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Hilton Worldwide Introduces New Midscale Brand

Hilton Worldwide Introduces New Midscale Brand

MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide today unveiled Tru by Hilton, a brand that is simplified, spirited, and grounded in value, filling a void in the midscale category in the U.S. and Canada. Built from a belief that being cost-conscious and having a ...

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Lodging Econometrics: Hotel Transactions, Construction Hit Highs

A recent United States Transactions Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE) has found that hotel transactions in 2015 hit an eight-year high. Last year, there were a reported 1,575 individual hotel and portfolio transactions (excluding merger & acquisition activity), compared ...

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Airbnb Makes Proposal at U.S. Mayor’s Conference

While speaking at the 2016 U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C., yesterday, Airbnb’s head of global policy, Chris Lehane, had an interesting offer for the powerful men and women in attendance: To team up and Airbnb would start collecting ...

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Key Findings from the Marriott-Starwood Filing

Ever since Marriott International announced plans to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide back in November, the industry has been buzzing about the merger that would create the world’s largest hotel company. Hotel News Now Editorial Director Jeff Higley combed ...

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Commune, Destination Hotels Merge

Commune, Destination Hotels Merge

SAN FRANCISCO and DENVER—Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel management company comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Tommie, and Alila Hotels & Resorts, and Destination Hotels, operator of independent hotels, resorts, and residences in the United States, ...

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