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Staying Independent in the Age of Soft Brands

Staying Independent in the Age of Soft Brands

Stash Hotel Rewards CEO Jeff Low has seen it happen time and again. As major hotel companies ramp up their soft-branding efforts, more and more independent hoteliers are joining collections like Curio, Autograph, and Ascend to reap the benefits of ...

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Royal Palms Resort to Join Unbound Collection

Royal Palms Resort to Join Unbound Collection

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that a wholly owned subsidiary has entered into an agreement to purchase the 119-room Royal Palms Resort and Spa. The transaction is expected to close in July 2016. The hotel will continue to be operated ...

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Hostel Fish Honors Racy Roots

Hostel Fish Honors Racy Roots

The traditional perception of hostels as cheap, unsafe or undesirable is shifting, as more properties emphasize high-touch design, tech-forward features, and creative programming. One such property that is shattering preconceived notions about the segment is Hostel Fish, an upscale hostel ...

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Commune CEO Sounds Off on Differentiating Brands

Commune CEO Sounds Off on Differentiating Brands

Niki Leondakis, CEO of Commune Hotels & Resorts, has four brands to juggle—residential-style Thompson Hotels; playful, personality-filled Joie de Vivre; eco-friendly, exotic Alila; and the company’s latest venture, micro lifestyle brand Tommie. At this year’s Hospitality Design Expo in Las ...

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Indura Beach & Golf Resort Joins Curio

Indura Beach & Golf Resort Joins Curio

TELA, Honduras—Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of Indura Beach & Golf Resort in Honduras to Curio—A Collection by Hilton. Curio’s global set of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels is hand-picked for travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. The ...

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Palisades Hospitality Launches Mosaic Hotel Group

Palisades Hospitality Launches Mosaic Hotel Group

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Palisades Hospitality Group (PHG) has announced the addition of Mosaic Hotel Group (MHG) to its other businesses. PHG manages and operates more than 35 hotels & restaurants throughout the Western United States and Mexico. With more than $120 ...

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