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The Gates Hotel South Beach DoubleTree Opens

The Gates Hotel South Beach DoubleTree Opens

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. and McLEAN, Va.—DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 13 market-leading brands, today announces the opening of The Gates Hotel South Beach—a DoubleTree by Hilton. The completely reconstructed property, which is owned by Rockpoint Group and Highgate and ...

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GLō Celebrates Triple Groundbreaking

GLō Celebrates Triple Groundbreaking

PHOENIX, Ariz.—Best Western Hotels & Resorts marked the arrival of its new GLō brand today with a historic triple groundbreaking event. The company broke ground on its first three GLō properties during simultaneous festivities in Nashville, Tenn., Goshen, Ind. and ...

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Airbnb’s $555 Million Funding Round Led by Google Capital

In a massive funding round led by Alphabet’s Google Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures, Airbnb has raised more than $555 million in new primary equity at a $30 billion valuation. The infusion could eventually total $850 million. For more information, click ...

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Marriott Officially Acquires Starwood

After a nearly 12-month process, Marriott has officially absorbed Starwood Hotels & Resorts, making it the biggest hospitality company in the world. Marriott now operates or franchises more than 5,700 hotels across the globe with 30 brands and more than ...

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Starwood’s Speciality Select Brands Propel Growth

Starwood’s Speciality Select Brands Propel Growth

STAMFORD, Conn.—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced that its specialty select brands— Aloft, Four Points and Element—are propelling the company’s global growth with 132 new hotels deals signed so far this year, up 89 percent from the same time ...

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Benchmark Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels Announce New Identity

Benchmark Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels Announce New Identity

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Following a landmark merger of Benchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, the collective company has launched an expanded organization and portfolio, new corporate identity, and four distinct brands. The launch of the combined, iconic companies, to ...

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