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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Where hotel languished, park flourishes

    Where hotel languished, park flourishes
    On May 12, 1971, Highland Park Councilman Dan Brusslan wrote to a Mr. Rogers Issac on Sheridan Road, "The City of Highland Park is your new neighbor." He added: "We have agreed to purchase the Moraine Hotel for $950,000 and all litigation is now over."...
  • Disney World: Here's the latest on FastPass+

    Disney World: Here's the latest on FastPass+
    The latest changes kick in today for FastPass+ at Disney World, so it's a good time to review the procedures of the billion-dollar reservation system. Remember, the whole program is still under "test and adjust" phase, so there could be more alterations...
  • St. Augustine: From A to Z

    St. Augustine: From A to Z
    Everyone knows that there's plenty of history in St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city. But there are enough other charms — from an amphitheater to haunted tours and a uniquely Florida zoo — to fill a list from A to Z. Amphitheater: On...
  • U of C doctor accused of exposing himself to minors

    U of C doctor accused of exposing himself to minors
    Authorities today suspended the license of a prominent University of Chicago neurologist who was charged last week with public indecency and disorderly conduct. Jeffrey I. Frank, 53, of the first block of Kings Cross Drive in Lincolnshire, surrendered...
  • Doctor charged with public indecency must notify court before staying in a hotel

    Doctor charged with public indecency must notify court before staying in a hotel
    A physician who is charged with public indecency was ordered today to notify the court before he is allowed to check into any hotels. Dr. Jeffrey Frank, of Lincolnshire, appeared at a brief Cook County court hearing today where the conditions of his...
  • Oak Park may look at allowing bars

    Oak Park may look at allowing bars
    A recent vote to expand morning sales of liquor on the weekends in Oak Park prompted one official to suggest a bigger change: allowing bars. The Oak Park Village Board this week expanded 9 a.m. weekend and holiday sales to include large hotels, brew...
  • Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch

    Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch
    Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking. The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...
  • World Cup tourists face sky-high prices in Brazil

    World Cup tourists face sky-high prices in Brazil
    RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - Tourists visiting Brazil for the World Cup are advised to pack a bathing suit, sunscreen, and a whole lot of cash. Home to some of the world's most expensive restaurants and hotels, and with some prices rising more as the opening...
  • Seminoles plan to spend $100 million this year

    Seminoles plan to spend $100 million this year
    The 500-room Seminole Hard Rock Hotel runs at 98 percent capacity. On Fridays and Saturdays, more than 40,000 people shuffle through the Hollywood casino complex. So the Seminoles are making some upgrades and renovations, CEO of Seminole Gaming Jim...
  • Atlanta-based InTown Suites buys 4 Hampton Roads hotels

    Atlanta-based InTown Suites buys 4 Hampton Roads hotels
    Atlanta-based InTown Suites Extended Stay Living bought four Savannah Suites-branded properties in Hampton Roads to double its presence in the market. The company is spending $17 million on the four extended-stay hotel properties at 11715 B Jefferson...
  • Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab

    Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile. On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...