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Seven Ways To Effectively Combine Indoor and Outdoor Spaces in Hotels

People in the United States, on average, spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. However, this...
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Putting the Value in Value Engineering

Hotel construction and renovation can be a daunting task. Whether an owner has been through it once, twice, or has not yet crossed that...

Holiday Inn Express Changes the Formula

Last month, InterContinental Hotels Group formalized Formula Blue, its long-gestating Holiday Inn Express design prototype. With a design that puts sleep quality, simplicity, and...
Milwaukee-based fashion designer Stephanie Schultz

Seven Hotels That Have Opened Their Doors to Artists

Hotels across the country are incorporating and showcasing art in more ways than ever and increasingly welcoming artists to stay and create at their...
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Six Trending Design Materials for 2019

If the patterns designers are seeing now continue to hold true, the hotel industry is in for a year of bold saturations, cork acoustical...

How Janine Chicourrat Runs a Hotel That’s Constantly Under Construction

Janine Chicourrat has been the general manager at the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif., for nearly 10 years. For as long as...

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Best Western Breaks Ground on GLō McCook Outside of Chicago

Phoenix—Best Western Hotels & Resorts broke ground on its latest GLō location in the Chicago suburb of McCook, Illinois. The hotel is owned by...
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Social Media Hits and Misses

Social media connects our world, providing travelers a means to explore places and cultures before actually experiencing them. An account, hashtag, or a single...
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Four Companies Innovating Hotel F&B in 2018

A multi-faceted industry, there are more opportunities in hospitality to innovate, disrupt, and generally shake things up than in other business arenas. Innovating is...

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