Kaushik Patel plans three-hotel project
Jamaica, Queens-based developer Kaushik Patel filed plans Thursday for a three-hotel complex in the neighborhood spanning more than 166,000 square feet, according to a permit application submitted with the Department of Buildings. The blockwide site …
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New hotel coming to Columbia Falls
Mick Ruis is the owner of Ruis Holdings, the local company in charge of constructing the new hotel. During an interview on Oct. 21, Ruis said that he was excited to start a new project and felt that this was the best way to invest in a community that …
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Council gives green light to new £30m hotel in Belfast
Planning permission for the hotel was awarded during a meeting of Belfast City Council's planning committee this week. "The fact the planning is through is great news and the Grand Central Hotel remains on track to start work on site early in 2016 …
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Korean firm buys Hawaii boutique hotel
A California-based affiliate of a South Korean company has purchased the Polynesian Plaza boutique hotel in Waikiki on Kalakaua Avenue near the Hard Rock Cafe for about $ 10.6 million adding to its Hawaii portfolio of hotels and golf courses, according …
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Hotel haven no more: Three new businesses planned for Rodeway Inn site
The Rodeway Inn building near Skokie Boulevard and Emerson Street has been home to one hotel or another for more than 50 years, Skokie planners confirmed, but that run would finally end should a new commercial center be built on the site. The Skokie …
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0-a-Night Hotel Houses NYU Students
N.Y.U. has been working with the Affinia hotel chain in Manhattan for the last five years to house “overflow” students, typically 45 to 80 of them, for a few weeks at the start of the fall semester, according to Tom Ellett, the senior associate vice …
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Hotel voucher program for homeless runs out of money
RACINE — A fund set up to offer some homeless people emergency shelter at area hotels unexpectedly ran out of money last week, forcing some back to the street. The program — which offers a voucher to an area motel for those in need of shelter — has …
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Maryland Heights approves tax-aided hotel-restaurant project
MARYLAND HEIGHTS • A 5.5-acre hotel-restaurant redevelopment for the Syberg's site at the northwest corner of Dorsett Road and Interstate 270 was approved by the Maryland Heights City Council on Thursday night. Syberg's Dorsett will be upgraded and …
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Official: Woman drove vehicle through hotel lobby in Camp Hill
Hampden Township Fire-Rescue President Steve Goho said an 86-year-old Camp Hill woman was backing out of a parking spot to leave the hotel when she said the accelerator in her car got stuck, sending her vehicle crashing through the brick wall that …
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New study reveals the most annoying hotel guests
We've all been there: you check into a hotel expecting a relaxing experience, but you're met at every turn with guests who seem determined to ruin your day. It's this universal problem that inspired Expedia to conduct a hotel etiquette study to …
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Timing perfect for Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel 'historic' award

Timing perfect for Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel 'historic' award
Mackinac Island's newest hotel, the Bicycle Street Inn, has views from its balconies up and down Main Street, May 14, 2013. The red awnings are the Mackinac Island Bike Shop. In about two years, a new hotel is set to be on the bicycle site, also …
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Adventurous fundraisers to rappel down Charlotte hotel
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Adventure seekers have been invited to rappel down an 18-story Charlotte hotel next month to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina. Special Olympics North Carolina announced Monday that registration is now open for …
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Airbnb to begin charging 6 percent hotel tax on Jersey City rentals
Jersey City has reached an agreement with a popular home rental website that will generate an estimated $ 1 million in hotel tax revenue for the city each year, but will make short-term rentals slightly more expensive for tourists. Mayor Steve Fulop …
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Inn-side scoop: Another day, another Austin hotel breaks ground

Inn-side scoop: Another day, another Austin hotel breaks ground
The company currently has the Hotel Indigo/Holiday Inn Express hybrid nearing completion in the same block. A soft opening is scheduled in December, according to a JCI spokesman. That project includes 300 total rooms operating under the separate …
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Brandon Phillips charged in Captain's Quarters hotel slaying
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has arrested a man suspected to have shot a hotel patron who tried to stop an armed robbery, ending a week-long manhunt in St. John's. Brandon Phillips, 27, appeared in court Sunday charged with first-degree …
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Meet The Woman Behind Macedonia's Best Rated Hotel

Meet The Woman Behind Macedonia's Best Rated Hotel
If you are looking for luxury, internationally well-known hotel brands, you will be disappointed with the choices in Macedonia. Big international brands have been ignoring this small Balkan country for decades and even though there was a talk of …
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Moak: Use caution booking hotel rooms online
The Internet has brought wonderful accessibility to the process of booking a hotel. From your smartphone or desktop, you can make all the room arrangements for your trip online. And increasingly, sites like Priceline and Expedia allow you to compare …
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Thinking Of Investing In Hotel Stocks? Save Your Money For The Airbnb IPO

Thinking Of Investing In Hotel Stocks? Save Your Money For The Airbnb IPO
For years, growing industry consolidation and a limited supply of rooms allowed the hotel industry to enjoy a great deal of pricing power. That was translated into robust revenue growth, and hefty operating margins. Then came online sites like Expedia …
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Wyndham Hotel Group has signed 10 hotel deals in India,
Wyndham Hotel Group has signed 10 hotel deals in India, the company announced Tuesday. The hotels include a Howard Johnson conversion, a Ramada Plaza conversion and Ramada and Days Inn hotels. Wyndham operates 25 hotels on the Indian …
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Janet Yellen's Hotel California
Janet Yellen: "I hate the Eagles." Photo-Illustration: Photos: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns. This morning, the Labor Department released the worst jobs report of the year. Hiring was slow. Wages were stagnant.
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Limelight Hotel construction three months deep
KETCHUM, Id ( KMVT / KSVT ) – The Limelight Hotel is about three months into construction and is on track to open around Christmas, next year. The hotel will feature 100 hotel rooms and 14 condos on the upper floors. A large lobby area will be open to …
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The Cabaret South Beach Relaunches at National Hotel
Miami's entertainment scene got a tad less fabulous last July when the Cabaret South Beach, a bar where waitstaff got up and sang, was forced out by its landlords. Luckily, the popular concept has found a new home at Miami's iconic National Hotel.
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Chicago hospitality: Andrew McCutchen arrives to unkempt hotel room

Chicago hospitality: Andrew McCutchen arrives to unkempt hotel room
When the former National League MVP arrived to the Windy City late Thursday night for his club's important weekend series at Wrigley Field, he found his hotel room to be anything but sweet, homely or accommodating. It was more, well, take a look for …
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Opponents seeking public vote on proposed Kansas City hotel
Opponents of public subsidies for a $ 311 million convention hotel in Kansas City have turned in petitions seeking a public vote on the proposal. The group needs 1,700 valid signatures for Kansas City initiative petitions. The Kansas City Star reports …
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Record hotel occupancy in Santa Cruz County
SANTA CRUZ >> Hotels in Santa Cruz County set records for occupancy — 71 percent — and average daily room rate — $ 156 — for first eight months of the year, according to STR, which tracks the industry. A third metric, revenue per available room, at …
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