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Best Western Premier Debuts Tides Hotel

Best Western Premier Debuts Tides Hotel

PHOENIX—Best Western Hotels & Resorts continues its steadfast growth of the Best Western Premier brand with the debut of the Best Western Premier Tides Hotel in Orange Beach, Ala. The Best Western Premier Tides Hotel is welcoming visitors to a fresh new experience ...

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Travel Industry Taking Steps Toward Diversity

The travel industry is resolving its diversity issue with slow steps—but steps in the right direction, nonetheless. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, 59 percent of hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks were ...

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Retail Sales Driven by Travel

U.S. retails sales did not move much in July, but Americans continue to splurge on travel. Last month, travel expenditures rose 8.6 percent over July 2015. While business travel demand is slowing, leisure demand remains a driving force in the ...

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Data Breach Impacts Major Hotel Chains

HEI Hotels & Resorts today reported that several of its properties may have experienced a security breach that could have affected customer card information at point-of-sale terminals. Affected hotels include Hyatt, Marriott, and Starwood properties. The incident has been contained. To read ...

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AH&LA Releases Statement on 2017 Per Diem Rates

AH&LA Releases Statement on 2017 Per Diem Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today issued the following statement on the federal per diem rates for FY2017 released by the General Services Administration (GSA). The government body also announced the formation of a new inter-agency working ...

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The Purpose Hotel Invites Kickstarter Backing

The Purpose Hotel Invites Kickstarter Backing

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Purpose Hotel launched in July, inviting the public to back the project through their Kickstarter campaign, available here. Reaching over two million people on various social media platforms via Thunderclap, the crowd sourced effort offers individuals the chance ...

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