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Top 20 U.S. Cities for Halloween in 2018

This year, U.S. spending on Halloween-related expenses are projected to reach $9 billion, according to a recent report by WalletHub. The personal-finance website recently released its 2018 Best Places for Halloween report, comparing the...
Hostel Fish

The Passionality Group Debuts Independent Lodging Collection, The Phileas Club

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—The Passionality Group recently launched The Phileas Club, a collection of independent lodging experiences in emerging neighborhoods and destinations. Available to travelers early next year, the collection is inspired by Jules Verne's 1873...
Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Continues U.S. Expansion With Three New Properties

ARLINGTON, Va.—Interstate Hotels & Resorts has added three new properties to its growing collection—Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue, Courtyard by Marriott Anaheim Resort/Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., and Wyndham Buffalo Downtown in Buffalo, N.Y. The...
Comings and Goings

This Week’s Comings and Goings

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company welcomes Glyn Aeppel to its board of directors, where she will help grow the company’s portfolio across North America. Aeppel is the founder, president, and CEO of Glencove Capital, an...
Austin, Texas

CBRE Research Provides Forecast Into Austin’s 2019 Hotel Market

AUSTIN—New hotel rooms coming onto the U.S. market shouldn’t be a concern for established hotel operators because demand will continue to exceed moderating new-supply levels through 2019, according to CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research’s recently...

Travelport and IBM Partner on Blockchain, AI

ATLANTA and ARMONK, N.Y.—Travelport, a travel commerce platform, this week announced it is expanding its longstanding partnership with IBM. Travelport has completed a proof of concept to streamline the validation, distribution, and settlement of...