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Marbella Welcoming W Hotels Worldwide

March 27, 2017 by Lori Smith

W Hotels Worldwide has signed the W Marbella and The Residences at W Marbella. Scheduled to open in 2021 and developed in partnership with Sunrise Inversiones 2015 S.L (an affiliate of Platinum Estates Limited), W Marbella will be located on Playa

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Grand Hyatt NYC Debuts Conference Level Reno

March 24, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Grand Hyatt New York in Midtown Manhattan recently debuted a multi-million dollar renovation of its Conference Level, including 12,000 square feet of meeting space and 18 breakout rooms. “Following the last major renovation of the guestrooms and public spaces in

Opinion

The Supply Side: Independent Options

March 22, 2017 by ALLAN LYNCH
Allan Lynch

To celebrate the sesquicentennial, it’s worth noting that Canada’s history of hospitality began in the winter of 1605, when Samuel de Champlain launched a dining club, The Order of Good Cheer. Champlain used f&b as a way to raise the

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Nashville Approves Joseph Hotel Room-Block Agreement

March 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

Nashville’s Convention Center Authority has approved a room-block agreement with The Joseph Nashville, a full-service, luxury hotel, which will be built by Ohio-based developer The Pizutti Cos. Construction is expected to being this summer on a three-quarter acres site at Korean

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Edmonton and Saskatoon Radissons Win Awards

March 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Radisson Hotel Edmonton South and Radisson Hotel Saskatoon each took home the Radisson President’s Award by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The award is given out to the top Radisson hotels demonstrating an outstanding level of enthusiasm and dedication

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Hilton Opens on Shores of Dead Sea

March 20, 2017 by Lori Smith

Hilton has expanded its resort portfolio with the official opening of Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, its first property in Jordan. The 285-room contemporary hotel is located on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea, which is, at 410 meters

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Marriott Issues Warning about Fraudulent Calls

March 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Marriott International is warning consumers about a series of fraudulent telephone calls being made in different parts of the world, which offer a complimentary stay at a Marriott hotel to entice the person taking the call to listen to a

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Kimpton Donovan Completes Meeting Space Reno

March 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Kimpton Donovan Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. has completed a redesign to all meeting and event spaces and added a brand new venue, the 550-square-foot Bradlee Room. The 193-room property is located at the edge of Thomas Circle and 14th street,

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Monterey Properties Investing in Renos & Upgrades

March 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau reports that with the countdown on to the opening of the new $60+ million renovated Monterey Conference Center, several properties in the popular incentive travel destination are investing heavily in renovations, remodeling and additions.

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Hilton Adding to Paris Inventory

March 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand is adding a second property in central Paris—the Hilton Paris Eiffel Tower. Hilton unveiled the plans at MIPIM, the world’s leading property market, in conjunction with owner Compagnie de Phalsbourg with whom Hilton has signed

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Edmonton DoubleTree Recognized as Best of Best

March 9, 2017 by Lori Smith

Doubletree by Hilton™ West Edmonton has been recognized with four global awards. The awards include Employer of Choice, for the second consecutive year; Leader of the Year, recognizing general manager Grant McCurdy; the CARE Cup, which recognizes hotels that “Create

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Nobu Development Coming to Toronto

March 9, 2017 by Lori Smith

Madison Group, Westdale Properties and Nobu Hospitality have joined forces to develop the first Nobu-branded high-rise residences and Canada’s first Nobu Hotel and Nobu Restaurant. Located on Mercer Street in Toronto’s Entertainment District, the development will feature two 49-storey towers, ground