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Trump is reportedly close to selling his Washington DC hotel for more than $370 million

The Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Former President Trump is reportedly close to selling his Washington DC hotel for over $370 million. Miami-based investment firm CGI Merchant Group is looking to buy it, the Wall Street Journal said. It's the same hotel that lost over $73 million between 2016 and 2020. Former President Donald Trump is close to selling his luxury hotel in Washington DC for more than $370 million, the Wall Street Journal re...
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Disney's Star Wars hotel, which can cost $6,000 for 2 nights on the cheapest package alone, will start accepting reservations in October

Courtesy Disney Parks Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel has announced its launch date. It will start accepting bookings on October 28 and open for stays on March 1, 2022. A two-night stay in the hotel in the cheapest room available can still run you as much as $6,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney's Star Wars hotel will start taking reservations soon to take guests to a galaxy far, far away.The Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will accept gene...
Tags: Travel, Star Wars, Spacex, Florida, News, Disney, Trends, Virgin Galactic, Hotel, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Disney Resort, Hollywood Studios, Sarah Jackson, Disney Parks Disney, Galactic Starcruiser


How To Prepare Your Dog For Being Home Alone

  Having our furry companion join us everywhere we visit sounds great in theory; it’s simply not practical. From locations that don’t accept dogs to extended workdays away from the house, giving your dog the skills to stay solo is essential. If your dog can’t stay alone, there’s a higher chance of separation anxiety developing. Unfortunately, this condition is challenging to treat once established, often requiring training, behavior modification, and occasionally medication. To help minimize th...
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New Delta Variant Cases Mean Less Business Travel

The new Delta variant is increasing the number of COVID-19 cases. And according to a new survey conducted on behalf of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), 67% of business travelers are planning to take fewer trips because of it. Less Business Travel Because of the Delta Variant Beyond the 67% who will take fewer trips, 52% also said they are likely to cancel existing travel plans without rescheduling. And yet another 60% said they plan to postpone existing travel plans. And for t...
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London Fashion Week 2021- Business Aviation Planning Tips:

Update: UK Now Open – The United Kingdom ended quarantine requirements for vaccinated U.S. and EU travelers on Aug. 2, 2021. Our Universal Aviation FBOs in the UK report that the entry process has been pretty seamless so far. Traffic is expected to start ramping up later this month as the summer holiday travel season starts winding down and business travel picks back up. Our blog article has the latest on UK Covid ops. Our blog has more. For the latest UK COVID travel restrictions visit our art...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, UK, London, NFL, Eu, Dolphins, United Kingdom, Heathrow, Hotel, Aviation, Jets, Central London, UN Climate Change Conference, Stansted, Fashion Show


This shellfish-inspired luxury hotel blends perfectly onto the coastline of this tropical beach

Inspired by shellfish, the Nudibranch hotel comes with an instantly recognizable shell-like facade and has ‘tentacles’ that stretch out in different directions, creating a piece of architecture that looks absolutely stunning from any angle. The hotel gets its name from the Nudibranch, a species of soft-bodied gastropod mollusks known for shedding their shells after their larval stage. The animals are often known for their incredible design characterized by vibrant colors and hypnotic patterns (...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Outdoor, Luxury, Hotel, Shellfish, Beach, A' Design Award and Competition, Nudibranch, Mollusk, A' Design 2021, A' Design Gold, Nature-inspired Design


Disney wants customers to know that its new Star Wars-themed Galactic Starcruiser hotel won't actually take them to space

The bedroom windows show views of space, but Disney had to clarify that guests won't actually be launched into orbit. David Roark/Disney Parks Disney's Galactic Starcruiser hotel opens in 2022 and promises an immersive experience. Its Frequently Asked Questions page warned customers that the hotel won't actually take them to space. A two-night stay, which can include droid racing and lightsaber training, costs upwards of $4,809. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Travel, Star Wars, Space, Florida, News, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Virgin Galactic, Hotel, Retail, Hollywood Studios, Tech Insider, David Roark, Disney Parks Disney, Heather Schlitz


Disney's new Star Wars hotel costs anywhere from $4,809 to $6,000 for 2 nights - and that's just for the cheapest packages

Courtesy Disney Parks A two-night stay in Disney's Star Wars hotel costs up to $6,000 just for the cheapest packages. Disney calls the experience, which opens in 2022, "the most immersive Star Wars story ever created." The hotel has 100 cabins and suites, all of which have at least some bunk or pull-down beds. See more stories on Insider's business page. May the force be with you if you're trying to cough up some money for Disney's new Star Wars hotel. Disney has revealed ...
Tags: Travel, Star Wars, Disney, Trends, Hotel, Hollywood Studios, Sarah Jackson, Batuu, Galactic Starcruiser


A hotel manager seeking 3 new hires said he was flooded with 115 applicants in 48 hours despite the labor shortage rocking the hospitality industry

Businesses in the hospitality industry are scrambling to find workers as travel rebounds amid a huge labor shortage. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The owner of two hotels in Bellingham, Washington, said staffing hasn't been a problem for him. He credits this to the company culture, alongside its suite of perks like bar credits for staff. People are traveling again and hotels, bars, and restaurants are feeling the strain. See more stories on Insider's business page. A hotel manager in Bel...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Hotels, Trends, Economy, Hotel, Retail, Leo, Hospitality, Bellingham, Ricci, Florida Atlantic University, Bellingham Washington, Joe Raedle Getty, California Pizza Kitchen, Kevin Harrington


Turkey's Ritz-Carlton Residences are constructed with local materials

South African architecture studio SAOTA chose to incorporate some sustainable features in its design for the new Ritz-Carlton Residences by Marriott International. Located in Bodrum, Turkey, the hotel used stone collected from the building site in its construction and native landscaping in its outdoor spaces. The property is set on a 126,000-square-meter private peninsula in a coastal resort town surrounded by the stunning Aegean Sea and boasts the first standalone residences in the area. It ha...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Turkey, Hotel, Energy Efficiency, Villa, Tulum, Aegean Sea, Bodrum Turkey, Native Plants, Ritz Carlton Residences, Marriott International Located


This golden bathtub on rails is bonkers

Honestly, I don't know what to think of this "golden bathtub." On one hand, neat. On the other, why?! Caters: At the hotel Auberge aux 4 Vents in Fribourg, Switzerland, a gold painted bath on rails is available for guests to soak in whilst enjoying the lovely view. — Read the rest
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A second California venue refused to host Matt Gaetz' and Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'America First' tour

Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Joe Raedle/Getty Images A convention center in Riverside, California, has refused to host Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz' "America First" event. The decision was made by a private company that operates the venue, the Riverside mayor said. A hotel last week said it wouldn't host the event once it realized that Gaetz and Greene were the featured speakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A c...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, California, Trends, Georgia, House, Hotel, Republican Party, Orange County, Hospitality, Riverside, Orange County Register, Greene, Anaheim Event Center, Dawson


I work at a 5-star resort as an 'Instagram concierge' who helps guests get the best Instagram shots. Here's what it's like living out my dream job.

Eduardo Vallin. Courtesy of W Punta de Mita Eduardo Vallin, 30, is an 'Instagram Concierge' at the W Punta de Mita 5-star resort in Mexico. Vallin analyzes guests' profiles to recommend the best Insta-worthy photo locations to fit their aesthetic. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Kaila Yu. See more stories on Insider's business page. I like to think I have the best job in the world, since every day I get to work in paradise at the W Punta de Mita, a...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Mexico, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Luxury, Mexico City, Hotel, Vacation, Resort, Guadalajara, Nordic, Punta de Mita, W Punta de Mita, Kaila Yu


The Ultimate Digital Transformation Plan That Will Rescue Any Hotel

Does your hotel have a digital transformation plan in place? And do you understand why... The post The Ultimate Digital Transformation Plan That Will Rescue Any Hotel appeared first on Are Morch, Digital Marketing Coach.
Tags: Digital Transformation, Seo, Hotel, Digital Transformation Plan, Hotel Digital Transformation Plan


A hotel chain CEO says bigger tips, not raises and bonuses, could stop workers quitting and ease the labor shortage. He's now encouraging guests to opt into tips as they arrive.

Ted Darnall said that gratuities aren't meant to replace competitive wages, but that HEI's work to drive bigger tips was having an "emotional effect" on staff. Noam Galai/Getty Images HEI Hotels is rethinking how it encourages customers to tip because of the labor shortage, its CEO said. This included letting guests opt-in to gratuities when they arrive, which they don't pay until they leave. CEO Ted Darnall also said that raises and bonuses weren't the solution to the labo...
Tags: Travel, New York, Jobs, News, US, Employment, Trends, Economy, Chicago, Hotel, Retail, Hospitality, Fox Business, South Beach, New York San Francisco, HEI


A hotel chain CEO says bigger tips, not raises and bonuses, could stop workers quitting and ease the labor shortage. He's now encouraging guest to opt in to tips as they arrive.

Ted Darnall said that gratuities aren't meant to replace competitive wages, but that HEI's work to drive bigger tips was having an "emotional effect" on staff. Noam Galai/Getty Images HEI Hotels is rethinking how it encourages customers to tip because of the labor shortage, its CEO said. This included letting guests opt-in to gratuities when they arrive, which they don't pay until they leave. CEO Ted Darnall also said that raises and bonuses weren't the solution to the labo...
Tags: Travel, New York, Jobs, News, US, Employment, Trends, Economy, Chicago, Hotel, Retail, Hospitality, Fox Business, South Beach, New York San Francisco, HEI


Zoom In On That Zip Code: Get The “billboard Effect” Without The Billboard Cost | By Thomas Mcdermott

Today, we’re talking about…Reach and Frequency in local advertising. The business of visibility. Hotel restaurants and spas face an identical marketing challenge: A lack of street-side visibility. Getting hotel guests to take advantage of great amenities is one thing, but introducing your product to locals who may or may not know your restaurant or spa even exists requires another strategy entirely.
Tags: Travel, Hotel, Thomas McDermott


Hotel workers keep switching jobs for 'minor salary bumps' during the US labor shortage, a hotel owner said. Some don't even show up for their first shift.

Karen Stamand, a housekeeper at Nonantum Resort, cleans a room. Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Some workers are getting jobs at hotels but not turning up to first shifts, a NYC hotel owner said. He told Fox Business that some staff had left the company for minor salary bumps, too. The industry is offering perks like free accommodation and fitness machines amid the labor shortage. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hotel workers are quitting their jobs for ...
Tags: Jobs, News, New York City, US, Employment, Trends, Economy, Unemployment, Hotel, Retail, Starbucks, Fox Business, Portland Press Herald, Ben McCanna, Labor Department, US Chamber of Commerce


World Economic Forum 2022 – Business Aviation Destination Guide

The annual World Economic Forum will return to its traditional location, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland for 2022. The event is scheduled for Jan. 17-22, 2022. The 2021 event was rescheduled and relocated to Singapore but was eventually canceled due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. The World Economic Forum has annual meeting is attended by the world’s most powerful and influential business leaders and heads of state. This high-profile and high-traffic event draws significant business aviation traffic,...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Singapore, Immigration, Eu, Davos, Switzerland, Hotel, Aviation, States, Customs, Basel, Zurich, Schengen, Wef, World Economic Forum


‘4 Hotel’ is the Italian Travel Show You Should Be Watching

Hosted by Bruno Barbieri, 4 Hotel is a popular Italian reality show that provides plenty of travel inspiration.
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Trump Organization making a second attempt to sell its Washington, DC hotel lease, The Washington Post reports

The north entrance of the Trump International in Washington, DC. Mark Tenally/AP The Trump Org. is trying to sell its DC hotel lease for a second time, according to The Washington Post. The company first tried to unload the property in fall 2019 but took it off the market when COVID-19 hit. The move comes as a New York investigation into Trump and his business heats up. See more stories on Insider's business page. As investigations against the former president heat up, former Presiden...
Tags: Post, Real Estate, Politics, New York, Washington Post, Trends, Washington Dc, Hotel, Manhattan, General Services Administration, Dc, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Vance


Here's how much everyone who works at an American hotel makes

A hotel housekeeper makes a bed. Joe Raedle/Getty Images After a difficult year for hotels and travel, the leisure and hospitality industry is recovering. The industry gained 331,000 jobs in April, marking three straight months of job gains. Salaries for hotel jobs vary; the following is a look at how much select hotel positions make. See more stories on Insider's business page. 37. Non-restaurant food servers earn a median of $25,020 a year, and there are 19,320 employed in the ho...
Tags: Hotels, Office, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Getty Images, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hotel, Salaries, Lists, Reuters, American Hotel Lodging Association, Ben Curtis, Gary Friedman


How Native Smart Automation Will Save the Future of Hotels

Native Smart Automation will help hotels become smarter, more proactive, and support innovative personalization. By... The post How Native Smart Automation Will Save the Future of Hotels appeared first on Are Morch, Digital Marketing Coach.
Tags: Uncategorized, Seo, Hotel, Hotel Automation, Native Smart Automation, Smart Automation


A Las Vegas hotel says employees must either get vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing at their own expense

Wynn and Encore. Ethan Miller/Getty Images Wynn Resorts and Encore employees in Las Vegas must be vaccinated or undergo a weekly COVID-19 test. Workers who don't want the vaccine must pay $15 for the on-site testing lab, or go elsewhere for a free test. Las Vegas has recently seen a surge in visitors as vaccine rollout continues and restrictions are lifted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wynn Resorts and Encore has announced that its Las Vegas employees must receive t...
Tags: Travel, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tourism, Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, Los Angeles Times, Vegas, Royal Caribbean, Kroger, Wynn, Wynn Resorts, Wynn Las Vegas, Maddox


Disneyland announces dates to purchase tickets and make reservations following coronavirus closure

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure have announced the dates when the Anaheim theme parks will begin selling tickets and allowing visitors to make mandatory reservations following a year-long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Theme park ticket sales for Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will resume on April 15 no earlier than 8 a.m. Advanced online reservations will open on April 12 no earlier than 8 a.m. for visitors with previously purchased tickets. Sign up for our Park L...
Tags: California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Hotel, Resistance, Amusement Parks, Pixar, Disneyland, Walt Disney, Southern California, Disney World, Anaheim, DCA, Mickey


Britons will soon go on holiday again. Hotel and B&B owners tell guests to expect strict rules around face masks, eating areas, and social distancing - but vaccines won't be mandatory

People sit in deckchairs on the beach as they enjoy the warm weather on the seafront on July 30, 2014 in Weymouth, England. Matt Cardy/Getty Images Hotels, B&Bs and holiday parks in the UK told Insider how they're preparing for guests this summer. Over 27.6 million Brits have had at least one shot but hotel owners said this won't be mandatory. Holiday parks will be opening April 12, while hotels and B&Bs will accept guests from May 17. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Travel, UK, England, Haven, Holiday, Trends, United Kingdom, Heathrow, Hotel, Cornwall, Vacation, Vaccine, Continental, Hospitality, B&b, Travelodge


The atmosphere is grim at Trump's deserted Washington DC hotel as the MAGA crowd skips town, says report

A view outside Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. one day before the inauguration of Trump on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Noam Galai/WireImage Trump's Washington hotel has suffered a loss of income and interest, a Guardian report says. The hotel is bearing the brunt of the pandemic and the fallout of Trump's election defeat. The former president once dubbed it "one of the great hotels of the world." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President T...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Real Estate, Politics, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, Hotel, Guardian


A San Jose hotel struggling during the pandemic declared bankruptcy and kicked out all of its guests, including an NHL team

The Fairmont Hotel in California's San Jose closed on Friday. Education Images/Citizens of the Planet/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The Fairmont in San Jose declared bankruptcy on Friday and kicked all of its guests out. The hotel paid for alternative accommodation for guests, including NHL team the San Francisco Knights. Fairmont management told local news outlets it was projected to lose at least $20 million in 2021. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A...
Tags: California, US, San Francisco, Trends, Marriott, Hotel, Retail, San Jose, Associated Press, Las Vegas, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Wynn Resorts, Fairmont Hotel, San Jose California, Fairmont


6 Great Software To Help You Redesign Your Hotel

Are you now considering redesigning your hotel, but don’t know what software to choose?  In... The post 6 Great Software To Help You Redesign Your Hotel appeared first on Are Morch, Digital Marketing Coach.
Tags: Seo, Software, Hotel, Hotel Design, Guest Article, Redesign, Hotel Redesign


Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index rose 5.0% in December, ends year down 13.2%

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index was up 5.0% in December to a level of 4,574. For 2020 as a whole, the stock index fell 13.2%. "Hotel stocks continued their rebound in December as the positive vaccine and re-opening sentiment remained front and center for investors," said Michael Bellisario, senior hotel research analyst and director at Baird.
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