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New Sheraton owner wants to convert some hotel rooms into assisted living or elderly care

FRAMINGHAM – The new owners of Sheraton Hotel on Route 9told the City of Framingham it wanted to “repurpose the building and provide a much needed service to seniors in the community – providing approximately 120 assisted living and memory care units”. Monarch Communities, in an interview for the Choose Framingham newsletter today, June 30, […]

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Charlotte sees hotel room growth as COVID pandemic wanes

The exterior view of the Hyatt Centric SouthPark Charlotte. Hyatt Listen to our daily briefing: A slew of hotels have recently opened, renovated or are about to open, as Charlotte sees a return of leisure and business travelers to the city. This expansion also comes as COVID-19 vaccines become more prevalent across North Carolina during […]

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City overview: Nearly 10,000 hotel rooms on the way to Riyadh [Infographic]

A look at the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database shows that the Saudi capital of Riyadh has an impressive project pipeline filled with top brands. In the coming years, 42 new hotel projects with 9,689 rooms will open in Riyadh, our research revealed. We take a closer look at this impressive development list – and focus on […]

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Construction begins on $300 million Phoenix development with hotel and restaurants

PHOENIX — Construction is underway on a $300 million mixed-use development in Phoenix, officials said Thursday. The Grove, a development on 44th Street and Camelback Road, will feature a variety of facilities including offices and Class AA restaurants, as well as the first hotel for Sam Fox, CEO and owner of Fox Restaurant Concepts, officials […]

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Downtown Charlotte will have 381 upscale hotel rooms

In North Carolina, the 381-room JW Marriott Charlotte plans to open downtown, across from the Charlotte Convention Center, by the end of July. The property’s 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space includes a Grand Ballroom of over 5,100 square feet, a Junior Ballroom of approximately 2,700 square feet, and nearly 7,000 square feet […]

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Curacao is reopening and you can get free hotel rooms to celebrate

Just because it’s safe to travel again doesn’t mean you have the financial means to do so – quarantine hasn’t really been helpful for our online shopping habits. Here’s the good news, though: as countries begin to reopen, many are offering incentives to attract visitors. Earlier this month, Thailand reopened with the promise of $1 […]

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Bar Harbor hotel rooms are filling up fast

BAR HARBOUR, Maine (WABI) – With the easing of COVID restrictions on masks and social distancing, some of Maine’s tourist towns are seeing record spring and early summer visits. This means that finding accommodation is more difficult than ever. With hotel rooms in Bar Harbor being hard to come by in the summer, that’s nothing […]

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One Hundred Shoreditch replaces Ace Hotel restaurants and bars

A new hotel will take over one of Shoreditch’s former bustling venues, as One Hundred Shoreditch moves into the site formerly occupied by the Ace Hotel, according to Hot Dinners. The hotel comes from Lore, the group behind Sea Containers in Southwark, which is known more for its drinks – led by bar supremo Ryan […]

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Absolute Hotel Services Announces Eastin Estates, Asia’s Leading Senior Hotel Brand

Bangkok, Thailand – Jonathan Wigley, Group CEO of Absolute Hotel Services (AHS), announced further expansion plans, with the launch of the Eastin Estates brand, a luxury residential brand for longer stays in the assisted living segment independent living. Eastin Estates provides a residential community experience to meet the growing needs of the active senior market, […]

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Starred chef from Peru at the head of public hotel restaurants

Headlining Popular, Cantina & Pisco Bar, Louis Global hotelier Ian Schrager has completely redone the restaurants, entrance and garden of his public hotel on the Lower East Side, which has been closed due to the pandemic. He opened it just four years ago with Jean-Georges Vongerichten as brand manager. Now he’s bringing Peruvian star Diego […]