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MGM Resorts Signs AARP Employer Pledge

MGM Resorts Signs AARP Employer Pledge

LAS VEGAS—MGM Resorts International signed the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Employer Pledge, a national effort to connect employers with job seekers who are over 50. The program allows MGM Resorts to reach experienced workers and those who might ...

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Chicago Sets New Record of 55 Million Visitors in 2017

Chicago Sets New Record of 55 Million Visitors in 2017

CHICAGO—The number of visitors to Chicago reached 55.2 million in 2017—a new record and 2.5 percent increase over the previous year. With the major increase in leisure visitors to the city, Chicago hotels reported an overall annual increase of 6.3 ...

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Third-Party Bookers Settle FTC Charges of Misleading Practices

Third-Party Bookers Settle FTC Charges of Misleading Practices

Utah-based third-party hotel room resellers have settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they misled consumers through ads, webpages, and call centers that led consumers to mistakenly believe they were reserving the rooms directly from hotels. The resellers failed to ...

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Comfort Suites Opens in North Charleston

Comfort Suites Opens in North Charleston

North Charleston, S.C.–IPD Hospitality, a third-party management and consulting company, has announced the opening of the Comfort Suites in North Charleston. Situated just minutes from historic downtown Charleston, the hotel will serve business and leisure travelers alike. The bustling and ...

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LG Develops Robots to Take on Hotel Service Functions

LG Develops Robots to Take on Hotel Service Functions

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.—Following the introduction of its commercial robots in 2017, LG Electronics (LG) this week unveiled three new work robots at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The new concepts—specifically developed for commercial use at hotels, airports, and supermarkets—are part ...

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