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Job Growth for Accommodations Sector Slows

Job Growth for Accommodations Sector Slows

While still experiencing growth, the franchise job market experienced soft gains in May, according to the latest ADP National Franchise Report. The United States added 14,700 franchise jobs in May, with the accommodations sector rising by 600, slightly lower than ...

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Mumford Company Founder George Mumford Dies

George Mumford, founder and chairman emeritus of the Mumford Company, died in his sleep on May 30. Born in 1929, Mumford founded the Mumford Company in 1978 and became a recognized leader in the brokerage of economy and mid-market hotels. ...

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Research Reveals Travelers’ Top Hotel Priorities

Research Reveals Travelers’ Top Hotel Priorities

Research from Toluna has revealed that access to technology is of the utmost importance to travelers looking to book a hotel. The survey questioned a representative sample of 1,000 U.S. consumers in April. According to the report, 71 percent of ...

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Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami Opens

Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami Opens

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in conjunction with Miami-based development group Robert Finvarb Companies and its partner David Martins, has announced the opening of Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami, a 105-room lifestyle hotel bringing the first Hyatt Centric-branded hotel to Miami Beach, ...

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Fourth U.S. AC Hotel by Marriott Debuts in Chicago

Fourth U.S. AC Hotel by Marriott Debuts in Chicago

MILWAUKEE—Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation, and Marriott International, Inc. announced today the opening of the AC Hotel Chicago Downtown. The 226-room hotel located at 630 N. Rush Street is the fourth AC Hotels by Marriott ...

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