San Diego City Council approves hotel purchases for homeless housing

San Diego City Council members on Tuesday unanimously approved the purchase of two hotels that within two months could become permanent homes for 400 people now at a temporary shelter at the Convention Center.

While no one knows when the venue again will be used for conventions, ending the shelter prepares the city for when that day finally comes. The city opened the shelter in April out of fears that

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Davidson Hotels & Resorts Bolsters Southeastern Footprint With Addition Of The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Leading hospitality management company Davidson Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center to its growing portfolio. Operated by Davidson’s lifestyle and luxury division Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the 230-room, Art Deco-inspired boutique hotel is part of Curio Collection by Hilton. Located in New Orleans’ Arts and Warehouse District adjacent to The National WWII Museum, the property was

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All-New stayAPT Suites Hotel Brand Launches in U.S.

With hotel-lodging veteran Gary A. DeLapp at the helm, stayAPT Suites is poised for both a successful launch and long-term presence in the industry segment. President and CEO DeLapp is known for his notable contributions within the hotel industry, especially in the extended stay segment, with previous executive leadership roles served at Woodspring Suites, Extended Stay America, and Invitation Homes.

“For too long, it’s been status-quo for long-term lodging guests

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Japan’s Hoshino Resorts to open hotel in China’s Zhejiang in 2021

This supplied photo shows the location Hoshino Resorts Co. plans to open a hotel property in the Mt. Tiantai area in China’s Zhejiang Province. (Photo courtesy of Hoshino Resorts/NNA/Kyodo)


TOKYO (NNA/Kyodo) — Hoshino Resorts Co. plans to open a hotel property in a major sightseeing area of China’s Zhejiang Province in the spring of 2021, the Japanese company said.


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Resorts World Casino to open hotel at Aqueduct Racetrack

This is a real gamble.

Many New York hotels are sitting largely empty because of lost business due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But the owner of Resorts World Casino NYC at Aqueduct in Queens announced plans Monday to open a new $400 million Hyatt Regency-run hotel next to its gambling facility, which is located near JFK airport.

The hotel will be called Hyatt Regency JFK at Resorts World New York

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Austin hotel association hosts food drive for industry employees

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A food drive to help employees of hotels — who have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic — was held Tuesday afternoon.

The Austin Hotel & Lodging Association and the Austin Concierge & Guest Services Association held a drive-thru food drive for hotel industry employees Tuesday (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

The drive was held at the Omni Southpark Hotel located at 4140 Governors Row as part of its

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Rotorua accommodation: Hotel guest nights skyrocket

Domestic hotel guest nights in Rotorua in the third quarter of the year were up 56 per cent compared to 2019. Photo / Getty Images

Rotorua is being labelled a “standout performer” and hotels are showing signs of bouncing back as new data shows guest nights have risen.

But a local hospitality representative is concerned there may not be enough

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How to pick the perfect hotel loyalty program for your style of road trip



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In a world where air travel is at a standstill, more travelers are starting to road trip during the coronavirus pandemic. Your car — whether a rental or a personal vehicle — is a safe haven from the

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Vote – The Josie Hotel

 

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Vote – Limelight Hotel – Best Ski Hotel Nominee: 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards

 

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Live the suite life in one of LIV Sotheby’s hotel properties

Over the last few months, there has been plenty of press coverage about the residential real estate market. Homebuyers have been spoiled with abundant market updates and details about some of the most incredible homes available. But for those consumers who have already found their dream homes, the real estate market holds other opportunities outside of buying and selling houses.

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) has several hotel properties

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Roosevelt Hotel in New York to close after nearly 100 years due to the coronavirus pandemic

Since 1924, the Roosevelt Hotel has been a witness to history.



a car parked in front of a building: After nearly a century in business, the Roosevelt Hotel will permanently close its doors.


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After nearly a century in business, the Roosevelt Hotel will permanently close its doors.

The New York City landmark was the election headquarters for Gov. Thomas Dewey when he incorrectly announced he defeated Harry Truman in the 1948 presidential election. It has served as the backdrop for movies such as “The Irishman” and it

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Hotel association: Closures coming without more aid – News – Wicked Local

PLYMOUTH – A country with 30 percent of the hotels it had in 2019?

That’s what The American Hotel & Lodging Association says America will face if more congressional aid is not forthcoming.

According to The American Hotel & Lodging Association, 74 percent of hotels nationwide will be forced to lay off additional employees, and two-thirds of hotels won’t survive another six months without another COVID stimulus bill.

With approximately

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Choice Hotels or Extended Stay: Which is a Better Hotel Stock?

The Hotel and Motels industry is currently grappling with the coronavirus woes. In order to mitigate the spread of the virus, companies have been adhering to temporary closures; travel restrictions; cancellation of events, conferences and meetings; social-distancing measures and other governmental regulations. Resultantly, occupancy rates and revenue per available room (RevPAR) have been negatively impacted.

Per STR, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy for the week ended Oct 3, 2020, came

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Raulino Silva Arquitecto designs a hotel for cats and dogs in Portugal

Canine and Feline Hotel is accommodation for animals in Parada, Portugal, built on an old vineyard by local studio Raulino Silva Arquitecto.



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Three light white-grey blocks, connected by external corridors, form the dog and cat hotel complex, which has been shortlisted for hospitality building of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020.



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The pet hotel accommodates cats and dogs

Pets whose owners are

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Universal Music Group announces a new luxury hotel chain called UMUSIC Hotels

Universal Music Group and investment holding company Dakia U-Ventures, LLC made a rather brief announcement in August of a partnership to develop what they called “a new music-focused experiential hospitality category.” They promised more details at a later date.

Today, the two companies are revealing the first three locations for UMUSIC Hotels, their music-themed luxury hotel venture, with projects underway in Atlanta, Orlando, and Biloxi, Mississippi.

“Everyone’s looking for an

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4,233 hotel rooms readied for COVID-19 patients, healthcare workers

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry has readied 4,233 hotel rooms to accommodate asymptomatic COVID-19 patients and healthcare workers, under a Hospitality Industry Reactivation Program .

“This preparation is important, especially in implementing health protocols. The hotels being used for isolation of asymptomatic patients should not become new cluster. Hence we will be able to embark on new normal era better,” Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy

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A country with 30 percent of the hotels it had in 2019?

PLYMOUTH – A country with 30 percent of the hotels it had in 2019?

That’s what The American Hotel & Lodging Association says America will face if more congressional aid is not forthcoming.

According to The American Hotel & Lodging Association, 74 percent of hotels nationwide will be forced to lay off additional employees, and two-thirds of hotels

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Hotel Henry, Richardson Olmsted Campus reeling from pandemic | Local News

Business at InnBuffalo off Elmwood Avenue, an 11-room bed and breakfast, is down 75% due to the pandemic, owner Joseph Lettieri said.

But Lettieri – who said his inn is for sale for reasons unrelated to Covid-19 – predicted the coronavirus may actually benefit boutique hotels like his in the future.

“Boutique accommodations that can demonstrate hospital-grade standards for cleaning will come out of this stronger and with better market

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