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Starwood Cuts Water, Energy Use with Green Initiative

Starwood Cuts Water, Energy Use with Green Initiative

STAMFORD, Conn.—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced it has reduced energy use by 12.08 percent, carbon emissions by 16.07 percent, and water use by 17.26 percent across all owned, managed and franchised properties from 2008 through 2014. The ...

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AH&LA Responds to Minimum Wage Announcement

The Department of Labor has proposed a rule to raise the threshold of overtime pay for salaried employees working more than 40 hours per week from $23,660 to $50,440, according to Bloomberg. Based on this new rule, workers who earn ...

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Louvre Hotels and Magnuson Sign Distribution Agreement

Louvre Hotels Group, Europe’s second largest hotel group, has signed a distribution agreement with Magnuson Hotels Worldwide, a network of more than 1,000 independent hotels in North America. With the support of its new shareholder, Jin Jiang International Holdings Ltd., ...

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Canopy by Hilton to Launch First Property in Reykjavik

Canopy by Hilton to Launch First Property in Reykjavik

REYKJAVIK, Iceland and MCLEAN, Va.—Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s new lifestyle brand, and Icelandair Hotels have unveiled plans for Canopy’s first hotel in Iceland’s capital—Reykjavik. Canopy Reykjavik|City Centre is expected to be the first hotel globally to open in the ...

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Baha Mar Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Baha Mar Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Baha Mar, the new megaresort in the Bahamas that has faced repeated delays, is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The complex, which consists of the flagship Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, as well as Rosewood, SLS Lux, and Grand ...

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