Yosemite hotels? Try Mariposa's historic inn

Yosemite hotels? Try Mariposa’s historic inn
But the building that houses the Mariposa Hotel Inn, which sits squarely on the town’s main drag, surrounded by appealing restaurants and shops, dates back to 1901. The land was the site of a hotel and bar during the Gold Rush as well. And we are big …
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Hotel staff reveal the secrets they don’t want guests to know
Having a stay away in a hotel is seen as a luxury for many. You’re waited on hand and foot, eat delicious food and don’t have to worry about things such as laundry and cleaning up after yourself. But there are a group of people for which hotels aren’t …
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11 express interest in Massport’s South Boston hotel project
Massport received interest from eight new developers in recent weeks for a smaller hotel project on Summer Street. These are in addition to the three development teams that had been angling to build a much larger “headquarters hotel” on a two-acre …
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London Boutique Hotel Firm Buys Downtown Building

London Boutique Hotel Firm Buys Downtown Building
The move could help create a sort of boutique hotel hub in the southern portion of Broadway. Private investment firm Ennismore of London bought the property at 1060 S. Broadway, known as the Los Angeles Railway Building, for $ 30 million, according to …
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Cambria Hotel project possible for site near Grand Avenue
A development site about one block south of the newly purchased Shops of Grand Avenue has been sold to one of the nation's largest hotel franchisers, which hopes to develop an upscale Cambria Hotel there. The 40,000-square-foot parking lot, 503-521 N.
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Construction Begins for Hotel Tower Above Epicentre
Charlotte, NC – Plans for a 51-story condominium above the Epicentre fell through during the recession, leaving the unfinished project available for developers. Now Vision Ventures and McKibbon Hotel Management are partnering to build a dual hotel, the …
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Suspects linked to terror attack at Mali luxury hotel indicted
Two men have been indicted on charges of complicity in terrorism for the attack on a luxury hotel in Mali's capital in November that killed 20 people, the prosecutor said Wednesday. The Malians were arrested Nov. 26 and indicted on Dec. 16, said …
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Hotel travelers gripe as resort fees rise
The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas is charging him a resort fee of nearly $ 30 per day for an upcoming family reunion, something he noticed only in the last stage of booking through a travel website. Since the Luxor, which is a unit of MGM Resorts, has no …
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Does 'American Horror Story' Season 6 Take Place At Thacher School? 'Hotel
If you watched the American Horror Story: Hotel finale you might have been on the lookout for clues as to what AHS Season 6 will be about. Well, I have a theory and it all has to do with a super fancy boarding school. Did you notice that a certain …
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Why Georgia's hotel fee may be here to stay
Georgia hospitality heavyweights have their work cut out for them if they want to soften the sting of a new nightly $ 5 fee tacked on to hotel and motel stays to fund transportation improvements. Success could be at the core of their dilemma. Gov …
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Not Just Heads In Beds – Cybersecurity for Hotel Owners – By Jim Butler

Not Just Heads In Beds – Cybersecurity for Hotel Owners – By Jim Butler
What part do hotel owners play in preventing a cyberattack and the resulting data breach? The hospitality industry relies on its reputation for confidence, and that confidence can be shattered when guests learn that their private information has been …
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Registered sex offender admits to filming two girls in hotel room, police say
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County — A registered sex offender took videos of two 6-year-old girls found with him at a Hanover Township hotel last month, Colonial Regional police said. Glenn Evans, 52, of the first block of South Jefferson Street in …
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Wilkes-Barre Still Seeking Bids for Old Hotel Sterling Site

Wilkes-Barre Still Seeking Bids for Old Hotel Sterling Site
WILKES-BARRE — The old Hotel Sterling site project at River and Market Streets is still in question. The city put it up for bid over the summer, but the sole bidder recently withdrew their application. The 115-year-old Hotel Sterling was a building …
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Airport hotel sold with overhaul on the way
The 160-room hotel was constructed as a Hilton property in 1989, according to Henrico County records. It lost its brand about a year ago after the former owner, New Jersey-based Pacific Concord Management, chose not to renovate the building and instead …
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Egypt makes more tourist safety promises after Hurghada hotel attack
The Hurghada attack took place as tourists were having dinner on Friday night at the 270-room Bella Vista hotel in the popular Red Sea resort. Two men carrying knives stormed the restaurant, injuring a Swedish woman and an elderly Austrian couple.
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Jerusalem's Waldorf Astoria ranked 7th best hotel in world

Jerusalem's Waldorf Astoria ranked 7th best hotel in world
According to Condé Nast, more than 128,000 travelers voted in the survey, which rated the world's top 100 luxury hotels. “The breadth of their top-rated experiences was impressive, from elegant castles in the Irish countryside to tented safari camps …
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Dermot Murnaghan on why Le Bristol Paris hotel got 'palace' status
And well it should as a hotel with 'palace' status, a distinction awarded by the French Minister for Tourism only to the country's finest 5-star hotels. Apparently these palaces have 'exceptional qualities embodying French standards of excellence and …
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Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens Named Among World's Most Elegant Hotels

Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens Named Among World's Most Elegant Hotels
bretagne Hotel Grande Bretagne, located in downtown Athens, was included among the seven of the world's most elegant hotels by Conde Nast Traveler. “If these walls could talk! Originally the mansion of a wealthy local aristocrat, throughout its 173 …
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Firefighters Contain Blaze at Dubai Hotel Near World's Tallest Building
DUBAI—Firefighters contained a blaze at a Dubai luxury hotel near the world's tallest building on Friday, the day after it erupted in flames as thousands of New Year's Eve revelers packed the area. Giant flames shot up the sides of the 63-story …
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Sharing a Hotel Room With a Stranger Just Got Strangely Easy

Sharing a Hotel Room With a Stranger Just Got Strangely Easy
Would you share your hotel room with a stranger? What if it meant slashing your nightly bill in half? That's the conceit of the new travel site Winston Club. It helps hotels fill vacant rooms, and hooks customers up with half-price stays by splitting …
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Ace Hotel in downtown New Orleans set to open March 14
The new Ace Hotel in downtown New Orleans, part of the $ 450 million South Market District development, is set to open March 14. The 234-room, $ 80 million hotel is opening in a newly renovated historic building at 600 Carondelet St. that dates to 1928 …
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Hotel insider: the Old Clare and the Palisade, Sydney
“I have to be honest; I wasn't the least bit confident about the success of this hotel.” This confession comes from Loh Lik Peng, founder and chairman of Singapore-based Unlisted Collection, a group of hotels and restaurants in the UK, Singapore, China …
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Raleigh may cut hotel parking requirements in half

Raleigh may cut hotel parking requirements in half
The city is one step closer to making hotel development easier by reducing parking requirements, and it may do the same for other types of project. The Raleigh City Council on Tuesday asked Raleigh's Planning Commission to review a staff proposal to …
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In Tbilisi, a Hotel for VIPs and Sophisticates Alike
Tbilisi's first Design Hotel is a dash of 21st-century chic in a city more than 1,400 years old. Centrally situated off the city's primary thoroughfare, Rustaveli Avenue, the eight-story building was a publishing house during Soviet rule before gaining …
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Review Skeptic Makes It Easy to Spot Fake Hotel Reviews
Fake reviews are everywhere online. If you want to check whether a particular hotel's reviews are real before you book it, the Review Skeptic tool can help. Review Skeptic is based on research conducted by Computer Science graduate students Myle Ott …
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Texas man charged after leaving loaded gun at Ithaca hotel

Texas man charged after leaving loaded gun at Ithaca hotel
A Texas man is facing a felony charge after allegedly leaving a loaded handgun at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ithaca after staying there, police say. Ithaca police have charged Jerald Mowery, 74, of Scroggins, Texas, with second-degree criminal possession …
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Couple Films Bedbugs Crawling Across Their Sheets in Manhattan Hotel
A California couple had a very gross encounter in the Big Apple, where it turned out their hotel room was infested with bedbugs, they say. Elgin Ozlen posted itch-inducing video of the creepy crawlers burrowing in the seams of their mattress at the …
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IHG Opens Fifth InterContinental Hotel in France
The InterContinental Hotels Group recently opened their fifth luxury property in France, located in the French wine capital Bordeaux. The capital of the Aquitaine region in South West France is situated along the Gironde river and is known for its …
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