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Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Dec. 15, 2015

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | December 15, 2015

Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Dec. 15, 2015

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Hard Rock International to Open New Hotel in Hartford
The iconic brand has announced plans for the 170-room Hard Rock Hotel Hartford in Connecticut's capital city that's set to open in the fall of 2018.

San Jose Marriott Completes $10.5 Million Renovation
The top-to-bottom renovation took 15 months to complete but now the 510-room hotel is ready to host guests ahead of Super Bowl 50 this coming February.

Meet the Founders of Boutique Hotel Website Mr & Mrs Smith
The husband and wife duo of James Lohan and Tamara Heber-Percy founded the popular site back in 2002 following a less-than-stellar hotel experience of their own.

The Resort at Pedregal Partners with Fitness Expert Jason Khalipa
The luxury Los Cabos resort has teamed up with former CrossFit champion Jason Khalipa to launch a new in-room training program.


Travelers won't have to go far this winter to ice skate at these well-equipped hotels.

Sweden's IceHotel is back in time for the holidays. 

Robert DeNiro's Nobu Hotel Manila was recently named the worst new luxury hotel of 2015 by Luxury Travel Intelligence.

Learn about the history of these boutique hotels that weren't always hotels.

Peru's first five-star resort is an unexpected treasure. 


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