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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.

Homeland Security Plans Security Enhancements to Visa Waiver Program

by Matt Alderton | August 07, 2015

The Department of Homeland Security has announced a number of security changes to the Visa Waiver Program.

Westin Plans Mississippi Debut in Jackson

by Matt Alderton | August 05, 2015

The Westin Jackson will have 205 guest rooms and 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

Update: The Latest Las Vegas Developments

by Alex Palmer | July 28, 2015
New offerings are cropping up on the Strip's southern side.

Resorts World Las Vegas: The New Kid in Town

by Leo Jakobson | July 28, 2015
Work finally begins on the $4-billion Resorts World Las Vegas mega-resort and casino.

Planned Expansion Would Double Size of Seattle's Washington State Convention Center

by Matt Alderton | July 23, 2015
The expansion could bring up to 25 new conventions to Seattle a year.

Disney Unveils Plans for Shanghai Disneyland

by Matt Alderton | July 17, 2015
Disney's first theme park in mainland China, Shanghai Disneyland, will open in spring 2016 with six themed lands.

Music-Themed Westin Arrives in Austin

by Matt Alderton | July 17, 2015
The Westin Austin Downtown in downtown Austin, TX, offers 366 guest rooms and over 13,500 square feet of meeting space.