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Former Hilton Group chief, Sir David Michels, launches hotel venture fund

London – March 2, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Veteran hotelier Sir David Michels has announced the launch of a new £200m fund targeting investments in the European ...

Restaurant Performance Index Remained Elevated in January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Buoyed by higher same-store sales and traffic and a positive outlook among operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance ...

Starwood Capital Group, Melia Acquire Spanish Resorts

GREENWICH, Conn. and MALLORCA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, and leading Spanish hotel operator Melia Hotels ...

Digicel and Marriott Open Haiti Hotel

Port-au-Prince, Haiti – February 24, 2015 – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) The new Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel today checked in its first guests. Among the 200 new Haitian hotel workers ...

Hilton Worldwide Expands Resorts Portfolio In Australasia With The Fiji Beach Resort

FIJI and MCLEAN, Va. – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Fiji Beach Resort and Spa Managed by Hilton has today officially been rebranded as Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & ...

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Discovering the Partners of the 6th Annual Young Hoteliers Summit 2015

Lausanne, February 20th 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com)– The 6th annual Young Hoteliers Summit 2015 is delighted to announce its partnerships with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, FRHI Hotels ...

Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Yerevan; Republic of Armenia

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Carlson Rezidor, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, and the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS, and Golden Palace Hotel ...

Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel du 2 Février Lomé, Togo

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Carlson Rezidor adds a new country to its rapidly growing portfolio in Africa and announces its first property in Togo: the Radisson Blu Hotel ...

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Potbelly Corporation Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Potbelly Corporation today announced that Charles Talbot, Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving Potbelly to accept a senior leadership ...

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery Eyes Atlantic Coast for Expansion

TEMPE, Ariz.–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)–Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a sports bar that pays homage to the old public houses of America, England, Scotland and Ireland, is pleased ...

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Atlantis Paradise Island President and Managing Director Resigns

Nassau Bahamas – February 25,2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) According to the Tribune, GEORGE Markantonis, Atlantis’s top executive, yesterday confirmed he had tendered his “bitter sweet” resignation from ...

RLJ Lodging Trust Sells 24 Hotels

BETHESDA, Md.–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)– RLJ Lodging Trust today announced that the Company has sold a total of 24 hotels for approximately $240 million. The sale price represents ...