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A Man Was Awarded $115,000 After a Random Facebook Post Destroyed His Life and Business
Facebook

A Man Was Awarded $115,000 After a Random Facebook Post Destroyed His Life and Business

One day, out of the blue, Kenneth Rothe's hotels were accused of being a haven to pedophiles, a claim that the judge would later determine was baseless.
From Tourist to Mogul: How 3 Americans Found Business Success Abroad
Travel

From Tourist to Mogul: How 3 Americans Found Business Success Abroad

Traveling can spark unexpected businesses -- and David Harmatz started his with a distant Panamanian shack.
The Surprising Places These Boutique Hoteliers Found Opportunity
Hospitality

The Surprising Places These Boutique Hoteliers Found Opportunity

Boutique hoteliers check into America's smaller cities.
How Major Hotel Brands are Downsizing in All the Right Ways
Hilton

How Major Hotel Brands are Downsizing in All the Right Ways

Hilton's low-budget offering, Tru, will start rolling out later this year. Check out how it will compare to the company's Hampton brand.
Elaine Glusac
Business Travel Awards 2016: Best Hotel Concierge
Hospitality

Business Travel Awards 2016: Best Hotel Concierge

One man goes above and beyond to make his hotel hospitable.
Would You Pay an Hourly Rate to Stay at This Airport Terminal Hotel?
Airports

Would You Pay an Hourly Rate to Stay at This Airport Terminal Hotel?

The Charles de Gaulle airport just got a bit more layover-friendly.
Carly Okyle
Marriott Offers Lowest Rates to Loyalty Program Members
Loyalty Programs

Marriott Offers Lowest Rates to Loyalty Program Members

The hotel chain is taking on online travel agents like Expedia and Priceline.
Carly Okyle
Starwood Signs First U.S.-Cuba Hotel Deal Since 1959 Revolution
Starwood Hotel

Starwood Signs First U.S.-Cuba Hotel Deal Since 1959 Revolution

The company will operate two properties in Havana, with an intent to manage a third in the future.
Sheraton-Owner Starwood Accepts Higher Takeover Offer From Marriott
Mergers and Acquisitions

Sheraton-Owner Starwood Accepts Higher Takeover Offer From Marriott

The Marriott-Starwood combination will create the world's largest hotel chain.
This New Partnership Makes it Easy for Travelers to Cook Meals in Their Hotel Rooms
Business Partnership

This New Partnership Makes it Easy for Travelers to Cook Meals in Their Hotel Rooms

Extended-stay chain Homewood Suites teamed up with PeachDish to provide guests DIY meal kits.
Carly Okyle
Meet Connie, the Robot Concierge at a Virginia Hilton
Robots

Meet Connie, the Robot Concierge at a Virginia Hilton

Using IBM's artificial intelligence, the machine can greet guests, answer questions and more.
Carly Okyle
Can Your Hotel Make You Healthier?
Hotels

Can Your Hotel Make You Healthier?

Budget-friendly hotels are now offering extras aimed at promoting health, from vitamin-infused showers to rent-able workout gear.
Elaine Glusac
How Fatherhood Changed This Man's Career Course
Franchise Players

How Fatherhood Changed This Man's Career Course

Mike Keeney had been working in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years before becoming a Discovery Point franchisee.
Carly Okyle