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Lakeside Inn at Mount Dora, Florida

The Lakeside Inn is a 132-year old property in the historic town of Mount Dora, Florida. It was first built as a ten-room two-story wooden structure called the Alexander House by John Alexander, Annie Donnelly and her husband John P. Donnelly and Colonel John A. McDonald.

Hotel Owners See Longest Streak of Profits on Record


PKF Hospitality Research's Robert Mandelbaum, director of research information services, discusses average hotel property earnings and expenses.

The Grand Hotel (1847)

The site on which The Grand Hotel sits today in Point Clear, Alabama has seen two earlier hotels so named. The area surrounding the hotel and grounds has had a long and exciting history.

Palmer House (1871)

The original Palmer House of Chicago was built in 1871 by Potter Palmer who began his career as a bank clerk in upstate New York.

Starwood's Condition Lackluster, Facing Merger or Buyout

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., owner of high-end hotel brands such as Sheraton, Westin and W, has a second-rate stock and growth outlook compared to its rivals in the lodging industry.

Some Taxing Issues for Hoteliers in 2015

Written by my colleague Leo Parmegiani—The lodging industry was not insulated from the tax challenges of the past year. Reflecting back on 2014, it was a year wrangled with Congressional bickering, partisanship and gridlock and, as a result, no passing of major tax legislation (unless you count the tax "extenders" passed at year-end and expiring only two weeks later).

The Equinox (1769)

Known in various times as the Marsh Tavern, Thaddeus Munson's New Inn, Widow Black's Inn, Vanderlip's Hotel, The Taconic, The Orvis Hotel, and Equinox House, Equinox today stands as a symbol of the history and lifestyle of New England over the past two centuries.

Attendance and Expenditures Now Lead Recovery of Group Demand

Group demand continued to grow in 2014, and 2015 will be another strong year. For a fourth straight year, PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR), a CBRE Company, has observed an increase in the number of events organized by meeting planners in 2014.

Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Pennsylvania

Few properties can boast the historic significance of Bedford Springs Resort, located in the Allegheny Mountains of south-central Pennsylvania. For more than 200 years, the eight mineral springs located on the resort's property served as an important gathering place.

Accor Launches App for New Apple Watch

PARIS, France – Guests of Accor hotels will soon be able to manage their hotel bookings through a new app that will be available on the just-announced Apple Watch.