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COVID Relief Now Coalition to Congress: “Economic Relief Can’t Wait”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The COVID Relief NOW Coalition, a new coalition of more than 300 major public and private sector groups, this week released a new ad, “Economic Relief Can’t Wait,” imploring Congress to...
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The Castell Project Appoints Tracy L. Prigmore to Board of Directors

ATLANTA — Officials of Castell Project, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of women professionals in the hospitality industry, today announced that Tracy L. Prigmore has been appointed to the...
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Chicago

Marriott to Debut The St. Regis Brand at Chicago’s Vista Tower

BETHESDA, Md.—Marriott International, Inc., has signed an agreement with Magellan Development Group to introduce its St. Regis Hotels & Resorts brand to Chicago. The project is anticipated to include 191 hotel rooms—including 33 suites—and...
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UPDATED: Industry Conferences Scheduled for 2021

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, several hospitality industry conferences have postponed or gone virtual with events, while others are moving forward with their original dates. Below is a list of 2021 conference announcements. Last...

Short-Term Rentals Outperformed Hotels in Select U.S. Markets in October

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Short-term rentals in three key U.S. cities showed substantial month-to-month performance growth and posted higher occupancy than hotels in the same market, according to October 2020 data from STR. Building on STR’s hotel performance...