Xenia Hotels says 37 of 38 hotels and resorts are open

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Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc. (xhr) offered an update of its business Wednesday during the pandemic, while also announcing new amendments to some of its borrowing and unveiling a $150 million five-year bond deal. The Orlando, Fla.-based REIT said 37 of its 38 hotels and resorts are open, after being closed during the pandemic, and it is continuing to review the timing of reopening its Hyatt Regency Portland

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Benidorm tourism destroyed by UK quarantine rules as just 17 of 140 hotels remain open

JUST 17 of Benidorm’s hotels out of 140 are to remain open as the tourism industry is destroyed by the UK quarantine restriction.

The popular holiday hotspot relies on British tourists, who have deserted the resort.

Just 12 per cent of Benidorm's hotels are still open as Brits desert the resort

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Just 12 per cent of Benidorm’s hotels are still open as Brits desert the resortCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Benidorm is still pressing for a safe air corridor to be set up

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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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Home2 Suites by Hilton now open in DeKalb, offers new extended-stay

Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s All Suites portfolio, has opened in DeKalb.

Located at 575 S. Annie Glidden Road, the hotel is designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine. It features 89 suites and a range of value, tech-focused and eco-conscious amenities.

“The Home2 Suites by Hilton DeKalb delivers a fresh and modern extended-stay concept to the area, located within a two-minute drive to Northern

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US plans to open ‘travel corridor’ between NYC and London, report says



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US officials are hoping to open travel between New York City and London and reduce traveler quarantine periods by the holiday season.  

The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that the increase in fast COVID-19 test availability in the US has encouraged authorities to revisit plans to create safe travel corridors between the US and international destinations.  

People traveling those established routes would be

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U.S. Covid-Testing Plan Aims to Open New York-London Travel by Holidays

U.S. officials are aiming to open travel between New York City and London with shortened traveler quarantine periods as soon as the holidays, according to people familiar with the matter.

The growing availability of Covid-19 tests in the U.S. has prompted officials at the Transportation Department, Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to revive efforts to establish safe travel corridors between the U.S. and international destinations, the people said. … Read More

U.S. Testing Plan Aims to Open New York-London Travel, DJ Says

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a group of people standing in front of a sign: NEWARK, NJ - SEPTEMBER 08: A Port Authority police officer stands watch on the day the new COVID-19 testing facility XpresCheck became available for passengers at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B on September 8, 2020 in Newark, New Jersey. Previously, the facility administered tests only to airline employees and related parties. The facility's focus on testing for communicable disease highlights the switch parent company XpresSpa Group has been making from spa services at airports in the midst of the global pandemic. Newark Liberty XpresCheck, which is the second to begin services after New York's JFK Airport, can administer more than 350 COVID-19 tests per day. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)


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NEWARK, NJ – SEPTEMBER 08: A Port Authority police officer stands watch on the day the new COVID-19 testing facility XpresCheck became available for passengers at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B on September 8, 2020 in Newark, New Jersey. Previously, the facility administered tests only to airline employees and related parties. The facility’s focus on testing for communicable disease

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Italy Travel Open To Most, Tests For Europe Red Zones: What To Know

Nearly all travelers are now able to visit Italy, with tests and

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Fairfield by Marriott Doubles Its Footprint In Japan With Eight Hotels Slated To Open Across Four Prefectures

The new hotels will be located at distinct roadside ‘Michi-no-Eki’ destinations inspired by rural landscape, emerald mountains and historic sites, showcasing local beauty to travelers

TOKYO, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International today announced the planned openings of eight new Fairfield by Marriott properties in Japan, highlighting a vast expansion that more than doubles the size of the brand in the country. Sekisui House, a renowned Japanese

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IKEA Plans to Open 50 New Stores Around the World

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From House Beautiful

It’s no secret that retailers have taken a hit this year. In 2020, Macy’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Bath & Body Works, and Tuesday Morning all announced store closures across the country. Not to mention, Pier 1 Imports announced all its stores would be closing for good. Despite the “retail apocalypse” as its been deemed, there is one

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AMC To Keep Cinemas Around The World Open

The worlds leading exhibitor, AMC, announced on Tuesday that it will be keeping most screens around the U.S. and

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Mexico is open to Americans. Here’s what to know before booking a trip.

Americans willing to travel abroad have limited options. Their passport, which once unlocked access to most of the world, is now hindering them from moving freely as countries watch coronavirus cases rise in the United States.

But one of America’s most popular travel destinations remains open and available: Mexico.

While the State Department recommends people “reconsider” travel to Mexico because of the coronavirus, and nonessential travel across land borders is

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Why Airline Shares Took Off at the Open Today

What happened

Airline shares are flying high on Wednesday morning, reacting to a Tuesday night push by President Donald Trump to provide a second round of assistance to the struggling industry. That’s a much different message from what Trump had said earlier in the day, and it’s a reason for investors to get excited.

JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) led the sector higher on Wednesday, up 8% as of 9:45 a.m. EDT,

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An Open Letter to American Hotels

WASHINGTON – To Whom It May Concern:  

We’ve all seen the horrors of this administration’s immigration policies. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ripped children away from their families and put them in cages. It failed to release children and families in detention to prevent the spread of the coronavirus with deadly consequences. And it is using a shadow system to avoid the laws that allow all people to seek asylum

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Two New Leisure Hotels to Open in Qatar in Late 2020/Early 2021

The Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) is proud to announce the launch of two new hotel and leisure destinations, opening late 2020 and early 2021. The country is currently undergoing an extensive tourism development strategy, as it works to diversify and build upon its offering for visitors, ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The two new openings, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas and Zulal Wellness Resort

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UCF’s 1st Campus Hotel to Open

The Celeste Hotel, UCF’s first lodging for visitors, is ready for liftoff.

The 179-room space-themed inn and conference center will open with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at the campus’ main entrance, University Boulevard and Alafaya Trail.

The $48 million, five-story hotel under the Marriott banner is decked out in all things celestial in recognition of the university’s historical connection to space exploration and Kennedy Space Center.

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Luxury Hotels are Open Again, But Would You Go Out for a Casual Weekend?



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Luxury Hotels are Open Again, But Would You Go Out for a Casual Weekend?

After almost seven months of the Covid-19 pandemic locking India down, I reluctantly accepted a dinner invitation from one of the top hotels in New Delhi. The slight hesitation came from the fact that the virus is still very much in the air, and the pandemic is far from over. But, after

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Am I allowed to visit, are hotels and restaurants open and what rules are in place?

With year-round sunshine and just a few days of annual rainfall, it’s no wonder Dubai is such a hit with British holidaymakers – 1.2 million Brits visited in 2019. 



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Now that Dubai has started issuing tourist visas again, leisure visitors can finally return to the Emirate.

Here’s all the information you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Dubai from the UK?

The

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NOW OPEN: Experience Sky-High Luxury at the New Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2020 /CNW/ — With a bold new look coupled with Four Seasons legendary service, Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero is now open. 

“As our California collection continues to grow, we are proud to expand our presence in one of America’s top destinations, giving locals and travellers alike another unique opportunity to stay with Four Seasons in this great city,” says Christian Clerc,

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