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Transforming Hotel Lobby Retail Into a Compelling Guest Destination

Investments in hotel lobbies have grown significantly over the last few years. Hoteliers are taking time to renovate this area where first impressions are...
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IHG Opens Second and Third avid Hotels, Rolls Out New Breakfast Offerings

ATLANTA—IHG's avid hotels brand is continuing its momentum with nearly 50 projects approved for planning or currently under construction and more than 180 avid...
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IHG Uses AI To Track and Reduce Food Waste in Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a partnership with technology company Winnow to help its hotels automatically track, measure, and reduce food waste for...
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Davidson Hotels & Resorts Launches Hotel F&B Division: Davidson Restaurant Group

ATLANTA—Drawing on 45 years of experience in the hotel management space, Atlanta-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts formed Davidson Restaurant Group. The in-house restaurant division...
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Hotels Acclaim the Power of Breakfast

Breakfast is often touted as the most important meal of the day. For many hotel brands, the first meal of the day is also...

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STR: Occupancy and RevPAR Decline in June

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.—The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative results in three key performance metrics during June 2019, according to data from STR. At 73.5...
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W Washington D.C. Completes $50 Million Redesign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—W Washington D.C. officially unveiled its $50 million floor-to-rooftop redesign this week. Architecture and interior design firm Studio GAIA, alongside the W brand’s...
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Mystic Marriott Inspired By Local Maritime History

Originally built in 1992, the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa recently underwent a major renovation. The lobby, guestrooms, and bar have been completely redesigned...

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