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Chicago Tribune
Lollapalooza turns up the demand for Airbnb, vacation rentals and hotelsLollapalooza is not only a huge weekend for music fans but has long been a boon
Lollapalooza turns up the demand for Airbnb, vacation rentals and hotels
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
Lollapalooza is not only a huge weekend for music fans but has long been a boon for the hospitality industry in Chicago. But this year, home-sharing sites like Airbnb are seeing a spike in bookings, thanks in part to a fourth day tacked on to the... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Greek Hospitality Industry Performance - 2016 Q2 This newsletter provides a snapshot of the performance and outlook of the Gre
Greek Hospitality Industry Performance - 2016 Q2
Hospitality Net / Posted 19 hours ago
This newsletter provides a snapshot of the performance and outlook of the Greek hotel industry, within the broader context of the international hospitality industry as well as of Greek tourism and... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Pearson, Gulf Keystone, Essentra & moremarkets remains weak. Nonetheless, like-for-like margins and revenues both impr
Pearson, Gulf Keystone, Essentra & more
Investors Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
markets remains weak. Nonetheless, like-for-like margins and revenues both improved, the former thanks in part to a restructuring programme, which delivered £7.1m in cost savings. Our recommendation is under review. Education giant Pearson... Read more
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Hospitality Net
US hotel results for week ending 23 JulySTR: In year-over-year comparisons, the industry's occupancy decreased 1.1% t
US hotel results for week ending 23 July
Hospitality Net / Posted yesterday
STR: In year-over-year comparisons, the industry's occupancy decreased 1.1% to 78.2%. However, average daily rate was up 4.1% to US$130.83, and revenue per available room increased 2.9% to US$102.24. Six of... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: Clinton's record at State Department during Middle East chaosand withdrawal of U.S. troops in Iraq. Republican rival Donald Trump said her t
Fact check: Clinton's record at State Department during Middle East chaos
USA Today / Posted yesterday
and withdrawal of U.S. troops in Iraq. Republican rival Donald Trump said her tenure at State left a legacy of "death, destruction and weakness." Here is what Trump said, plus events before, during and after her time as secretary: Residents... Read more
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Rappler
North Korea's 'guerrilla' campaign for Olympic goldRa Un Sim (R) of North Korea vies with Michelle Heyman (L) of Australia during
North Korea's 'guerrilla' campaign for Olympic gold
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Ra Un Sim (R) of North Korea vies with Michelle Heyman (L) of Australia during qualifier match for the 2012 London Olympics. Photo by STR / AFP PYONGYANG, North Korea – For isolated North Korea, the Olympic Games offer a rare opportunity to take to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China, Russia to hold joint exercises in S China Sea: BeijingSea: Beijing China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South Chi
China, Russia to hold joint exercises in S China Sea: Beijing
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Sea: Beijing China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, Beijing’s defence ministry said Thursday, after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant’s extensive claims in the area. (FILES) This... Read more
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CNET
Pioneer's feature-laden VSX-831 receiver a top valueor DTS-X, however. While the VSX-831 comes equipped with Pioneer's MCACC autom
Pioneer's feature-laden VSX-831 receiver a top value
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
or DTS-X, however. While the VSX-831 comes equipped with Pioneer's MCACC automatic setup system, we found the manual setup straightforward enough, and it took only a few minutes. We used ELAC Debut F5 towers in the front-left and -right spots, the... Read more
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CNET
Pioneer's feature-laden VSX-831 receiver a top valueoffers audio features that the Onkyos at the same price don't, including an upg
Pioneer's feature-laden VSX-831 receiver a top value
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
offers audio features that the Onkyos at the same price don't, including an upgraded digital converter (DAC) and internet streaming features. Although its sound quality is very goo overall, like Pioneers of the past, the VSX-831 is voiced more... Read more
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CNET
Pioneer's feature-laden VSX-831 receiver a top valueoffers audio features that the Onkyos at the same price don't, including an upg
Pioneer's feature-laden VSX-831 receiver a top value
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
offers audio features that the Onkyos at the same price don't, including an upgraded digital converter (DAC) and internet streaming features. Although its sound quality is very goo overall, like Pioneers of the past, the VSX-831 is voiced more... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Construction begins on new Wyndham Garden hotel in Dania Beachfirst built-to-order hotel in South Florida by hospitality investment and devel
Construction begins on new Wyndham Garden hotel in Dania Beach
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
first built-to-order hotel in South Florida by hospitality investment and development company AD1 Global of Hollywood. Construction of the new Wyndham Garden will take about 14 months and the hotel should be ready for its first guests around... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Canada hotel performance for Q2 2016STR: Compared with Q2 2015, the Canadian hotel industry's occupancy was nearl
Canada hotel performance for Q2 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
STR: Compared with Q2 2015, the Canadian hotel industry's occupancy was nearly flat (+0.4% to 67.1%). Average daily rate was up 2.5% to CAD146.90. Revenue per available room increased 2.9% to CAD98.62. Among the... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Mexico hotel performance for Q2 2016STR: Compared with Q2 2015, the Mexican hotel industry's occupancy was mostly
Mexico hotel performance for Q2 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
STR: Compared with Q2 2015, the Mexican hotel industry's occupancy was mostly flat (-0.5% to 63.3%). However, average daily rate was up 15.8% to MXN2,079.87, and revenue per available room grew 15.2% to... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Winning lottery ticket sold in East SyracuseEast Syracuse worth $56,510.50 on Monday. The winning ticket, worth $56,510.50
Winning lottery ticket sold in East Syracuse
The Post-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
East Syracuse worth $56,510.50 on Monday. The winning ticket, worth $56,510.50, was sold at Tanima Mini Mart at 246 Kinne Str, East Syracuse. The person who purchased the ticket matched five out of five numbers, according to Lottery... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Sainz: McLaren's rate of development "worrying"rate of development McLaren has shown in 2016 will make it difficult for Toro R
Sainz: McLaren's rate of development "worrying"
Motorsport.com / Posted 3 days ago
rate of development McLaren has shown in 2016 will make it difficult for Toro Rosso to see off the Woking team in the constructors' standings. Sainz finished eighth in Hungary, a place behind countryman Fernando Alonso. The result left McLaren... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Central/South America hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016STR: Compared with the three key performance metrics from Q2 2015, the Centra
Central/South America hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 3 days ago
STR: Compared with the three key performance metrics from Q2 2015, the Central/South America region reported a 5.1% decrease in occupancy to 54.1%. Average daily rate was up 5.3% to... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Middle East and Africa hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016STR: Compared with Q2 2015, the Middle East reported a 5.5% decrease in occup
Middle East and Africa hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 days ago
STR: Compared with Q2 2015, the Middle East reported a 5.5% decrease in occupancy to 62.9%. Average daily rate for the quarter was down 3.0% to US$169.99. Revenue per available room... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Europe hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016STR: Compared with the three key performance metrics from Q2 2015, Europe rep
Europe hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 days ago
STR: Compared with the three key performance metrics from Q2 2015, Europe reported nearly flat occupancy (+0.6% to 73.9%). Average daily rate was up 2.1% to EUR114.33. Revenue per available room grew... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Asia Pacific hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016STR: LONDON -- Hotels in the Asia Pacific region recorded mixed Q2 2016 resul
Asia Pacific hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 days ago
STR: LONDON -- Hotels in the Asia Pacific region recorded mixed Q2 2016 results when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to data from STR. Compared with the three key... Read more
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Perth Now
Outrage over China disaster coverfrom the muddy floodwaters circulated online. In the aftermath, residents voic
Outrage over China disaster cover
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
from the muddy floodwaters circulated online. In the aftermath, residents voiced suspicions that the sudden flood, which struck early last Wednesday while villagers slept, was man-made — the result of a release of water from a local reservoir,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Outrage over China disaster coverfrom the muddy floodwaters circulated online. In the aftermath, residents voic
Outrage over China disaster cover
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
from the muddy floodwaters circulated online. In the aftermath, residents voiced suspicions that the sudden flood, which struck early last Wednesday while villagers slept, was man-made — the result of a release of water from a local reservoir,... Read more
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Business Wire
Gilead Sciences Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Resultsand non-GAAP research and development expenses* increased primarily due to Gile
Gilead Sciences Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
and non-GAAP research and development expenses* increased primarily due to Gilead's purchase of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) priority review voucher and the overall progression of Gilead's clinical studies. Research and development... Read more
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dna
CVC to examine bank transactions of government employeesinvolving blackmoney or proceeds of crime. "CVC has been notified as an agency
CVC to examine bank transactions of government employees
dna / Posted 5 days ago
involving blackmoney or proceeds of crime. "CVC has been notified as an agency to receive Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) related to public servants from FIU. This has happened and CVC is getting inputs," Chowdary told PTI today. STR is a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
ASEAN foreign ministers fail to agree on S.China Sea during meeting in Laos MB FILE / AFP PHOTO / STR – Aerial view taken on July 27, 2012 shows part of
ASEAN foreign ministers fail to agree on S.China Sea during meeting in Laos
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
MB FILE / AFP PHOTO / STR – Aerial view taken on July 27, 2012 shows part of the city of Sansha on the island of Yongxing, also known as Woody island in the disputed Paracel... Read more
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The Hindu
Forest Department completes wildlife abundance study at STRThe Forest Department has completed its wildlife abundance study in Sathyamanga
Forest Department completes wildlife abundance study at STR
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
The Forest Department has completed its wildlife abundance study in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR) to determine extent of presence of predators, prey and vegetation. Unlike in the past when volunteers were trained and deployed, this time, the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hotels anxious as Airbnb targets their core trade: business travelersEver since Airbnb entered the lodging scene in 2008, the hotel industry has cas
Hotels anxious as Airbnb targets their core trade: business travelers
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
Ever since Airbnb entered the lodging scene in 2008, the hotel industry has cast a wary eye, noting its popularity with young travelers. Despite a strong year for hotels — occupancy and rates broke records in 2015, according to data firm STR —... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing that kills 81on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200. This is
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing that kills 81
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200. This is the first time the extremist group has struck in Kabul, and was the deadliest attack to hit the city in 15 years of civil war. The bomber struck at a demonstration... Read more
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Rappler
4 officials suspended over deadly China floodingCHINA FLOOD. This photo taken on July 21, 2016 shows people making their way th
4 officials suspended over deadly China flooding
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
CHINA FLOOD. This photo taken on July 21, 2016 shows people making their way through a flooded area in Changping District in Beijing. Torrential rain lashing northern China in recent days has left nearly 100 people dead or missing, official figures... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
SE Asia deadlocked as S. China Sea split deepensStates — have met en masse since a UN-backed tribunal delivered a hammer blow t
SE Asia deadlocked as S. China Sea split deepens
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
States — have met en masse since a UN-backed tribunal delivered a hammer blow to Beijing’s claim to vast swathes of the strategic sea. This undated photo shows two Chinese jet fighters during a military drill in the South China Sea near China’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Strong lineup of conventions puts Pittsburgh on visitors’ mapsStrong lineup of conventions puts Pittsburgh on visitors' maps | TribLIVE Stro
Strong lineup of conventions puts Pittsburgh on visitors’ maps
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Strong lineup of conventions puts Pittsburgh on visitors' maps | TribLIVE Strong lineup of conventions puts Pittsburgh on visitors' maps Can't view the attachment? Then download the latest version of the free, Adobe Acrobat reader here: With the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Seven dead, eight injured in Darjeeling building collapseof Police Amit Javalgi. Seven dead bodies were recovered from the wreckage, he
Seven dead, eight injured in Darjeeling building collapse
Calcutta News / Posted 6 days ago
of Police Amit Javalgi. Seven dead bodies were recovered from the wreckage, he said. Six of the dead were women Administration sources said the building, constructed in 1968, was not repaired over the years and its foundations had seemingly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
18yo lone gunman kills nine in Munich 'shooting rampage'looks like the body found near the OEZ was the gunman."Munich in lockdown Auth
18yo lone gunman kills nine in Munich 'shooting rampage'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
looks like the body found near the OEZ was the gunman."Munich in lockdown Authorities had told the public to get off the streets as the city — Germany's third biggest — went into lockdown with transport halted and highways sealed off. A video... Read more
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Rappler
Anger erupts over government handling of China floodCHINA FLOOD. This photo taken on July 21, 2016 shows people making their way th
Anger erupts over government handling of China flood
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
CHINA FLOOD. This photo taken on July 21, 2016 shows people making their way through a flooded area in Changping District in Beijing. Torrential rain lashing northern China in recent days has left nearly 100 people dead or missing, official figures... Read more
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metro
No trace found of Indian plane that mysteriously disappearedThe plane disappeared after taking off from Chennai (Picture: EPA/STR) No wrec
No trace found of Indian plane that mysteriously disappeared
metro / Posted 7 days ago
The plane disappeared after taking off from Chennai (Picture: EPA/STR) No wreckage has been found in the search for an Indian plane that mysteriously disappeared on Friday. Ships and aircraft spent Saturday searching for the military plane that... Read more
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New York Magazine
Shooting Attack Unfolding in Munich, Germany, at Mall and Metro Station; At Least One Gunman Is at LargePolice secure the area inside a shopping center in Munich on July 22, 2016. Pho
Shooting Attack Unfolding in Munich, Germany, at Mall and Metro Station; At Least One Gunman Is at Large
New York Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Police secure the area inside a shopping center in Munich on July 22, 2016. Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images A shooting attack that apparently began at a major German shopping mall has now spilled over to a metro station near the city's center. The... Read more
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Calculated Risk
Hotels: Occupancy Rate on Track to be 2nd Best YearFrom HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 16 July The U.S. h
Hotels: Occupancy Rate on Track to be 2nd Best Year
Calculated Risk / Posted 7 days ago
From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 16 July The U.S. hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 10-16 July 2016, according to data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons,... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Videocast: An end in sight for heat waveDEVELOPING. ON SATURDAY WE WILL START OUT WITH A FEW MORNING THUNDERSHOWERS AND
Videocast: An end in sight for heat wave
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 7 days ago
DEVELOPING. ON SATURDAY WE WILL START OUT WITH A FEW MORNING THUNDERSHOWERS AND THEN BY FRONT. THERE MAY BE A STR RAINDROP BUT BEHIND IT, WE ARE EXPECTING SLIGHTLY COOLER AND LESS HUMID CONDITIONS FOR NEXT WEEK. , A BREEZE COMING FROM... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Hilton Worldwide Completes Baltic Trebleof over 60% by 2026. The success of last month's opening of Hilton Tallinn Park
Hilton Worldwide Completes Baltic Treble
Hospitality Net / Posted 8 days ago
of over 60% by 2026. The success of last month's opening of Hilton Tallinn Park makes this the opportune moment to demonstrate our commitment to the wider Baltic region by announcing our entry to both Lithuania and Latvia." Hilton Garden Inn... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai celebrates Rajinikanthwith many fans taking the day off to celebrate the film’s release. Even film s
Chennai celebrates Rajinikanth
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
with many fans taking the day off to celebrate the film’s release. Even film sets are granting permission today — actor STR has booked tickets for the entire crew of his upcoming film AAA. The cast and crew of other films, including Kuttram 23,... Read more
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Hospitality Net
US hotel performance for Q2 2016STR: HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive r
US hotel performance for Q2 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 8 days ago
STR: HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics for the second quarter of 2016, according to data from STR. Compared with Q2 2015, the U.S.... Read more
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Gamasutra
ALBION ONLINE GETS WEALTH OF NEW ARTIFACTS IN THE FINAL BETAand every single building is created by the players. Thanks to a “you are what
ALBION ONLINE GETS WEALTH OF NEW ARTIFACTS IN THE FINAL BETA
Gamasutra / Posted 8 days ago
and every single building is created by the players. Thanks to a “you are what you wear” system free of typical class restrictions, a skilled archer can instantly become a powerful mage, and the players define their own role within the game... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Hotels vs. Airbnb: Let the Battle Begin | nytimes.comEver since Airbnb entered the lodging scene in 2008, the hotel industry has cas
Hotels vs. Airbnb: Let the Battle Begin | nytimes.com
Hospitality Net / Posted 9 days ago
Ever since Airbnb entered the lodging scene in 2008, the hotel industry has cast a wary eye, noting its popularity with young travelers. Despite a strong year for hotels — occupancy and rates broke records in 2015, according to the data firm STR —... Read more
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iafrica.com
Passenger seaplane crashes into bridgeA crane lifts a seaplane after it crashed into a highway bridge in Jinshan Dist
Passenger seaplane crashes into bridge
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A crane lifts a seaplane after it crashed into a highway bridge in Jinshan District, in Shanghai on July 20, 2016. Credit: AFP/STR / China OUT An amphibious plane crashed into a highway bridge on the edge of the Chinese commercial hub Shanghai on... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Mixed results for South Florida hotel room occupancy, rates in JuneSouth Florida's hotel industry saw mixed results for occupancy and room rates i
Mixed results for South Florida hotel room occupancy, rates in June
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
South Florida's hotel industry saw mixed results for occupancy and room rates in June, a new report released Wednesday from data and analytics specialist STR Inc. showed. In Palm Beach County, hotel occupancy improved slightly in June, reversing its... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Metro Orlando hotels see decrease in occupancy, revenue per room in JuneBucking national trends, Metro Orlando hotels saw a decrease in key metrics use
Metro Orlando hotels see decrease in occupancy, revenue per room in June
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Bucking national trends, Metro Orlando hotels saw a decrease in key metrics used to track the success of the industry, including revenue made per room. Metro Orlando hotels, defined by STR as properties from Sanford to Kissimmee, reported an average... Read more
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Hospitality Net
US hotel performance for June 2016STR: HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive r
US hotel performance for June 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 9 days ago
STR: HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during June 2016, according to data from STR. Compared with June 2015, the U.S. hotel... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Analysing Ramadan’s full impact on Middle East hotelsSTR: STR compared the 6 June to 5 July, 2016 time period with the dates of 18
Analysing Ramadan’s full impact on Middle East hotels
Hospitality Net / Posted 9 days ago
STR: STR compared the 6 June to 5 July, 2016 time period with the dates of 18 June to 17 July, 2015. May 2016 year-to-date RevPAR percentage changes also were considered to provide further... Read more
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Calcutta News
Three killed in Darjeeling landslidesminor, were crushed to death on Wednesday when their house collapsed in a lands
Three killed in Darjeeling landslides
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
minor, were crushed to death on Wednesday when their house collapsed in a landslide in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling district, an official said. The incident happened in the early hours of the day in Lodhma in the district. "Three people,... Read more
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Fortune
China’s Disney-Bashing Billionaire Is Transforming His Company Againhis Dalian Wanda Group conglomerate opened its first “theme park city” this May
China’s Disney-Bashing Billionaire Is Transforming His Company Again
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
his Dalian Wanda Group conglomerate opened its first “theme park city” this May, in the small Chinese city of Nanchang, it stretched across two square kilometers, doubling as China’s largest new tourist trap and ammo for Wang’s outsized ambitions... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bozeman considering a temporary ban on short term rentalshas asked staff to draft a temporary, interim ordinance that would effectively
Bozeman considering a temporary ban on short term rentals
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
has asked staff to draft a temporary, interim ordinance that would effectively halt the expansion of short term rentals, or STRs, in town for the near term. It is not clear how the ordinance will affect current, permit-holding STRs in Bozeman; that... Read more
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