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Protecting Guests from Safe-Crackers

Protecting Guests from Safe-Crackers

With videos circulating the internet of hotel safes being broken into with everyday items like pocket knives, screwdrivers and old key rings, and magnets, travelers are becoming increasingly aware of the possibility that their valuables are not as secure in ...

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Ahead of Peak Summer Travel, TSA Head Fired

As summer peak travel season arrives, the TSA has eliminated and replaced its head of security operations, Kelly Hoggan, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform tweeted on Monday. The TSA allegedly grew concerned when TSA employees failed to ...

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Direct Booking More Profitable Than OTAs

In recent months, major brands like Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, and Hyatt Hotels have begun offering reduced rates on their direct channels to encourage direct booking and loyalty memberships. This direct booking surge has made some, namely OTAs like Expedia, question how valuable ...

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U.S. Hotel Revenue Growing, But Slowing

U.S. Hotel Revenue Growing, But Slowing

ATLANTA—U.S. hotel revenue growth is slowing down, while expenses are on the rise. According to CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research’s 2016 edition of Trends in the Hotel Industry, operating performance continued to improve in 2015, but at a much slower pace. ...

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Planet Hollywood Debuts Condo-Hotel Brand

Planet Hollywood Debuts Condo-Hotel Brand

ORLANDO, Fla.—Planet Hollywood International is expanding its lodging division by contributing to the upscale condo-hotel market with its first-to-market luxury brand—ph Premiere. The brand will debut with a flagship property ph Premiere Resort-Residences Orlando, located just minutes from Orlando. To ...

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