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Dec 02

Weekend Contests Around The Industry

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Hey, want a chance to win a few experiences? Okay, you probably won’t, but just in case… Virgin Hotels Holiday Escape Want a couple of nights in San Francisco? Heck, they’ll even throw in the airfare. Simply follow them on Instagram and DM (direct message) them the answer to the puzzle (Hint: The answer is …

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Jun 20

An Uber Deal, Free Accor Points And Hotel Tips

Happy Monday to everyone. Here’s a bit about what’s going on in the world of travel. Uber Deal with Capital One It’s not as good as last year’s 20% rebate, but Capital One Quicksilver is partnering again with Uber to offer a rebate on all Uber rides that you book to the card. This year, …

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Dec 14

Accor and Fairmont officially to merge

It’s no longer new news, but still worth mentioning, particularly for those who do a lot of travel in Europe: Accor Hotels is acquiring Fairmont. There are very few Accor brands (including Sofitel, Novotel and Pullman, among others) in the United States, so domestic readers may not know much about them, but many of their …

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Oct 29

Merger Mania in the Hotel World

We’re in the middle of earnings season, the period each calendar quarter in which publicly traded companies report results to shareholders. But this quarter also brings talk of mergers in the hotel business. Hotel companies are not all that they seem. For the publicly traded hotel companies, they do not, for the most part, actually …

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