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Okla. chosen for dual-branding debut by Best Western

A site midway between Amarillo, Texas; and Oklahoma City has gotten the nod for Best Western Hotel & Resorts' first move into the growing dual-brand market. Read the Hotel Management online story here

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Proposal for a hotel in Seattle’s Capitol Hill advances

Plans for a hotel on Harvard Avenue passed through the East Design Review Board, but people visiting Capitol Hill will have to wait some time before making a reservation. Read the Capitol Hill Times story here

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Hotel developers look outside Nashville, Tenn.

With over 100 hotel projects in the works in the Nashville area, the boom is expanding to the towns outside of Davidson County. The top three hotel projects outside Nashville are in Williamson County, according to STR. Read the WKRN-TV story here

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Dream’s new Unscripted brand comes to N.C.

The former Jack Tar Motor Lodge is reopening in Durham, N.C., as part of Dream Hotel Group's new Unscripted brand. The 1962 property underwent a $24 million renovation.
Read The News & Observer story here

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Plan would bring Canopy hotel to Austin, Texas

Plans are coming together for a new boutique hotel with a ground-floor restaurant on West Sixth Street, according to a filing with the city of Austin. Read Austin American-Statesman story here

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W Hotel developers in Nashville, Tenn., want to go bigger

The high-powered Nashville investors pursing a luxury W Hotel in the Gulch face an important Metro vote today on their new vision for the hotel, which is larger than first planned. Read The Business Journals story here

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Biloxi, Miss., hotel boom has business owners seeing green

The sounds of construction fill the air in downtown Biloxi these days. When the work is over, it could mean a lot more visitors coming to the coast to see what we have to offer. That has downtown business owners smiling. Read the WLOX-TV story here

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$400M Hyatt project to boost Seattle’s room inventory

Seattle has 2,875 rooms under construction, with half coming from a $400 million Hyatt Regency project. Read The Seattle Times story here

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New Home2 Suites hotel opens in Dallas-Fort Worth suburb

Dallas-based architectural firm, Mayse & Associates Inc, is pleased to announce the opening of its latest hospitality design project, a 104-key, four-story Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in the Dallas/Fort Worth suburb of Northlake, Texas. The 61,202 square foot extended-stay hotel comes with a kitchenette in each guestroom and offers such “enhanced design” elements as slightly larger guestrooms and natural stone enhancements on the stucco exterior. The hotel is owned and managed by Irving, Texas-based Kriya Hotels. Lubbock, Texas-based Greenstreet Inc. constructed the project. Mayse & Associates, Inc. is a full-service architectural design firm based in Dallas.

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Construction begins on Daytona raceway-themed hotels in Fla.

One Daytona, the future $120 million-$150 million mixed-use motorsports-themed destination, has begun vertical construction on its two signature hotels set to open in the next 12 months. Read The Business Journals story here

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