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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.

In Southern California, a New Kind of Healthy Meeting and Incentive

by Deanna Ting | August 18, 2015
Two new group programs take health and wellness to another level for meetings and incentives.

Hyatt House Plans New Orleans Debut Next to Hyatt Regency New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | August 14, 2015
Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown will have 194 guest rooms adjacent to the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

The Top U.S. Meeting and Event Destination for 2015 Is ...

by Deanna Ting | August 11, 2015
Orlando reclaims the top spot; Vegas, Chicago, San Diego, and Atlanta round out the top five according to Cvent's annual list

SBE, Morgans Hotel Group Reportedly in Merger Talks

by Matt Alderton | August 10, 2015

Hotelier Sam Nazarian is close to a deal that would merge his company, SBE Entertainment Group, with Morgans Hotel Group.