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hilton new passport program

Why Hilton Wants You to Get a Passport

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced a new program that will make applying for a passport easy and rewarding. New Passport Project centers operated in collaboration with travel-advocacy group Passion Passport at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) will be one-stop shops for passport photos, questions…

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New Ski Conglomerate Purchases Deer Valley Resort

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A new ski conglomerate has purchased Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, thereby adding another prestigious resort to its already-impressive portfolio. The new company, which has not been named, was created earlier this year by Henry Crown and Co. and KSL Capital partners to purchase Intrawest Resort Holdings and Mammoth Resorts. Squaw Valley Ski…

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Catch Your Own Dinner in Dorado Beach Program

Catch Your Own Dinner in Dorado Beach Program

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Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico, will be launching its Hook-to-Cook program this month. The initiative gives guests the chance to embark on a half-day fishing trip during which they can catch their own dinner. The experience begins with a daytime fishing trip. During the excursion, guests are accompanied by the resort concierge…

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Bulldog Puppies Check In to the London WeHo Hotel

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Photo credit: The London West Hollywood Prepare for your heart to melt and it has nothing to do with the summer heat. Meet Winston and Churchill! They are The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills’ two new permanent residents. Named after the historical British Prime Minister, the bulldog puppies call the luxurious hotel home. Much…

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Guam CVB: “It’s Business As Usual”

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Tumon Bay with Two Lovers Point in the background. Photo credit: Guam Visitors Bureau Guam has been in the headlines in recent days and weeks due to a potential threat from North Korea to fire missiles in the direction of the U.S. territory. Despite the dark cloud of looming concerns, the sun is shining bright…

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10 Best Historic Hotels in the U.S.

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The popularity of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton has made history cooler than ever. In fact, it’s inspired groups to meet at historic hotels, including the 10 Best Historic Hotels of 2017, selected as part of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Travel Awards. (There were some new additions compared to last year’s list.) The annual list, which consisted of the…

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Andy Cohen & Residence Inn Lend Helping Paws to Adoptable Dogs

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Photo credit: Marriott International Andy Cohen is all about fun and games on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” but he means business when it comes to fetching “furever” homes for dogs. The talk show host, producer, author and proud papa to rescue pup Wacha teamed with Residence Inn by Marriott and North Shore Animal League…

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Melia Accelerates Digital Transformation Efforts

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Hospitality giant Melia Hotels International (MHI) will be implementing the cloud-based solutions of revenue-strategy technology firm Duetto as part of the company’s ongoing digital transformation. The implementation of Duetto’s price optimization application, GameChanger, and revenue intelligence application, ScoreBoard, is intended to further boost Melia’s revenue-strategy marketing and distribution capabilities. “Melia’s revenue strategy includes next-generation pricing and…

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Hawaii Hotels Aloha Solar Power, Big Time

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Most of Hawaii’s energy comes from expensive, imported fossil fuels, so it’s no surprise solar power is a hot ticket there. In fact, SolarPowerRocks.com ranks the state 15th best in the nation on its 2017 Solar Report Card. The hospitality sector has long been a sustainability leader in Hawaii, and going solar is high on the…

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