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Delivering on Promises

In the summer of 1998, a Dallas gal packed her bags and moved to the Caribbean to pursue a hospitality career. Now, Karen Whitt is general manager of Regent Palms Turks and Caicos and president of the Turks & Caicos ...

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Keeping Interest Piqued

Kevin and Shawna Walker knew rebuilding an 80-year-old historical landmark was going to be tough, but not this tough. They closed the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, an English country manor house-inspired boutique hotel on Vancouver Island overlooking the Strait of ...

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Tom Ballance Named President and COO of Borgata

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa today announced that Tom Ballance has been named president and chief operating officer, pending regulatory approval. Ballance currently serves as Borgata’s senior vice president of administration. He will report to Bob Boughner, executive ...

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Living Legend

Even though James Ponce retired from the hotel business 30 years ago, he still shows up to The Breakers in Palm Beach every Tuesday to conduct a riveting walking tour for guests. Ponce, who turned 95 in July, is the ...

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Joe McInerney to Receive BLLA Person of the Year Award

WEST HILLS, Calif.— The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) revealed the choice for the 2012 Person of the Year Award to be Joe McInerney, chairman of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). After a lengthy review of the ...

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