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Dec 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
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White Lodging Honored with Two Key Awards from Hyatt Hotel & Resorts

  White Lodging is pleased to announce it has again been recognized by a brand partner for excellence in hotel management, this time by...

Dec 15, 2014, 16:17 ET
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White Lodging Hires Jason Druso as Vice President of Restaurants

White Lodging is pleased to announce Jason Druso as its new Vice President of Restaurants, working on improving the company's Food and Beverage...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Marriott To Open Courtyard And Residence Inn Hotels In Richmond, Virginia

 Marriott International, Inc. Monday announced the opening of a combined 135-room Courtyard hotel and 75-suite Residence Inn hotel in Richmond,...

Dec 09, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Pegasus Lodges Launches Eco-Luxury Surf Lodge in Samoa

 Pegasus Lodges, owners of the legendary Telo Island Lodge in North Sumatra, Indonesia, welcomes Aganoa Lodge Samoa into its growing portfolio...

Nov 24, 2014, 15:44 ET
Stein Eriksen Lodge Awarded World's Best Ski Hotel

Stein Eriksen Lodge Wins World's Best Ski Hotel

 Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah's only Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond resort, has earned the distinction of World's Best Ski Hotel by the World...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:01 ET
The Westin Austin Downtown completed its structural construction, celebrating its Topping Out Tuesday. The hotel is scheduled to open in Summer 2015.

The Westin Austin Downtown celebrates Topping Out

 The Westin Austin Downtown welcomed clients and guests to downtown Austin today to celebrate the completion of structural construction on the...

Nov 12, 2014, 11:11 ET
Joshua Murray has been named the new executive chef at Carneros Bistro, the award-winning restaurant at The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa. Murray joined Marriott in 2006 and worked at hotel restaurants in Chantilly, VA; Fort Lauderdale, FL; and Palm Desert, CA before arriving in Sonoma. Carneros Bistro specializes in farm-to-table cuisine for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner and boasts a vast organic garden where fresh herbs and produce are grown for seasonal dishes. For information, visit www.marriott.com/SFOLS or call 1-707-935-6600.

New Executive Chef Named At The Lodge At Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa

 The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa is proud to announce the hiring of executive chef Joshua Murray. Murray will take the reins...

Nov 10, 2014, 12:00 ET
Shore Lodge in McCall, Idaho won Best Resort in Idaho at the 4th Annual Northwest Meetings   Events Best Of Awards held in Seattle, Washington.

Shore Lodge Wins Big in 4th Annual Northwest Meetings + Events Best of Awards

Northwest Meetings + Events magazine, the Northwest's leading meetings industry publication, recognized Shore Lodge as Idaho's "Best" in three...

Nov 10, 2014, 07:37 ET

Holloway Lodging Corporation Reports 2014 Third Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION ON U.S. WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Holloway Lodging...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:51 ET
General Manager Ed Walls presents the key to the Diplomat to Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober, joined by Dianna Vaughan, global head of Curio - A Collection by Hilton, Thayer Lodging Group Managing Director Shai Zelering and Joe Berger, President, Americas, Hilton Worldwide.

Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood Launches New Era

The historic Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, along with its 900-plus employees, today joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton. South...

Oct 22, 2014, 13:47 ET
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The Lodge & Spa At Brush Creek Ranch Recognized With Conde Nast Traveler's 2014 Readers' Choice Award "No. 2 Top Hotels & Resorts In The World"

Conde Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 27th annual Readers' Choice Awards with The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch recognized...

Oct 20, 2014, 13:06 ET
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White Lodging announces new general managers named in Q3 2014

 White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers last quarter across the company. Ryan Foltz...

Oct 01, 2014, 08:40 ET

Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group Continues Expansion

Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group announced another acquisition through the company's affiliated equity fund, LD Hotel Group I, LLC.  The...

Sep 02, 2014, 18:14 ET
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Thayer Lodging Group Acquires Diplomat Resort & Spa

 Thayer Lodging Group ("Thayer"), a Brookfield Company, and its institutional partners, have acquired the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:26 ET
The swimming pools at Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging is popular with guests after they return from a visit to Yosemite National Park or the Gold Rush Towns (PRNewsFoto/Yosemite Pines RV Resort...)

Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging Responds to Increased Tourism Demand with Addition of New Cozy Cabins

 Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging has become so popular for lodging outside the gates of Yosemite National Park that the resort has added...

Aug 05, 2014, 12:43 ET
Pete Sams joined White Lodging in August as a new full service regional vice president. (PRNewsFoto/White Lodging Services Corp..)

White Lodging names Pete Sams as New Full Service Regional Vice President

We are pleased to announce that Pete Sams will be joining White Lodging as a new full service regional vice president. Sams' region will be...

Aug 01, 2014, 17:31 ET

After Forty-Two Years - 1972-2014, Sedona's - Garland's Oak Creek Lodge is SOLD!

 Much has materialized in the last forty-two years in and around the Red Rocks of Sedona Arizona. Tourists by the thousands now make their...

Aug 01, 2014, 09:30 ET
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White Lodging announces new general managers named in Q2 2014

 White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers last quarter across the company. Kristie...

Jul 31, 2014, 08:40 ET
The variety of recreation available at Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort makes it a favorite vacation spot for families. (PRNewsFoto/Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort)

Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort Rated Top Oregon Campground by Tripleblaze

 Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort in the Oregon Coast Range near Reedsport has been designated as the number one Campground out of one hundred...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:30 ET

Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group Continues Acquisitions Through Fund

 Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group announced another acquisition through the company's affiliated equity fund, LD Hotel Group I, LLC. ...