Syracuse Hotel First to Join Hilton’s Tapestry Collection


SYRACUSE – The Hotel Skyler in Syracuse has become the first hotel to convert to Hilton’s new, upscale collection brand – Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Hotel Skyler Syracuse is a 58-room University Hill hotel within walking distance of many attractions, including Syracuse University, Carrier Dome and Upstate University Hospital. Built in 1922 to house the …

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Courtyard SoHo Hotel Finishes Quick $2 Million Renovation

Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo has just finished a $2 million renovation that included reinvigorated guest rooms and a reimagined lobby. The new accommodations at the hotel near New York University offer rooms with custom-fitted furnishings in muted red and black colors plus abstract touches, bringing in the feeling of the surrounding neighborhood. For information, visit or call 1-212-414-8282. (PRNewsfoto/Courtyard New York Manhattan/So)

NEW YORK — When the 120-room Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo opened in the Hudson Square area on Varick Street in 2010, it was a sleek, modern addition to a unique neighborhood known since the 1930s for its spacious lofts and printing houses. Today, the area is home to designers, marketing and tech companies, trendy restaurants and shops …

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Trump Hotels to Launch Midscale Brand in Mississippi

Scion Rendering (PRNewsfoto/Trump Hotels)

NEW YORK — Trump Hotels, founded by President Donald Trump, is expanding its hotel business with the launch of its new midscale brand, American IDEA, a concept rooted in local history and neighborly service. American IDEA hotels will be an alternative, for both guests and hotel developers, looking for an answer to the run-of-the-mill offerings currently in …

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Joie de Vivre Opens First NYC Hotel


NEW YORK — Joie de Vivre hotels is opening its first property in New York City. The Hotel 50 Bowery opens today in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood. The 229-room boutique hotel was developed by Chu Enterprises and is owned by two families with deep roots in the Asian community – the Harilela family in Hong Kong …

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LUMA Hotel Opens in Times Square

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NEW YORK — A new boutique hotel, LUMA Hotel Times Square, has officially opened this week.  Nestled between two pre-war buildings at 120 West 41st Street between Broadway and Avenue of the Americas, LUMA is located adjacent to Bryant Park and many attractions and businesses in midtown Manhattan. The 28-floor hotel was designed by Peter …

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1 Hotels Now Open in Brooklyn


BROOKLYN — 1 Hotels, a luxury lifestyle hotel brand, has opened the doors of its third property and first ground-up development, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.  Rates start from $350 per night. Situated at Pier 1, just south of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, in Brooklyn Bridge Park with sweeping waterfront views of the Manhattan skyline and …

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Hard Rock to Purchase Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal

Hard Rock International has unveiled plans for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Hard Rock and its partners announced they have reached a definitive agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of investor Carl Icahn to purchase Atlantic City’s former Taj Mahal casino. Hard Rock International will be majority owner of the rebranded Hard …

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Langham Hotel Unveils New Spa


NEW YORK — Langham Place, a luxury hotel on Fifth Avenue, is unveiling Chuan Body + Soul, New York opening in April 2017. The full-service spa will offer advanced skin care methods from natural skin care line Kerstin Florian, combined with Chuan’s signature Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques. Located on Langham Place’s fourth floor, Chuan Body …

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Four Points Opens Fifth Manhattan Hotel


Marriott International has officially opened Four Points Manhattan Midtown West, the brand’s fifth hotel in Manhattan. Located at 446 10th Avenue, the hotel offers rates starting at $127 per night. Owned by Joy Construction and managed by Real Hospitality, the newly constructed hotel has 148 spacious guest rooms, a 24-hour fitness center, a business center, …

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DoubleTree Hotel Opens in Times Square West


NEW YORK  – DoubleTree, one of 14 Hilton Hotel brands, has opened a new hotel in Times Square West at 350 West 40th Street in Manhattan. The newly-built high-rise hotel is just steps from the Broadway theater district, The Jacob Javits Convention Center, dozens of shops and restaurants, the Empire State Building and many other …

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Trump Hotel Celebrates 20 Years in NYC


The Trump International Hotel & Tower New York is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Located right across the Southwest corner of Central Park on Columbus Circle, The Trump International Hotel is a Forbes Five-Star/AAA Five-Diamond property founded by newly inaugurated President Donald Trump. The 52-story hotel has 176 luxurious guest rooms and suites, many …

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Cachet Boutique Hotel to Open on W. 42nd St.

Cachet Boutique Hotel will open this spring.

  NEW YORK — Merchants Hospitality, Inc. has signed an agreement with Cachet Hospitality Group (CHG) to manage and brand 510 West 42nd Street property as a Cachet Boutique New York Hotel. Currently the Out Hotel, CHG will expand its North American presence with Cachet Boutique slated to open in Spring 2017. The new boutique …

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