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Hospitality

Starting a Business

6 Tips for Starting a Business That's an Instant Hit With Locals

Looking to start a business that resonates with locals? Take a cue from Proper Hospitality co-founder Brian De Lowe, who makes sure each of his new hotels authentically reflects its community.

These Hemp Entrepreneurs Are Disrupting the Hospitality Industry

Hemp fabrics are sustainable, luxurious and increasingly popular in the hospitality industry.

Don't Try to Copy Someone Else's Success -- Carve Your Own Path

The CEO and co-founder of the J. Fall Group talks about dealing with the perceptions of others and what he's learned from his experiences in the restaurant and hospitality business.

How This Husband-and-Wife Team Grew a B&B Empire

Once a dilapidated Brooklyn residence, Akwaaba grew to become a thriving business.

How This 200-Year-Old Company Overcame a Lack of Name Recognition When Entering a New Market

International brand Swire was unknown in the U.S. when it opened its hotel in Miami.

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