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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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Marriott, Starwood Extend Merger Review Period

Marriott, Starwood Extend Merger Review Period

BETHESDA, Md.—Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that, at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, they have agreed to extend the time period for MOFCOM to complete its review of the Marriott-Starwood ...

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Hoteliers Lure Guests with Alternative Accommodations

Hoteliers Lure Guests with Alternative Accommodations

While most hoteliers rely upon reservations made for their rooms and suites, additional revenue presents itself in the form of managing vacation rental homes. Some hotel companies are just entering the space—Choice Hotels announced the launch of Vacation Rentals by ...

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Navigating Hospitality in the Era of Brexit

Navigating Hospitality in the Era of Brexit

After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in late June, the value of the pound decreased to the lowest it has been in years. Since then, studies have shown a shrinking U.K. economy and a decrease in ...

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AH&LA Unveils ‘Dreams Happen Here’ Campaign

AH&LA Unveils ‘Dreams Happen Here’ Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today launched: “Dreams Happen Here,” a campaign showcasing the strength of the hotel industry and amplifying the industry’s unique story of supporting good jobs and pathways to long-term careers in this industry. ...

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