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Haunted Hotels Promote Ghouls to Attract Visitors

During the Halloween season, dozens of hotels nationwide promote paranormal activity and ghost sightings to entice guests who don’t mind a little fright – or things that go bump in the night. “From The...

Grand Traverse Resort’s Triple-Threat Marketing Approach

Through its Barefoot Lifestyle brand, Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme, Mich., has developed a marketing approach that’s generating buzz far beyond state lines.

Homewood Suites Supporting Military Heroes

Three weeks after returning from his fourth deployment in Afghanistan this summer, Army Sergeant First Class Russell Zink of Clarksville, Tenn., traveled to Atlanta for what he thought was a weekend getaway with his...

Hampton Hotels Undergo Outside-In Transformation

Within the last two years, two Hampton Hotels’ franchisees in Georgia and Arkansas have converted their exterior-corridor hotels into state-of-the-art interior-corridor hotels featuring upgraded rooms, additional space and brand-new fixtures – all while keeping...

Restoring the Abraham Lincoln Hotel

At the Abraham Lincoln - A Historic Wyndham Hotel located in Reading, Pa., developer and new owner Alan Shuman has the golden touch. He’s is leading an extensive top-to-bottom renovation project that will bring...