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Extended-Stay Brands Roll Out Expansion Plans Brands
Travelers staying five nights or longer accounted for 37% of the hotel room nights sold in the U.S. in 2004. Yet, only about 5% to 6% of all hotel rooms
Phase II of Hotel Recovery
Now that Phase I of the hotel market's recovery is complete, with vital signs improving on all fronts, what's next? Phase II promises to result in a wave
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As development activity heats up in the select-service hotel sector, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is stepping up plans to roll out its new affordable
A Developer's Dream: Midscale Hotels
Abuilding boom is under way in the limited-service hotel sector, also known as midscale without food or beverage. Approximately 25,800 rooms are under
Select-Service Hotels Entice Developers
Following one of the worst industry downturns ever from 2000 to 2003, hotel developers are back in full swing but with a new twist: An upscale product
Kimpton Expands Boutique Concept
Capitalizing on travelers' growing demand for boutique hotels with high style and personalized service, San Francisco-based Kimpton Group Holding LLC
Hotel Owners Play With a Hot Hand
With the lodging industry clearly in the recovery mode and tourism on the rise, hotel owners are increasing room rates in hopes of elevating profits to
What's Next for Wyndham?
On the heels of The Blackstone Group's announcement in June that it will acquire Wyndham International Inc., hotel industry insiders say the New York-based
Why Condo Hotels Are a Hot Concept
From Boston to Los Angeles, developers are busy converting existing hotels to one of the hottest concepts in the lodging and real estate industries today
Hilton Garden Inn is Fastest Growing Brand in the Family
Long a dominant player in the full-service business and leisure hospitality sector, Hilton Hotels Corp. is relaunching an upscale brand in the limited-service
HEI Once Again Embarks on Hotel Buying Spree
HEI Hospitality, which targets full-service hotels and resorts with 200 to 500 rooms, is in the beginning stages of a buying binge, powered by a $275
The Belle of the Ball
It's been a long wait for hotel investors, but finally their time has come. For nearly three years following 9/11, hotels were pretty much left out of
Survival Kit for Hotel Owners
Even for the experienced hotel owner, operating a successful property is no walk in the park. Just ask Mike Marshall, president of Marshall Management
New Starwood CEO to Add Fizz?
In a move designed to strengthen its already powerful brands, Starwood Hotels & Resorts ventured outside the real estate and hotel industries and selected
Boutique Brand Alters Landscape
InterContinental Hotels Group may have drawn inspiration from the wedding poem Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue when it
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