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Hotel MdR, a DoubleTree by Hilton

Hotel MdR, a DoubleTree by Hilton

Hotel MdR in Marina Del Rey, Calif., recently completed a $7.5 million property-wide renovation as the final phase in its conversion from a Courtyard to a DoubleTree. Los Angeles-based architecture and interior design firm Indidesign was tapped to refresh the ...

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Patent Reform Can’t Wait

Patent Reform Can’t Wait

As we look ahead to the new Congress, there is much speculation about gridlock and entrenched political warfare. However, both parties should find common ground in ending the egregious abuses of our patent system by so-called patent trolls. Patent trolls ...

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Bahamas Repeals Hotel Guest Tax

In order to attract more visitors and increase their value for money, the government of The Bahamas has reduced hotel taxes. The Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, repealed the Hotel Guest Tax of 10 percent ...

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Belmond Appoints SVP, Global Development

Belmond Appoints SVP, Global Development

HAMILTON, Bermuda—Belmond Ltd. announced the appointment of James Simmonds as senior vice president, global development. Simmonds joins Belmond from Rosewood Hotel Group in Hong Kong, where he was senior vice president – development, Asia Pacific and China. He has a ...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Agra Opens in India

DoubleTree by Hilton Agra Opens in India

NEW DELHI and AGRA, India and MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra in one of the leading tourist destinations in India, renowned for its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal. With this ...

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