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Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Dec. 8, 2015

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | December 08, 2015

Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Dec. 8, 2015

China's Homeinns to Merge with BTG Hotels
Chinese economy hotel chain Homeinns has entered a definitive agreement to merge with BTG Hotels Group for $17.90 in cash per ordinary share of the company and $35.80 in cash per American despository share.

Sandals Resorts in Talks to Open New Properties in Mexico
Chairman Gordon Stewart said final negotiations were underway to construct two new resorts in Mexico.

Milan Hotels Report Record-Breaking Performance
Hotels in Milan, Italy saw a sizable increase in revenue per available room from May through October compared to the same period in 2014, according to STR Global analysis.

Casa Kimberly Opens in Puerto Vallarta
The boutique hotel, which opened Dec. 1, is inspired by the love nest created by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton there years ago.


Cape Air has entered into a partnership with Resorts World Bimini that will bring regularly scheduled commercial seaplane service to the island resort for the first time in a decade. 

Colorado's dinosaur-themed Best Western hotel takes on boutique feel.

Welsh band "Neck Deep" won Renaissance Hotels' "Play to Stay" contest, earning a $10,000 gift card from the Marriott brand.

Find out how hotel brands are coming up with new ways to attract and interact with guests.

Choice Hotels is offering 25 percent savings on its Caribbean properties for a limited time this winter.


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