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Marriott bans little shampoo bottles
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Mike DeNardo
August 28, 2019 - 8:24 am
(Associated Press) — It could be lights out for tiny toiletries. Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger...
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Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's hotel industry is growing and area colleges are responding to the need for workers. Next month's opening of the Four Seasons in the new Comcast tower is one example. "The demand for qualified hotel employees is very high right now," Dr. Pam Carter said...
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Pat Loeb
June 04, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill that would hold hotels responsible for underage prostitution in their rooms. Councilman Curtis Jones is frustrated with one hotel in his district, which is well-known as a haven for prostitution. Police...
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This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt warms up for the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston.
AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File
December 02, 2018 - 1:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Running back Kareem Hunt acknowledged lying to the Kansas City Chiefs about his role in a February assault in a Cleveland hotel that ultimately led to his release this week. During a live interview with ESPN on Sunday, the NFL's reigning rushing champion also said that...
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A sign is posted in front of a Marriott hotel on November 16, 2015 in San Francisco, California.
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Mike Dougherty
November 30, 2018 - 7:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Marriott International says that personal information for about 500 million people has been stolen by hackers from its Starwood guest reservation system. The breach was discovered in September, and an internal investigation revealed that the data stolen goes all the...
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