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Overhaul, renaming coming to venerable San Antonio hotel

The 42-year-old DoubleTree by Hilton near San Antonio International Airport will reopen in 2021 with a new name after an estimated $10 million renovation. The hotel, to be called Estancia del Norte, was purchased last year by an entity tied to Presidian Hotels & Resorts. Read the San Antonio Express-News story here

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Maryland eatery unveils outdoor bumper tables for social-distanced dining

An Ocean City restaurant has a unique way to stay socially distanced while enjoying a cold one and a sandwich. Read the WBAL-TV story here

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Florida shopping center continues in planning phase

The planning phase of a shopping center in Jacksonville, Florida is back on track after the coronavirus outbreak slightly slowed down its progression. The shopping center will include a Publix, along with two retail stores, a liquor store and several parking areas. Read The Daily Record story here

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Subsidies granted to hotel plan in Highland Falls, NY

A plan to develop a hotel on Main Street in Highland Falls, right outside the Thayer Gate of West Point, has secured financial incentives from the Orange County Industrial Development Agency. Read the Mid-Hudson News Network story here

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Washington eateries will be required to keep a guest log

Restaurants in Washington state will have to keep a log of all dine-in guests, including contact information, for 30 days under rules regulating reopening. The rules are designed to facilitate contact tracing to identify who may have come into contact with an infected person. Read the Restaurant Business online story here

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July debut still planned for Rockaway Hotel in New York

The city's economy is on pause but the owners of the new Rockaway Hotel are moving ahead with plans for a grand opening sometime in July. Read the NY1 story here

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Proposed hotel would stand out in Chapel Hill, NC

A Wisconsin developer wants to build a hotel on West Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill that could be six stories taller than surrounding homes and businesses. Read The News & Observer story here

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Graduate Hotel plan advances in Auburn, Alabama

A new hotel proposed for downtown Auburn got conditional approval recently, but concerns linger about how much parking it should have. Read the Opelika-Auburn News story here

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New boutique hotel defies grim trend in Tucson, Arizona

At a time when Arizona's hospitality industry is furloughing its workforce and temporarily closing resorts, a new boutique hotel in Tucson is holding virtual job fairs. Read the USA Today story here

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Hotels excluded from Disney Springs return

While its theme parks and resort hotels remain temporarily closed, the phased reopening of Disney Springs is a welcome milestone. Read the Seeking Alpha story here

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