It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Getting ten nations to agree on dinner is challenge enough. To carry out a plan to promote a consistent, common…

It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Getting ten nations to agree on dinner is challenge enough. To carry out a plan to promote a consistent, common message is huge.
-Jason Clampet

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention. -Dan Peltier

These are the newest travel startups from AngelList vying for travelers’ interest and investors’ attention.

-Dan Peltier

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 22, 2016)

Legg Mason has struck several major deals, including the purchase of a majority stake in Clarion Partners LLC for $585 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg looks at…
Legg Mason has struck several major deals, including the purchase of a majority stake in Clarion Partners LLC for $585 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg looks at the enviable position of mortgage REIT executives in the current climate. Farm real estate is getting a lot of investor attention, reports CNBC. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa Celebrates Grand Opening

JW Marriott Los Cabos is designed by Jim Olson from Olson Kundig in collaboration with Mexico City-based design firm IDEA Asociados, and boasts 299-guestrooms and suites, in addition to 10…

JW Marriott Los Cabos is designed by Jim Olson from Olson Kundig in collaboration with Mexico City-based design firm IDEA Asociados, and boasts 299-guestrooms and suites, in addition to 10 pools, including sea water and infinity pools.

Thus continues the big turmoil in big hospitality. Those buyers who lost out on Starwood would certainly be looking at this closely. -Rafat Ali

Thus continues the big turmoil in big hospitality. Those buyers who lost out on Starwood would certainly be looking at this closely.
-Rafat Ali

US Hotel Occupancy Up 1.2 Percent to 60.5 Percent for Q4 2015

In year-over-year measurements, the U.S. hotel industry saw an increase in occupancy of 1.2% to 60.5%. ADR was up 3.6% to US$118.88, and RevPAR increased 4.8% to US$71.95.

In year-over-year measurements, the U.S. hotel industry saw an increase in occupancy of 1.2% to 60.5%. ADR was up 3.6% to US$118.88, and RevPAR increased 4.8% to US$71.95.

The announcement by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to cancel all stops in Turkey this year is the most sweeping yet by an American cruise operator. Now all eyes turn to…

The announcement by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to cancel all stops in Turkey this year is the most sweeping yet by an American cruise operator. Now all eyes turn to Carnival and Royal Caribbean.
-Hannah Sampson