T'ville hotels roll out the red carpet

T'ville hotels roll out the red carpet
Mark Scott of Thomasville Tourism has a hearty handshake for Rupesh Patel, who bought the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham six months ago. Since then the 58-room facility off Interstate 85 near Exit 102 has undergone many upgrades. The hotel is one of …
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Hotels in Colorado Springs had highest January occupancy since 1997
Hotels in the Colorado Springs area had their best January since 1997 with half of the rooms occupied during one of the slowest months of the year, the fifth consecutive monthly increase from the same month a year earlier, according to the Rocky …
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Hong Kong budget gift: restaurants, hotels, travel agents and hawkers to have
Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will waive licence fees for travel agents, restaurants, hotels and hawkers for one year when he unveils his budget speech on Wednesday. The relief measure aims at helping industries affected by the economic …
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Laredo hotels reach full capacity for final WBCA weekend

Laredo hotels reach full capacity for final WBCA weekend
LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) – Several hotels in Laredo are at full capacity this weekend, as many people are visiting the Gateway City for the last weekend of WBCA events. Many of the hotels have been booked since this Thursday. The La Posada Hotel is a …
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NYC's St. Regis May Be on Block in Starwood Hotel Sale
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. may be in talks to sell hotels including the St. Regis New York as part of its goal of reducing its property holdings by about $ 1 billion this year, Chief Executive Officer Tom Mangas said. Sovereign-wealth …
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation Targets Record Footprint Expansion in 2016
A growing hotel base and rising guest spending helped Hyatt Hotels (NYSE:H) post a year-over-year pop in fourth-quarter results that were announced on Feb. 18. The hotel operator also predicted more gains ahead in 2016 as it opens a record number of …
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The 20 best hotels for business travelers, according to hospitality experts

The 20 best hotels for business travelers, according to hospitality experts
Facebook/The Peninsula Hong KongArrive to The Peninsula Hong Kong in style through the hotel's luxury car service. Traveling for business can often be tiring and stressful, but staying at the right hotel can help ensure a better experience. We asked …
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Accor's Different Approach to Running Hotels Results in Strong Profits in 2015
Accor SA, Europe's largest hotel operator, said 2015 profit increased almost 11 percent as an overhaul of the French company paid off and demand for accommodation rose in most of Europe. Earnings before interest and taxes increased to 665 million euros …
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More People Who Use Airbnb Don't Want to Go Back to Hotels

More People Who Use Airbnb Don't Want to Go Back to Hotels
Specifically, the survey found that 79% of consumers who hadn't used Airbnb or other “peer to peer lodging” sites prefer traditional hotels, but that number dropped by half to 40% for those who had. “We find it interesting that people 'do a 180' in …
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2 Denver hotels swept up in 8 million buy
American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust Inc. has acquired two Denver hotels as part of a six-property portfolio acquisition that totaled $ 108.3 million. The 160-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Airport, at 6851 Tower Road and the 124-room …
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WoodSpring Hotels launches new prototype; first Signature hotel to open this year
For now, the company plans to open eight Signature hotels in the greater Pittsburgh, Boston, Houston and Seattle markets, said a WoodSpring spokeswoman. The Pittsburgh area location, in Cranberry, Pa., is scheduled to open later this year, she said.
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21 hotels you didn't know were owned by celebrities

21 hotels you didn't know were owned by celebrities
However, not all celebrities have seen such failures when dabbling within the hospitality industry: Andy Murray's Cromlix Hotel has received consistently excellent reviews since its opening in 2014 and Robert Redford's Sundance Resort remains one of …
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Resurgent economy boosts Stockton hotels
Stockton's hotel industry grew as fast or faster last year than anyplace else in California, local and state tourism officials reported. Driven by corporate and business travel, the city's visitor industry is back above prerecession levels, with the …
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Hyatt Hotels Q4 Earnings Preview: Watchout For RevPAR Growth At Owned Hotels
Hyatt Hotels will report its Q4 2015 earnings on February 18th. The company should post steady growth in RevPAR (revenue per available room) led by continued growth in group and transient bookings. However, currency issues will likely weigh on the …
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Our Favorite Bucket List Hotels Around the World
There are some hotels that are just special — whether it's because the hotel is a castle, on a private island, or has an underwater hotel, these are some of the most memorable and bucket-list-worthy hotels Yahoo Travel editors have stayed at recently.
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