Hospitality industry sees a rebound in Minneapolis

After dropping below 5% at the start of the pandemic, occupancy rates have steadily increased at hotels in Minneapolis. MINNEAPOLIS – James Keig needed a getaway this summer. So the South Dakota native jumped eastbound Interstate 90 to Sioux Falls, crossed the border with Minnesota, and eventually cut north to …

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LG Launches 5 Smart TVs Designed For Cruise Ships – Cruise Industry News

LG Business Solutions USA has announced the launch of a line of smart TVs specially designed for cruise cabins and crew cabins. According to a press release, the models are available in class sizes of 43, 32, 28-24 and 22 inches. Voice-activated, Wi-Fi-connected televisions allow cruise lines “to offer a …

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Hotel bosses ask guests to be kind to staff when there is a shortage

HOSPITALITY bosses ask customers to be nice to staff in difficulty. With major stockouts of beer and other products and a nationwide staffing crisis, the hospitality industry is open for now, but operators are struggling to stay that way. [Image: Radisson RED] Radisson RED’s Be Kind To Hospitality campaign called …

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Simpson feels MP’s warmth over ‘independent’ review of SDEN

A Sutton MP has expressed serious doubts whether a so-called ‘independent’ review of the controversial council-owned SDEN will make any difference to the hundreds of Hackbridge residents whose homes and lives have been marred by the expensive and unreliable heating network. Conservative MP Elliot Colburn: skeptical of terms of SDEN …

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The basics of home insurance

Lew sichelman Many homeowners, especially rookies new to the game, have no idea what their homeowner’s insurance policies cover. Buyers know they need to have insurance or their lender won’t provide the financing. And they need to know that they have to keep the cover in place, or the lender …

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IHG to introduce Regent brand in Kyoto

British hotel company IHG is partnering with GI Capital Management to open an exciting new 86-room luxury hotel in the former imperial capital of Japan in 2024. The future hotel will be located in a lush green space initially laid out 100 years ago by the famous gardener Kumakichi Kato. …

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What discounts are currently available for Disney World?

Welcome to another weekly roundup of current discounts, offers and opportunities to SAVE MONEY on your next Disney World vacation! We know it can sometimes seem impossible to take a trip to the parks on a budget, but we always find new ways to save. BOO Bash We want to …

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City council examines proposed city budget for the first time |

City Manager EA Hoppe and city staff presented the following proposed budget for 2021-2022 to Kerrville City Council on August 10. Current situation The local economy has been relatively strong during the pandemic, despite the expected shortages. Kerr County’s unemployment rate was 5.5% in June 2021, up from 7.8% in …

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The future of investing in the hotel industry

The event was sponsored by FIU Online – Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, and moderated by Lisa Cain, associate professor at the Chaplin school. The included panel Nathalie Castillo, Senior Vice-President, CBRE Group; Gloria fu, director of the board of directors of an independent public company, Proptech Investment …

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Starwood Provides $ 230 Million Debt Package on HomeTowne Studios Portfolio – Commercial Watcher

Dune real estate partners and Westmont Hospital Group secured $ 230 million in debt to finance a portfolio of 41 properties HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof long-stay hotels, according to the rating agency’s analysis of the case. The Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) debt package includes a $ 184 million …

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