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Hotel Equities Opens DoubleTree Arlington DFW South

Hotel Equities Opens DoubleTree Arlington DFW South

ATLANTA—Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) recently held a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration in Arlington, Texas for the DoubleTree by Hilton Arlington DFW South. Hotel Equities manages the 237-room, five-story property that recently completed a $10 million renovation in the ...

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Trump Reportedly Eyed Cuban Hotels

President-elect Donald Trump was considering buying hotels in Cuba as recently as six months ago, according to the executive chairman of Grupo Iberostar. This is surprising, as it runs counter to Trump’s intentions to reverse President Obama’s moves to reopen ...

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Airbnb Settles Rental Lawsuit Against NYC

Airbnb has settled its lawsuit against New York City over a new law that imposes hefty fines on hosts who advertise illegal short-term rentals. Airbnb had voiced concerns that the law could expose online platforms like itself to significant penalties, ...

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JLL Arranges $175 Million Sale of St. Regis San Francisco

JLL Arranges $175 Million Sale of St. Regis San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO—JLL has arranged the sale of the St. Regis San Francisco on behalf of Marriott International. Qatar Investment Authority purchased the 260-key property for $175 million subject to a long-term management contract. International Director John Strauss and Vice President ...

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W Las Vegas Debuts Within SLS Las Vegas

W Las Vegas Debuts Within SLS Las Vegas

NEW YORK—W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, made its much anticipated Sin City debut with the Dec. 1 opening of W Las Vegas. W transformed a 289-room tower of SLS Las Vegas, providing guests an elevated hotel-within-a-hotel experience, ...

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Hilton Board Approves Spin-off of Park and HGV

Hilton Worldwide Holdings today announced that its board of directors has approved the distribution to its shareholders of all of the outstanding shares of Park Hotels & Resorts, which will become the holder of a portfolio of hotels and resorts ...

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