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First Robotic Butler Reports for Duty at Aloft Cupertino

First Robotic Butler Reports for Duty at Aloft Cupertino

STAMFORD, Conn.—Aloft Hotels has appointed the brand’s first Botlr (robotic butler), A.L.O. The cyber associate makes his debut at Aloft Cupertino today, making Aloft the first major hotel brand to hire a robot for both front- and back-of-house duties. In ...

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Marriott Expands Mobile Check-in, Checkout Services

Marriott Expands Mobile Check-in, Checkout Services

BETHESDA, Md.—As part of its global mobile strategy, Marriott International Inc. is announcing an expansion of the company’s mobile check-in and checkout feature. Now, 11 additional brands are joining the nearly 500 properties of the company’s flagship Marriott Hotels brand in ...

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Atlantic City’s Revel to Close in September

Atlantic City’s Revel to Close in September

After failing to find a buyer in bankruptcy court, Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City will close its doors Sept. 10, according to a report from the Associated Press. The property, which cost $2.4 billion to build, opened in April ...

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Davidson to Manage Franklin Marriott Cool Springs

Davidson to Manage Franklin Marriott Cool Springs

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—Davidson Hotels & Resorts today announced that it has taken over management of the 300-room Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn. Additionally, the company will operate the adjoining Cool Springs Conference Center. The hotel marks the 11th hotel ...

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FHG Takes on Management of Drake Oak Brook Hotel

FHG Takes on Management of Drake Oak Brook Hotel

ROSEMONT, Ill.—First Hospitality Group Inc. announced today that it will manage The Drake Oak Brook Hotel in Oak Brook, Ill., the suburban counterpart of Chicago’s famous Drake Hotel. The Drake Oak Brook is currently closed as it undergoes extensive renovations ...

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