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Santa Barbara's Bacara Plans Guest Room Upgrade

by Matt Alderton | September 15, 2015

Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, CA, will unveil its renovated guest rooms in November 2015.


Scottsdale Resort Reopens After $10 Million Renovation

by Matt Alderton | September 11, 2015
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Arizona has reopened with updated guest rooms and new outdoor meeting space.

San Jose Marriott to Unveil New Guest Rooms, Meeting Space in October

by Matt Alderton | September 11, 2015

The 510-room San Jose Marriott will complete a $10.5 million renovation in mid-October.


Emirates Lands in Orlando

by Matt Alderton | September 08, 2015

Emirates' new Orlando service is projected to generate more than $100 million in local economic impact.


Experient, Airbnb Join Forces on Event Lodging

September 04, 2015
Experient's partnership with home-sharing website Airbnb gives clients more housing options for attendees in cities with limited hotel inventory.

San Francisco Travel, Lyft Launch New Transportation Partnership

by Matt Alderton | September 03, 2015

New details are available on a first-of-its-kind partnership between the San Francisco Travel Association and Lyft.


Starwood Debuts New Luxury Collection Hotel, 'The Gwen,' in Chicago

by Matt Alderton | September 03, 2015

The former Conrad Chicago is now The Gwen, the first Chicago hotel in Starwood's The Luxury Collection.


Developer Plans JW Marriott Near Disneyland

September 01, 2015

The 466-room hotel would be the first JW Marriott in Orange County, CA.


'Fast & Furious' Ride Speeding into Universal Studios Florida

by Matt Alderton | August 27, 2015

"Fast & Furious: Supercharged," a new attraction based on the popular "Fast & Furious" film franchise, is coming to Universal Orlando Resort in 2017.


Penn National Gaming Completes Purchase of Tropicana Las Vegas

by Matt Alderton | August 26, 2015
The company's plans for the property include upgraded technology, new retail and restaurants, and perhaps even additional guest rooms.

Napa Valley Wine Train CEO: We Were 100-Percent in the Wrong to Remove Black Women's Group

by Deanna Ting | August 25, 2015
CEO apologizes to an African-American women's book club group who were removed from the train recently because of noise complaints from other passengers.

The Robots Are Coming (to Aloft Hotels)!

by Matt Alderton | August 21, 2015
Aloft Hotels' robotic butler, Botlr, autonomously delivers amenities to guests at Aloft hotels in Silicon Valley.