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Upper Midscale Projects Dominate U.S. Pipeline

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics report that of the 4,633 projects in the hotel construction pipeline, 2,069 (or some 45 percent) are in the upper midscale category. It’s the largest number of construction projects in any chain scale. The leading upper ...

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IHG Opens EVEN Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn

IHG Opens EVEN Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn

ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group today announces the opening of the EVEN Hotels brand’s fourth hotel and second New York City location, the 202-room flagship EVEN Hotels Brooklyn. Located in Downtown Brooklyn, the hotel is also adjacent to IHG’s Holiday Inn Brooklyn ...

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Baha Mar to Resume Construction

Construction on Baha Mar, the stalled $3.5 billion mega-resort in the Bahamas, is scheduled to resume in September, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie. If all goes to plan, the complex will be sold to a “world-class” hotel and casino ...

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D.C. Attracts Record Number of Tourists

According to data released by Destination D.C., 21.3 million people visited Washington, D.C., in 2015. These tourists brought in more than $7 billion in revenue and about $757 million in taxes. Chinese tourists, the fastest growing group, accounted for more ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Hospitality industry veteran J. Sal Icaza has been named director of development for the Northeast for La Quinta Inns & Suites. Icaza brings over 20 years of expertise to this new role where he will be responsible for the growth ...

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