Paying Attention: The Hot New Trend At Luxury Hotels

Paying Attention: The Hot New Trend At Luxury Hotels
Now it's part of a much more typical vacation, with hotels offering programs that guests can dip into in between lounging on the beach and kicking back during cocktail hour. It's another tool for relaxing into vacation mode, or focusing the mind on a …
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Starbucks Off of 'Conviction Buy' List; AT&T, InterContinental Hotels Get Lift
In Wednesday's Analysts' Actions, TheStreet highlights three companies; Starbucks Corp (SBUX), AT&T Inc (T) and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Goldman Sachs analysts removed Starbucks from its 'Conviction Buy' list, following the coffee chain's …
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Ian Schrager's 'next generation of hotels' coming into Brooklyn

Ian Schrager's 'next generation of hotels' coming into Brooklyn
Plans are in motion for hotelier Ian Schrager's newest creation: "The next generation of hotels" that will be in Brooklyn, according to the New York Post, which snagged an interview with Schrager. The building Schrager has his eyes on is a residential …
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Experts say US Women's Open probably won't boost hotels much
(Lancaster) — The start of the U.S. Women's Open next week is expected to bring tens of thousands of people to Lancaster Country Club and the surrounding area. But experts don't expect people to pack hotels because most of the visitors expected are …
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Close your eyes and breathe: Hotels are doing 'mindfulness training'

Close your eyes and breathe: Hotels are doing 'mindfulness training'
Hotels, too, are offering more organized ways to inject a little mental healthfulness in their guests' lives. Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa Del Mar, adjacent high-end hotels on the Pacific in Santa Monica, recently showed off their new program …
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Kimpton Hotels to Manage New-Build in Vermont
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will manage a new 87-room luxury hotel in Manchester, Vt. The project, a joint venture between Florida-based developer Heaton Companies, local partner Clark French and Boston financial partner Janet Jiang of First …
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Millennium Hotels And Resorts Celebrates Ask Alfred's First Birthday And
This summer, Millennium Hotels continues its commitment to The Dream Factory, the second largest wish-granting organization in the United States, which grants the dreams of critically and chronically ill children. Millennium will donate $ 2 from each …
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Ford and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos celebrate 50 years of Mustang
ORLANDO, FL – Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos – with locations from Bali to Cancun, San Diego to Ibiza, and Chicago to Macau – announces the debut of Tracks. Vol.12: Mustang ICON50 Playlist, the latest collection of modern sounds available exclusively to …
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One, two, three, now four new hotels for downtown Boise

One, two, three, now four new hotels for downtown Boise
A fourth new hotel project announced since March is in the works for downtown Boise. PEG Development in Provo, Utah, plans to build a five-story hotel with 150 to 160 rooms on the Boise Plaza parking lot at 10th and Bannock Streets. PEG filed an …
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Pricey Snoozes — The 5 Most Expensive Hotels In The World
Who other than Four Seasons to offer a $ 45,000-per-night hotel room? With 18th-century Japanese silk pillows, you will assuredly get a sound night's sleep. A private library offers over 100 books, and the 360-degree floor-to-ceiling views mean that you …
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These Luxury Hotel Ads Use Instagram Shots Instead of Professional Photos
Catch New York combed through social media for guest photos taken at Loews Hotels and Resorts and integrated the candid, unsolicited images into the chain's new "Travel for Real" ad campaign. Mostly quiet, mildly quirky moments abound. They include …
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Turkish Spa Treatments Making a Comeback at Hotels and Resorts

Turkish Spa Treatments Making a Comeback at Hotels and Resorts
Villa Stephanie, the Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Germany, includes a hamam surrounded by a private park. The recently reopened Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan has Puerto Rico's first hamam. Beth McGroarty, a research director at …
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Fitzpatrick New York hotels set for m upgrade
Irish hotelier John Fitzpatrick has launched his latest refurbishment programme, with plans to spend $ 2 million on his two hotels in New York. This includes $ 500,000 on installing new high-definition smart TVs in the 246 guest rooms and suites at the …
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Company Shares of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Rally 0.24%
Shares of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) appreciated by 0.24% during the past week but lost 0.08% on a 4-week basis. In the past week, the counter has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.65% and the outperformance increases to …
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Israeli Hotels: Don't Deport the Africans
Israeli-born David Blum is proud of his country's history as a refuge for the persecuted. Why then, he asks, is the government stepping up efforts to deport African refugees? For Blum, the human resources chief at Isrotel, a hotel operator, the policy …
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Orlando's hotels are outperforming 2014 in year-over-year metrics

Orlando's hotels are outperforming 2014 in year-over-year metrics
The region's hotels reported a 74.9 percent occupancy rate last month, according to STR Inc., a company that tracks supply and demand for the hotel industry domestically and internationally. That's up 3.4 percent from last May but down nearly six …
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San Francisco hotels join forces to fix event space shortage
In Nob Hill, it's the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, the Fairmont San Francisco, the Stanford Court, the Ritz Carlton and the Scarlet Huntington Hotels, along with the Masonic event center. Dubbed the Nob Hill Connection, the partnership combines the …
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Les Lodges Hotel and Spa Aix-en-Provence: LuxEcoLiving's Best Boutique
Saint Estéve served one of the most remarkable meals in all of France thanks to Michelin star chef Mathias Dandine! Set in the countryside in Aix in a place made famous by French impressionist, Paul Cézanne, this small, (un petit) boutique hotel boasts …
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The Best Small Hotels Around the World
Choosing a tiny hotel will certainly ensure you with that extra attention (or in the case of The 404 in Nashville, extra privacy), as well as more authentic, creative amenities. We've rounded up a dozen with incredible appeal—from elephant rides on a …
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Why consumer groups want the government to do more about hotel fees
The difference: a $ 32.48-a-night resort fee that pays for amenities like Internet access, the hotel gym and a daily newspaper. Use them or not, everyone who stays pays the fee. Such fees, which can top $ 100, have been getting more scrutiny in recent years.
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5 New Hotels for Boston
While we have a healthy list of arrivals around the world, there are a few places that are either consistently popular or having a bit of a hotel moment, so “new hotels for…” gives you a rundown of the openings you will want to know about for a …
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Where Will Palm Springs Fit All These New Hotels?

Where Will Palm Springs Fit All These New Hotels?
The as yet untitled restaurant will be helmed by Giacomo Pettinari, a Michelin-starred chef who was last at Valentino in LA, and is spouting all the organic and biodynamic buzzwords you might expect from a sleek California place rather than a retro PSP …
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Room rates continue to climb at South Florida hotels
In Miami-Dade, hotel rooms were 76.5 percent full in May, compared to 78.4 percent full a year earlier. Average daily rates increased 4.6 percent to more than $ 177, boosting revenue per available room to $ 135.40. Demand — the number of rooms sold …
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Host Hotels and Resorts Inc to Issue Quarterly Dividend of .20 on July 15th
Host Hotels and Resorts logo Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 11th, MarketBeat reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Wednesday, July 15th.
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