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Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Jan. 5, 2016

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | January 05, 2016

Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Jan. 5, 2016


Marriott Rewards Partners with South African Airways
Through the new partnership, Marriott Rewards members will be able to redeem points for South African Airways Voyager miles.

Courtyard by Marriott Opens in Historical Russian City Center
The Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center is the brand's seventh property in Russia, boasting 143 rooms including a Presidential Suite.

Greece's Astir Palace Resort Sells for More Than $434 Million
The Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund has purchased the resort located outside of Athens for $434.3 million with plans to replace the existing Arion and Westin hotels with two new ones.

Vermont Inn to Award Ownership to Essay Contest Winner
Vermont's Deerfield Valley Inn is holding a 250-word essay contest to determine its next owner.


Hyatt's VP of global brands Samie Barr talks about her journey as a female executive in the hospitality industry.

See why travelers are lining up to stay at one of these Northern California cabins.

One Starwood Preferred Guest member earned more than 30 million points in 2015.

The capsule hotel concept is taking off in Singapore.


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