Stories tagged: hotel
Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Much of Spokane’s downtown railroad and industrial infrastructure was removed in preparation for Expo ’74. But some areas weren’t ready for redevelopment until after Spokane’s big moment on the world …
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Blackstone is in advanced talks to buy and lease back the iconic Bellagio and MGM Grand Las Vegas casinos from MGM Resorts International, according to people with knowledge of the …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
The Alberta Apartments were built on railroad right-of-way property in 1910 just a stone’s throw away from the tracks through downtown Spokane. Like most downtown housing, they were built during …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
An under-construction parking garage caught fire on the South Hill on Friday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
The explosive growth of short-term rentals – such as Airbnb – around the country has pushed local governments to rein in the practice, with help from the hotel industry, which …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Thousands of housekeepers, cooks and other workers at Marriott-affiliated hotels went on strike in San Francisco and San Jose Thursday after months of negotiations for a wage increase.
Wed., May 2, 2018
Las Vegas police used explosives to blast into a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and found him dead, with a …
Mon., April 9, 2018
Lawyers representing U.S. President Donald Trump’s family hotel business appealed to Panama’s president for help days before an emergency arbitrator declined to reinstate the Trump management team to a luxury …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
Panama’s government said Monday it was formally investigating a complaint that executives for President Donald Trump’s family hotel business were illegally occupying a 70-story luxury Trump hotel amid a management …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
One of President Donald Trump’s family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009 and became a poster child of the Great Recession, is now scheduled to open in …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Multiple American citizens were among the dead and wounded in the Taliban’s 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in the capital Kabul over the weekend that left 22 dead, the …
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
Houston police say an intoxicated man was arrested at a hotel ahead of a New Year’s Eve party for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing after officers found several guns …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Being a former brothel isn’t usually a selling point. But in the case of Pendleton’s Oak Hotel, its owner is hoping its reputation precedes it.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
The Trump SoHo hotel is dropping the name it shares with the U.S. president.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
In the wake of a nightlong assault on a Mogadishu hotel in which 23 people were killed, Somalia’s government has fired the police and intelligence chiefs Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
The high bidder for Alaska’s ferry Taku wants to turn the 352-foot vessel into a waterfront hotel and restaurant in Oregon.
Mon., June 19, 2017
Thomas J. Pedicord, born 1859 in Ohio and raised in Iowa, arrived in Spokane in 1889. In 1895, he took over the Gillette Hotel, first built by millionaire F. Lewis …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017
John Reed is the historic Davenport Hotel’s longest-serving employee, and now, at 86, he said he doesn’t plan on retiring anytime soon.
Mon., May 15, 2017
The words “Pay Trump Bribes Here” were projected Monday night onto a wall above an entrance to the Trump Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington.
Sat., May 6, 2017
A new state law will take effect July 23 that will allow local governments to evict residents from contaminated buildings.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017
The Shilo Inn and Suites Coeur d’Alene has been purchased by Idaho Progress of CDA, LLC and will be operated by Butte, Montana-based Town Pump, Inc. The 138-room hotel is …
Thu., April 6, 2017
Authorities say two teenage girls fell to their deaths from the 18th-floor balcony of a beachfront hotel in South Carolina.
Fri., March 3, 2017
Police say a Pennsylvania man who doesn’t know how to swim jumped in and rescued a boy from drowning in a pool at a New Jersey hotel.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017
The Yakama Nation is opening a 200-room hotel at its Legends Casino near the town of Toppenish. The Yakima Herald-Republic says the hotel opens to the public on Saturday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017
At least 11 were killed and 50 injured Wednesday as Somali security forces ended a siege by extremist fighters who stormed a hotel in the capital, police said.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
A hotel in Yellowstone National Park is not renting out rooms during a two-part, $7.9 million renovation.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016
The grand opening of Donald Trump’s luxury hotel in Washington on Wednesday was like no other ribbon-cutting of its kind. There was press in from as far away as Estonia. …