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Marshall Hotels Founder Dies Unexpectedly at 74

Marshall Hotels Founder Dies Unexpectedly at 74

Charles “Chuck” Marshall, founder and chairman emeritus of Marshall Hotels & Resorts, died unexpectedly Dec. 27 at age 74, following complications related to a stroke. Marshall founded the company in 1980 at a time when third-party hotel management was in ...

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Google, Microsoft Oppose Hotels Blocking Personal Wi-Fi

Google, Microsoft Oppose Hotels Blocking Personal Wi-Fi

Microsoft and Google have teamed up in support of guests who want to use personal Wi-Fi hotspots in hotels. The companies joined the wireless industry’s lobbying group and other parties in opposing the hotel industry’s petition, which seeks the Federal ...

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Ashford to Buy Out Partner in Highland Portfolio

Ashford to Buy Out Partner in Highland Portfolio

Ashford Hospitality Trust has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 28.26 percent ownership interest of the 28-hotel Highland Hospitality portfolio from it joint venture partner, Prudential Real Estate Investors. Ashford will purchase the fund’s interest for $250.1 million ...

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In Wake of U.S. Policy Shift, Travel Industry Eyes Cuba Tourism

In Wake of U.S. Policy Shift, Travel Industry Eyes Cuba Tourism

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba after 50 years. The decision will ease travel restrictions for family visits, public performances, and professional, educational, and religious activities, among other categories. Tourist travel remains ...

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