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Council plans to reinstate tax deferral program for Calgary hotels and motels

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Pictured is Hotel Arts swimming pool open with COVID-19 safety measures in place on Thursday June 18, 2020. Photo by Azin Ghaffari/Postmedia Content of the article A city committee will consider reinstating a tax deferral program intended to provide temporary relief to owners of Calgary hotels and motels hard hit […]

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Indians say yes to “work from anywhere”

AHeading for the hills of Himachal or the pristine beaches of Goa? Does the lush greenery of Coorg appeal to you or are the royal retreats of Rajasthan more to your liking? No, this is not a set of tourist brochures. It’s an exploration of the multitude of fairly remote locations with scenic surroundings where […]

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Can this hotelier make hostels fashionable?

As the world opens up after the pandemic and travelers book plane tickets again, Nina Kleaveland is determined to reinvent a type of lodging that many Americans haven’t tried: the hostel. Kleaveland, former vice president and global chief strategy officer at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, is co-founder and CEO of Lanyard, which offers a new […]

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Nominations open for the Oscars of the guest house and the B&B world

Entries are now open for the 2022 eviivo Awards, dubbed “the Oscars of the independent accommodation industry”. The annual ceremony honors the best hosts in the UK’s independent hospitality industry, and the virtual event is back for the first time since the start of the Covid pandemic. The prestigious awards, now in their seventh year, […]

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Quarantine hotels to be turned into isolation facilities for Covid patients: sources

Quarantine hotels could be turned into isolation facilities for patients. (File photo) The Wong Ching House at Queen’s Hill Estate could be converted into a makeshift quarantine facility. The Wong Ching House at Queen’s Hill Estate could be converted into a makeshift quarantine facility. Previous following Quarantine […]

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Valentine’s Day signals resumption of Filipino motels

“Yes, walk-in customers have been coming in continuously since February 13,” said Sallie Perez, manager of the Marle Hotel in Cavite. “Business is picking up,” she added. As part of the motel industry, Marle Hotel specializes in “private” walk-in guests and discreet reservations, especially in February or “the month of lovers”. Anyway, in the Philippines, […]

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Travel light switch on: Richmond-area hotels rebound to record highs in last six months of 2021 | Economic news

The Richmond area hospitality industry rebounded strongly in the second half of last year. Hotels and motels in the area filled guest rooms from July to December at record numbers — and even at higher rates than the same time in 2019, just before the coronavirus pandemic took hold. havoc on the local and national […]

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Growth in bookings excluding motels, hotels

Waitangi weekend bookings for holiday homes, cots and pre-serviced apartments in Queenstown and the Southern Lakes are up 65% on last year, according to one of the biggest companies New Zealand Holiday Home Management Company. However, hoteliers and moteliers in the region are not experiencing the same growth. Bachcare New Zealand spokeswoman Zaina Razzaq said […]

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Regina hotels struggling in third calendar year of COVID pandemic

Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan Local News According to the Regina Hotel Association, approximately $162 million has been lost by local hotels since the pandemic began. Glenn Weir, owner and general manager of the SureStay Plus Hotel By Best Western Seven Oaks pictures at the hotel Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 in Regina. Weir, who has seen a […]

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ZTA grants full license to CUT Kariba Guest House

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has issued a full operator license to Kariba Guest House, owned by Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT), after the entity complied with all requirements regulations. The entrepreneurial university opened the facility’s doors to its first customers in 2019 after acquiring the property a year […]

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South Carolina lawmaker wants hotels and landlords to face jail time for not disclosing bed bugs

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – A South Carolina lawmaker wants hotels and owners to face fines or jail time for not disclosing bedbugs. D-Charleston County Representative Wendell Gilliard is proposing a bill that will send hotel owners and landlords to jail if they fail to inform people of past and current bed bug infestations. The […]

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Application for Southend Guesthouse apartments recommended for approval

A bid to convert one of Southend’s most popular guest houses into apartments has been recommended for approval as its owner battles motor neurone disease. The owners of the Gleneagles Hotel in Clifftown Parade want to convert the Grade II listed building into seven apartments. Garry Lowen and his wife Penny have run the guesthouse […]

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With growing demand for backpacker hostels, how positive entrepreneur Pallavi Agarwal of goSTOPS is amid pandemic

Since the launch of its first hostel in Varanasi in 2014, GoStops expanded its presence in 27 different locations in India and welcomed over 4,000,000 travelers to our 28 properties. Intrepid traveler throughout her life, Pallavi Agarwal first experienced the life of a backpacker during a trip to Europe in 2012. “Shortly after the trip, […]

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Supply chain holds back Central Florida hotels

KISSIMMEE, Florida – Supply chain issues don’t go away. In fact, they cause problems in places you might not have expected. Supply chain issues impact the operations of 86% of hotels in the United States, according to a recent survey by the American Hotel and Lodging Association. What would you like to know Supply Chain […]

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The hotels regain full occupancy

As large vaccination campaigns in South and Southeast Asia are in full swing, sources said bookings for hotel rooms and conference rooms are increasing every month. Business in the hospitality industry has finally picked up, as foreign delegates and corporate clients visit the country after a year and a half of the Covid-19 pandemic. As […]

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Company transforming Grand Strand hotels and motels into affordable housing

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Hotels and motels are now helping to create more affordable housing options in the Grand Strand area. A boutique investment firm specializing in income-producing residential and commercial real estate is leading the project’s efforts. NDH Capital transforms several hotel and motel properties into apartment complexes. Company president Roy Assaf told […]

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Bridgeton Holdings lists two hotels in East Hampton

Left to Right: Journey East Hampton at 490 Pantigo Road in East Hampton; Marram Montauk at 21 Oceanview Terrace in Montauk (Journey East Hampton, Marram Montauk, Eastdil Secured) Bridgeton Holdings has listed its two East Hampton hotels for sale. The Manhattan-based hotel owner and developer wants to sell the 96-key Marram Montaul at 21 Oceanview […]

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Why hotels are the next senior housing platform: Q&A

This fall, the Boston University Graduate School of Hospitality Management will add a concentration in Senior Living. The program will integrate the BU’s comprehensive hospitality program with innovative and forward-thinking senior housing programs and balance business-oriented disciplines with courses on resident life experiences. READ THE DIGEST According to Senior Housing Global Advisors Senior Director Mel […]

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Why are Durango hotels rejecting hiring bonuses as a way to tackle the labor shortage? – The Durango Herald

Some hoteliers see benefits as “quick fixes” to employment problems Tori Ossola, left, general manager of the Strater hotel, works with employee Drew Findley on Thursday at the front desk of the downtown Durango hotel. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald) Jerry mcbride Many industries have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but this shock […]

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How to convert hotels to homeless accommodation in New York City, California and other places.

With travel still stuck in the Delta doldrums, many hotels have struggled. Some policymakers see a chance to profit from the struggles of the sector by converting hotels into permanent housing for the homeless. California led the way with Project Home Key, an extension of an early pandemic experiment that has now led to more […]

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Concerns at North Wales’ first holiday complex over turning guest house into homeless accommodation

Concerns have been expressed about holiday homes in one of Wales’ best seaside resorts being reallocated to house homeless people. Llandudno has a holiday accommodation zone which generally prevents hotels, guesthouses and B & Bs from being used for tourism. But last year the Welsh government introduced contingency planning legislation at the height of the […]

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Topeka hotels set revenue record for July

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Topeka hotels had an exceptional performance in July. Visit Topeka officials said local motels “showed the highest performance” for that month since records were kept from 2003. According to the 2021 Smith Travel Research report, considered the industry’s leading metric, Topeka’s hotel revenues in July 2021 were the highest for that […]

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Hotels are experimenting with additional fees to increase their income

Hotels are experimenting with additional fees to increase their income Just before the pandemic, airlines generated nearly $ 76 billion in additional fees, for things like baggage, seat allocation and carry-on baggage. Now the hospitality industry is experimenting with the same kind of a la carte fees that could really change the travel experience. HOUSTON […]

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‘High Interest’ Expected As Popular Guest House In The NC500 Market With Six-Digit Price

Scourie Guest House in Sutherland has been privately owned and operated for four years. The property near the NC500 consists of three en-suite rental rooms, as well as two owners bedrooms, including a large double bedroom on the ground floor which is described as having a “spectacular sea view” . Register now to our daily […]

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Area Hotels Struggle to Cope with ‘Catastrophic’ and Unprecedented Staff Shortage | New

HELP WANTED: Kitchen staff, housekeepers, front desk assistants, bartenders, waiters, kitchen workers, cooks. And the list continues. With 68,000 people receiving unemployment compensation and only 10% working, local hotels and motels are still struggling to find help as an avalanche of tourists is expected to hit South County this summer. And it comes as the […]

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British Columbia extends circuit breaker funding to hotels, motels and other short-term accommodation

Hotels, motels and other short-term accommodations in British Columbia are now eligible for the province’s “circuit breaker” funding. The province expanded funding eligibility after new travel restrictions were announced last week. VRBO and Airbnb operators who have registered as a business are also eligible for certain funding. “For many businesses in British Columbia, the next […]

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Prince Charles’ Dumfries House Wins Scottish Hotel Awards as Luxury Guest House of the Year

The Dumfries House estate, kept for the public by Prince Charles, celebrates a top honor after winning a top prize at the Scottish Hotel Awards. Dumfries House Lodge won the prestigious Luxury Guest House of the Year award. The exclusive five-star country guesthouse, which sits at the edge of the 2,000-acre estate, was officially opened […]

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Small hotels and hostels are catching up with the new wave of software makers

Skift take The story of software maker Cloudbeds, named the fastest growing travel and hospitality company in the United States, points to a larger trend for smaller hotels to embrace new tools to manage their properties. Sean O’Neill, Skift For years, owners of small hotels and hostels have purchased cloud-based software subscriptions, which typically give […]

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Do you hate hostels? Hilton’s new hotel concept aims to change that

To be frank: the problem with hostels is other people. You can have the nicest hostel in the world, but if you’re sharing a room with a bunch of sex-obsessed brothers or rowdy tourists, a budget trip to a big European, Asian or North American city can quickly turn in silver. saving savvy to an […]

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Ionia Guest House: Turning a dream into reality

Opening its doors last May, this hotel was the culmination of three years of planning and a lot of hard work by Australian expat Jason Noble and his wife Sirem, who made the big move to Turkey to make this dream come true. and a new chapter in their lives after meeting and spending two […]