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10 Hotels With Exceptional Service

10 Hotels With Exceptional Service
Who says you get what you pay for? If TripAdvisor's most recent round of Travelers' Choice Awards are to be believed, it's possible that sometimes you get far more than what you'd expect for the money you spent. The web site's list of hotels with …
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Extreme hotel amenities include tanning butler
Is your hotel up to snuff? One gauge: Does it have a tanning butler? Is Fluffy having a bad day on her vacation? Get your hotel's pet psychic or pet psychologist on the line. Some luxury hotels go way beyond waffles and a free newspaper. Check out …
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Palm Springs hotels recognized for best service in US

Palm Springs hotels recognized for best service in US
The Desert Riviera Hotel and the Hotel California, two small Palm Springs hotels, have secured the Nos. 1 and 2 spots in TripAdvisor's ranking for hotels with “exceptional service.” La Maison Hotel in Palm Springs landed in the No. 5 spot. The ranking …
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Hyatt plans new Lubbock hotel in Overton
The Overton Hotel and Conference Center may soon have a new neighbor and new competition. Plans to build a Hyatt Place Hotel will be reviewed by city officials Friday, and if all goes well, the Chicago-based company can apply for a building permit …
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German travel group TUI AG eyeing expansion in holiday cruises and hotels
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German travel and tourism group TUI AG (TUIGn.DE) is looking at expanding its hotel and cruise operations as its 'oneTUI' restructuring program moves from cost-cutting to getting growth. TUI AG, which owns 55 percent of …
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Selling Condo Hotels
A series of complex legal issues have historically made it challenging to sell condominium hotel units. Now, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act and Rule 506(c) adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission provide an effective solution.
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Newport hotels already filling up for 2015 event

Newport hotels already filling up for 2015 event
n this photograph provided by Volvo Ocean Race, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG and skippered Ken Read, from the USA, lead the fleet from the start of the Ireland In-Port Race Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, in Galway, Ireland, on Saturday, JulY 7, …
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Choice Hotels Welcomes Three New Domestic Hotels To The Growing Ascend
LAS VEGAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) , one of the world's leading hotel companies and franchisor of the fast-growing Ascend Hotel Collection, today announced the addition of three more hotels to the brand …
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The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts Invests Additional 300 Million Euro To
Brussels — On the heels of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and its partners investing more than 150 million euro to restore four of Europe's most iconic hotels under The Luxury Collection, the company will continue its commitment …
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Could Vegas hotels benefit from video incentives?

Could Vegas hotels benefit from video incentives?
Lewis Black has a new stand-up special running on Epix TV, and it's subtitled “Live at the Borgata,” so I told him, “How dare you do it in Atlantic City instead of Vegas.” Black, who performs Friday and Saturday at The Mirage, joked Atlantic City was a …
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Ultratravel Collection Signs Several Hotels
Dubai — Ultratravel Collection, a joint venture between Travel Leaders Group, Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) and Ultratravel, today announced that several hotels from the portfolios of Alila and Grace Hotels are set to become founder members. The three …
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The 13 Coolest New Hotels In New York City
Hotels are so much more than just a place to lay your head at the end of the day. They've become destinations offering everything from restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs to hot rooftop bars. We evaluated the New York City hotels that have opened …
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Downtown Disney Hotels Offer Teacher Appreciation Rates
Teachers and school support staff take note: the seven Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels in the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida are offering special “Teacher Appreciation Rates” in recognition for all that you do. Available for stays May …
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Beverly Hills Hotel besieged by protests, boycott over Brunei laws
Comedian Jay Leno, center, stands with his wife Mavis and Eleanor Smeal, left, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation, gathered across from the Beverly Hills Hotel to protest the new laws, which will allow for death by stoning for crimes …
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Hotel guests blackmailing owners with threat of negative reviews?
Should hotels just let negative reviewers gush their worst? US City Traveler/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET. The Web gives people the opportunity to display their dark aspects to the full. Anonymity lets you say what you like to whomever …
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NorthStar, Chatham to Buy 47 Hotels in 9 Million Deal
(NRF), a property investor and lender, agreed to buy a majority stake in 47 U.S. hotels as part of a $ 958.5 million deal with Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) and Cerberus Capital Management LP. NorthStar will acquire Cerberus's 89.7 percent interest in a …
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Decay overtaking former grand lady of Syracuse hotels (photo gallery)

Decay overtaking former grand lady of Syracuse hotels (photo gallery)
Syracuse, N.Y. — The man who has proposed a nearly $ 60 million rescue of the historic Hotel Syracuse says time is running out on the former grand lady of Central New York hotels. "If it doesn't get done very, very soon, it's going to become …
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Seaside hotels ready to book your summer vacation
“We're struggling to get the word out that we are open and have made renovations and improved our hotels, and it's hard when people keep seeing images of broken wood and ongoing construction.” Jariwala said he believes many people don't understand a …
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Hotels Near the Terminal, Some Even Attached

Hotels Near the Terminal, Some Even Attached
Similarly, Asia, the Middle East and South America are experiencing increases in the number of people flying long distances, according to the International Air Transport Association. Such robust growth is prompting a construction boom in hotels …
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18 unique California hotels
Sometimes it's not just about where you're going, but where you stay once you get there. Historic, kitschy or exuding charm, these California hotels are for travelers who like their vacation stay to offer a little something extra (and we're not just …
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10 best Walt Disney World hotels
With 26 resorts on the Walt Disney World property run by Disney, there are plenty of options to choose from for all price ranges. It wasn't easy, but we pared down the list to our ten favorite resorts, with something for all budgets in mind. All Disney …
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Clive Davis, Oscar party dump hotel over Sultan owner's Shariah law in Brunei
LOS ANGELES – The Beverly Hills Hotel just lost two more big-name clients, Clive Davis and Jeffrey Katzenberg, because its owner is introducing an Islamic Shariah-based penal code in the oil-rich East Asian country of Brunei. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah …
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Islamic laws in Brunei spark protests at LA-area luxury hotels
But in recent days both hotels have come under siege from Hollywood feminists and gay rights advocates because of new laws in the Southeast Asian sultanate. Brunei last week imposed new criminal codes, based on Islamic law, with harsh penalties for …
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Travel Companies Boycott Brunei-Owned Hotel Group
Travel companies are boycotting the Dorchester Collection of hotels this week after Hassanal Bolkiah, the sultan of Brunei, the small, oil-rich country on the island of Borneo that owns the hotel group, began implementing a new criminal code that will …
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Over-the-top European hotels for the 1 percent
Does sipping champagne poolside on the Côte d'Azur, luxuriating in a penthouse suite the size of a lavish apartment, or indulging in après-ski in the heart of the Swiss Alps sound like your idea of a vacation in the lap of luxury? Here are 10 European …
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Preliminary quake map shows fault lines under schools, hotels, homes
Preschools, senior housing, luxury hotels on the Sunset Strip, one of San Gabriel Valley's largest housing developments and Bradbury's City Hall were built along hillsides that geologists say were formed by earthquakes. If you knowingly have a …
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Hotel Boycott Grows Over Brunei Penal Code
LOS ANGELES — The response here to the planned imposition of Islamic law in Brunei, with extreme penalties for adultery and gay sex, has become more pointed in recent days as two Hollywood-related charities moved events from the Beverly Hills Hotel, …
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