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March 2022 preview: more than 50,000 hotel rooms expected to open [Infographic]

Tours Duo Paris MGallery (images: © Ateliers Jean Nouvel) An in-depth analysis of the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database reveals that nearly 250 hotel programs will be completed this month, with the United States and China leading the way. Our in-house research team discovered that 243 hotel projects with a total of 52,245 rooms will be ready […]

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MGM’s Beau Rivage will open a new Buffalo slot area and revamp hotel rooms under new management

MGM Resorts’ Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, is set to undergo a series of changes, according to Brandon Dardeau, the site’s recently appointed president and chief operating officer. A timetable to begin work by April has been proposed, which would see all hotel rooms at the property refurbished by November, as well […]

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Afghan evacuees in DC area wait months in cramped hotel rooms

During the day, the families have little to do, as the adults have not yet received a Social Security number or federal work authorization documents. Children, having no permanent address, cannot enroll in school. The story continues under the ad The problem is particularly acute in Maryland — and could soon get worse, resettlement groups […]

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UNITE HERE says Hilton doesn’t automatically clean hotel rooms every day

Hospitality workers union UNITE HERE has issued a travel alert for guests of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT), advising that most Hilton hotels no longer clean hotel rooms daily. UNITE HERE says Hilton doesn’t automatically clean hotel rooms every day Hospitality workers union UNITE HERE has issued a travel alert for guests of Hilton Worldwide […]

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UNITE HERE issues travel alert: Hilton does not automatically clean hotel rooms daily

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE). As the COVID-19 Omicron variant raises new safety concerns for vacation travel, housekeepers say Hilton shouldn’t cut cleaning services. Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta said its goal is to “retrain guests” and change expectations for housekeeping, but housekeepers want travelers to know Hilton says they can opt in for daily cleaning at no […]

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The most luxurious hotel rooms in the world (we can’t afford it)

Average hotel rooms are usually equipped with the basic amenities necessary for visitors to be comfortable, but some hotel rooms go beyond basic needs and provide luxury. As nice as it may be, luxury isn’t a cheap thing – it comes at a huge price. From grand salons and chic master bedrooms to gorgeous waterfronts, […]

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Vinay Rama went from cleaning hotel rooms to CEO of Lime Fresh Mexican Grill

ORLANDO, Florida. – Vinay Rama – the CEO of Mandala Holdings, owner of Lime Fresh Mexican Grill – has worked his whole life in the service industry. “Actually, frankly, I started my career when I was born in the sense that my dad owned a motel in Antioch, Tennessee,” Rama said. “It was a Best […]

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November 2021 preview: more than 30,000 new hotel rooms to be launched [Infographic]

November is already upon us, so let’s dive into the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database to see which markets are most active at the end of the year. In November 2021, 176 four- and five-star hotels will open around the world, our dedicated researchers have discovered. We take a look at the regions that will see the […]

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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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Indoor Waterpark Hotel Dining and Family Fun for All • iDriveSoCal

When it comes to indoor water park hotel options – I don’t think you can do better than the Great Wolf Lodge. Because I recently took my family for a one night stay and we had a blast. Click here to SAVE up to 20% during your first stay! Plus, while we hit the one […]

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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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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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Access hotel amenities without staying overnight

ResortPass offers the ultimate “daycation” for guests. Omni Hotels Have you ever wished for the benefits of a relaxing vacation without having to book an overnight stay at a resort or hotel? Resort Pass was created to provide locals and travelers with daytime access to hotels and resorts for use of the pool, spa, fitness […]

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The Best Hotels and Hotel Amenities of 2019 in the United States

A quick look at travel expenses from your last trip will likely reveal that one of the biggest items is accommodation. A hotel is usually a travel necessity, but it’s also so much more than just a place to store your luggage, shower, and catch some ZZZs. Hotels across the country compete for travel dollars […]

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What do guests really want?

What do you really want when you check into a hotel? The hosting industry thinks it knows. Pollsters do, but too often they ask the wrong questions. A recent survey suggested customers are looking for more technology. (It was sponsored by Oracle.) Another claimed customers wanted free Wi-Fi, breakfast and parking. Well, duh. In this […]

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Hotel restaurants – the next booming trend for hotel technology?

Dining out has never been so popular. It is no longer a treat, but a daily pleasure. People of all ages are embracing the dining experience, close to home and on vacation. Hotels can take advantage of this now, but only if they have the right technology and strategy. Restaurant meals are an essential part […]

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Impressive hotel amenities that don’t cost extra

Hotels are finally getting their groove – and their amenities – back. Through Genevieve Shaw Brown July 26, 2013, 03:46 • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article July 26, 20134—, 2013 — After years of slashing rates and cutting out extras, hotels are finally getting their groove and their amenities back. […]