Monthly Archives: October 2021

California hotelier to buy sprawling land of nuns’ maids for wellness destination for $ 11 million

RCBJ-Audible (listen for free) The sale is on hold until the sisters receive court approval to sell part of the property By Tina Traster A California hotelier buys St. Mary’s Villa Retreat House at 150 Sisters Servants Lane in the town of Ramapo for $ 11 million, pending court approval. W. Alex Glasscock, owner of The Ranch in Malibu, plans ...

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Third FIR against Kiran Gosavi in ​​Pune; the victim was promised a job, threatened with a gun later

Another First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Kiran Gosavi, NCB’s witness in the cruise drug trafficking case, for allegedly deceiving a man about bogus insurance to provide him with a job in a hotel leading in Malaysia. In the latest case against Gosavi, registered in Wanawadi late Saturday night – third against him in Pune – he also allegedly ...

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Here’s how AI can catalyze the monetization of the modern contact center

Organizations in the Middle East have been shaken, to varying degrees, by the restrictions Covid-19 places on businesses and their employees. Even the sectors that have been successful in doing well have had to overcome some of the same challenges as those that have not. Customer service functions, for example, continued for technology companies that benefited from the migration to ...

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Kiss cancels residency in Las Vegas

Kiss has canceled her upcoming Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater. The representatives of the place confirmed the cancellation at Las Vegas Review and said ticket providers will contact customers with refund information. Tickets have also been removed from the Caesars Entertainment / Ticketmaster link. The cancellation is said to be due to “smooth ticket sales”. First announced ...

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Emirates News Agency – RAK Properties Net Profits Rise 383% to AED 197.9 Million in Q3 2021

Ras Al Khaimah, October 30, 2021 (WAM) – RAK Properties today announced that its third quarter net profit jumped 383% to AED 197.9 million from AED 40.97 million in the last quarter. corresponding period of last year. “Profits increased in the third quarter of this year to AED 197.9 million from AED 40.97 million in the third quarter of 2020, ...

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Five glorious ancient palaces turned into hotels

Hotel Château du Grand Lucé Many children inherit their parents’ property, but few become heirs to estates such as the French nobleman Jacques Pineau de Viennay III, son of the first son of Baron Jacques Pineau de Viennay II and Marguerite de Gennes. As a child, Viennay III’s father spent his mother’s fortune on Lucé and Pruillé, which included a ...

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UWTSD holds its annual Young Hoteliers and Hospitality Conference 2021

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David Institute of Management and Health recently hosted its third annual Young Hotel and Hospitality Conference at Swansea Stadium. The event was organized by the University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SoHaTM) and attracted 230 students from schools and colleges in South Wales. John Howells, Academic Director (SoHaTM) said, “We use this annual ...

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Old Phoenix Hotel to be Shelter for Homeless Seniors | Arizona News

PHOENIX (AP) – A former Phoenix hotel will be used as a shelter for homeless seniors. The Arizona Department of Housing provided $ 7.5 million to purchase the former Phoenix Inn and city council approved spending an additional $ 4 million to rehabilitate the property near Interstate 17 and Northern Avenue to serve people aged 55 and over. Central Arizona ...

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“Finch”, ABBA and “The Harder They Fall”

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment reporters on what’s coming to TV, streaming services, and music platforms this week. – The western gets an elegant and kinetic update in “The Harder They Fall” by Jeymes Samuel. The film, co-produced by Jay-Z and starring a star-studded cast, is based on real black characters from the Wild West who ...

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Breaking Travel News Investigates: The Future of Tourism Shines in the Spotlight in Riyadh | To concentrate

Sustainable tourism was in the spotlight at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh, as the event celebrates its fifth edition. Green development used to help the industry recover from the devastating Covid-19 pandemic was at the center of many areas of discussion and debate at the show. Speaking of regenerative tourism, John Pagano, Managing Director of Red Sea Development ...

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Michiana Chronicles: Continental Diving Romance

Don’t we all need a little love these days? Anne Magnan-Park will not wait until Valentine’s Day to recall a continental romance at the diving board. This week, she writes to William Shakespeare’s Juliet. Dear Juliette: COVID-19 has been difficult for international couples and families. My Romeo works overseas in a location where a three-week quarantine in a hotel room ...

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The Sir Francis Drake Hotel to expand and open under new management, but will not reopen until 2022

The oxen may or may not be back at Union Square’s luxurious and historic Sir Francis Drake Hotel, as the joint was quietly sold for $ 158 million in April and is undergoing a “thorough renovation” before it reopens. Any recent trip to the historic luxury of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel will have shown the place completely boarded up, ...

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Sports News Roundup: Cleveland team sued by roller derby team over Guardians name change; Panthers overtake Bruins to stay undefeated & more

Here is a summary of current sports news. Qatar signs agreement with Accor to manage accommodation for World Cup supporters Qatar has entrusted Europe’s largest hotel group Accor with the management of apartments and villas that will house fans visiting Qatar during next year’s World Cup, the organizing committee of the cup. Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Inheritance said ...

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David Jurcak named president of operations at Grand Hotel Michigan in Mackinac Island

The historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island is pleased to announce the appointment of David Jurcak as the new President of Hotel Operations. In his role, Jurcak will oversee Grand Hotel’s operating strategies, standards, practices and procedures. As Jurcak brings the history and exceptional standards of the property online, he will guide new initiatives and strengthen the strengths of each ...

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Nomination Productivity Commission, departmental promotions, new faces of the ARC

Latest senior management appointments in the public sector across the country Senior management service Sam reinhardt Band 3 Sam reinhardt became an office manager at the Productivity Commission, leave the Treasury Department. Band 2 Australia Services promoted Derek Byrne to a role of general manager. David Bois became first deputy secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Band ...

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In search of a respite from reality, the glorious return of theater to Chicago offered just the ticket

With a scary news cycle – September, the deadliest COVID-19 month for Illinois since the winter; with police and firefighters breaking vaccination warrants, Chicago’s unchecked violence in late summer – I found myself in need of a brief respite from reality. In search of local entertainment to achieve this goal, I found it at Teatro Zinzanni, a 2h30 show, a ...

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Access a Hospitality Operations Platform That Enables Front Line Staff to Easily Perform Tasks Across Departments |

The hotels on the verge of success over the next few decades are those that begin to merge services (and their supporting technologies), both to reduce the costs of inefficient workforce and to improve service through better and more integrated communication channels. By Larry and Adam Mogelonsky – 10/27/2021 Last month’s Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) event was ...

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Zelig Weiss makes offer to buy William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg

Zelig Weiss makes offer for William Vale hotel after All Year’s (William Vale) disappearance Just when you think things can’t get crazier at Brooklyn’s fanciest hotel, they do. Brooklyn developer Zelig Weiss has made a cash offer to buy the William Vale Hotel as he fights a lawsuit alleging he embezzled money from it. Weiss submitted proposals on Oct. 22 ...

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Payal Kapoor, who lost his eyesight at 22, now teaches visually impaired cooks

Home Way of life Way of life Payal Kapoor, who lost his eyesight at 22, now teaches visually impaired cooks “I hope this will dispel the misconception that blind people cannot cook and have no opportunity to make a career in the hospitality industry and become chefs,” she said. Payal Kapoor aims to empower people with disabilities with Rasoi ke ...

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The Fiji Times »Local Getaways: Lautoka Pride

The products and services offered by the Tanoa Waterfront Hotel in the Lautoka area are second to none, which is truly the pride of the city of sugar. It is the largest and the only four-star hotel in the city of Lautoka with 92 well-appointed rooms for individual travelers and groups: whether for leisure or business. Specially designed facilities can ...

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William Shatner was at Fan Expo and he shared some personal stories from his time in Toronto

Legendary Canadian actor William Shatner was at Fan Expo this weekend, and he remembered his time in Toronto – when he was a starving actor from Montreal just trying to get by in the 6ix. On Friday October 22, the first day of the Fan Expo held at the Metro Toronto Convention Center, Shatner shared personal stories about his youth ...

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Certares, Highlands and Monomoy acquire Embassy Suites Atlanta Midtown

Posted: October 25, 2021, 11:23 a.m. EDT|Update: 21 minutes ago NEW YORK, 25 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Certares Management LLC, a leading investment specialist dedicated to the travel, tourism and hospitality industries (with its subsidiaries, “Certares”), in partnership with Highlands Investments LLC (“Highlands “) and Monomoy Property Ventures LLC (” MPV “), today announced the acquisition of the ...

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CEO Spotlight: From Hospitals to Hotels – How Pinnacle Hotels CEO Dr Barry Lall went from doctor to hotelier

At first glance, it may seem that there is little overlap between the work of a doctor and that of a hotelier. One must attend medical school, while the other would be better served in business school. One takes care of the patients, the other of the guests. Some would argue that a doctor has a more rewarding career, but ...

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David Lorne Harris | The Gazette

DAVID LORNE HARRIS Cedars Rapids David Lorne Harris, 69, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died on Saturday, October 23, 2021, after a battle with COVID-19 and pneumonia. A near-grave funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 29 at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. David was born May 26, 1952 to Maxine Frueh and Herman Harris in Cedar Rapids, ...

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ICC T20 World Cup: fans do everything they can for the release of the T20 Dubai

An India-Pakistan cricket pitch showdown has got the country hooked at the best of times. Now, with the opportunity coming after a long time where the ability to watch cricket live in a social setting had all but disappeared, the excitement has reached another level. Cricket fans have therefore dropped everything to fly to Dubai or congregate in cafes and ...

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Mackinac Island has seen a big rebound in tourism during the 2021 season

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) – Business owners on Michigan’s Mackinac Island are celebrating a big tourism rebound this year after fewer visitors came to the island in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many visitors have experienced the iconic car-free island getaway for the first time this year, said business owners on the island, which sits in the Straits of ...

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Hotel Property Management Software Market Size and Share 2021-2026, Recent Improvements, and Regional Analysis

Detailed study and analysis of the Global Hotel Property Management Software Market highlights new trends in the hotel property management software industry and provides businesses with business information. This study helps manufacturers, suppliers and investors, CEOs to identify opportunities and business optimization strategies to improve their value in the global hotel property management software market. Provides important information for well-known ...

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Energized by our victories, eyes on the challenges to come

CTA President E. Toby Boyd addressed the State Board of Education this morning at its first meeting of the school year. Here are 10 takeaways from his speech: Another virtual board: “I know we’re all looking forward to being together in person as soon as possible, but for this meeting the logistical issues including hotel staff and security concerns around ...

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The rush for hospitality workers may mean better wages … and higher prices

As of Friday morning, he had had 61 job offers and that counted. For someone who struggled at times to secure minimum wage during his five years in the industry before the pandemic, Mr Zia said it was a bizarre role reversal to have restaurants begging for his skills in mixology. Tiamoor Zia, 25, was bombarded with job offers this ...

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Dedication party scheduled for Sunday for the Tunnel Vision murals

Rails to Trails of Northwest Montana and KALICO Art Center will host a viewing and signing night at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 24 for the Tunnel Vision mural project. The event will honor the five new murals painted on the tunnels along the trail system this year. Seven artists and more than 120 volunteers transformed nearly 5,400 square feet ...

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Employee destroyed hotel in £ 94,000 rampage after refusing to charge NHS workers for plates

Edward Woods, 49, “lost his life” while on duty at the Larkfield Priory Hotel in Kent, a court has heard. He claimed he was asked to do things he was not trained for and staff were not treated well Edward Woods in Medway Magistrates’ Court ( Image: KMG / SWNS) A night worker destroyed the hotel where he worked after ...

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Latest updates: UK economy regaining momentum despite supply shortages

Retail sales unexpectedly fell for the fifth month in a row, due to a sharp decline in furniture stores. Britain’s monthly retail sales volume fell 0.2% in September from August, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday, missing forecasts of a 0.5% expansion in a poll Reuters. “After enjoying a post-pandemic recovery for most of the year, September was ...

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Arrive by helicopter to the Outrageously Luxe Clicquot hotel in Byron Bay this summer

When a standard villa and a personalized vacation itinerary just aren’t enough, you can turn to Hotel Clicquot – a world first entry into luxury all-inclusive accommodation at French champagne house Veuve Clicquot. Here is the skinny: The hotel makes its debut in the Byron Bay hinterland at Cooper’s Shoot, a prime location for exceptional ocean views (and possible sightings ...

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Haunted Colorado Hotels: Book a Room If You Dare

Colorado has no shortage of old hotels and that means there is no shortage of haunted hotels. Every city seems to boast of having at least one of these establishments. Indeed, some even served as hospitals, such as the Colorado Hotel in Glenwood Springs during World War II. Ghostly experiences are not promised, and in fact many people stay in ...

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Shopoff Realty Investments and Contour Secure Entitlement Approvals for Dream Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip

Posted: October 21, 2021 at 9:35 a.m. EDT|Update: 2 hours ago LAS VEGAS, October 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Joint venture partners Shopoff Realty Investments (Shopoff) and Contour announced today that they have successfully secured the rights necessary for the full development of Dream Las Vegas, paving the way for the next step the completion of a new full-service ...

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Kimpton Sydney adopts Margot as local business name

The upcoming debut of the Kimpton brand in Sydney will see the hotel adopt “Margot” as its local operating name in accordance with its brand standards, which see each hotel adopt a unique identity and visual representation. Located in the former Sydney Water Board building on Pitt Street in Sydney’s CBD, Kimpton Margot Sydney will be committed to fostering “genuine ...

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Discover the new Xcaret Arte hotel

When the Xcaret Mexico hotel opened in the Riviera Maya, it was an exciting new property for avid travelers to explore. The resort stood out from the rest in the area, offering local cuisine, authentic experiences, intricate decor and an All Fun Inclusive concept that had never been seen before. Fast forward to July 2021, and the Xcaret Arte hotel ...

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Estes Park hotels first region occupied in September – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Estes Park continued its peak summer season through September and led the region in hotel occupancy for the month. According to information provided by the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, hotels in Estes Park were 82.2% occupied during the month with an average daily rate of $ 216.89. Among the communities that BizWest tracks monthly, Greeley came in second with ...

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Highgate increases its investments in sustainability

Highgate, a global property investment and hotel management firm, is moving to 100% renewable electricity, starting with the majority of its select-service properties, as well as seventeen full-service hotels. The initiative will be certified by Green-e Energy, an independent certification and verification program for renewable energy. “We are determined to be part of the solution to tackling climate change,” said ...

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NSW Invests A $ 530 Million in Tourism Stimulus Package

All adults in New South Wales will receive a voucher worth AUD 50 to spend on a stay at a registered hotel as part of an AUD 530 million package designed to revitalize the tourism industry in New South Wales. ‘State. Revealed today by NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet, Stay and Rediscover vouchers can be redeemed for a higher value stay ...

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An inhospitable year | Finance and Trade

Twin Cities hotels and other businesses that rely on high hotel occupancy rates for reliable revenue streams will not benefit from significant rebounds this year and may not achieve what may be a ‘new normal’ until 2023 or beyond. The promise of widely available COVID vaccines at the start of this year sparked hope in the hospitality industry that hotel ...

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Leanne Wong and Kayla DiCello advance to all-around and two event finals at gymnastics world championships

Kayla DiCello competes on the beam in the Women’s Qualification on Day 1 of the 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships on October 18, 2021 in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan. With Suni Lee, Simone Biles and the rest of the U.S. 2020 Olympics women’s gymnastics team moving on, two of the 2020 Olympics substitutes are stepping up.Leanne Wong and Kayla DiCello finished ...

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Maya Capital and AnaCap acquire office and hotel program in £ 125million deal

Maya Capital LLP and AnaCap Financial Partners have completed the acquisition of 160 Blackfriars Road in Southbank, London. The property consists of a 106,000 square foot office building and a ground floor commercial building currently 50% leased, as well as adjacent land for a licensed hotel project. Maya and AnaCap plan to undertake a major renovation of the existing office ...

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New Park Royal hotels planned in 2 states

New The Grand Royal Park of Cozumel. Royal Holiday hotel chain plans US $ 400 million investment Posted on Monday, October 18, 2021 Mexican hotel chain Royal Holiday plans to invest US $ 400 million to build new hotels in Baja California Sur and Quintana Roo. The resorts will be part of the Park Royal brand which has nine hotels ...

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LWHT Property Management buys hotel portfolio for $ 27 million

Seven hotel properties at 3601, 3621, 3623, 3711, 3801, 3811 and 3821 North Ocean Boulevard on North Ocean Boulevard are purchased for $ 27 million. (Lee and associates, Google Maps) A Coral Springs-based family-owned real estate investment company is causing a stir in Fort Lauderdale Beach. Affiliates of LWHT Property Management, headed by Tom Assouline, paid a total of $ ...

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Update on COVID-19 developments in Qatar | Miller Canfield

In May 2021, Qatar implemented the first phase of its national COVID-19 response plan for the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. On October 3, 2021, Qatar entered the fourth and final phase of the plan as the number of COVID-19 infections in Qatar continues to decline and more than 80% of Qatari residents are fully vaccinated. In September, Qatar’s Ministry ...

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Two of Maine’s coastal tourism hotspots look past the pandemic

Last year, when Mainebiz spoke with hoteliers in the Central Coast and Lower East Maine areas for our cover story on “Hotel Business Records”, the picture was mixed for the season. shortened from 2020. Here’s what we learned about 2021 from two owners as they prepared to retire for the year. Managers intervene in an understaffed complex In a typical ...

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UBM Development: and Accor open “Mercure Katowice Centrum”, receiving the PLGBC Green Building Award for sustainable real estate development

Focus on sustainability under the motto “Green & Clean” as the leitmotif of the Mercure Katowice Centrum hotel PLGBC Sustainable Building Award 2021 “Green & Clean: in tune with the times” Katowice, 14.10.2021. The celebrated grand opening of the Mercure Katowice Centrum marked the end of the work after a period of only two years. The hotel operating under the ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Mission Inn

An aerial view of the Mission Inn By Sal Maccarone Always on the lookout for historic art-oriented hotels to visit, I was lucky enough to come across a real gem. Completely lost in Riverside, California. on my way to another place, I turned a corner and it was there. At first it seemed like one of the California missions, but ...

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Developer buys 75-year-old Tahoe Biltmore hotel

The historic Tahoe Biltmore Lodge & Casino was purchased by a California developer who promises to turn the location into a “branded destination” for the area. According to Washoe County records, EKN Development Group has given up $ 56.8 million for the property. Before them it was owned by Boulder Bay LLC, which bought the casino for $ 28.6 million ...

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Four of the best food-focused hotels in Tampa, Florida

1. Haya Hotel Like much of Florida and the southern United States, Tampa is an okra of cultures, and nowhere is this fusion more evident than in its food scene, where modern America mingles with the many variations of the Latin cuisine. And to take pride in the tradition of Tampa is Haya Hotel, which opened last fall. You’ll find ...

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Explore the snow-capped mountains, learn the art of watchmaking, feast on delicious Swiss cuisine and soak up the sun

I am leaving for Switzerland exactly after two years. Yes, you can enter Switzerland if you are fully vaccinated with Covishield. In front of me is the beautiful town of Engelberg, its entire area corresponds to my vision. Next to me is my daughter Akanksha, completely amazed. We came to taste the end of the Swiss summer. After a night’s ...

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NH employers continue to be plagued by housing shortage

In the spring, Simbex was looking to expand. The Lebanon-based medical device maker hoped to increase its workforce from 32 to 46. The hiring market has been brutal; restaurants, main street stores, and businesses struggled to attract new employees and coax old ones. But Simbex had no trouble attracting employees. The real difficulty was finding accommodation for them. “We would ...

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READI Proposal Seeks $ 50 Million State Grant for Various Projects | New

Local and regional officials are seeking tens of millions of dollars in funding under a new statewide program for various economic and quality-of-life projects, including the hotel and conference center of the Kokomo city center and industrial park. The North Central Indiana Regional Planning Council (NCIRPC) recently submitted a 27-project proposal to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation seeking $ 50 ...

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Legionnaire’s disease contracted by a tourist at the Hotel Keys: Suit

Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. According to the Monroe County Department of Health, at least two people have contracted Legionnaires’ disease in Hawks Cay, a resort town in Duck Key. When Marcia Blanar stayed at the Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys during the summer, a decorative fountain surrounded by benches “raged with the active Legionella,” according ...

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Will the rental car shortage be eased in time for vacation travel? – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

During the spring and summer travel season, renting a car at your destination might not always have been a given. Inventory was low as travel demand increased in 2021, Willis Orlando explained with Scott’s Cheap Flights. “People would buy these cheap flights, get to their destination and go and rent a car – which was a very easy and routine ...

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Abilene Hotel Grand Opening Consolidates $ 80 Million Project

With a turn of a mound of dirt on a frosty Friday morning, the dream of a downtown convention center hotel has finally found itself on solid ground. City officials and guests gathered on North Sixth and Cypress Streets to celebrate what many have called a long-standing victory to bring the project to Abilene’s central business district. About 250 people ...

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Hotel el PRADO opens in downtown Palo Alto, California – Hospitality Net

In partnership with Ferrado, the hotel el PRADO announces the inauguration of its new luxury Spanish-inspired property in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. The independent hotel and vibrant destination, formerly known as the Garden Court Hotel, features 62 guest rooms, expansive indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, and delicious seasonal food and drink offerings in inviting new spaces. The renovation ...

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Wayfarer TV Show: Episode 5 of Series 3, inside Adelaide’s new Sequoia Pavilion

Wayfarer’s hugely successful destination-based TV show is back for an all-Australian Series 3 and the fifth episode, released worldwide today (October 15), takes place in the Adelaide Hills, home to the one of South Australia’s most exciting hotel experiences, Sequoia lodge, the newest addition to the massive Mount Lofty estate. In the episode, Traveler HM’s award-winning host and editor-in-chief James ...

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CNY tourism groups hope border reopening will help boost industry

Local tourism groups hope that opening the Canada-U.S. Border to vaccinated Canadian travelers will help boost the tourism industry in central New York City. Visit SyracuseOnondaga County, the official tourism promotion agency, hopes Canadians will do just that once the border reopens in November. Danny Liedka, President of Visit Syracuse, said Canadian tourists represent a significant portion of local tourism ...

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first hotels in Lake Placid | News, Sports, Jobs

Brewster’s Lake Placid House, the hotel that started it all. Built in 1871, it was the first structure erected specifically as a hotel. This photo was taken by Seneca Ray Stoddard in 1873, just a few years after the hotel opened. (Photo provided) Joe Nash’s Excelsior House has been renamed the Stevens House, seen here in an engraving from the ...

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Will the dirty laundry of the IHG hotel group weigh on its share price?

LIKE the pandemic has shown us that there are things without which we are ready to live and others without which we are not. Loo roll falls into the old camp, with gasoline and pet food, but it’s probably possible to survive a shortage of soft drinks and children’s toys (albeit a six-year-old may not agree). However, where you fall ...

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Durst faces judgment day in murder of his best friend | California News

By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – Robert Durst’s hotly contested murder trial spanned nearly two years. His sentence will be relatively short and may lack the fireworks that have erupted between the lead prosecutor and the defense attorney. The eccentric New York real estate heir faces a life sentence without parole Thursday for the first degree murder ...

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DigiTravel and its partners launch a hotel program analysis tool

DigiTravel Consulting, Business Travel Performance Automation and About Partners Luxury Brands Collection have joined forces to create a new tool to assess corporate hotel programs and improve the annual hotel proposal request process, DigiTravel announced . Called Hotel Program Opportunity Analysis, the service is available free of charge worldwide. “The Opportunity Analysis has been carefully crafted by real industry experience ...

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Brutal seven-man brawl breaks out with Russian tourists as Briton ends up with ‘broken arm’ in hotel bankruptcy

It’s the shocking moment of a fight between Russian and British tourists at a five-star hotel. What would have started as a two-man argument has turned into a full-fledged seven-man fight – apparently leaving a Briton with a broken arm. 3 Pictures show a group of men fighting in the garden of a hotel in TurkeyCredit: Flash info 3 British ...

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Woman Arrested for Strangulation in Front of Hotel | New

NEWPORT – A woman from Toledo has been arrested after allegedly strangling her boyfriend in front of her child. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the Lincoln County Circuit Court on October 7, a Newport police officer arrived at the Summer Wind Motel around 1:30 p.m. on October 6, following three reports of a domestic incident with a ...

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Fortress Investment Group presents plans for Frenchman’s Reef Resort

Frenchman’s Reef, St. Thomas, shown in Fortress Investment Group presentation. (Screenshot of the Zoom meeting) Officials from CREF3 USVI Hotel Owner, Inc., a company owned and managed by Fortress Investment Group, on Tuesday presented plans for Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort, which the company is scheduled to reopen in November 2022, after being devastated by the storms of 2017. The presentation ...

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Grand opening of the GiGi’S restaurant and lounge

Posted: October 12, 2021 at 7:31 p.m. EDT|Update: 17 minutes ago PALM SPRINGS, California, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The V Palm springs is delighted to announce the grand opening celebration of the GiGi Restaurant and Lounge on saturday 16 october. GiGi’s Palm Springs Fall 2021 Grand Opening GiGi’s was built with a vision to deliver an experience ...

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Trump hotel could be sold for more than $ 370 million

The the Wall Street newspaper reports that Donald Trump’s company is on the verge of closing a deal to sell his Washington hotel lease for more than $ 370 million. Miami-based investment firm CGI Merchant Group is pursuing the deal and is in talks with hotel operators like Hilton to take over management of the property. CGI is one of ...

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Deutsche Hospitality and Porsche Design Group launch unique hotel concept and plan for at least 15 hotels in metropolises around the world / Zeitgeist, Design and Service Excellence | national news

Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group join forces to present the Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand, an innovative hotel concept in the Luxury Lifestyle segment. The Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels combine design, technology and lifestyle at the highest level. The result will be a unique brand experience created from the design philosophy and values ​​of the exclusive Porsche Design ...

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Work begins on £ 5million boutique hotel program in Chester

Wildes Hotel Group has announced that work has started on a multi-million pound project to transform a historic site in the North West of England into a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa. The town of Chester, famous for its Roman walls and medieval rows, is preparing for the arrival of a stylish new hotel. Reinventing a historic site Wildes Hotel ...

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Most of the homeless in the Oceanside voucher program returned to the streets after leaving the hotel

Sea side – As part of the hotel voucher program launched by the City of Oceanside in April, more people have been returned homeless than finding housing and services to keep them off the streets. Deputy City Manager Michael Gossman said 147 people participated in the program, 23 of whom were still at the Mission Avenue hotel. Of the 124 ...

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Maharashtra MHT CET 2021 Result date announced, check here

Announcement of Maharashtra MHT CET 2021 result (representative) Image Credit: Shutterstock Maharashtra CET result date: The date for the 2021 Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) results has been announced. The Maharashtra State Joint Entrance Testing Cell (CET cell) said the results of the entrance exam will be reported no later than October 28. MHT CET results for the PCB ...

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Live markets, Monday, October 11, 2021

Considering all the revolving announcements coming from the Sunshine State, maybe they should rename it Greensland? In the wake of Twiggy Forrest’s renewable hydrogen projects, fertilizer and chemical manufacturer Incitec Pivot announced a study into the feasibility of green ammonia production. This is an environmentally friendly product, not the color. Incitec Pivot and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) announced today that ...

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There’s phantom inflation happening all around us

Inflation rose in 2021, with various official measures of consumer prices rising faster than they have for years. But in one crucial respect, the data can underestimate things. Many types of businesses facing supply disruptions and labor shortages have addressed these issues not by raising prices (or not just raising prices), but by taking actions that could offer their customers ...

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Reviews | How “opportunity zones” became a tax loophole for the rich

Congress inserted a provision into the 2017 tax bill that led to the creation of 8,764 tax havens across the United States, called “opportunity zones.” With a capital gains tax break sold as a way to get the rich to invest in poor neighborhoods, opportunity zones appear to offer more opportunities for the rich to reduce their taxes than to ...

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A celebrity-favored casual wear brand and a pop singer who sings fluently in Punjabi, Kannada

When it comes to dressing, many people preferred to wear stylish clothes rather than comfortable ones. However, that is about to change. With people staying indoors due to COVID-19, the definition of dressing changed in 2021, where comfort with a flair reigns supreme. This has led many brands to adapt to the new expectations. One such brand is the handcrafted ...

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State’s New Health Care System Will Bring Changes to Napa’s Homeless Service System | Local News

“It was an opportunity for the jurisdictions, usually run by counties, to really see what was working to handle high-acuity Medi-Cal clients and to link directly to the savings in the healthcare system,” said Rattigan. “So the upstream services would hopefully lead to savings in the downstream health system. “ Incoming CalAIM system retains the option for Medi-Cal to pay ...

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COVID-related conference and event cancellations have taken $ 39 million from Anchorage’s economy this year

Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 (Bill Roth / ADN) As Alaska faces a wave of COVID-19 that has swelled in recent weeks, several local groups have canceled or postponed conferences and meetings during Anchorage’s generally busy fall convention season. As the coronavirus continued to hamper international travel, an international group also canceled. ...

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Rising Clippers star Terance Mann quickly finds stardom

Something was wrong, key information was withheld, and Terance Mann suspected to be waiting in the hallway of a luxury Beverly Hills hotel this month. The clues had accumulated. His mother, Daynia La-Force, had invited him to the hotel, which was a reason in itself to go, but obviously few other reasons were given. A man leading Mann to a ...

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Would McMahon’s $ 85 million aquarium attract tourists and investment to Syracuse?

Syracuse, NY – Onondaga County Director Ryan McMahon presents his $ 85 million Syracuse aquarium project as over a great place of entertainment. He says it will be a major economic stimulus for the community. “Hundreds of businesses, construction jobs, hundreds of permanent jobs,” he said in making the proposal Monday in Syracuse Inner Harbor, a former state barge canal ...

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Waco Economy Benefits from Regional Operations, Hotel Reservations | News from local businesses

Collins said stimulus checks kept spending from collapsing last year. Spending on staying at local hotels has skyrocketed, rising 171% in August from a year ago, the fifth consecutive month of triple-digit improvement from a year ago. So far this year, accommodation spending totals $ 46 million, double the $ 23 million from last year at this point. Hotel occupancy ...

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The University of Punjab will be part of the University of Cambridge program | Chandigarh News

Poviet Kaur Chandigarh: The University of Punjab will collaborate on the TIGR2ESS project, with a team of 15 faculty members in several departments led by Professor Ramanjit Kaur Johal. The departments include public administration, economics, university business school, university institute of applied management, university institute of fashion technology and professional development, university institute of hotel management and l school of ...

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Intercontinental Hotels: New voco Hotels debuts in New Orleans and Olympia, Washington

IHG Hotels and Resorts today announced the upcoming launch of two exciting new Voco Hotels properties in the United States: the Voco St. James Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana and the Voco Olympia Hotel in Capitol Lake, Washington. The addition of these distinctive properties to the voco brand follows the recent announcement Holiday Inn and two-brand voco in Chicago’s River North ...

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New Yorker Festival preview: Aimee Mann

Musician Aimee Mann has received accolades in The New Yorker for decades, both for his captivating melodies and for his intelligent, moving, sometimes sardonic lyrics. In a 2000 review, the “High fidelityNovelist Nick Hornby decried “the rag-eared injustice” at that year’s Oscars, where Mann was nominated for, but did not receive, the award for best original song for “Save Me. ...

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78% less local vote metrics in California November 2 polls than average since 2009 – Ballotpedia News

On November 2, voters in 15 different cities, school districts and special districts in 10 different California counties will decide on 16 local voting measures. The average number of local vote metrics in California on the November ballot in odd-numbered years since 2009 was 74. In 2019, there were 45 and in 2017, there were 62. One measure concerns election ...

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Real estate investment gives rise to 2,500 FSCS complaints

An offshore real estate program that still advertises investment opportunities has triggered 2,430 claims with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, FTAdviser can reveal. The FSCS said the claims, related to Cape Verdean real estate program The Resort Group, involve 51 financial advisers. The claims, the majority of which concerned transfers from Sipp or pension, relate to bankrupt companies including Active ...

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Selects The Hotels Network to Drive Growth in Member Hotel Reservations

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand with more than 700 properties in 80 countries, has partnered with The Hotels Network (THN), an innovative technology company providing a platform designed for hoteliers and groups hoteliers to increase bookings made through their and branded channels. As the independent hotel brand continues to invest in its member properties, the ...

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Sheboygan Food Bank has new breakfast program for the homeless

SHEBOYGAN – Last winter, Santino Laster felt the need to help a large population of less fortunate people who came to the library where he worked. “Just being the person I am, I constantly talked to them and understood what they needed. Sometimes it was a meal here or there, ”Laster said. For weeks, Laster bought people meals or nights ...

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Spire Hospitality Expands Management Team; more staff movements

Spire Hospitality strengthens its management team in a context of growth, and Auberge Resorts Collection has appointed key team members: Spire Hospitality expands its team to adapt to growthSpire Hospitality, a nationally recognized third-party hotel management company specializing in creating value for its hotel investors while delivering exceptional guest experiences and a great place to work, has expanded its leadership ...

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Hotel Shilla: healthy results expected, even in low season

The author is an analyst with NH Investment & Securities. He can be reached at [email protected] – Ed. The 3Q21 Shilla Hotel sales performance in the DFS and Hospitality and Leisure divisions is expected to be similar to 2Q21 levels. Considering that July-August was the off season for DFS stores, such a result would represent an encouraging result. Least risky ...

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Under new management? + Welcome to the Laguna Hotel + Hurting Tourism

Hello, Laguna Beach! Let’s start this Thursday. Here’s everything you need to know today in Laguna Beach. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Fog in the morning; cloudy, cool. High: 69 Low: 65. Laguna beaches remain closed during the oil spill that destroyed the coast of Orange County. Here are the best stories in Laguna Beach today: ...

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Shay Culver City Hotel

CULVER CITY, CA – Sony Studios was once the landmark most likely to come to mind when thinking of Culver City. But recent years have seen an explosion in entertainment business, with Apple TV +, WarnerMedia, and Amazon Studios gaining space and, in turn, inspiring a thriving restaurant and nightlife scene. Now a hotel is bringing new convenience to one ...

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New owners close Scores Hotel in St Andrews for 18 months

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Google offers you new tools to fight the climate crisis

Google says it wants to give you the information you need most about the climate crisis. Google As the climate crisis looms large in our cultural and political conversations, the world’s biggest companies are under pressure to step up and show us what they are doing to address it. Tech companies are no exception and on Wednesday Google announced research ...

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Downtown Milwaukee hotel operators received $ 11.3 million from state accommodation subsidy program

Owners and operators of hotels in or near downtown Milwaukee have received approximately $ 11.3 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds distributed by the state. Recipients say the money is an investment in an industry that … Owners and operators of hotels in or near downtown Milwaukee have received approximately $ 11.3 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds distributed by ...

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ATC Needs Something, But Not This Project – Monterey Herald

Former Pacific Grove Mayor Bill Kampe’s guest commentary in last week’s Herald in support of the proposed 225-room hotel at the American Tin Cannery (ATC) is beautifully written, but not quite correct. He says the hotel’s updated app eliminates basement parking. This is only true for the lower portion of the project, leaving 62% of the original plan for the ...

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Springboard Hospitality Expands Presence in Florida and Welcomes Neptune Resort to Fort Myers Beach in Partnership with Continental Hospitality Group

LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Springboard Hospitality, a leading hotel management company with 38 independent and branded properties in the United States, today announced the addition of The Neptune Resort to Fort Myers Beach, Florida to its growing portfolio. With Springboard Hospitality’s industry-leading hotel management platform, The Neptune Resort will continue to thrive as a beach ...

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Kurdish party in Iran claims murder of Iranian intelligence agent

A Kurdish political party in Iran said on Tuesday that its members had killed an Iranian intelligence agent believed to be responsible for the murder of Kurdish militants. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) said Khidir Pirotipenah was killed during a military operation. Pirotipenah “was responsible for the assassination of several Kurdish activists and freedom fighters”, PDKI said in ...

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Exam regulator warns learners will face lower marks next summer

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Photo by Ben Mullins on Unsplash. Students are warned they could face lower exam scores next year, as the Welsh exams regulator has confirmed it will take action to realign results to pre-pandemic levels. Qualification Wales says he will follow his English counterpart’s approach after the UK government called for inflated school levels to be reduced ...

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Former Pro-invest Executives Launch Asia Pacific Private Equity Firm

Three former directors of the Pro-invest Group, Phil Kasselis, Luke Sullivan and Ed Faraguna, have teamed up to launch Hospitality Private Equity Partners (H-PEP), a new company targeting acquisition opportunities in the region. The trio were most recently in lead roles at Pro-invest Group – Kasselis was co-founder and CEO of Pro-invest Hotels, Sullivan the CEO of Pro-invest Hospitality Asset ...

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SF purchases three sites for housing the homeless. The controversial Japantown hotel is not yet one of them

San Francisco supervisors are expected to approve the purchase of three properties soon to house more than 300 homeless people across the city – but officials have not committed to buying a controversial fourth property, and the delay could cost the city a chance to get money from the state to buy affordable housing this year. A motel for the ...

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The Star extends to extended stay apartments

Former Tourism Noosa CEO Steve McPharlin has joined The Star Entertainment Group to lead a new business division handling short and long term apartment rentals at its Gold Coast location. The new operational branch was created to internally manage its pool of apartment rentals in The Star residences which will open soon, the pool comprising 422 one and two bedroom ...

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Duluth tourism rebounds ‘the year of recovery we needed’

DULUTH – This summer’s tourist traffic picked up where 2019 left off as hotels filled up and visitors embraced the return of big events and weekend getaways. And with fall colors yet to peak in northern Minnesota, the crowds aren’t declining just yet. “This was the year of recovery we needed,” said Brandon Porter, general manager of the Holiday Inn ...

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Green light for Conrad to transform into a “world-class five-star hotel”

THE CITY OF DUBLIN COUNCIL has given the green light to the Conrad Hotel for the project to transform the hotel “into a world-class five-star hotel”. Archer Hotel Capital, a specialist European hotel investment vehicle that purchased the Conrad for 115 million euros in 2019, has obtained approval for an eight-story extension that will increase the number of Conrad hotel ...

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Soul Community Planet Acquires Iconic Laguna Riviera Beach Resort, Marking First Golden State Expansion

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California, October 5, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Soul Community Planet (SCP) today announced the acquisition of the 41 oceanfront rooms Laguna Riviera Beach Resort (Laguna Riviera). The historic Laguna Beach hotel marks SCP’s first expansion into California and its sixth hotel in total. The acquisition advances SCP’s plan to expand its footprint in communities that align with ...

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Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) supports the management of 174 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Roswell rooms

ATLANTA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based private hotel management and investment firm, today announced it has taken over management of the 174-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Roswell . This is HVMG’s fifth hotel in Atlanta announced in the past 60 days, bringing the Atlanta-based company’s portfolio to 12 out of 52 hotels ...

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Travelodge Launches New Service For Business Travelers | Item

Travelodge has announced the launch of Travelodge Business, a new program that encourages business travelers to return to its hotels as restrictions continue to ease. The tailor-made ‘one-stop-shop’ service will aim to support business travel programs across the UK by meeting their accommodation needs and offering them ‘substantial’ savings. It comes after the group conducted a study of more than ...

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Pre-agreement! The Old Course hotel card is marked with a seven-digit loss

Pre-agreement! The Old Course hotel card is marked with a seven-digit loss Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google A Google “G” brand icon. Linked in An ...

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Praise and Concern for the City’s Purchase of the Northbridge Hotel and Adjacent Property

The city has yet to announce an operator for the Northbridge Hotel, which currently houses tenants in around 60 to 65 units. These residents are expected to be housed in the new BC Housing project, but can stay at the hotel for now. Reactions vary following the city’s purchase of the Northbridge Hotel and adjacent property for $ 7.15 million, ...

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Bob Seger at The Studio For Night Moves 45th Anniversary

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band’s “Night Moves” album is celebrated on the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands. Host Redbeard had this to say: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band’s Night Moves in October 1976 was such an important album, not just for the “eight-year overnight success” that ...

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Commonwealth Hotels Appoints Javier Tafoya as Managing Director of The Springhill Suites Denver at Anschutz Medical Campus

Posted: October 4, 2021 at 1:14 PM MDT|Update: 2 hours ago COVINGTON, Ky., October 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Commonwealth Hotels announced today that Javier Tafoya has been appointed General Manager of Springhill Suites Denver at Anschutz Medical Campus. Mr. Tafoya brings over 15 years of hospitality experience to his new role as General Manager after serving as General ...

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Southwest Airlines Executives Talk About The Future Of Business Travel And San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Did you know that Southwest Airlines was established right here in San Antonio? It was literally drawn on a napkin in a bar inside the St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection hotel in the late 1960s. Southwest Airlines executives were in town Monday for a meeting with business leaders on the future of business travel. When the pandemic ...

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Inside look at LEGOLAND’s very first Brick-Or-Treat event in October

LEGOLAND New York has launched its very first Brick-Or-Treat Weekend and if these images are any indication, it’s sure to become one of the must-see fall events in the Hudson Valley. Many season pass holders were disappointed to learn that they were unable to make reservations for LEGOLAND New York’s Brick-Or-Treat Weekends. The event became very popular, selling tickets for ...

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Mallorca Tourism: Foreign Investment Fund

The high demand for holidays in Mallorca and the potential growth of the luxury segment in the years to come have made the island a target for foreign investment funds. Since December of last year, approximately 200 hotels in the Balearic Islands have been captured, the majority were in Mallorca and most were 4 star establishments. The Meliá, Barceló, Riu ...

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Before you park that car … – Punch Newspapers

What we usually see almost everywhere we go, whether in offices, hospitals, churches, mosques, cinemas and banks, among others, is the inscription “cars or vehicles are parked at risk. and perils of the owner ”. By this notice, the owners and managers of establishments are exempt from any liability in the event of theft of a car or vehicle on ...

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Sit-down dinner at Mauna Kea Beach hotel kicks off Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Chef: Ryan Brannigan Main course: Kona Fruits de Mer Hawaiian Kanpachi, Waimea blue beauties, Kona Abalone, MK Garden carambole, Hawaiian Ash Wine pairing: Vilmart & Cie, “Grand Cellier” Brut, Champagne, France, MV (PC: Hawai’i Food and Wine Festival / Reid Shimabukuro) Chef: Edward Lee Main Course: Beef Kalbi Jjim with Taro and Hōi’o. Sweet soy braised Big Island beef short ...

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Fab RED LIST News for travelers from South Africa: UK hotel quarantine will be removed! – SAP people

RED LIST News for travelers from South Africa: Hotel quarantine to be abolished! Photo shows Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to Leeds General Infirmary in Leeds, Britain on October 2, 2021. Christopher Furlong / Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – South African travelers will soon be able to enter the UK without paying the exorbitant £ 2,000 for ...

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Scotland’s very first ski hotel destroyed

Scotland’s first ski hotel, vacant for over 15 years and a horror to the eyes, is about to be demolished. The Struan House Hotel in Carrbridge will make way for 10 affordable apartments and parking if the plans filed this week are approved. The community has long been concerned about the hotel’s unsafe condition, with young people using it as ...

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Historic Sunshine Theater has survived changing trends and hungry developers

Anyone born in the past five decades probably doesn’t realize how much new pleasure it was to go to the movies. These days, movies travel in our pockets, just a touch screen away. But by the 1920s people were passionate about movies, and Albuquerque resident Joseph Barnett took advantage of America’s last hobby by building the city’s first grand cinema ...

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