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  1. Guy RigbyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Hotels

    Come join our community! Welcome to www.hotelsmag.com, the online home of HOTELS Magazine. This is a membership-based community of global hotel industry professionals and we hope that you'll join us.

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  2. U.S. expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    Christine Wade, a registered nurse at the University of Texas Medical Branch, greets Carnival Magic passengers disembarking Sunday in Galveston, Texas. Nurses met passengers with Ebola virus fact sheets and to answer any questions.

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  3. Daylight savings time ending? Utah may stop clock time shift, fall back no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Experts say Daylight Saving Time costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars a year, and can negatively impact a person's health. Daylight savings time is ending this November 2 in the middle of the night , but Utah may soon stop the clock time shift and " fall back " for the last time.

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  4. Starwood Hotels & Resorts sells The St. Regis in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News Times

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has sold The St. Regis Rome to subsidiaries of Constellation Hotels Holding for $150.7 million, but will remain involved in the property, continuing to operate the hotel under the St. Regis brand flag as part of a new long-term agreement. "The sale of The St. Regis Rome further advances Starwood's asset-light strategy as we continue to seek the right owners and partners to create value for our shareholders and focus on growing our global fee business," said Simon Turner , president of global development for Starwood, in a statement.

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  5. Debate over ethics of deleting negative reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Newsday

    Most consumers realize online reviews are not always trustworthy. But a recent magazine column raised new ethical questions about reviews when a traveler said he deleted a complaint after a hotel gave him a 50 percent refund.

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  6. ET: Hotels bow to power of social media, shape upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    India will lodge a protest against US' financing Diamer-Bhasha hydel project that may open sluice gates for further global funding in PoK. We pitch the new Mahindra Scorpio and the Renault Duster AWD against the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to find out which one is most worthy purchase.

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  7. Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare. A lab supervisor who handled a specimen from a Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas showed no symptoms during the cruise but self-quarantined out... GALVESTON, Texas - -- A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare.

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  8. Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (CLUB): HG Vora Capital Management Betting Big on FitnessRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    Parag Vora 's HG Vora Capital Management has gone activist on Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. and also increased its stake in the company. HG Vora Capital Management's recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show that the fund increased its exposure to Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. to 3.875 million shares from 3.3 million shares it held earlier On June 26, we had reported the fund increasing its stake in Town Sports International to 3.08 million shares.

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  9. Buying silence or making things right? Hotel gives refund, traveller deletes negative reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Most consumers realize online reviews are not always trustworthy. But a recent magazine column raised new ethical questions about reviews when a traveller said he deleted a complaint after a hotel gave him a 50 per cent refund.

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  10. Taking on Internet trollsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    The reason we cherish the concept of free speech is the same reason we also have libel laws: people disagree. On everything.

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  11. Expedia's Wotif acquisition delayed againRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    Wotif said the NZCC letter focused on its continuing investigation of the competitive constraints between online travel agencies , metasearch sites and other evolving online business models and from other distribution channels, including direct hotel bookings. Photo: Bloomberg Expedia's planned $703 million purchase of Wotif.com Holdings has been delayed again after the New Zealand Commerce Commission issued a letter of "unresolved issues" relating to the acquisition of the online accommodation provider.

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  12. The Ethics Behind Paying to Remove Negative User ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Skift

    There's nothing wrong with a hotel asking a person to remove a review, although improving the things the original poster complained about would be the best way to prevent future repeats. Most consumers realize online reviews are not always trustworthy.

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  13. Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Daniel Ruff to Lead EMEA and Indian Ocean RegionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation , today announced the appointment of Daniel Ruff as president and managing director of the Europe, Middle East and Africa and Indian Ocean regions. In this role, effective November 12, 2014, Ruff will be responsible for Wyndham Hotel Group's strategic development and operational, marketing, revenue management and sales services to the company's franchisees and development partners.

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  14. Needham Gets $3.5 Mil. From State for Highland Ave. ReconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Governor Deval Patrick today announced a new round of MassWorks Infrastructure Program grants to advance local development projects across the state. The grants total more than $66 million in improvement projects that will support thousands of jobs in Massachusetts communities.

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  15. Arlington couple on cruise that included Ebola scareRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Lonnie Harris of Arlington wanted to give his wife, Marnie, a romantic and unforgettable 25th wedding anniversary. And he did.

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  16. Utah May Pull Plug on Daylight Saving TimeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Utah lawmakers are considering stopping the practice of changing clocks for daylight saving time after hearing popular support for the measure in a survey. State Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, and state Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, are leading the push for the legislation.

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  17. Tuesday's ETF with Unusual Volume: FTARead the original story

    19 hrs ago | MarketNewsVideo

    The First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 585,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 188,000. Shares of FTA were up about 1.4% on the day.

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  18. Yelp Leaps Into Hotel Bookings With New Hipmunk PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Skift

    Getting more aggressive in hotels is a natural fit for Yelp, although it remains to be seen how far Yelp intends to take it. With the Priceline Group and TripAdvisor entering the restaurant booking space with their acquisitions of OpenTable and Lafourchette, respectively, Yelp , which is mostly known for its user-generated shopping and restaurant reviews, is getting more aggressive in the hotel sector through a new partnership with Hipmunk.

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  19. White Lodging Announces New General Manager Appointments in Q3 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    He spent eight years as a general manager with The Summit Group and Stonebridge Companies. His first general manager position was at the Fairfield Inn Denver Federal Center for two years, and then he moved his family to to lead the Hampton Inn Fort Collins team for an additional two years.

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  20. Ebola cracks Top 10 list of concerns for AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Mayor Mike Rawlings speaks during a news conference about the recent Ebola infections at the Dallas County Administration Building on Oct. 20 in Dallas, Texas. Mayor Mike Rawlings speaks during a news conference about the recent Ebola infections at the Dallas County Administration Building on Oct. 20 in Dallas, Texas.

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