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NABHOOD Summit Focuses on Future Hotel Owners

NABHOOD Summit Focuses on Future Hotel Owners

In his opening remarks at the 17th annual African American Hotel Ownership and Investment Summit, held this week at the Marriott Biscayne Bay in Miami, Fla., Andy Ingraham, president and CEO of the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, ...

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Hotels Courting Gay Wedding Business

Hotels Courting Gay Wedding Business

Last month, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),—which denied federal benefits to legally-married, same-sex couples—and declared it unconstitutional. And with an uptick in wedding ceremonies expected in the 12 states where gay marriage is legally ...

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IHG to Offer Free Internet to Loyalty Program Members

IHG to Offer Free Internet to Loyalty Program Members

We can all agree that quick, reliable Internet access is a must-have during any hotel stay. But hotels are still struggling with implementing costly, high-speed services to meet the needs of today’s technology. And many brands are still charging a ...

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A Lost and Found Solution

A Lost and Found Solution

The lost and found departments at most hotels can easily be compared to a piled-up purgatory, where left-behind phone chargers, keys, and jewelry await a reunion with their owners. And since the lost and found process is often such a ...

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David Robinson Launches Admiral Hospitality Scholars

David Robinson Launches Admiral Hospitality Scholars

When basketball legend David Robinson and former Goldman Sachs executive Dan Bassichis partnered with USAA Real Estate Company (USAA) to form Admiral Capital Real Estate Fund, philanthropy was a big part of the joint venture. The Fund is committed to ...

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Travel Industry Supports JOLT Act

Travel Industry Supports JOLT Act

The Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, a bill reintroduced today in the House of Representatives by Congressmen Joe Heck (R-Nev.) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), may help facilitate international travel to the United States while boosting the economy and ...

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