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New Technologies Will Revolutionize The Hospitality Industry - forbes.com

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 6:59am
As technology innovations continue to transform every industry and job role in the United States, the service industry is certainly no exception. In fact, Gartner believes that artificial intelligence (AI) will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020 while ...
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May HotStats Market Review - GOPPAR Growth Continues Unabated at U.S. Hotels

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 6:35am
Year-on-year growth in profit per room at U.S. hotels was recorded at +1.6 percent this month, to $109.89. This was a slowing from previous months, but helped maintain the upward trajectory in GOPPAR, which has now increased by +8.0 percent over the...
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STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 23 June

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 6:35am
HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 17-23 June 2018, according to data from STR. In comparison with the week of 18-24 June 2017, the in...
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Chase and Hyatt Introduce the New World of Hyatt Credit Card

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 6:33am
CHICAGO -- Chase Card Services (NYSE:JPM) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the launch of the new World of Hyatt Credit Card, designed to reward today's travelers for making everyday purchases - both while at home and on the roa...
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Marriott International Purchases 1,000-Room Sheraton Grand Phoenix For $255 Million, Advancing Company's Transformation Strategy For Its Sheraton Brand

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 6:22am
Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has purchased the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million. Marriott has plans for a significant renovation covering the downtown Phoenix hotel's guest rooms and public spa...
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A French Fry Gets Soggy in 5 Minutes. This Company Wants to Keep It Crispy for 60.

NYTimes Dining and Wine - June 29, 2018 - 5:24am
Lamb Weston fires potatoes into metal blades at 75 miles per hour to make your fries. But when your delivery driver is slowed down by traffic, how will they hold up?
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Bites: From Wine to Sweets, Greek Goodies at a New Athens Market

NYTimes Dining and Wine - June 29, 2018 - 5:00am
Yoleni’s, a food emporium in the upscale Kolonaki neighborhood, is all about showcasing the gems of Greek gastronomy.
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Transformational Real Estate Development Across New York Has a Major Influence on Lodging

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 3:39am
New York is a hot spot of major transformational real estate development that is rapidly changing the city's landscape and lodging environment, according to JLL's 2018 New York Hotel Market Report.Hudson Yards, situated in the Midtown West submarket...
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A Welcomed Metamorphosis of the Chief Human Resources Officer Function | By Thomas Mielke

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 3:35am
Profiling the Chief Human Resources Officer: A New Type Of 'Experience Engineer'Following a breakfast meeting with a senior executive from the UK restaurant industry, my attention was drawn to the fact that a small number of Food & Beverage business...
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Why Personalization Is the Future of Hotel E-Commerce

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 3:25am
Personalization in the hotel industry has ceased to be a trend. Today, it's an obligation. Back in 2015, American Express Travel reported that 83 percent of millennials would allow brands to track their habits in exchange for a more customized exper...
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How boutique hotels can embrace marketing technologies | By Olivia Ryan

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 2:54am
The hospitality industry offers a variety of options for different types of travelers, with boutique hotels being one of the popular choices for experienced and well-off guests. The US boutique hotel market alone is worth $7 billion, growing almost ...
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Authenticity Beats Customer Service Anytime | By Roger Wolkoff

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 2:54am
Picture a long counter and in front of you is where the magic happens. Off to the left, there's a small four-burner stove top where a cook is tossing vegetables and meats for omelets in one pan, while in another pan he has eggs to order sizzling and...
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A Bud Hotel Near You | By Larry Mogelonsky

Hospitality Net - June 29, 2018 - 2:54am
A day that has long been revered by potheads and all other cannabis advocates - April 20th, otherwise known as 4-20 - appears to be on the cusp of reaching national as well as worldwide acceptance. And as more and more states pass marijuana-legaliza...
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Best LCBO Wine Reviews: Vintages Ratings July 7

Natalie Decants - June 28, 2018 - 8:26pm
You can access the 139 wines that I reviewed for as a text wine list with my complete tasting notes, scores, food matches. You can also see my wine reviews for June 23. If you are a Paid Member, you can add my wine picks to your custom shopping list with one click and access that list on your smartphone to find the stock for each wine in your closest LCBO store. These are just some of the benefits of supporting out wine community as a Paid Member. Inventory stock numbers are usually posted online a day or two before […]
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Two Roads Hospitality Announces 2020 Opening of Thompson South Beach

Hospitality Net - June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality announces the development of its newest property in Miami Beach, Florida, as part of the Thompson Hotels brand. The project marks the return of Thompson Hotels to the desired destination, and wil...
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Canopy by Hilton Opens its Doors to First West Coast Property

Hospitality Net - June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Canopy by Hilton, Hilton's lifestyle hotel brand, alongside PM Hotel Group, a leading, national hotel management company and The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), a privately-held, full-service real estate acquisition, development and management company, ...
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RLH to Debut Hotel RL in California With Development of Hotel RL Salinas

Hospitality Net - June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today that the company signed a franchise license agreement for a new Hotel RL in Salinas, CA. Hotel RL Salinas is a new build hotel anticipated to open in 2020, featuring 95 guest rooms and The Living Stage, Hot...
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Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in NYC This Weekend: MoMA PS1 and Quad Cinema

NYTimes Dining and Wine - June 28, 2018 - 2:55pm
If you happen to be one of those New Yorkers who appreciates good multitasking, have we got plans for you.
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Wine School: The Aligoté Defense Rests

NYTimes Dining and Wine - June 28, 2018 - 12:33pm
A single bad experience, or reading boilerplate wine wisdom, can forever color a point of view. But before dismissing wines like aligoté, try them.
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Wine School: 3 Frappatos to Drink Right Now

NYTimes Dining and Wine - June 28, 2018 - 12:33pm
This fresh red from the Vittoria region of Sicily has gained in popularity over the last 15 years as consumers have gravitated to indigenous grapes rather than international varieties.
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