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- Shamim Lodin Named Director of Hotel Development for Margaritaville
Shamim Lodin Named Director of Hotel Development for Margaritaville - Previously working with notable brands such as Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts and most recently, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Shamim brings years of experience in global sales in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors to Margaritaville.
- Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Opening in July
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Opening in July - Set to debut on July 1, the all-villa resort spans three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape.
- $2.6 Billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort to Open Its Doors This Summer
$2.6 Billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort to Open Its Doors This Summer - The resort features a 210,000-square-foot casino; 15 dining and lounge venues; 671 guest rooms and suites; 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space; an ultra-premium spa; and a four-season, six-acre Harborwalk, featuring pedestrian and bike paths, picnic park, gazebo, viewing decks, waterfront dining, and lush green space with magnificent floral displays.
- Mr. C Coconut Grove Hotel Opens in Miami
Mr. C Coconut Grove Hotel Opens in Miami - Mr. C Coconut Grove is the third property operated by the Cipriani brothers, who currently operate a 138 key luxury property in Beverly Hills, California and a 66 key luxury property located in the lower Manhattan neighborhood of the Seaport District New York.
- World's Tallest Modular Hotel Is Expected to Open in Late 2020 As the AC Hotel New York Nomad
World's Tallest Modular Hotel Is Expected to Open in Late 2020 As the AC Hotel New York Nomad - Once erected over a 90-day period, the 360-foot-tall tower will represent a milestone for Marriott's ongoing initiative to encourage hotel developers in North America to embrace modular for new construction projects.
- Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel Opens
Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel Opens - Owned by Shanghai Tech University Hotel Management Limited, Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel is the first international hotel located in the central area of Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Pudong.
- Revenue Is Rising, But Collecting Is More Challenging - By Robert Mandelbaum
Revenue Is Rising, But Collecting Is More Challenging - By Robert Mandelbaum - According to STR, U.S. hotels achieved all-time high levels of occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR in 2018. While a record number of guests are staying at hotels, and revenues are flowing in, the ability to collect these funds is starting to become more of a challenge.
- Arbor Lodging Partners Announces $135 Million Hotel Portfolio Acquisition
Arbor Lodging Partners Announces $135 Million Hotel Portfolio Acquisition - Arbor Lodging Partners Expands in Five Markets, Increasing Its Portfolio to 25 Hotels Nationwide
- 4 Reasons You Should Never Use Booking Engines With An Iframe
4 Reasons You Should Never Use Booking Engines With An Iframe - Having a safe secured website and creating trust for your guest is extremely important especially when you have a booking engine.
- Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Human Intelligence in Hospitality Revenue Management?
Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Human Intelligence in Hospitality Revenue Management? - A lot has been said in the recent past about revenue managers and artificial intelligence and whether revenue managers in hospitality need to panic about being replaced by AI-driven tools, and so on. Can a revenue management tool ever actually replace the human intelligence that a hospitality revenue manager brings to the table?
- WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive Hotel Opens
WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive Hotel Opens - This is the brand's third hotel in the Orlando, Fla. area, joining the WoodSpring Suites Orlando East and the WoodSpring Suites Orlando Clarcona.
- The Hotel Zags Portland Opens in Oregon
The Hotel Zags Portland Opens in Oregon - Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) today announced that it has completed its transformation of The Hotel Zags Portland, previously Hotel Modera in downtown Portland.
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- France’s thriving new currency
France’s thriving new currency - It recently reached the equivalent of €1 million in circulation
- A singular view of Japan
A singular view of Japan - Writer Pico Iyer meditates on life, loss and taking nothing for granted
- A gender fight over an Italian dish
A gender fight over an Italian dish - ‘It started as an inside joke, but social networks turned it into a war’
- Five countries saving the planet
Five countries saving the planet - What’s it like to live in a place that puts the world first?
- An ancient route the world forgot
An ancient route the world forgot - Most people never even make it this far
- A remarkable story of life and death
A remarkable story of life and death - On 3 December 1967, in Cape Town’s Groote Schuur Hospital, history was made
- Why Scotland loves the unicorn
Why Scotland loves the unicorn - 'To the outsider, this all may seem absurd'
- Can Notre-Dame be saved?
Can Notre-Dame be saved? - The government spends up to €4 million a year to protect it, but it’s not enough
- The Cold War-era drink that rivals cola
The Cold War-era drink that rivals cola - It was created as an alternative to cola when Western goods were limited
- Can this ‘lost’ tribe save the world?
Can this ‘lost’ tribe save the world? - They’ve come out of centuries of isolation to stop climate change