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Mar152016

InterContinental Venice Palazzo Nani to open early 2018

InterContinental Hotels has signed three new hotels in Europe with InterContinental Ljubljana in Slovenia, InterContinental Sofia in Bulgaria and InterContinental Venice Palazzo Nani to open in early 2018. InterContinental Venice Palazzo Nani will be a 51-room hotel conversion of a 16th century palace on the Cannaregio Canal. Hand-painted alfresco ceilings and hand-carved wooden beams will…

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Feb022016

Hotel Vintro South Beach joins Hilton Curio Collection

Hotel Vintro South Beach is the latest member of Hilton’s quasi-independent Curio Collection brand. The 50-room Art Deco hotel will open as Curio Collection in March 2016. TripAdvisor reviews rank Hotel Vintro #13 of 207 Miami Beach Hotels with 4.5/5 circles and a Certificate of Excellence. Interesting comments in TripAdvisor reviews mention exterior and interior…

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Jan132016

History of Residence Inn brand at 40 years old

The largest Residence Inn worldwide opened November 2015 as the 380 room Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Loop. The hotel marked the 700th hotel for Marriott International’s Residence Inn brand and celebrated 40 years since the opening of The Residence in Wichita, Kansas by Jack DeBoer, which introduced the extended stay hotel concept to the industry in…

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Oct302015

W Amsterdam now open for cool swimming

Regular readers of Loyalty Traveler may understand why I am excited about the W Amsterdam opening last week. The hotel sits atop the Albert Heijn AH Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal supermarket, one of the largest grocery stores in central Amsterdam. Many times, many years ago I made those walks regularly from the 17th century canal houses of…

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Aug312015

Grand Bohemian Charleston newest Marriott Autograph Collection hotel

Grand Bohemian Charleston Hotel in South Carolina has opened as the newest Marriott Autograph Collection hotel. The property is a Kessler Collection hotel from Richard Kessler, a boutique hotel developer from Savannah, Georgia. His Kessler Collection hotels formed the original core of Marriott Autograph Collection hotel brand when it launched five years ago. Autograph Collection…

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