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No inspection to avoid dirty hotel rooms in South Carolina

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — The Grand Strand welcomes thousands of visitors every year, and while many have good experiences with where they choose to spend the night, it doesn’t always work out that way. “It was just, it was disgusting,” Marjorie Neal said of her stay at a hotel in Conway. “It was all […]

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Quarantined hotel rooms damaged by guests

Five rooms at the Jet Park quarantine hotel have been damaged by recent guests. The Jet Park Quarantine Hotel. Photo: RNZ / Katie Todd In one of the rooms, staff found a hole drilled in the door, the curtain rod lowered and a hole in a double-glazed window. The guest also damaged a chair, TV […]

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11,000 Manhattan hotel rooms could be lost as pandemic wreaks havoc on hospitality industry, study finds

Topline About 11,000 hotel rooms in Manhattan that were available before the start of the coronavirus pandemic may not return to the market, according to an analysis by hotel industry advisory groups on Monday, but the development of new hotels should make the much lower net loss. . NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 09: […]

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Some Denver hotel rooms meant to address homelessness remain empty

Even if you exclude the COVID sick shelter, there are vacant rooms that the city has already paid for. DENVER — There are hotel rooms paid for and reserved in Denver for homeless people. There are over 150 empty rooms. That’s because people have to meet pandemic-related criteria to use them because they’re paid with […]

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Hotel.com Deal: Get 99% Off Pink Hotel Rooms Honoring Mean Girls

It’s been 17 years since mean girls was released, forever changing the American lexicon and giving Wednesday a whole new purpose. It’s the day to wear pink, duh. The movie even spawned its own holiday. October 3 is now known as “Mean Girls Day” to fans, thanks to a scene where Aaron (Jonathan Bennett) turns […]

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California treasurer often shared hotel rooms with staff, documents show

California Treasurer Fiona Ma has repeatedly shared hotel rooms with employees, a practice she says saved money, but which business experts say crosses the line. ethical line and can lead to lawsuits like the ones a Ma is currently facing, the Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday. Judith Blackwell, the former head of the California Tax Credit […]

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California treasurer often shared hotel rooms with staff, docs show – Orange County Register

California Treasurer Fiona Ma has repeatedly shared hotel rooms with employees, a practice she says saved money, but which business experts say crosses the line. ethical line and can lead to lawsuits like the ones a Ma is currently facing, the Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday. Judith Blackwell, the former head of the California Tax Credit […]

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Group presentation: IHG will roll out 100,000 new hotel rooms

Hilton Singapore is set to reopen as Voco Orchard Singapore in early 2021 The TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database highlights IHG’s impressive portfolio of hotels and its relentless focus on the growing APAC market. In the coming years, IHG plans to open 463 hotel programs with 99,659 rooms worldwide, according to our research. We take a closer […]

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La Crosse area hotel rooms are booked again

Return of leisure travel and festivals boosts local hospitality September 15, 2021 5:33 p.m. Job : September 15, 2021 5:33 p.m. Update: September 16, 2021 08:26 LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — More and more people are traveling again, which is good news for the local hospitality industry. Local tourism executives say the year has started […]

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September begins with 360 additional Med City hotel rooms – Post Bulletin

Despite the pandemic, Med City’s hotel boom is restarting, with 360 new rooms at three hotels opening on Second Street Southwest in a week. Three Newly Built Rochester Hotels – The Dual Brand EVEN Hotels/Staybridge Suites combo and Towne Place Suites by Marriott — opened their doors and began checking in guests the first week […]

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Region Snapshot: 14,000 hotel rooms in Scandinavia’s pipeline [Infographic]

The TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database offers an invaluable overview of Scandinavia’s development slate, with almost 60 hotel programs planned for the region. In the coming years, 59 hotels with 14,327 keys are expected to open in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, according to our dedicated research team. We take a closer look at where the hospitality […]

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FEMA will pay for some hotel rooms for Hurricane Ida evacuees. Here’s how to apply. | News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday it will cover hotel costs for Hurricane Ida survivors whose homes or lodgings were damaged in 25 southeastern Louisiana parishes. The program, called Transitional Sheltering Assistance, will provide survivors with free short-term housing while they recover from the Category 4 storm. If you have not already done so, […]

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Proposed Health Order Directs Douglas County to Provide Hotel Rooms or Other Offsite Quarantine Locations for Homeless Shelters, Other Congregate Dwellings | News, Sports, Jobs

picture by: Mike Yoder The Lawrence Community Shelter, 3655 E. 25th St., is pictured in this 2015 file photo. Douglas County leaders will soon consider a health ordinance that directs the county to provide funding and resources to support offsite quarantine locations for congregate living settings such as homeless shelters. […]

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“Why not” turn unrented units into hotel rooms?

Lew Sichelman With rental periods ranging from one year to two or more, some apartment developers have found a way to monetize their empty units that have yet to be rented out by turning them into short-term hotel rooms. One of the latest to embrace the pop-up hotel concept is the Kiley, a new 315-unit […]

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September 2021 report: 54,000 new hotel rooms should open [Infographic]

Pan Pacific London A look at the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database shows that Europe will be the most active region for hotel openings, well ahead of APAC and North America. In September 2021, 275 hotels with 54,089 rooms are set to debut globally, according to our research. We learn more about these upcoming launches. Hotel openings […]

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A suspected intruder allegedly robbed a restaurant and tried to enter hotel rooms

WEST FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – We are learning more about last week’s alleged intruder in West Fargo. West Fargo police arrested William Thompson, a 51-year-old man from Wisconsin Rapids, charged with criminal trespassing. Thompson was booked into Cass County Jail. The home intrusion happened on Friday, August 27 at around 4 p.m. in […]

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Tourist influx means demand for hotel rooms in Halifax

HALIFAX- Before the borders opened, the tourism industry in Halifax wanted visitors to be here – and now they are. “Just to see people moving around and happy and smiling and participating and enjoying the restaurants is awesome,” said Rick Melanson. With tourism seemingly booming, finding a hotel in Halifax has become nearly impossible. There […]

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These neat freaks clean their own hotel rooms

Nobility obliges! While most hotel guests rely on housekeeping to clean up messes they leave in their rented rooms, some conscientious travelers are now donning an apron and playing maid. Last week, UK resident Darren Dowling posted an image on Facebook showing his hotel room etiquette, and it has gone viral. The photo shows her […]

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Former teacher placed cameras in hotel rooms ‘just out of curiosity’, he told judge before pleading guilty | criminality

A former Madison East High School teacher pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to attempting to produce child pornography by concealing hidden cameras in locations where students on overnight trips would undress. David M. Kruchten, 39, of Cottage Grove – who has been accused of attempting to surreptitiously take video recordings of students on overnight […]

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Former teacher planted cameras in hotel rooms ‘just out of curiosity’, he told judge before pleading guilty | criminality

A former Madison East High School teacher pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to attempting to produce child pornography by concealing hidden cameras in locations where students on overnight trips would undress. David M. Kruchten, 39, of Cottage Grove – who has been accused of attempting to surreptitiously take video recordings of students on overnight […]

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Hotel rooms in Vermont will cost you more

BURLINGTON, Vermont (WCAX) – Vermont continues to garner national attention for having the highest vaccination rate in the nation, giving Vermont’s hospitality industry a boost. However, this comes at a cost to visitors, with accommodation prices rising in some areas. The nightly rate has gone up about 15-20% over the past two years at the […]

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City Snapshot: 12,000 new hotel rooms set to light up LA [Infographic]

A look at the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database shows that dozens of four- and five-star hotel projects will be completed in the City of Angels in the coming years. LA may be best known as the birthplace of the film industry, but our data indicates it also has a thriving hotel development market. California’s largest city […]

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Cork’s smallest hotel rooms in the city’s shiny new micro bed

BIG in Japan, small in Cork – the city’s first microsleeper, a trendy 10.5 million euro hotel on MacCurtain Street/York Hill, is set to open to guests this weekend as part of the new brand expanding REZz. Originally slated to open in May but delayed by the pandemic, the 2,000m², 72-room, seven-storey ground-floor premises on […]

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Swap dinners for hotel rooms in Siem Reap

When the going gets tough, the tough get innovative, especially in the devastated hotel sector of Siem Reap and especially at the Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa. While most hotels offer free or discounted meals as an incentive to increase room bookings, Anantara has bucked this trend and, as part of its Angkor Vacay promotional […]

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Dallas has the 5th most hotel rooms under construction in the United States

Dallas building watchers know the city is opening the floodgates for a wave of new hotel rooms, and a new survey shows just how many there are. As of July 1, the Dallas market had 5,028 hotel rooms under construction, according to STR, a provider of hospitality industry analytics. That places the Dallas market fifth […]

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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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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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Where to Find Private Tents, Igloos, and Hotel Rooms Valentine’s Day DC

A private heated wine tent at Potomac Point Winery. Photography by Casandra Lorraine Photography Romantic and secluded spaces have always been a draw for Valentine’s Day. Add social distancing and, well, you get the picture. Restaurants are busy preparing private outdoor structures with varying levels of weather exposure for those who are understandably hesitant to […]

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Empty hotel rooms have become private dining rooms and offices

It’s the kind of need-based idea that hotels around the world have been weighing for nearly a year as the pandemic has curtailed vacation and business travel and emptied rooms that would otherwise have been filled with travelers. . Hotel occupancy in the United States fell to 44% in 2020, a record high, according to […]

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The Pigeon will begin serving three-course dinners in hotel rooms

Le Pigeon will soon offer private dining in hotel rooms Following in the footsteps of restaurants and hotels across the country, Le Pigeon will begin serving three-course meals in private rooms within Jupiter Hotel Next. Portland restaurants are still technically closed for indoor dining, but since renting a hotel room isn’t out of the question […]

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Stunning hotel rooms, restaurants and underwater spas, from Dubai to the Maldives

Some may dream of distant beaches, others of mountains or jungles in exotic lands, but how about escaping underwater for a vacation in the company of fish? But we are not talking about diving holidays. A growing number of tourist destinations now offer overnight stays and other underwater experiences, including spas and restaurants. Apparently many […]

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The lockdown workaround that turns private hotel rooms into mini restaurant bubbles

Three hotels in Old Montreal and their on-site restaurants are using empty rooms to hold private dinners, with guests not needing to stay the night. Diners get a three-hour dining window, a server brings each course to their table, and beds are pulled out (unless guests are staying the night). With restaurants across the city […]

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Erie restaurant moves meals to empty hotel rooms

Oliver’s Rooftop restaurant Erie Hampton Inn Suites scott companies Nick Scott Sr. on what Oliver’s Rooftop diners will see from the Hampton Inn & Suites’ 8th-floor restaurant, and the challenges of opening during a pandemic. Erie Times-News Like other restaurants in Pennsylvania, the new Oliver’s Rooftop restaurant, located on the eighth floor of the New […]

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NYC restaurant turns hotel rooms into private dining experience amid COVID-19

Aidan O’Neal, partner chef at The Crocodile, joins Kristin Myers of Yahoo Finance to break down how restaurants are creatively keeping customers safe amid COVID-19. Video transcript Kristin Myers: We talked about the coronavirus pandemic, and we just heard a doctor say earlier on the show that indoor restaurants should be closed. We also have […]

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Old Salt flips hotel rooms to give private dining a new meaning

By Max Sullivan | [email protected] HAMPTON — Rooms Nos. 35 and 39 at Lamie’s Inn will be open for lunch and dinner this winter, as the Old Salt transforms some hotel rooms into secluded dining rooms to weather the pandemic. Both rooms have been turned into dining rooms with single tables seating 6 to 8 […]