Hotels in Oman offer special packages to attract guests

Hotels in Oman offer special packages to attract guests
Muscat: In an effort to boost domestic tourism within the Sultanate, several hotels under the Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) have come up with special offers, giving attractive discounts on room tariff and dining options to attract customers.
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Hyatt Hotels launches 13th brand
So far, the existing hotels that have joined the collection include: The Driskill Hotel in Austin, The Hôtel du Louvre in Paris, and The Carmelo Resort and Spa in Carmelo, Uruguay. The Coco Palms Resort in Kauai, Hawaii will also be part of the …
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Hotels don't actually appear to be that scared of Airbnb — yet

Hotels don't actually appear to be that scared of Airbnb — yet
The hotel industry has been turning up the volume on its opposition to Airbnb in recent weeks. But it's not clear that the hotel operators themselves are getting more worried about the threat Airbnb poses to their business — judging from what they …
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Loan woes loom at Hilton hotels in Lisle, Northbrook
The hotels—the 309-room Hilton Lisle/Naperville and the 243-room Hilton Chicago/Northbrook—have been losing money since 2008, unable to generate enough cash to cover debt payments even as the hotel market has fully recovered from the recession, …
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Yosemite Changes Names of Hotels in Trademark Fight

Yosemite Changes Names of Hotels in Trademark Fight
Thanks to a new concessionaire company that has taken over at Yosemite National Park, the traditional names of hotels and other attractions are being changed, prompting anger from long-time employees and visitors to the park. The San Francisco …
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Robots in hotels will work with humans, not replace them
A hotel employee welcomes you in a friendly manner in your own language, hands you the key and informs you of today's evening menu. What if this team member could speak 19 languages and work 24/7, every day of the year? NB: This is a viewpoint by …
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New SouthPark, airport hotels proposed

New SouthPark, airport hotels proposed
There are two new hotels in the works in Charlotte – near the airport and in SouthPark – according to rezoning requests posted Friday. The hotels would add to the city's rapidly growing hotel stock and expand the inventory of rooms beyond uptown, where …
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Rezidor CEO: How Social Media and Terrorism Impact Hotels
Austria-born Wolfgang M. Neumann has been president and CEO of The Rezidor Hotel Group since 2013, having joined the group in 2011 as COO. The company, based in Brussels, Belgium, is part of Minnetonka, MN-based Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
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Tourism | Macau, HK hotels retain lead in Forbes Travel Guide
3-DSC_5459 The 58th annual Forbes Travel Guide was unveiled last week showing that Macau and Hong Kong have retained their lead in the hotel award categories of Triple, Quadruple and Quintuple Five-Star Winners. The Forbes Travel Guide awarded …
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At Budget Hotels, Local Flavor Is Now Included
It's not unusual to view local art, consume regional foods or meet area trendsetters in boutique and luxury hotels. Now — to the great welcome of penny-pinching travelers — the trend in lodging to embody the location has trickled down to budget …
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Wanda Hotels and Resorts takes the first step in 'Asset-Light' strategic

Wanda Hotels and Resorts takes the first step in 'Asset-Light' strategic
Wanda Hotels and Resorts and Baicheng Real Estate Group signed a formal agreement on the entrusted management project of Wanda Realm Wuzhishan, which marks the first step for Wanda Hotels and Resorts in its 'asset-light' strategic transformation.
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Miami-Dade hotels make Forbes five-star rating for fourth consecutive year
South Florida's top names in the hotel industry, as well as some newcomers, were honored Monday with five-star ratings on Forbes Travel Guide's 58th list of the world's top hotels. In Miami-Dade County, some popular names again received the five-star …
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Red Lion Hotels' (RLH) CEO Greg Mount on Q4 2015 Results – Earnings Call
Greetings and welcome to the RLHC Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session follow the formal presentation. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being …
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Marriott International expands in Japan with Five Mori Trust hotels
Marriott International and Japan's leading lodging company Mori Trust Group have announced the signing of five hotels in Japan under the Marriott Hotels brand. The agreements for five Mori Trust hotels will see Marriott International double its …
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Vroom, not festival fever, is boosting SA hotels demand
The Playford on North Terrace saw most activity during February and March with sales and marketing director Zoe Sparr saying the combination of the festival, fringe, Clipsal, Tour Down Under and cricket created an “overflow effect in hotels” and also …
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Moncton moving Syrian refugees into hotels temporarily
Syrian refugees settling in Moncton will now be moving temporarily into hotels instead of apartments as the city struggles to find enough apartments to house the larger families fleeing the war-torn country. Isabelle LeBlanc, a communications co …
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The Sutton Place Hotels Announce Their Fourth Location in the True North
VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – February 25, 2016) – The Sutton Place Hotel Company, a sophisticated collection of luxury properties in North America, is pleased to announce their fourth location in downtown Winnipeg at True North Square.
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Big cities where Airbnb is cheaper than hotels
While the debate over whether hotels or Airbnb rentals provide a superior experience will surely continue for years to come, 2016 has already brought with it study after study that illuminates the turf battle between the two industries. The latest …
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Roxaco-Vanguard venture to open 5 Go hotels

Roxaco-Vanguard venture to open 5 Go hotels
The joint venture of Roxaco Land Corp., the property development arm of RCI, and Singapore-based Vanguard Hotels Pte. Ltd. will open five Go Hotels in Parañaque (199 rooms), Cubao (159 rooms), Timog Avenue (219 rooms), North Edsa (167 rooms) and …
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Hotels.com's Captain Obvious Is Running for President, and He's Already Been
And in fairness, there is a real connection, however tangential: Hotels.com estimates that each presidential candidate will spend an average of $ 405,000 on hotels, including lodging for a dozen staffers, over 212 days on the road during primaries and …
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Nisa Investment Advisors Has 01000 Position in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc
Host Hotels and Resorts logo Nisa Investment Advisors increased its stake in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 0.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission …
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Developer: 300 hotel rooms coming to Wilmington Riverfront
The developer said it has been given franchise approval for a 100-room Homewood Suites by Hilton and is in the franchise review process for a 200-room Marriot hotel. Both properties are planned for the Riverfront, but company officials on Monday would …
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Moxy Hotels Announces US Debut with Openings in New Orleans, Tempe
The U.S. finally gets its first outposts of Moxy Hotels, the high design, budget-friendly chain that Marriott International has created for Millennial travelers. First launched in Milan in September 2014, it lands stateside with a planned March opening …
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Tons of Travel Deals Are Being Offered for Leap Year
But that isn't stopping hotels and airlines from offering discounts on or around Feb. 29—a day that's on the calendar only once every four years, during leap years. Earlier in the month, JetBlue offered a short-lived promotion with $ 29 flights for …
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Day Hotels Make Bathing in Airport Bathrooms Obsolete

Day Hotels Make Bathing in Airport Bathrooms Obsolete
There's a new travel tool that changing the way people travel. If you're a strictly direct flight kind of girl, then this may not apply to you, but for the frugal traveler, who isn't opposed to the occasional lay over—or two— Hotels By Day may be …
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10 Top New Hotels to Check into in 2016
To help you narrow down your options, we found 10 of the best new hotels and resorts that offer the right balance of superlative amenities and picturesque surroundings. From New York City to Rio de Janeiro, here are some standout hotel openings for 2016.
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Fort Collins hotels grabbed in $108.3 million deal

Fort Collins hotels grabbed in 8.3 million deal
A New York investment group has scooped up two hotels in southeast Fort Collins as part of a $ 108 million acquisition deal. The deal also included two hotels in Denver and two in Washington, said Matthew Furbish, director of investor relations and …
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Q1 2016 EPS Estimates for Hyatt Hotels Co. (H) Reduced by FBR & Co.
Hyatt Hotels logo Hyatt Hotels Co. (NYSE:H) – Research analysts at FBR & Co. cut their Q1 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Hyatt Hotels in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, Zacks Investment Research reports.
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Britannia Hotels benefits from putting up asylum seekers on the taxpayer
A budget hotel chain paid with taxpayer funds to house asylum seekers has seen its profits soar to £14million in the past financial year. Britannia Hotels, owned by multi-millionaire Alex Langsam, was twice ranked by Which? as Britain's worst hotel …
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