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OYO Hotels To Invest $300 Million in U.S. Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK—Hotel startup OYO Hotels & Homes announced plans to invest $300 million over the next few years to expand its presence in...
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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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Advancing Women Across All Levels of Hospitality: Highlights From AHLA’s Second Annual ForWard Conference

More than 270 hospitality professionals gathered in Chicago last week to discuss how women can advance their personal careers and those of women across...
Mark Woodworth, senior managing director, CBRE Hotels’ America Research, moderated the “Statistically Speaking” session, which featured top industry research and consultation specialists. The co-presenters explored the latest data trends in the hospitality industry and forecasts for the year ahead. (Pictured left to right: Amanda Hite, president and CEO, STR; Mark Woodworth; and Stephen Rushmore, Jr., president and CEO, HVS. (Photo credit: Jessica Alva)

STR and Tourism Economics Downgrade U.S. Hotel Forecast

NEW YORK—The U.S. hotel industry is projected to see overall performance growth of 2 percent for 2019 and 1.9 percent for 2020, according to...
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Margaritaville and Karisma Debut All-Inclusive Resort Concept, Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma

Margaritaville and Karisma Hotels & Resorts have announced the debut of Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma, an all-inclusive resort experience that will focus on...

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Howard Johnson by Wyndham’s All-Candy Pop-Up Hotel Room

Yesterday, Howard Johnson by Wyndham today celebrated the brand's RENEW design-refresh—its largest in more than 25 years—by opening a pop-up hotel guestroom made of...
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Two Ways Successful M&A Integration Can Also Help Drive Profitability

1. Combating technology creep. Over the past 10 years, advances in cloud-based technology have outpaced our ability to fully absorb their capabilities. Narrow-focus HR tools...
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Westin Philadelphia Completes Phase One of $2M Renovation

PHILADELPHIA – The Westin Philadelphia, a 294-room hotel situated between City Hall and Rittenhouse Square, has completed a two-million-dollar renovation to its event space...

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