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Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Oct. 30, 2015

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | October 30, 2015

Hospitality Pulse: Hotel and Resort Industry News for Oct. 30, 2015

View the latest industry news and notes for Friday, Oct. 30.

Commune Launches Personalized Guest Communication System

Commune Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a personalized guest communication system, enabling guests and hotels to communicate without having to download an app...Read more from Commune Hotels & Resorts.

Hotel Vermont to Serve Roadkill 

Burlington's Hotel Vermont will serve three roadkill animals (cooked of course) during next month's "Wild About Vermont" event...Read more from WPTZ.

Construction of Gaylord Rockies Hotel to Begin Soon

Construction on the 1,500-room Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center will begin in Aurora, Colorado, by the end of 2015 after an international consortium of eight banks has agreed to loan the developer $500 million. The resort hopes to open in fall 2018...Read more from the Denver Business Journal.

North American Hotels' Average Daily Rate Performance Improves

Data from TravelClick shows that average daily rate figures have increased in 88 percent of the top 25 North American markets...Read more from TravelClick.

Marriott Offers Holiday Savings to Northeast Travelers

Guests who book at least two weeks in advance can save 20 percent at 75 different Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites hotels across the Northeast U.S. The offer is good through Feb. 29, 2016...Read more from Marriott.

How to Avoid Online Hotel Booking Scams

Start with making sure the hotel actually exists...Read more from

Where to Stay Like a King, Queen When in Europe

Headed to Europe? Don't limit yourself to a traditional hotel. Check out the continent's accommodating castles...Read more from Thrillist.


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