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Addition at NC casino-resort to open late fall

An opening date has not yet been set, but a $330 million project at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina is on track to be completed by late fall. The upgrades include a new convention center, a …

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Hotel Ynez offers savory taste of California wine country

Hotelier Kimberly Walker planned to open the Hotel Ynez last fall, but the pandemic had a schedule of its own. After months of COVID-caused shortages, delays, and innumerable complexities, the property is finally open for business. Read the Santa Barbara …

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China will see 4 more upscale Hilton-Shimao hotels

The largest Conrad hotel in Asia will be among four luxury properties Hilton and Shimao Group Holdings have agreed to develop in China. Hilton operates 15 luxury hotels under its Conrad and Waldorf Astoria brands in China and has established …

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Walt Disney World in Florida to open new hotel in 2022

The opening of the “Star Wars—Galactic Starcruiser” hotel at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida initially planned for this year, has been postponed until 2022 due to coronavirus-related closures. Guests who stay at the hotel will be able to …

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Hotel construction pipeline poised for rebound

The US had nearly 5,000 hotels and more than 620,000 rooms in its first-quarter construction pipeline, marking a slight year-over-year decrease, according to Lodging Econometrics. However, as more Americans get vaccinated and travel, operating performance is expected to increase. Read …

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Hotel makes history with debut of Ronald McDonald House

The Marriott Springhill Suites in Albuquerque, New Mexico is host to the first Ronald McDonald House built inside a hotel. The 20-room Highland House across the street from Presbyterian Hospital is a joint project of Ronald McDonald House Charities of …

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Developer eyes NYC site for high-rise hotel

Wharton Properties has filed plans to build a 26-story, 363-room hotel in Manhattan, with retail on the ground floor and space on the roof for amenities. The site currently contains a two-story, 16,000-square-foot retail building leased to a clothing company. …

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Survey: Full hospitality recovery seen by 2023

Half of hotel asset managers expect revenues per room to return to 2019 levels by 2023 and only 10% by next year, according to the Hospitality Asset Managers Association‘s biannual survey. Among other findings, nearly 30% of hoteliers said they …

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$400M development with hotel eyed for San Antonio

A Dream Hotel is expected to be part of a proposed mixed-use project for San Antonio’s River Walk valued at approximately $400 million. Still in its conceptual stages, the venture has the co-developer of the recently opened luxury Thompson Hotel …

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Oakland A’s to fund stadium portion of project with hotel

The Oakland A’s have pledged $1 billion to build a 35,000-seat stadium as the centerpiece of a $12 billion project with a mixed-use development. The overall plan calls for an indoor performance center and hotel, 3,000 units of affordable housing, …

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