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La Posanda de Santa Fe

Ashford Trust to Acquire La Posada de Santa Fe for $50 Million

DALLAS — Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 157-room La Posada de Santa Fe in Santa Fe, New Mexico for $50 million. The acquisition is expected to...
Element Palmdale - Stonehill

Stonehill Plans to Open an Office in Los Angeles

ATLANTA—Stonehill this month announced that it has closed 14 transactions, totaling more than $175 million year-to-date through 2018. The company expects to close on an additional $125 million in deals by year’s end. The...
WoodSpring Suites

Investing in Extended Stay: Following Up on Choice’s WoodSpring Buy

Choice Hotels is perhaps best known for its robust portfolio of midscale and economy properties, but this is an image that the company has been actively working to expand in recent years. A strong...

BDNY Joins HD Expo as Part of Emerald Expositions’ Hospitality Portfolio

ALPHARETTA, Ga.—Emerald Expositions, the owner of HD Expo, Hospitality Design magazine, and the other HD events, today announced the acquisition of Boutique Design New York (BDNY) and related assets from ST Media Group (ST...
Margaritaville Lake Resort Guestroom

Margaritaville’s First Lake Resort to Open in Spring 2019

Osage Beach, Mo.–A new Margaritaville Resort is coming to the shores of Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Mo. This lakeside retreat, the first of its kind for Margaritaville, will feature renovated guestrooms,...
Business travel

Five Luxury Hotel Experts Share Insights on Using Technology and Data

Guest expectations are higher today than ever before, and technology is a key component in helping the hospitality industry cope with continual change, according to a recently released ebook by Local Measure, a customer...