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Integrated Google Hub running Google Assistant Interpreter Mode at Dream Downtown Hotel

Three Hotels Pilot New Google Assistant Interpreter Mode

Yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Google unveiled its new Google Assistant Interpreter Mode, through which users are able to receive translations for dozens of languages and conduct conversations in real...
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa Orchid Tower

Turnberry Isle Miami To Become JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

Aventura, Fla.—Marriott International and Turnberry Associates have announced that Turnberry Isle Miami, Autograph Collection, will become JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. The reimagined hotel will have a new 16-story Orchid Tower comprised...
City of Portland, Oregon, and Mount Hood in Autumn

Portland, Oregon, Hotels Suffer Growing Pains in November

Hotels in the United States recorded a 5.2 percent year-on-year drop in profit per room in November, according to the latest HotStats data tracking full-service hotels. Portland, Oregon, also suffered from growing pains in November, as...

Marriott Provides Update on Starwood Database Security Breach

On Friday, Marriott provided an update on the number of guests whose passport numbers and payment card numbers were involved in the Starwood reservations database security incident that the company revealed on November 30,...
Advent International and Aimbridge Hospitality

Advent International To Acquire Majority Stake in Aimbridge Hospitality

BOSTON—Advent International, a global private equity investor, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority ownership interest in North American third-party hotel operator Aimbridge Hospitality from Lee Equity Partners,...
Sleep Inn & Suites Yukon

Sleep Inn Brand Expands in Oklahoma City Market With Yukon Hotel

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Choice Hotels International has expanded the footprint of its midscale Sleep Inn brand with the opening of an 82-room, four-story hotel in Yukon, Okla. The brand now has nearly 550 properties open or...