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Hilton Garden Inn Welcomes its Newest Hotel in the Heart of Downtown Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and MCLEAN, Va. – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Hilton Garden Inn  announced today the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown, joining the brand’s growing portfolio ...

Ascott To Launch Its First Citadines Apart’hotel In South Korea

Singapore, 20 November 2014 – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart’hotel ...

Steigenberger Announces Agreement signed for a seventh hotel in China

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) The Steigenberger Hotel Changchun, which will offer more than 130 rooms of 40 m² in size and 15 suites, is scheduled to receive its ...

Accor to open two new hotels in Scotland

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) French hotel group Accor has announced the signing of two new hotels in Scotland, set to open in 2015.  The hotels, located in Glasgow ...

Meritus Hotels & Resorts Inks Management Deal to Operate Its First Resort in Bali

SINGAPORE, Nov. 24, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Award-winning Asian hospitality group Meritus Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a management agreement with Indonesian property developer ...

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JW Marriott to Open Unique Luxury Private Island Resort in Venice

Bethesda, Md., November 2014 – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts plans to open its first Italian hotel in Venice and first resort in Europe in March ...

Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Plans For 63 New Restaurants In The Greater San Francisco Bay Area

CANTON, Mass., Nov. 24, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of multi-unit store development ...

First Grand Mercure in India opens in Goa

(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Accor Hotels’ upscale brand, Grand Mercure, made its entry into India with the opening of the first hotel property – Grand Mercure Goa Shrem  ...

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Magnuson adds hotel in Ohio

Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel group, announced today the complete rebranding of the Magnuson Hotel Sharonville. Formerly franchised by Wyndham as the Travelodge ...

VP Bidens Hotel Bill

McCaysville GA – November 24, 2014 – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) United States Vice President Joe Biden just returned from a trip to Europe. Along the way he ...

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Thompson Hotel Opens On Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH — (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Thompson Hotels today announces the official opening of its namesake property in the Miami market and the flagship for the brand: ...

Disney looks to Egypt for first Middle East theme park

November 23, 2014 – (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Reports are circulating that Disney is looking at opportunities for a theme park in Egypt. “There are discussions going on ...

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