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Oklahoma Wyndham rebrands as Magnuson Hotel Oklahoma City South

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Magnuson Hotels, America’s fastest growing hotel brand, announced today the complete rebranding of the Magnuson Hotel Oklahoma City South. Formerly franchised by Wyndham as ...

Jin Jiang’s Acquisition Of Louvre Hotels Wins Board Approval

Shanghai-based hotel group Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., Ltd.’s planned acquisition of France-based Groupe du Louvre and its 100% indirect subsidiary Louvre Hotels Group from ...

Andakira Group unveils its new 5 stars intimate eco resort in Phuket

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) The Southern Tip Peninsula of Patong is to be the stunning location for a new five star property developed by Andakira Group named , ...

Marriott Announces The Debut of AC Hotel Miami Beach

MIAMI (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Jan. 15, 2015 – Marriott International, Inc. announced today the expected April 2015 opening of AC Hotel Miami Beach on the 2900 block ...

Hyatt House Salt Lake City/Downtown Opens

CHICAGO–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)– Hyatt Hotels Corporation in conjunction with Alex. Brown Realty, Inc., PEG Development, Blue Diamond Capital, and Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group, today announce the opening ...

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AC Hotels by Marriott coming to California

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Rockbridge and TPG Hospitality today announced a joint venture to develop and operate the AC Hotel in San Jose, ...

Sunstone Hotel Investors Appoints John Arabia Chief Executive Officer

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) – Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed John Arabia, the Company’s President, ...

Gemstone to Manage L.A.’s Historic Mayfair Hotel

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, a full-service hotel management company that specializes in owning and operating luxury and upscale urban hotels and resorts, today announced ...

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Knoxville Hotel Owner Sentenced to Prison

GREENEVILLE, TN—(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Jayesh Dahyabhai Patel, 49, of Knoxville, Tenn., was sentenced on Jan. 15, 2015, by the Honorable Leon Jordan, U.S. District Court Judge, to ...

Virgin Hotels Makes Its Debut In Chicago

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2015 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Today marks a milestone in the history of the Virgin brand with Virgin Hotels opening the doors to ...

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Concord Hospitality and Kane Realty To Develop North Carolina’s First AC Hotel

RALEIGH, N.C.–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)– Concord Hospitality Enterprises and Kane Realty Corporation today announced that they will develop and operate North Carolina’s first AC Hotel, a Marriott International ...

Urgo Hotels & Resorts Acquires Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid NY

BETHESDA, Md.–(hospitalitybusinessnews.com)– Urgo Hotels & Resorts today announced that it purchased, for an undisclosed sum, the Whiteface Lodge, a AAA four-diamond resort located in Lake ...