Hotel manager sexually abused women looking for a job

New details have emerged over the arrest of a man accused of several sex crimes by female job interviewees, as well as a woman who rented a room.

On August 18, officials announced the arrest of 51-year-old Chandulal Dhanani, a hotel manager in Phoenix.

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Jerry Van Dyn Hoven’s hotel project goes on in Little Chute

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Cobblestone Hotel and Suites will build west of the windmill in Little Chute. (Photo: Wm. Glasheen/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)

Developer Jerry Van Dyn Hoven’s passing last month will not derail a project he’d worked on for many years — the proposed hotel in downtown Little Chute.

Van Dyn Hoven, 65, died July 16 after a long battle with cancer.

“I’ve gotten a lot of support from the village, from

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After Vijayawada hotel fire, Telangana govt orders COVID-19 hospitals, centres to follow safety norm- The New Indian Express

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HYDERABAD: After a fire claimed 11 Covid-19 patients in Vijayawada on Sunday, the Director of Telangana Public Health and Family Welfare Dr G Srinivasa Rao has ordered hospitals, including private Covid-19-care centres where patients are kept in isolation, to follow fire safety norms.

“Any violation of norms will be viewed as a serious offence,” he stated in a circular.

Concerns over safety of patients are being raised

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Victorian coronavirus hotel quarantine nurse alleges DHHS relaxed infection controls to appease guests

Departmental staff in charge of running Melbourne’s quarantine hotels were more concerned with appeasing guests than infection control, according to a nurse who worked at the troubled facilities.

Some guests were given extra so-called “fresh air” breaks and took advantage of the increasingly relaxed system, threatening to self-harm if they were not given allowances to leave their rooms, the nurse — who does not want to be named — said.

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Hamptons crackdown continues with Marram hotel the latest target

After Page Six reported that there has been a crackdown on Hamptons hot spots in the coronavirus era this summer, Bridgeton Holdings’ Marram hotel is the latest target.

East Hampton’s Town Board has sought an injunction to prohibit “continued use of the premises,” explaining in a release on Friday that the swanky Montauk digs have been cited for ongoing violations including “the creation and use of multiple unapproved bar areas,”

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Blaze kills at least 10 in Indian coronavirus centre

Rescue workers look for survivors after a fire broke out in a hotel that was being used as a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) facility in Vijayawada, in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, August 9, 2020. REUTERS/Idrees Mohammed

VIJAYWADA, India (Reuters) – At least 10 people died when a huge fire broke out at a COVID-19 treatment and quarantine centre in the southeastern Indian city of Vijaywada early on Sunday,

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Losses Mount For Hotel Owners Burning Through Cash As Recovery Slows

Major U.S. hotel companies lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the spring as they gradually reopened hotels this summer to low demand, and their leaders expect there could be a long road back to profitability. 

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The 1 Hotel South Beach at 2341 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach

The hotel industry, by job losses and debt defaults, has been the hardest hit by the pandemic.

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Taxi and Uber drivers are taking airline passengers to quarantine

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There are concerns new coronavirus clusters could emerge in New South Wales because travellers from Victoria are still being transported to quarantine hotels by taxis and Uber drivers. 

Ben Fordham told listeners on Monday that travellers from flying into Sydney from Melbourne were either taking public transport or were catching cabs to

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Ladder Capital Seeks to Foreclose on Witkoff’s South Beach hotel

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Steve Witkoff and the Washington Park Hotel (Getty, Google Maps)

A lender is seeking to foreclose on the Witkoff Group’s South Beach hotel after it alleges the developer failed to make its July payment on a $45 million loan.

Ladder Capital Finance filed a foreclosure lawsuit against the owner of the 181-room Washington Park Hotel and is seeking to collect the entire loan, along with interest and late fees. Private

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New hotel hopes to court Hudson Valley ‘makers’

HUDSON — The Maker Hotel was meant to open here in late March or early April. The coronavirus pandemic, of course, prevented that from happening.

But as the hotel prepares for its grand opening next week after about five years of development, its owners hope it can serve as a safe and healthy place for artists, writers and other creative minds to get away from the hustle and bustle of … Read More

Hotel guests checking in for the long haul

Forget checking into a hotel for a long weekend or a week. In the wake of Covid-19, travelers around the world are booking stays that last a month or even longer.



a train crossing a bridge over a body of water: At Timbers Kauai, 25% of current guests are staying for a month or longer.


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At Timbers Kauai, 25% of current guests are staying for a month or longer.

According to hoteliers globally, it’s a pattern that started this summer when their properties reopened after being shuttered for several months.

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DC inspector sent to Trump International Hotel finds no COVID-19-related violations

The investigator was sent following reports of unmasked gatherings.

On Wednesday, after images emerged appearing to show multiple instances of guests not wearing masks on Trump-owned properties, a Washington, D.C. investigator inspected President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel and found no violations related to the coronavirus.

The Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration said guests and

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Australia Is Outraged As Nicole Kidman, Hollywood Celebrities Dodge Hotel Quarantine

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N.J. college to use Atlantic City hotel rooms for student housing

Students at Stockton University could be housed in a non-gambling hotel on the Atlantic City boardwalk as the university works to meet COVID-19 guidelines.

Stockton is finalizing an agreement with Showboat Renaissance LLC for the use of up to 400 hotel rooms at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel to house students in the fall 2020 and spring 2021.

The deal is meant to help Stockton fill a need for

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How to choose a hotel loyalty program



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We’ve been delving into hotel loyalty programs recently here at TPG, starting with Marriott Bonvoy, which is the world’s largest.

You may be loyal to a particular airline, or its loyalty program for the simple reason that it

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US sued by advocates to stop expulsions

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The Hampton Inn Phoenix-Airport North is pictured in Phoenix on July 24, 2020. (Photo: Sean Logan/The Republic)

Legal advocacy groups have sued the U.S. government to try to stop the expulsion of children believed to be detained in Arizona and Texas hotel rooms by the Trump administration under an emergency

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Where Will Summit Hotel Properties be in 3 Years?

Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE: INN) has evolved over the past few years. While the hotel real estate investment trust (REIT) owns a similarly sized portfolio (it had 79 hotels and 11,590 guest rooms in mid-2017 versus 72 hotels and 11,288 guest rooms currently), it has sold several smaller hotels and recycled that capital into acquiring larger properties that boast higher earnings metrics. This portfolio refresh has enabled Summit to grow

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State leaders join dozens in support of hotel worker injured in alleged racially-charged attack

STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Dozens came together Sunday afternoon in Stonington in solidarity with a hotel worker injured in an alleged racially-charged attack last month. State leaders pledged their support Sunday.

Crystal Caldwell says she is overwhelmed by the support she’s received over the last month since that alleged vicious attack by a New York couple.

“Americans like Crystal Caldwell still face racism and extreme hatred and it is incumbent

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Man attempts to kidnap child from hotel room

The sheriff’s office say the mother and her child were unharmed during the attempt.

TAMPA, Fla. — A child is safe after deputies say a man tried to kidnap them from a hotel room Sunday.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says it received a 911 call from the child’s mother around 9:41 a.m. telling the operator an unknown Hispanic man entered her Tampa hotel room and tried to take her

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