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U.S. News & World Report Honors Top Rewards Programs

For the first time since U.S. News and World Report began ranking travel rewards programs in 2013, Marriott Rewards has been dethroned by Wyndham Rewards as this year’s best hotel rewards program. Choice Privileges and Marriott Rewards tied for the ...

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Half of America Not Vacationing

Half of America Not Vacationing

RICHMOND, Va.—Americans remain vacation deprived, according to the seventh annual Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index, which found that more than 170 million Americans (53 percent) haven’t taken a vacation in the last 12 months. This is down three points ...

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New York City Leads U.S. Construction Pipeline

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the New York City hotel construction pipeline is at 196 projects/32,121 rooms. It is the largest pipeline in the U.S. New York City also has the highest number of projects under construction with ...

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Hipmunk Launches New Travel Search Product

Hipmunk Launches New Travel Search Product

SAN FRANCISCO—Hipmunk just made finding a hotel even easier with the launch of a brand new-to-the-industry search product that instantly shows travelers in large images and with just the right words the details that matter to them. Now, travelers can ...

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Radisson at Star Plaza Closing for New Complex

Radisson at Star Plaza Closing for New Complex

Merrillville, Ind.—The Radisson at Star Plaza and the adjacent Star Plaza Theatre complex, which has been an icon of the Merrillville community and Northwest Indiana for decades, will be permanently closing its doors in the coming months to make way ...

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Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza Unveils Revamp

Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza Unveils Revamp

DALLAS, Texas—Sheraton Suites at Country Club Plaza, located in the popular Spanish-inspired shopping district of Kansas City, has revealed a multimillion-dollar, top-to-bottom renovation of its 257-room hotel. The $7 million project includes: A new lobby and The Gallery restaurant, a ...

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