Sleepbox coming to Washington Dulles International | HotelTonight CEO: Boutique hotels appeal to nostalgia | Photos: Tour the historic Boca Raton Resort & Club
November 16, 2018
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Sleepbox coming to Washington Dulles International
The Sleepbox Nap Lounge is opening its first US location soon in the Washington Dulles International Airport. Startup Sleepbox provides modular, soundproof sleeping pods.
Travel Weekly (11/14) 
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The Concierge Desk
HotelTonight CEO: Boutique hotels appeal to nostalgia
HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank says successful boutique hotels have nostalgic appeal and offer guests a chance to show off on social media. "Hotels need to have things that are memorable and different," he said.
Business Insider (11/15) 
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Photos: Tour the historic Boca Raton Resort & Club
Florida's Boca Raton Resort & Club resort dates back to 1926. Today, the sprawling resort has 1,047 guest rooms.
USA Today (11/15) 
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Hospitality Trends and Technology
Shangri-La maintains personal touch while adding Tencent's technology
Shangri-La Hotels is tapping technology from Tencent to improve services. "We will strive to work with Tencent and integrate hardware with heartware," said Hui Kuok, chairman of Shangri-La Asia.
Hotel Management online (11/15) 
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Spotlight on Development
Music City Center plays happy tune for Nashville, Tenn., hotels
Robust lodging growth has taken place in Nashville, Tenn., since the opening of the $623 million Music City Center in 2013, an analysis of STR data shows. The number of hotels has increased by 20 to a total of 61, and revenue per available room rose to $180 from $111, with the latter jump second only to Maui, Hawaii, among US submarkets.
Lodging magazine online (11/15) 
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International Update
After years in development, Heckfield Place opens its doors
The 45-key Heckfield Place has opened in Hampshire, England. Plans for the property were first announced in 2012.
Robb Report (11/15) 
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