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W Marriott Hotels & Resorts Brand Celebrates Opening of First Hotel in the Caribbean

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – August 27, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc.  continues to grow its world-class luxury JW Marriott hotel brand with the opening ...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens 299-Room Hotel In North Dallas

PLANO, Texas and MCLEAN, Va. – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park, a 299-room newly-built Hilton Hotels & Resorts property ...

DoubleTree by Hilton Opens 10th London Location

LONDON & MCLEAN, Va.–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)–DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of the latest addition to its growing London portfolio – the brand’s 10th hotel in ...

Flow Through improving at US hotels

ATLANTA GA – August 25, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com – by: Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDade ) Much has been written about the strong top-line performance of ...

La Cima Restaurant Group Expands Twin Peaks Franchise Territory to Tampa

ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Twin Peaks franchisee La Cima Restaurants, LLC, has signed an agreement with its franchisor Front Burner Restaurants, which expands La ...

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HotelTonight Releases the Last-Minute Booking Report

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Aug 27, 2014 – HotelTonight, the leading last-minute hotel booking app, released its first annual report today that provides insight into ...

Huddle House Breakfast Franchise Sees Record Attendance at 2014 Convention

SANDY SPRINGS, GA–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Aug 27, 2014 –  Propelled by positive sales growth and the success of its Evolutions store design, Huddle House breakfast franchise ...

IHG Announces a Holiday Inn Resort Hotel for Pagosa Springs, Colorado

ATLANTA – IHG  today announced plans for a Holiday Inn Resort hotel in Pagosa Springs, Colo., adding to the growing global  Holiday Inn Resort brand ...

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Thor Equities Refinances The Palmer House Hilton In Chicago

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Thor Equities has secured a $420 million refinancing deal for the celebrated Palmer House Hilton in the heart ...

Melia Hotels International Announces ME Miami

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Today, Melia Hotels International  announced their next major launch; ME Miami, introducing the ME by Melia  brand’s first property in ...

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Luby’s, Inc. Debuts New Fuddruckers Deluxe Bar & Grill

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Today, Luby’s, Inc. launched a prototype for an extension of their Fuddruckers brand at 12361 Hornsby Lane in Newport ...

Real Hospitality Group Adds 12 New Hotels

OCEAN CITY, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Executives at Real Hospitality Group announced today their portfolio of hotels has grown with several new deals in ...

Burger King Invades Canada