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Jump into Bed with Virgin Hotels Chicago

Jump into Bed with Virgin Hotels Chicago

From the sit-down vanity and sliding shoe racks to the built-in bench in the oversized shower, clever design touches abound in the Virgin Hotels Chicago guestroom. But perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the room is the patent-pending Lounge Bed, ...

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Scottsdale Resort Embarks on $9 Million Renovation, Rebrand

Scottsdale Resort Embarks on $9 Million Renovation, Rebrand

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center, A Destination Hotel, will embark on a massive renovation July 1 that will transform the independent resort and revitalize its amenities. The resort is the newest property in the Destination Hotels portfolio. In September, ...

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Baha Mar Delays Opening

Baha Mar Delays Opening

Baha Mar, the $3.5 billion, 2,200-room megaresort in Nassau, Bahamas, will not begin its phased launch on March 27 as planned, according to Travel Pulse. The opening has been pushed back to early May. Officials blamed the latest delay on ...

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Centerbridge to Acquire Great Wolf Resorts

Centerbridge to Acquire Great Wolf Resorts

MADISON, Wis.—Great Wolf Resorts has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger with an affiliate of Centerbridge Partners whereby Centerbridge, a private investment firm, will acquire Great Wolf, a family of indoor waterpark resorts. Great Wolf is currently ...

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Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal on the Lifestyle Market

Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal on the Lifestyle Market

In January, the long-awaited Virgin Hotel Chicago opened its doors in the historic Old Dearborn Bank Building. Plans for the hotel were announced in the fall of 2011, more than a year after the four-star lifestyle brand launched. Now that ...

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Cornell Study Finds Hotel Guests Support Sustainability Efforts

Cornell Study Finds Hotel Guests Support Sustainability Efforts

ITHACA, N.Y.—Certain sustainability practices are nearly universal in the lodging industry, says a Cornell University study published by the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR). Water-conserving fixtures and linen-reuse programs, for instance, are widespread, based on the study of 100 U.S. ...

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