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Homeless people are moved to a luxury downtown LA hotel amid Little Tokyo cleanup

Homeless people left Little Tokyo homeless encampment to stay in luxury hotel People displaced by the city of Los Angeles after staying in the Little Tokyo homeless encampment will have the option of staying in a 5-star hotel as a temporary solution. LOS ANGELES – A large homeless encampment in Little Tokyo is now empty. As crews clear and fence ...

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The public discovers the old plans of the prison site | News, Sports, Jobs

Ilsa Minor | The Daily Press Escanaba city council chamber was packed on Tuesday for a meeting on the future of the former jail and Chamber of Commerce construction sites. Interested residents who could not enter the meeting room went to the lobby of City Hall and watched the proceedings on television. Above, Jared Drown of Terrace ...

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Hockey has a lot of problems. The Stars’ “Noche Mexicana” was not one of them.

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a hockey fan. But hockey fandom can sometimes be a tough sell, given the culture of the NHL and North American hockey. It’s the sport where the likes of Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick make sexist comments. Where Akim Aliu was racially assaulted by his head coach, Jordan Subban by an opposing player and ...

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Anantara welcomes two new Managing Directors in Oman

Oman: Luxury brand Anantara is delighted to announce the appointment of new General Managers at its two resorts in Oman – Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara and Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort – as they continue to open the way to the leisure hotel industry in the country and the surrounding region. Andrea Orrú – General Manager Al ...

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Davide Barnes has been appointed Director of Operations at Destination Residences Hawaiʻi in Kaua’i

Destination Residences Hawaiʻi announces the appointment of Davide Barnes as Director of Operations for The Lodge at Kukuiʻula, a luxury beachfront resort nestled in the exclusive 1,010-acre community of Kukuiʻula on Kauaʻi’s South Shore. Barnes is responsible for the successful day-to-day operations of guest experience, housekeeping and maintenance services, and cultivating landlord relationships and acquisitions. Barnes’ outstanding hospitality career began ...

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Whimsical posts help draw curiosity to the Hotel Row property

Photo courtesy of Town & Country Resort The Town & Country Resort’s $100 million makeover pays homage to its past. Prior to undergoing a $100 million renovation, the City & Country hotel in Mission Valley was attracting reviews that did little to attract customers.“The hotel wasn’t in the best shape and social media wasn’t exactly kind to us,” said April ...

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Red Cow ordered to compensate server after manager called him ‘Chico’

The Red Cow Hotel has been ordered to pay €12,500 in restitution to a waiter after the hotel’s general manager started calling him ‘Chico’ during a hectic Christmas shift. Filipe Ongaro has filed two complaints against the Red Cow Moran Hotel under the Equal Employment Act regarding the December 5, 2020 incident, alleging that the hotel discriminated against him because ...

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Inside the new luxury hotel that marks Manchester’s skyline

Another huge new luxury hotel has opened in Manchester, leaving its own mark on the ever-changing city skyline. The sprawling red-brick Maldron Hotel is part of the booming developments on Charles Street near Oxford Road, and features an unusual ‘stepped’ design. Greenery grows on each of the “steps” of the building, as well as on the roof itself, while inside ...

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China’s closed-loop Olympics limited coronavirus, even with some head-scratching measures

BEIJING — On a recent morning, the sound of gagging titleholders undergoing their daily coronavirus throat swab from a woman in a hazmat suit echoed off the marble floors of a hotel inside the winter olympics bubble. Nearby, two workers wearing face shields, protective aprons and slippers wiped down the temperature sensor that anyone entering the hotel must pass through ...

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Melbourne’s latest Hyatt hotel debuts in thriving Caribbean Park

The latest Hyatt Place hotel to open in Australia made a grand entrance in Melbourne’s thriving Caribbean Park business district this week (February 16). Owned and developed by the Spooner family, Hyatt Place Melbourne Caribbean Park features 171 spacious guest rooms, including one and two-bedroom suites, and caters to multitasking travelers and energetic business professionals to take advantage of the ...

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Transform DEME’s long-term loan portfolio into sustainability-related loans

In order to achieve DEME’s sustainability objectives in all aspects of its business, the Group undertook the complete transformation of its long-term loan portfolio and converted them all into sustainability-linked loans. According to DEME, this major commitment underlines their vision of realizing a sustainable future and represents a total loan value of 579 million euros. Basically, the commercial terms of ...

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How this immigrant landed the best job at a BC curling club – without knowing how to curl

Edelaine Penaflor has never curled before. She says she is still learning winter play. “I just know it’s sweeping and throwing rocks,” she told host Carolina de Ryk on CBC. sunrise north. “I still don’t know how you win.” Although he can’t curl, the 28-year-old immigrant was hired as general manager of the Fort St. John Curling Club. She landed ...

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Colorado boutique hotels foresee bright future after COVID-19 chaos

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the number of boutique hotels in Colorado was growing, with funky and eclectic properties opening up in the Denver area and in tourist-focused communities in the mountains. Then COVID-19 arrived, stalling the growth and plans of the entire hospitality industry. The hospitality industry suffered its “most devastating year on record” in 2020 as travel came to ...

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9 Leading Hoteliers Share Their Expectations and Predictions for 2022 • Hotel Designs

The start of the year is always awash with predictions and expectations about trends, and as we step out, a little cloudy-eyed from the enforced hibernation of a global pandemic, with the stick of optimism firmly in Hand, we spoke to nine hoteliers from very different corners of the globe, and asked them to share some of their thoughts on ...

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Major downtown San Jose hotel undergoes major overhaul ahead of reopening

SAN JOSE — A major hotel in downtown San Jose is undergoing a major renovation ahead of an upcoming reopening, a revival poised to be a welcome counterpoint to the hotel’s bankruptcy and closure. Signia by Hilton San Jose, known for decades as Fairmont San Jose, is set to reopen in late March, ending a coronavirus-related shutdown that began nearly ...

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Albany History: Drinks to Go, Pandemic and Lobbyists

“They had my favorite nightclubs, Ashford and Simpson, which came out of a flapper,” Merjian recalled, referring to an effervescent pop duo. “I called my mom and said, ‘I’m going into the restaurant business. I don’t know what it is, but my office will be the grand ballroom at the Waldorf. It was for 14 years that he worked on ...

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GF Hotels & Resorts appoints John Rubino as President of the Managed Division

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA, Jan. 18, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — GF Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel ownership and management company with more than 140 upscale and midscale U.S. hotels and resorts in portfolio, is pleased to announce the promotion of John Rubino to President of the Managed Division while also assuming a dual role as Chief Operating Officer of the same ...

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Collier broke visitor and tourism revenue records in 2021

NAPLES, Fla. – Naples’ beaches attract more than one million visitors a year, which means big money for the county and its people. The Collier County Convention and Visitors Bureau released its final numbers for 2021 on Wednesday, and they told a record-breaking story. The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau helped bring record numbers of people to ...

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The hotel industry highlighted as a key job creator

Islamabad: The hospitality and tourism industry has immense potential for creating jobs and career opportunities for Pakistani youth, Federal Education and Training Parliamentary Secretary Wajiha said on Monday Qamar. “Pakistan can develop its youth to be part of the hotel and tourism industry workforce in all regions of the world. The government is committed to promoting and developing Pakistan’s tourism ...

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StageCoach Hotel and Casino in Beatty, Nevada Chooses CasinoTrac Management System

MINNETONKA, Minnesota., January 4, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQX: TBTC) announces that it has signed an agreement and installed the CasinoTrac StageCoach Hotel and Casino management system located in Beatty, Nevada. Chad Hoehne, President of Table Trac Inc, said, “As a last minute addition to our Nevada customers, we are delighted that The StageCoach Hotel and ...

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Want to escape ? Try this luxury ghost town in Africa

CIUDAD DE LA PAZ, Equatorial Guinea — In a jungle glade, here are 50 luxury villas on manicured grounds. Each 7,100 square foot home has four bedrooms, two living rooms, an office, staff quarters and a dining room. And in each dining room is a formal table set anytime for 10 diners, ready in case all the African Union Heads ...

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Stanwell House hotel in Lymington plans £ 3-4million upgrade with 100 new jobs

A downtown LYMINGTON hotel is set for a multi-million pound upgrade with hopes of creating around 100 new jobs. The Grade II listed Stanwell House hotel is due to close from Sunday as the extensive renovation, estimated to cost £ 3-4million, is underway, with the aim of reopening in the summer. The High Street site has been under a new ...

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Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta distributed aid to orphanages and retirement homes

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – December is a very special month for Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta. This December, Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta entered its fifth (5th) year of operation. After successfully participating in a series of 5th anniversary events the last December 11 2021, the management of Swiss-belboutique Yogyakarta shared their love and care by commemorating Christmas Day. Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta ...

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“Good business, a possible reality of a good relationship”

Dinesh Rai, Managing Director, Crowne Plaza Kochi, aims to make the property recognizable for its personalized services and quality standards Known for his leadership skills, Dinesh Rai began his career at IHG Hotel & Resorts and over the years has been part of major hotel brands while climbing the ladder of success. Starting with hotel operations, Rai worked with the ...

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Rooms with a view: investments return to Pondy with tourists

Chennai: After a two-year lull, tourists are back for some sun and serenity in Pondicherry, and hotel investments follow suit. The city, known primarily for its boutique heritage properties, is on the radar of national chains and local brands. Some of the investment is concentrated outside of town, near the blue-tagged Paradise Beach area, but heritage properties in the French ...

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Montage Big Sky opens the doors to Montana’s tallest building – Explore Big Sky

By Bella Butler EBS STAFF BIG SKY – A new luxury resort opened in Big Sky this month. Today Montana’s tallest building, the more than half a million square feet of Montage Big Sky reflects the enormity of the mountains that surround the structure. Montage, a self-proclaimed ultra-luxury hotel management company based in Irvine, Calif., Is adding the Big Sky ...

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Liz Dahlager is appointed Executive Vice President of Mereté Hotel Management

Mereté Hotel Management has announced the appointment of Liz Dahlager as Executive Vice President. Ms. Dahlager will continue to oversee sales, marketing and strategic partnerships. In his new role, his responsibilities will be broadened to include hotel operations and human resources. Marissa Ruf has been appointed General Manager of Sales for Mereté. Liz joined Mereté in 2009 as Market Sales ...

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Over 100 top Middle Eastern hospitality leaders recognized at Hozpitality Group’s 7th Middle Eastern Hospitality Excellence Awards held at Arabian Ranches Golf Club Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The sold-out event brought together over 400 top hospitality leaders in Middle East. The glamorous evening included a reception, a great meal and great entertainment, in addition to the awards ceremony. The show was presented by Laura Buckwell. The lake view golf course at the Arabian Ranches Golf Club ...

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Former Suffolk Hotel in Bury St Edmunds to be restored

Posted: 6:00 a.m. on December 5, 2021 A new hotel which has been approved for Bury St Edmunds town center has been described as an ‘asset’ which will benefit tourists and businesses. The 30-room hotel at 36 Buttermarket would restore that use to the Grade II listed building, which housed the Suffolk Hotel over 20 years ago. The plans of ...

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Tropicana Hotel and Casino celebrates its 40th anniversary in Atlantic City

Age, as they say, is just a number. Today marks the 40th anniversary of the largest hotel and casino complex on Atlantic City’s famous boardwalk, the Tropicana Casino. At first glance, the Too improves with age. And it was a mad race for Atlantic City, a legendary beach destination backed by its many real money online casinos available statewide. This ...

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Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Announces First Results of the Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence (TACOE) Initiative

ATLANTA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based private hotel investment and management firm, today announced the first results of its Center of Excellence in Talent Acquisition (TACOE), a new strategic initiative designed to seek out talent at the establishment level and to support and accelerate the recruitment process of its hotels. This centralized effort was ...

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Exclusive: Hospitality industry basks in optimism about open borders

Australia’s leading hotel operators have praised the speed and agility Australians have shown in their drive to get vaccinated and take charge of their lives with a strong desire to travel both within the country and abroad. The applause comes after NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet, who introduced the freedoms provided and the easing of restrictions for fully vaccinated residents from ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Soaring summer tourism convinces Lord Elgin to reopen

When Ottawa’s hotel industry recovery took a surprising shortcut last month, the Lord Elgin Hotel stepped up its reopening plan. After being closed for more than 18 months as the pandemic virtually wiped out tourist traffic for most of 2020 and into 2021, the family-friendly downtown hotel will begin welcoming guests on October 1. General manager David Smythe said an ...

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Boston’s New Omni Hotel Celebrates City Life

Showcasing the work of architects Elkus Manfredi, Waldrop + Nichols Studio, Moody Nolan, and Stull and Lee, this 1,054-key Omni hotel highlights Boston’s forward-thinking approach. In addition to embodying 21st-century Boston through its philosophy and design, the hotel includes an array of attractive amenities, including a rooftop pool deck, spa, and no less than seven dining and dining options. A ...

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The UK, 89% vaxxed, is calling for help. Virtuoso responds with 41 advisors: Travel Weekly

Arnie weissmann It was, in the words of a normally posed upscale hotel general manager, “the brainchild of a dozen people who used to get dirty once a week on Zoom.” The 12 were London luxury hoteliers who regularly sympathized with stories of low occupancy and falling rates during the pandemic and decided to put competitive differences aside and try ...

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WoodSpring Suites eclipses 300 open hotels, paving the way for future growth

This latest step in opening Choice Hotels’ extended stay portfolio further illustrates the resilience and expansion of the company’s extended stay model into the economy and mid-range space. From June 30, 2021, the WoodSpring Suites, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay brands respectively have 453, 217 and 86 hotels open or under construction. Everhome Suites, the company’s new brand launched ...

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Nine IHG CEOs Receive Key New Appointments

IHG Hotels and Resorts introduced eight high-performing team members in their new roles following a series of promotions and new appointments at hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Former Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach General Manager Gareth Long has moved north to take on a similar role at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, as Area General Manager for Regional ...

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The Slate appoints Phuket hospitality legend Claude Sauter as new general manager

A highly skilled Swiss hotelier joins the artistically inspired resort town after an impressive career that has included more than two decades of management experience in the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. Phuket, Thailand – Slate, the whimsical and art-inspired resort town on Phuket’s remote northwest coast, has announced the appointment of Claude Sauter as the new Managing Director, bringing an ...

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Borders hotel makes sensational lockdown comeback

Waverley Castle. (Photo: Nick Smith) The staff and management at Melrose’s Waverley Castle, part of the Coast & Country collection of bespoke hotels, have been delighted since they have welcomed guests back, as statistics show. In the four months since May, 7,343 breakfasts have been served and 8,221 guests have passed through the premises. It’s a reflection of how the ...

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Nashville State Community College Appoints Thom Druffel Director of Hospitality Program

Nashville, Tennessee – Nashville State Community College has announced that Thom Druffel has been hired as the director and instructor of its hospitality program. Druffel brings nearly 40 years of experience to the local hospitality industry. “My goal is to bring industry best practices in leadership and service into the classroom, so that students have both the knowledge and the ...

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VI Ministry of Tourism Credits Success of public-private partnerships

(Left to right): Wayne Biggs, CEO of the US Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA); USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte; Yolanda Bryan, USVIEDA Business Ambassador; and investor Steve Boughner of Global Solutions VI LLC, at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit in Florida. (Photo submitted) The U.S. Virgin Islands attribute their ability to survive and thrive during the global ...

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THE BROADWAY PARK HOTEL RETURNS FROM THE SUMMIT WITH MORE THAN 15,000 GUESTS THROUGH THE SUMMER – Island Echo

The Isle of Wight’s Broadway Park Hotel, which was rescued from permanent closure after ceasing operations under its former owners last year, is celebrating a successful first quarter since reopening in May – having served over 11,000 breakfasts while looking after 15,000 guests during a busy summer. season. The pandemic put the hotel in danger of permanent closure last year, ...

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Hotels, hires and offers, offers, offers !! – Commercial Observer

In 1999, the Ace Hotel was a former flophouse in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood that the late Alex Calderwood and two friends saw possibilities in. Twenty-two years later, it’s a global, creative, hipster, culinary hospitality phenomenon with outposts in Palm Springs, Downtown LA, London, Nomad … and downtown Brooklyn! Commercial Observer got a glimpse of the 13-story, 287-room Stonehill Taylor-designed hotel ...

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Corkman who drank 7 whiskeys in 45 minutes had cocaine in his jacket

A man who drank seven whiskeys in 45 minutes, with gardaí later finding cocaine in his jacket, was sentenced to 90 days in prison. Robert O’Donoghue of 2 Assumption Place in Clonakilty, County Cork had argued through his lawyer that the Bantry Maritime Hotel had violated licensing laws by serving him the whiskeys he owned. denied ownership of the jacket ...

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Californian Hotel sold to Foley Entertainment Group

By edhat staff The luxurious Hotel Californian located on Lower State Street has just been sold to the Foley Entertainment group. The announcement was made on Wednesday by the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas that belongs to the same group with Bill Foley as president. Foley is no stranger to Santa Barbara County as ...

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Summer Stephan denounces false statement by LA DA regarding Sirhan Sirhan parole hearing –

August 28, 2021 Posted: August 28, 2021 Update: 8:40 KUSI press room LOS ANGELES (KUSI) – Sirhan Sirhan, who assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy in 1968 in Los Angeles, was recommended for parole on his 16th attempt, at a hearing without any representation from the agency that sued him – the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The ruling does ...

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DBL industrial park seems to grow with huge investments

Bangladesh’s economy is growing steadily due to the entrepreneurial spirit of its people and the ever-increasing investment from industrial sectors to expand to new business frontiers, said Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, Principal Secretary of Bangladesh. Prime Minister. While addressing the cornerstone laying ceremony for the DBL Industrial Park – which will be built in the Shreehatta Economic Zone in Moulvibazar – ...

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Tourists ring the bell at Southend hotels as early as 6:45 a.m.

KEEN tourists have called Southend hotels and B & Bs as early as 6:45 a.m. to book their vacations as places remain crowded until the fall. The cash registers are ringing this summer as the boom in stays on our seafront is in full swing, after confinement. Patrons of venues across town say they’re seeing new guests trying to book ...

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The Hamilton debuts as Alpharetta’s first upscale boutique

Atlanta, Aug 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Alpharetta, Georgia’s premier boutique hotel, The Hamilton Curiosity Collection by Hilton, officially opens today in the heart of the city. Recognized as the “# 1 place to settle in America” ​​by Forbes and in the “Top 15 friendliest cities” by Live in the southAlpharetta’s popularity is booming and the Hamilton further adds to ...

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Wildwood Hotel Celebrates Grand Opening in Cripple Creek Wednesday Night

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (KKTV) – People behind a 101-room hotel in Cripple Creek celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday night. The doors of the Wildwood Hotel were first opened to the public on June 25. On Wednesday, city leaders joined others from across the state and nation for a grand opening celebration at the new Cripple Creek hotel. The hotel ...

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California Wine Country hospitality professionals bounce back from pandemic job losses

It’s only been days since Moira Gubbins helped reopen The Hivery, a popular co-working and events business whose two locations – Mill Valley and San Francisco – were forced to close when public health orders began. pandemics in March 2020. It was a new start not only for the company, but for Gubbins, who joined The Hivery in March as ...

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Crowne Plaza Kochi appoints Dinesh Rai as General Manager

In his new role, Raj will be responsible for the hotel’s continued success by combining cutting-edge hospitality with innovative guest experiences. With over two decades of experience in operations and business development, Dinesh Rai is known for his leadership qualities complemented by various work experiences. He brings valuable knowledge through large-scale assignments with prestigious international and Indian hotel groups. He ...

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Oakwood Premier targets October for Australian debut

Luxury serviced apartment brand Oakwood has scheduled October 2021 for the Australian debut of its Oakwood Premier brand, which will be housed in a 40-story mixed-use development on the banks of the Yarra River in Melbourne. Unlike several developments that have been postponed due to the pandemic, Oakwood Premier Melbourne is ahead of its opening initially scheduled for 2022. The ...

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Denver hopes All-Star Weekend won’t be canceled due to staff shortages in hotels and restaurants

DENVER – Colorado is hoping there won’t be serious staffing shortages in hotels and restaurants this weekend. Ready or not, the Major League Baseball All-Star game is on deck and is expected to draw huge crowds. Due to these persistent labor shortages linked to COVID19, many hotels have an urgent message for anyone who wants a job: We are hiring! ...

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Former employees recall as curtain prepares to fall on iconic landmark

IT WAS a trip back in time as former employees of the Istana Kuala Lumpur Hotel in Jalan Raja Chulan recalled their time on duty at this iconic landmark in the city, after hearing about its targeted closure on September 1. Located in the heart of the city center, the 23-story five-star hotel, which opened in 1992, is the last ...

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Weddings fill Chippewa Valley hotel rooms

EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WEAU) – With more and more people being vaccinated, couples are more comfortable getting married. More weddings mean more people are coming to the Chippewa Valley and staying in its hotels. “We have already booked our weekends with these kinds of events,” said Erin Lorberter, General Manager of Chippewa Falls Country Inn & Suites. She said we ...

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