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The Brains Behind Think Hotel Group

Mark Shemel, Shawn Vardi, and Hunter Gellin have been business partners for more than a decade—best friends for even longer—and not once in that span have they ever gotten into an argument. “It’s insane,”...

Hotels Buying Into Bitcoin

Last month, The Golden Gate and The D Las Vegas Casino Hotel became the first casino properties in the United States to accept Bitcoin as a payment method.

Craft Beer Programming Gives Hotels a Local Edge

In 2012, national retail sales for craft beer—produced by small and independent brewers—hit $11.9 billion, up 17 percent from the year before, according to statistics from the Brewers Association. With that kind of impressive...

Despite Supply, Hoteliers Optimistic About Super Bowl

On Feb. 2, Super Bowl XLVIII—the biggest sporting event of the year—will invade MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The game and the lavish celebrations leading up to it are expected to infuse as...