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Frisch’s Restaurants Sold to Private Equity Group

CINCINNATI, May 22, 2015 (www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc.  and NRD Partners I, L.P., a private equity fund, announced today an agreement pursuant to which an ...

Huddle House Franchisee to Pay $15,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – (www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) H2H Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a/ Huddle House #670 in Pine Bluff, Ark., will pay $15,000 to settle a racial harassment lawsuit ...

Free WiFi: A Cautionary Tale

(www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com – By: Malcolm Seymour ) Whether booking a hotel, reserving a flight or choosing a café, hospitality customers are increasingly influenced by the quality ...

May 2015 Trends in the Hotel Industry

Atlanta – May 20, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Robert Mandelbaum, Director of Research Information Services, discusses the results of PKF Hospitality Research, a CBRE Company’s Trends® in ...

Nobu Hotel Opens In Asia At City Of Dreams Manila

Manila – May 18 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Robert De Niro and Chef Nobu Matsuhisa joined  guests at the official opening of Asia’s very first Nobu Hotel ...

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KFC refused liquor license in Australia

May 21, 2015 – (www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) According to a report by The Shout, earlier this year KFC Australia applied for a beer and wine license for ...

Accor Announces The Sale & Franchise-Back of seven hotels in the United Kingdom and Ireland

(www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) As part of the Group’s strategy to restructure the assets of HotelInvest, its hotel owner and investor business, Accor today announces the sale and ...

Hilton Opens in Batumi Georgia

May 20, 2015 – BATUMI, Georgia and MCLEAN, Va. (www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Hilton Hotels & Resorts has opened its first hotel in the Black Sea Port ...

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Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Acquires LaPlaya Beach Resort and LaPlaya Beach Club in Naples, FL

BETHESDA, Md.–(www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com)– Pebblebrook Hotel Trust today announced that it has acquired LaPlaya Beach Resort, a 189-room, waterfront, luxury resort and LaPlaya Beach Club, a private ...

Moody National REIT I Acquires 149 Hotels

HOUSTON, May 21, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Moody National REIT I, Inc. announced today it is under contract to acquire a 149-hotel portfolio from a third ...

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Waramaug LS Hotels, LLC Acquires Fairfield Inn Hotel Portfolio

May 19, 2015. Tampa, FL— (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Waramaug LS Hotels, LLC, a private investment group, announced today the acquisition of six Fairfield Inn by Marriott hotels ...

M&R Hotel Management to Operate Holiday Inn Near Times Square

GREAT NECK, N.Y. – May 19, 2015 – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) M&R Hotel Management today announced it will manage the new 271-room Holiday Inn New York – ...

May 2015 Trends in the Hotel Industry