Tag Archives: Hotel industry

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Nigerian Hotel-Booking Site, Hotels.ng, Scores $1.2 million in VC Funding

Founder Mark Essien says company has many advantages over the competition

A Nigerian hotel-booking company raised $1.2 million in VC funding for its expansion throughout Africa.

By Joel Lyons

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4 Keys To Becoming A Hotel Owner

Whether it’s a Comfort Inn or the Ritz-Carlton, here’s how to break into the lodging industry

Check out how you can become a hotel owner.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What You Need To Know To Become a Bed and Breakfast Owner

Successful black entrepreneurs share insight on breaking into industry

Successful black bed and breakfast owners share insight on breaking into industry

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Hotel Industry Offers Opportunities For Black Small Businesses

Performance outlook for the lodging is positive, with rising demand

The National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers recently announced plans to boost…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Nowhere to Go But Up

Having overhauled more than 70% of the brand’s portfolio, Sheraton now leads the other brands…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Hersha Hospitality Raises $155M In Share Offering

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hersha Hospitality Trust said Friday that it raised $155.3 million before expenses…

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Private Equity Firm To Buy Lodgian For $54M

ATLANTA (AP) — Hotel operator Lodgian Inc. said Friday private equity firm Lone Star Funds…

By Associated Press

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