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Starwood Fights Against Discriminatory Bill

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has sent a letter to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, urging him to oppose a religious freedom bill that, in its current form, could lead to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Starwood General Counsel ...

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Meliá Hotels to Enter Iranian Market

Meliá Hotels to Enter Iranian Market

PALMA DE MALLORCA—Meliá Hotels International has announced its entry into the Iranian market with the first five-star branded hotel, which will be managed by an international hotel company, Gran Meliá Ghoo Hotel. The property will be located in the largest ...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Second Colombia Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Second Colombia Hotel

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s 13 brands, has broadened its presence in Colombia today with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá—Calle 100. The hotel joins the recently-opened DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá—Parque 93 as the brand’s first ...

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Vail Resorts Reports Higher-Than-Expected Profits

Vail Resorts has reported higher-than-expected profits and revenue in the latest quarter. Benefiting from increased visitation and higher prices, the ski-resort operator saw a rebound at its Tahoe properties and growth at its Colorado and Park City resorts. Vail has ...

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Heated Primary Election Drives Demand

Primary election season is on fire this year, and it would seem room demand is, too. Data from STR indicates that there is a relationship between room demand increases and the race’s level of competition. If both parties are selecting ...

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Major Markets Thrive While Battling Strong U.S. Dollar

Moderate economic growth and decreasing unemployment rates helped buoy the U.S. travel and tourism sector in 2015. Domestic arrivals grew by 2.4 percent with 2.2. billion trips, according to a report from Canadean. Due to a stronger U.S. dollar, outbound travel ...

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