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  • Home away from home for those with allergies

    Home away from home for those with allergies
    At a time when hotels promise everything from custom ice-cream room service to complete wedding proposal preparations, it's no surprise that they're also offering hypoallergenic rooms. The Hyatt, Wyndham, Intercontinental, Fairmont and Mandarin hotel...
  • Council panel approves $67.3-million subsidy for downtown hotel

     
    A key committee of the L.A. City Council backed a $67.3 million subsidy for a new downtown hotel, prompting a lawsuit threat from another hotel not far away....
  • Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers boutique on a grand scale

    Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers boutique on a grand scale
    It takes a lot of nerve to advertise a new $3.9-billion casino-hotel development with a line that begs to be mocked. Yet the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has held tight to its tagline, "Just the right amount of wrong." As the latest major development to...
  • Phone numbers and websites for hotels, and hotel associations

    Major lodging companies' phone numbers and websites are listed below. Several hotel and motel brands may be managed by one umbrella company. Thus, different chains may share central reservation staffs and Internet systems. It's why Internet users...
  • Dorothy Parker and the Marriott circle [updated]

     
    The Algonquin Hotel, famed as the 1920s martini-swilling location of choice for some of the era's great literary figures -- Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and "The New Yorker" founder Harold Ross -- has entered a partnership with the Marriott hotel......
  • Social media wrap: Bloomberg, Murdoch, mayors and business leaders call for immigration reform

     
    Mayor of New York joins media magnate in promoting reform of America's immigration laws. Dozens of mayors and business leaders also sign up for the Partnership for a New American Economy....
  • Marriott to phase out adult content from in-room entertainment

     
    One of the world's largest hotel chains is saying no to naughty flicks. Marriott International, the world's third-largest hotel chain, has announced that it is phasing out adult content from its in-room entertainment choices. The hotel chain said it will....
  • New GM in the cards for Ritz-Carlton Orlando

     
    The Ritz-Carlton at Grande Lakes is in the market for a new general manager, after GM Mark Ferland was promoted to a new position within Marriott International. Ferland has a whopper of a new title — area vice president, Ritz-Carlton/EDITION, The...
  • It’s Marriott vs. Disney in Expedia tax battle

     
    Some of the biggest players within Florida's $60 billion-a-year tourism industry are at odds in a battle over how online-travel companies such as Expedia Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide Inc. should be taxed. One on side are hotel heavyweights such as Marriott...
  • Marriott plans to spin off Orlando-based time-share business

     
    Marriott International has announced plans to spin off its Orlando-based time-share operations and its development business as a new, publicly-traded company later this year. Under the plan, the new company will develop and operate time share and...
  • Expedia tax bill on life support after Finance and Tax meeting

     
    A plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Orbitz from paying higher taxes on the hotel rooms they sell is in trouble in the state Capitol, after running into unexpectedly stiff opposition Wednesday before a House committee. By a...
  • Amid maneuvering, House panel reverses and approves Expedia bill

     
    One week after nearly derailing it, a Florida House panel Tuesday reversed course and signed off on a plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Priceline from higher taxes on hotel rooms booked through their websites. Amid a series of pa....