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Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Jan. 25, 2016

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | January 25, 2016

Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Jan. 25, 2016

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Marriott Partners with Rakuten Travel
The agreement enables Japanese travelers to check room inventory in Marriott's portfolio of 4,300-plus hotels and book rooms with their smart phones or digital devices.

First Look at Aspen's W Hotel
Scheduled to open in time for the 2017-18 winter season, the hotel will feature a lively rooftop scene equipped with a bar and dance floor.

AccorHotels Teams with Hasabi Real Estate
The two will work together on a 700-room hotel complex near Dubai International Airport.

St. Regis to Debut on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm is scheduled to open in 2018.


Even the wealthiest one percent of travelers seek free Wi-Fi in their hotel room.

A guide to uncovering bed bugs in your hotel room. But let's hope you don't. 

Local residents aren't sold on Leonardo DiCaprio's planned eco-resort off the coast of Belize.

Speedy spa treatments are an emerging trend in the hotel industry.

These new and improved airport hotels are an ideal place to rest after a long flight.


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