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Business

Here’s How Much Airbnb Has Blown Up in Philly

While cities like New York are seeing a rebound in its number of Airbnb listings, the company’s expansion has not let up in Philadelphia. According […]

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News

Harrisburg Apparently Wants to Kill Philly’s Hotel Industry

In an effort to end the state budget stalemate, Republicans in Harrisburg are pushing a plan to add a 5 percent tax on hotel stays statewide. […]

News

Lt. Gov. Billed State for Philly Hotel Stays While Still Owning Home Here

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack billed the state for more than $4,000 worth of Philadelphia hotel room stays while the Democrat still owned a home […]

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City

Little Pete’s to Close by End of August

Little Pete’s has a closing date. The diner, one of only a handful of diners left in Center City, has been told it needs to […]

Shoppist

Field Guide: The 10 Sexiest Hotels in Philadelphia

Attention, would-be romancers: You’ve got two weeks until Valentine’s Day, which means there is still time (though, it’s quickly dwindling!) to nab coveted reservations at restaurants, theaters and hotels. […]

Business

Conshohocken Hotel Sells for $26.5 Million

Philadelphia-based HHM, formerly known as Hersha Hotel Management, is increasing its portfolio once again by agreeing to buy the Residence Inn Philadelphia Conshohocken for $26.5 million. That’s a cool $193,430 per […]

Business

Lawsuit: Center City Sheraton Fired Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment By Guest

A former employee at the Four Points by Sheraton at 12th and Race Streets has sued the hotel and parent company Starwood Hotels & Resorts claiming […]

Business

Philly’s Tourism on Record-Setting Pace

In the first six months of 2015, Philadelphia’s tourism industry has been on a record-setting pace. And with the World Meeting of Families scheduled for […]

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Property

Headlines: Early Look at the Pricing at the Upcoming SLS LUX Hotel

Have you seen that gigantic hole on the southeast corner of Broad and Spruce lately? That’s the future home to the SLS LUX Philadelphia, a […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Proposed Hotel Near Convention Center Clears Hurdle

PlanPhilly reports that a proposal to construct a 12-story addition atop the former Warner Bros. distribution center on 13th Street just north of the Pennsylvania […]

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Property

Survey: Philly Hotels Are Most Highly Rated Online

You think this city isn’t friendly? Think again. TravelMag.com reports that out of 30 destination cities, Philadelphia got the highest percentage of positive reviews of its […]

Property

Charming Cape May B&B Gets National Attention

Popular with tourists, this Victorian inn was built in 1905 on one of Cape May’s oldest streets and boasts 30-plus years in the hospitality business. […]

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News

Philly Hotels: Stop Whining About W and Element and Clean Up Your Act

In the news this week: Another Philly hotel battle. A bunch of hotels are ganging up on one of their own. A group that calls itself […]

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Property

Center City Hotel Owners Think W Hotel Is a Bad Bet; Lenfest Says They’re Just Jealous

Yesterday the Concerned Hotel Owners of Philadelphia published an open letter questioning the wisdom of opening a 700-room hotel in downtown Philadelphia — and particularly with […]

Property

First Look: New Home2Suites Hotel Opens Tuesday With High Convention Center Hopes

It always happens this way with new construction. A site looks like a pile of steel beams for months and overnight a real building emerges. […]