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Hunt Valley Inn Unveils $15 Million Renovation

Hunt Valley Inn Unveils $15 Million Renovation

Hunt Valley Inn, a 392-room Wyndham Grand Hotel north of Baltimore, Md., has completed a $15 million property-wide renovation. The hotel is in close proximity to Baltimore’s business hubs, downtown attractions, and BWI airport, and adjacent to the region’s horse ...

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L.A. City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage

L.A. City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage

The Los Angeles City Council gave preliminary approval this week to a proposal that would increase wages for all workers citywide to $15 per hour by 2020, with offsets for small businesses and non-profits. As the process moves forward over ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On May 19, Jason T. Kalisman resigned from his position as interim chief executive officer of Morgans Hotel Group Co. He will remain a member of the board. While the board continues its search for a new chief executive officer, ...

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Goldman Sachs Sells Hotels to Moody National REIT

Goldman Sachs Sells Hotels to Moody National REIT

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is selling 149 hotels acquired during the last 10 years to Moody National REIT Inc. for $1.73 million, according to Bloomberg News. The report comes from two anonymous sources who are aware of the transaction. The ...

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PwC Predicts Another Year of RevPAR Growth

PwC Predicts Another Year of RevPAR Growth

NEW YORK—An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects another year of solid revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in 2015, with a stronger than previously expected increase in occupancy levels, offset by softer than anticipated growth in ...

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JW Marriott Washington, D.C. Reveals Suit-Inspired Renovation

JW Marriott Washington, D.C. Reveals Suit-Inspired Renovation

Washington, D.C.—The JW Marriott Washington, D.C., owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, unveiled the multi-million dollar redesign of its 750 guest rooms, corridors, and executive lounge. “Our new room design was inspired by guest feedback,” said Satinder Palta, general manager, ...

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