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2014-01-27 08:29:49

New 125-room Luxury Hotel and Beach Club in the Heart of Booming Destination Resort Area to Anchor Major Mixed-Use Project: Thompson Playa del Carmen To Open in 2015 PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commune Hotel & Resorts will bring its innovative and luxurious lifestyle hotel brand - Thompson Hotels - to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, as part of a transformative, mixed-use project from Mexico-based real estate development firm, Thor Urbana, executives from...

2008-09-07 21:00:03

By VERENA DOBNIK By Verena Dobnik The Associated Press NEW YORK This summer could mark the end of Coney Island's historic Astroland amusement park. But a developer, city officials and ride operators have been bickering about the park's future for years, leaving residents wondering - is the clos ure threat real this time? The owner of Astroland, near the Brooklyn boardwalk, sa id she'll shut down today for good if the landowner doesn't offer a two-year lease. Carol Albert, who sold...

2005-08-17 19:26:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Palmer House Hotel, the landmark Chicago hotel where writers Mark Twain and Rudyard Kipling and U.S. presidents once spent the night, has been sold to Thor Equities, a private equity group, for $230 million, the companies said on Wednesday.. Thor, which bought the building from Hilton Hotels Corp., plans on pouring more than $100 million into renovations, which will include a three-level retail center. But the hotel's opulent lobby will be preserved....

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