hotels

In this file photo dated March 28, 2019, the sign for a Holiday Inn in New York.
Jenny Kane/AP Photo, file
July 30, 2019 - 10:07 am
LONDON (AP) — The fight to save the seas from plastic waste may mean the end for mini bottles of shampoo and other toiletries that hotel guests love to stuff into their luggage. The owner of Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels says Tuesday that its nearly 843,000 guest rooms are switching to...
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In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during a news conference with Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin in South Amboy.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, file
June 11, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation's first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The...
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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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Pat Loeb
April 09, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia tourism had another banner year in 2018. Figures released Tuesday show the city set a record for hotel occupancy. The Convention and Visitors Bureau annual report shows a hotel occupancy rate of almost 80 percent — the highest ever reported. "Philadelphia...
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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
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Justin Udo
August 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hotels in Center City are more popular than ever, and record numbers are leading to increased rates. From January through June, hotels in Center City booked more than 1.7 million rooms. "It's a really big indication that Philadelphia is the place to be," said Lauren...
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