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HoteLumiere announces major guest room renovation

September 15, 2016

HoteLumiere is undergoing a $12 million renovation project that is expected to transform its 294 suites.  The first 150-room phase of the renovation effort should be complete by October, and the entire project is slated to be finished by the end of 2016.  The hotel is part of the Lumiere Place casino, lodging and dining […]

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Midas Hospitality to develop new Sikeston hotel

September 15, 2016

St. Louis-based hotel management group Midas Hospitality announced that it is developing a 60,000-square-foot Hampton Inn at the new Cotton Ridge complex in Sikeston.  The hotel, located on Commerce Drive, will feature 92 guest rooms; groundbreaking is scheduled for December 2016.  Memphis-based Malco Theatres is developing an eight-screen movie theater on the Cotton Ridge site, […]

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Attraction Excitement in St. Louis!

August 17, 2016

St. Louis-based Lodging Hospitality Management (LHM) has announced more major plans for its redevelopment of St. Louis Union Station. The year 2018 will see the opening of the St. Louis Aquarium, located on the south side of historic Union Station. Construction of the aquarium is expected to begin this fall, and should take about two years. The […]

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Lodge of Four Seasons to host Oktoberfest celebrations

August 17, 2016

The Lodge of Four Seasons at Lake of the Ozarks is planning dual Oktoberfest gatherings this fall, from 5 pm to 11 pm on September 16 – 17 and September 23 – 24.  There will be evening parties, live music, micro-brew beverages, and more.  The fun takes place outside the Lodge’s Campana Hall conference center. […]

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STR: US hotel pipeline for July 2016

August 17, 2016

Building on guest room trends Tennessee-based market data analysis firm STR said in its July 2016 Pipeline Report that nearly 530,000 U.S. hotel rooms currently are under contract as part of 4,322 building projects. That figure is up nearly 23 percent over July 2015. Of those rooms, more than 171,000 are actually under construction. The […]

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Hammons bankruptcy puts litigation on hold

August 16, 2016

The Springfield News-Leader reported recently on John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts’ chapter 11 bankruptcy case, and its relationship to a lawsuit brought by New York investment firm JD Holdings against the Springfield-based hospitality developer. Hammons’ June 2016 bankruptcy filing has put the JD Holdings lawsuit and trial in a holding pattern.  The suit was […]

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The Lodge of Four Seasons  Announces :

August 3, 2016

Fall Perks Program for Meetings and Conventions The Lodge of Four Seasons announced today a fall perks program for meetings and conventions booked at the waterfront resort, on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. The Lodge’s “Pick Your Perks” program rewards businesses and other organizations based on the peak number of nights booked for their group’s […]

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MC Hotel Construction Hires New Vice President

July 22, 2016

Hotel industry business adds seasoned professional to management team MC Hotel Construction, a general contractor specializing in new hotel construction and renovations, recently hired Jim Heinz as Vice President. In this position, Heinz will lead all departments and be responsible for project quality and the company’s financial performance.  He also will be the primary client liaison.  Heinz […]

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Camden on the Lake Resort Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

July 22, 2016

Resort is highest-rated hotel at the Lake of the Ozarks The guests have spoken!  Camden on the Lake Resort has again earned the 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence, officials announced today.  This is the Resort’s 5th TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in a row.  The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that consistently deliver quality customer service, evident […]

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STR: US hotel performance for June 2016

July 22, 2016

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during June 2016, according to data from STR. Compared with June 2015, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy was nearly flat (+0.3% to 73.1%). Average daily rate for the month was up 3.5% to US$126.14. Revenue per available room grew 3.8% to US$92.17. […]

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