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Patent Reform Can’t Wait

Patent Reform Can’t Wait

As we look ahead to the new Congress, there is much speculation about gridlock and entrenched political warfare. However, both parties should find common ground in ending the egregious abuses of our patent system by so-called patent trolls. Patent trolls ...

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Bahamas Repeals Hotel Guest Tax

In order to attract more visitors and increase their value for money, the government of The Bahamas has reduced hotel taxes. The Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, repealed the Hotel Guest Tax of 10 percent ...

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Belmond Appoints SVP, Global Development

Belmond Appoints SVP, Global Development

HAMILTON, Bermuda—Belmond Ltd. announced the appointment of James Simmonds as senior vice president, global development. Simmonds joins Belmond from Rosewood Hotel Group in Hong Kong, where he was senior vice president – development, Asia Pacific and China. He has a ...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Agra Opens in India

DoubleTree by Hilton Agra Opens in India

NEW DELHI and AGRA, India and MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra in one of the leading tourist destinations in India, renowned for its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal. With this ...

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Accor Opens New Miami Headquarters

Accor Opens New Miami Headquarters

Accor announced the opening of its North America, Central America, and Caribbean (NCAC) headquarters at One Square Park at Doral in Miami. Driven by the company’s revitalized strategy and business model, the new location consolidates previously independent business units in ...

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Hospitality Recruitment on the Rise

Hospitality Recruitment on the Rise

The U.S. hotel industry had a record-breaking year in 2014, selling more rooms and generating more rooms revenue than ever before. This growth will demand new talent entering the hospitality field. According to the Hcareers Q3 2014 Hospitality Jobs Snapshot, ...

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