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Overseas Hotels Show Increases in Major Metrics Over Past Year

STR Global report finds boosts in Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East/Africa

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort to Add 400 Rooms by 2017

Two new towers will give the Orlando property a total of 2,200 guest rooms.

Sustained Occupancy, RevPAR Growth Projected Through 2018

U.S. hotel occupancy could rise to 73.7 percent in the next three years.

Airfare Deals Pop Up As Airlines Wage Limited Fare Wars

A number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours.

Zentila Venue Search Teams With Certain's Meetings Management System

Zentila's sourcing and booking platform now integrates with Certain's platform.

CIC Adds Three Industry Leaders to the APEX Committee

New committee members include Michael Dominguez, current chair of MPI's global board.

Charleston, S.C., Hotel Joins Marriott's Autograph Collection

The 50-room Grand Bohemian Hotel also is a Kessler Collection property.
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