Stories tagged: hospitality
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 9:25 A.M.
Seattle’s hotel-workers measure passing
Seattle voters Tuesday night were approving a ballot measure that would grant new rights and benefits to hotel housekeepers.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 9:20 A.M.
Deal reached to renovate Trade Winds motel
A deal has been reached to renovate and rebrand the vacant Trade Winds Motor Inn into a Howard Johnson
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
Spokane’s Stay Alfred taking on hotels, Airbnb – and growing
Stay Alfred, a 5-year-old Spokane company, expects revenue of $32 million this year by providing high-end, apartment-style rentals in major cities. Founder Jordan Allen says the business is a hybrid …
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 7:27 A.M.
Hilton to spin off timeshares, most of real estate business
Hilton plans to spin off its timeshare business and most of its real estate business in a move to boost shareholder value.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015
Miss Manners: Neat hostess, wild kids could meet in middle
DEAR MISS MANNERS: I hope you will help me navigate a nasty family dispute. At family gatherings last summer, the hostess, my dear mother, relegated the party to the outside …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015
Red Lion’s Hotel at the Park going upscale
The Red Lion Hotel at the Park will be transformed into an upscale Hotel RL, Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. announced Tuesday. The remake of the riverfront hotel is part …
MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014
Miss Manners: Bringing food is ungracious to dinner host
DEAR MISS MANNERS: For the last two years, my husband and I have hosted Thanksgiving at our home (about 16 people total). Every year he asks that no one bring …
MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
Short-term online rentals see scrutiny
Jo and Mike Jakupcak make frequent trips to Spokane from their Montana home to visit their grandchild. They don’t mind staying with family, but “it gets a little crowded,” Jo …
MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
High-school chefs get taste of competition in Spokane Valley
Given 60 minutes to produce a three-course meal starring dishes most people would struggle to pronounce, the team from Bonney Lake High School fell into a familiar groove Sunday. Cooking …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011
Restaurant technology uses iPads
A Coeur d’Alene startup is developing software to let customers place their own restaurant or bar orders and pay their bills using Apple iPads. Hubworks Interactive LLC, started in 2009 …