Hospitality
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7/19/2018

Milwaukee-based Dev Properties LLC has purchased the Holiday Inn & Suites hotel near General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee for $7.4 million. Built in 2000, the 130-room hotel as been owned since 2014 by CREFII Waramaug Milwaukee Airport LLC of Boca Raton, Fla.

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BizTimes Milwaukee
7/19/2018

Kawa Capital Management of Florida has acquired four hotels in Goodyear, Ariz., in a $20 million sale-leaseback transaction with Byrd Hotel Group. The properties are a Hampton Inn & Suites, a Holiday Inn & Suites, a Red Lion Inn & Suites and a Residence Inn, totaling 378 rooms.

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REBusinessOnline
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Red Lion Inn
7/19/2018

The surging short-term rental market reflects a traditional lodging option for vacationers, albeit with several new twists. Among them are the increase in business travelers working improvisationally in the gig economy, and streamlined bookings through technology.

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TravelPulse
7/19/2018

The entrance to the spa at Morocco's La Mamounia hotel is a popular spot for guests to take an Instagram snap shot. "In keeping with the surroundings, this isn't a hugely modern, high-spec spa, but it is an aesthetic triumph," Rachel Cranshaw writes.

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Instagram
7/19/2018

The Mermaid Life treatment at Haven Spa NYC tops this list of must-try spa therapies for summer. The treatment includes a pedicure, full body seaweed salt scrub and makizushi wrap.

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Brit + Co
7/19/2018

Miami Spa Month is underway with special pricing at select spas, including Acqualina Spa by Espa, Ame Spa & Wellness Collective at Turnberry Isle and the Spa at the Setai.

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Haute Living online
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ame Spa
7/19/2018

Jelly nails are the latest manicure trend lighting up social media. "They're as colorful as fruity jams and jellies, but they also look a lot like those rubbery throwback sandals from the '80s and '90s," writes De Elizabeth.

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Allure
7/19/2018

The Soneva Kiri resort in Thailand is an example of a property that Soneva's Arnfinn Oines says has become "100% self-sufficient," including the creation of its own water reservoir. Hilton conserves water at its larger properties through reclamation.

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Hotel News Now
7/19/2018

Japanese startup Wa-Qoo is partnering with Booking.com and Rakuten to book stays at Japan's temples. A recent law change in Japan is helping open up the country's temples as a lodging option.

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Booking.com, Rakuten
7/19/2018

The historic Hotel Lutetia in Paris reopened July 12 following a four-year restoration.

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TravelPulse
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Hotel Lutetia