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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War

    The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War
    "Yep, I've seen a lot of changes," says 88-year-old Virginia Strasser. She has worked behind the scenes at what is now The Omni Homestead Resort & Spa deep in the Allegheny Mountains for 62 years. Strasser is one of an exclusive club of employees who...
  • Hawaii: Free breakfast, discounts with Kaanapali Beach Hotel deal

    Hawaii: Free breakfast, discounts with Kaanapali Beach Hotel deal
    The Kaanapali Beach Hotel on the western shore of Maui is one of those places with lots of free cultural activities. You can take in a sunset hula show and a ukulele lesson at the beachside hotel in Lahaina. Now there's something else too: For those who...
  • Mental evaluation ordered for Hampton man charged in deaths

    Mental evaluation ordered for Hampton man charged in deaths
    HAMPTON — A mental-competency evaluation was ordered Tuesday for a man charged with killing two men outside the White Oak Lodge last year. Rahmeal Latrey Perry, 18, of Hampton, is charged with two counts of murder and two counts of use of a...
  • Apartment developers entice renters with dazzling lobbies

    Apartment developers entice renters with dazzling lobbies
    A custom-designed, tufted bourne sofa covered in lilac mohair. A $100,000-plus video monitor installation. Stone, Carrara marble, leather and suede wall coverings and the occasional eye-catching, conversation-starting art piece. Before prospective...
  • Hotel guests ordering more takeout, less room service

    Hotel guests ordering more takeout, less room service
    Hotel guests increasingly prefer to order their eats from takeout restaurants rather than from room service, according to data from Chicago-based online food-ordering service GrubHub Inc. While revenues from room service declined 9.5 percent from 2007...
  • Portrait of Dunes Manor founder stolen from hotel lobby

    Perhaps it was a prank or a desire for an unique Ocean City souvenir, but either way, a portrait of the founder of the Dunes Manor Hotel that hung in the lobby is missing and the hotel wants it back. Police said the hotel reported the theft of the...
  • Police stakeout at area hotel nabs two theft suspects

    A rash of thefts from vehicles parked at hotels along Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie Township prompted police to start staking out the parking lots, and early Monday they said the effort paid off with the arrest of two Allentown men. Angel L. Perez-...
  • Orlando hotels see growth in June on 2 key measures

    Central Florida's hotel occupancy rates were almost flat in June, rising from 75 percent last year to 75.4 percent this year. The industry posted stronger growth, however, in two key measures, according to data from travel research firm STR. The average...
  • Small Bites: Farmstead Shack opens, Mekong Delta closes temporarily and more

    Small Bites: Farmstead Shack opens, Mekong Delta closes temporarily and more
    Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene: • Farmstead Shack, the "companion kiosk" to the full-service restaurant Farmstead Grill, has opened at The Shops at Canton Crossing. Service at the kiosk started quietly...
  • W Hotel & Residences sold to Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross

    W Hotel & Residences sold to Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross
    The W Hotel & Residences in Fort Lauderdale has been sold to a company headed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. It will remain a W Hotel. Ross owns the New York-based Related Cos. Related Fund Management, an affiliate of Related, bought all 147 of...
  • Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel

     Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel
    Inside one of Orlando's most iconic, but aging, hotels, crews in orange hard hats are gutting the building. They're ripping up carpet, tearing down wall coverings and yanking out bathroom fixtures. The lobby is dark, meeting rooms are bare and the...