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2014-10-30 23:11:10

Yesterday, just blocks north of the U.S. Capitol Building, the country’s seat of power, another gathering of leaders took place. Representatives from the hospitality industry, clients and business leaders welcomed the Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol, the first of its brand in Washington, D.C., to the nation’s capital. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Yesterday, just blocks north of the U.S. Capitol Building, the country’s seat of power, another gathering of leaders...

2014-10-30 16:30:38

Thayer Lodging Group's 998-Room Iconic Resort Joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, along with its 900-plus employees, today joined Curio - A Collection by Hilton. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155598 South Florida's premier beachfront resort and convention center, the Diplomat Resort was acquired last month by Thayer Lodging Group ("Thayer"), a Brookfield Company, and...

2014-10-29 16:26:30

MUNCHIES & Morgans To Launch Global Dining Series NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgans Hotel Group ("Morgans") has partnered with MUNCHIES, VICE Media's food channel, to create "Dinner Party(TM)," a one-of-a kind communal dining experience that will launch in November 2014 and begin its first season roaming the globe for the next year. Bringing together MUNCHIES' groundbreaking content and perspective with Morgans' creativity and leadership in lifestyle hospitality,...

2014-10-29 08:36:30

New-Build Hotel Located in New York's Financial District Stands 50 Stories Tall ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, and Crescent Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of the new 492-room Holiday Inn(®) Manhattan-Financial District hotel located in the heart of New York City's downtown business center. Standing more than 453 feet tall, the hotel's guestrooms boast spectacular views of the...

2014-10-28 12:27:53

Worcester area hotel near Gillette Stadium offers guests free access to Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club boasting ultramodern fitness equipment, group exercise classes WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Residence Inn Boston Westborough is pumped up about a new partnership with a local fitness center that will provide hotel guests with free access to state-of-the-art facilities. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154187 The Worcester hotel...

2014-10-28 12:26:57

Series Follows Three MBAxAmerica Teams as They Embark on Extraordinary Journeys ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Holiday Inn® brand, part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), and HLN (a Turner Broadcasting network), today announced the production of the six-episode original series, Growing America: A Journey to Success, premiering on Sunday, November 16th at 9:00 pm EST on HLN. Hosted by Ty Pennington, (known for Trading Spaces, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, On...

2014-10-27 16:22:33

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has today announced that from 1st January 2015, its flagship IHG Green Engage(TM) programme will be rolled out across the company's global estate of over 4,700 hotels. IHG Green Engage is an online environmental sustainability tool, which gives hotels the ability to track how much energy, carbon and water they are using, as well as assessing how waste is managed....

2014-10-23 23:13:22

Upscale Boutique Hotels Exceed Guest Expectations by Obtaining 360 Degree View of Preferences and Social Media Influence Before They Even Arrive San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 A 2014 Gallup poll reported that fully engaged hotel guests spend 46 percent more per year, and two of the top boutique hotels on the west coast, Hotel Abri and Toll House Hotel, are reaping those rewards by using CheckMate’s mobile guest service and engagement platform. Both properties are part of the...

2014-10-21 12:34:08

Pipeline shifting from Conversion to New Construction Activity PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Momentum for new hotel development continues to build at Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies. At the 20(th) annual Lodging Conference, the company heralded several initiatives driving interest in new construction for Choice branded hotels. The growing volume of these projects is multi-faceted - mainly driven by the ongoing success of...

2014-10-21 12:29:06

HONG KONG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This award-winning actress, producer and director's roles include Lucky Number Slevin, where she co-starred with another Mandarin Oriental Fan, Morgan Freeman, as well as Kill Bill and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Liu is notably known for her leading role in television show Ally McBeal, where she earned an Emmy award nomination. Currently Liu is starring in the award winning TV Series, Elementary. The campaign is designed to raise...


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