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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Man robs Hanover hotel after asking about room rates

    Man robs Hanover hotel after asking about room rates
    Anne Arundel police said a man robbed a Red Roof Inn Saturday in Hanover after telling a hotel clerk that the room rates were just too high. About 9 p.m. Saturday, a man entered the lobby of the Red Roof Inn in the 7300 block of Parkway Drive in Hanover...
  • Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert

    Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert
    As day one of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival heats up, so does the epic party scene. While hundreds of thousands of people have swarmed the Empire Polo Field to gorge on their favorite bands, thousands of others -- mostly celebrities,...
  • Legislative budgets have money to boost tourism

    Both chambers of the Florida Legislature passed their budgets last week, and their proposals include some goodies for the tourism industry. The Florida House of Representatives, for instance, would give $71.3 million to Visit Florida, the state's...
  • Hillary Clinton dodges shoe during Las Vegas speech

    Hillary Clinton dodges shoe during Las Vegas speech
    A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday as the former secretary of state was delivering a speech at a Las Vegas hotel, but Clinton dodged it and continued with her remarks, a U.S. Secret Service spokesman said. Secret Service spokesman...
  • UTC Machinists Vote Sunday On National Challenge By Local Candidate

    The historic, longshot challenge by a Metro North mechanic trying to unseat the International Association of Machinists president comes to a vote at the union locals for Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace on Sunday. Jay Cronk, a mechanic at the New...
  • Verdugo Views: How former hotel became Flintridge Sacred Heart

    Verdugo Views: How former hotel became Flintridge Sacred Heart
    For a brief moment back in the late 1920s, Chevy Chase Drive connected the Biltmore resort hotel in Flintridge with the elegant Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The connection? A bus, a De Luxe Parlor Car Bus. The hilltop resort, first called the...
  • Taking advantage of last-minute travel bargains

    Question: A reader writes that she and her husband are retired, older than 70 and want to travel. They can leave at a moment's notice, so they want to know whether they can take advantage of last-minute deals and, if so, where. (For security reasons, we...
  • Airbnb says it will start paying San Francisco hotel tax

    Airbnb says it will start paying San Francisco hotel tax
    Popular home rental website Airbnb will start paying San Francisco's 14% hotel tax, addressing a key regulatory concern. David Hantman, Airbnb's head of global public policy, said in a blog post that "we’ll soon be collecting and remitting taxes...
  • Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies

    Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies
    Major hotel chains, credit card companies — even the federal government — are using a Boca Raton company to analyze Tweets and other online content. LinguaSys offers software that can translate and interpret online content in 17 languages:...
  • Man accused of sneaking into hotel room

    Man accused of sneaking into hotel room
    A Chicago man was accused of sneaking into a River North hotel room last week and running up a $1,100 tab in someone else's name, county prosecutors said Monday.  Phillip David Butler, 48, of the 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue, was arrested Sunday...
  • Annual Clermont festivity gives kids chance to show off their chalk-art skills

    The Clermont Downtown Partnership will have its eighth annual "Downtown Clermont Got Kidz?" celebration and sidewalk chalk-art contest along West Montrose Street. The event is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12. The event, presented by Clermont Downtown...