Posts Tagged ‘hotel’

Denver Nonprofit Buys Hotel, Transforms It Into 139 Mini-Apartments for the Homeless

(TMU) — Across the United States, sky-high housing costs, a severe shortage of affordable housing, and stagnating wages have shredded the social fabric of countless communities, driving increases in homelessness and long-term poverty. In Denver, Colorado, the problem has grown in pace with national trends, with one local study showing that at least 5,755 homeless […]

Missing 411? Woman mysteriously leaves hotel room in middle of night, body found in lake days later

   A woman visiting South Florida from Salt Lake City, Utah, was found dead near the hotel where she was staying. Police were seen early Saturday afternoon removing a body from a large lake that is adjacent to the Fort Lauderdale Westin, located at 400 Corporate Drive. Authorities later confirmed that the deceased woman was […]

Yet-to-open Israeli desert hotel makes CNN to-visit list

A still un-opened Israeli hotel was one of the picks for CNN’s list of 20 best new hotels to visit in 2020. The Six Senses Shaharut, located in the stark Negev Desert in southern Israel, was described as “the perfect destination for the intrepid luxury traveler.” It offers “a menu of unique and thrilling desert-centric […]

Christmas tree is up in Jerusalem hotel, though hosts fear eviction by Israeli settlers

Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Settlements In Jerusalem hotel, hotel eviction fears dampen Christmas cheer JERUSALEM (AFP) 3 Dec — The Christmas tree is up at the entrance to the Imperial Hotel in Jerusalem, but for its Palestinian hosts there is little festive cheer amid fears they could be evicted in […]

German woman 19 claims two Israeli men raped her in a Crete hotel room

German woman, 19, claims two Israeli men raped her in a Crete hotel room Ryan Fahey For Mailonline 02/09/2019 Two Israeli men in their thirties have been arrested in Crete on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old German woman. The teenager met the two men in a club on the Greek holiday island and claimed that […]

Taliban militants storm hotel in northwestern Afghanistan, kill at least 8 people

Members of the Taliban militant group have bomb attacked a hotel in Afghanistan’s northwestern province of Badghis, killing at least eight people and wounding nearly a dozen more, officials say. According to Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi, three Taliban militants assaulted a commercial building housing a hotel in Chawk-e-Pesta neighborhood in the provincial capital […]

26 killed in hours-long al-Shabab hotel siege in Somalia

The death toll from a hotel attack in Somalia rose to 26 on Saturday with victims including Kenyans, Tanzanians, Americans, a Briton, a Canadian as well as prominent Somali politicians. A presidential candidate for upcoming regional elections was also killed in the siege in Kismayo city that was carried out by al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab, Jubbaland President Ahmed […]

Amazon Installing Alexa in Apartments and Hotel Rooms. They Say 24/7 Data Collection Will Help Property Managers Better Manage and Serve Tenants.

June 2, 2019 By B.N. Frank More creepy “Surveillance Capitalism” courtesy of Amazon who isn’t hiding that it is putting millions of smart speakers in homes and hotels by “offering discounted hardware, customized software and new ways for property managers to harvest and use data.” Are there actually people willing to pay for this type […]

Israeli tourism ministry to begin offering grants for hotel construction in West Bank settlements

Settlement hotels part of ‘detrimental’ West Bank expansion policy, says HRW The New Arab 8 May by Florence Dixon — News that Israel’s tourism ministry will begin offering government grants for hotel construction in settlements in the occupied West Bank has been met with ire from human rights defenders, who have called the move “a […]

Casualties reported as gunmen attack 5-star hotel in major Pakistani port city of Gwadar

At least three assailants entered the Pearl Continental, which reportedly hosts dozens of tourists, predominantly from China. The gunmen are said to be heavily armed, have a rocket launcher and are possibly wearing suicide vests. Also on rt.com Moment of deadly suicide blast in Pakistan’s Lahore caught on CCTV (VIDEO) Security forces have been deployed […]

Sri Lanka blasts: ‘Some links’ to ISIS possible, 4th hotel targeted, might be more attacks, PM says

The country’s authorities are monitoring Islamic State recruits who have returned to the country, PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday. So far, only Sri Lankan citizens have been arrested in connection with the attacks, the PM said. However, some of the suspected bombers had traveled abroad and returned home before carrying out the massacre. The […]

Popular Bangkok tourist hotel up in flames, people jumping from skyscraper (VIDEOS)

The fire broke out at the Centara Grand hotel and Centralworld shopping plaza at around 6pm local time on Wednesday. Plumes of black smoke spewed out of the building, and three jumped to their deaths from the horrific blaze, local media reported. Shocking footage shared on social media shows the smoke pouring out of the […]

Explosion, gunfire, cars on fire as 5-star hotel attacked in Kenya’s capital Nairobi (WATCH LIVE)

A spokesperson for the police said they are treating the incident as a terrorist attack, CGTN Africa reports. “We are under attack,” a witness to the incident in the Dusit hotel told Reuters. Footage from the scene shows cars on fire and injured people being helped away from the scene. “I just started hearing gunshots, […]

Sen. Rand Paul: I Don’t See What’s Illegal About Trying To Build A Hotel In Russia

Sen. Rand Paul: I Don’t See What’s Illegal About Trying To Build A Hotel In Russia Tim Hains Real Clear Politics December 10, 2018 On ‘Meet the Press,’ Sen. Rand Paul expresses doubt about the severity of Mueller’s investigation, specifically with regard to the campaign finance violations and the Trump Tower Moscow deal. RAND PAUL: […]

Hotel creates gruesome tribute to dead footballer… in his parents’ room (PHOTO)

“We miss you Alex,” staff at the five star Royalton Resort wrote next to the dummy they created using the couple’s clothing. Stephens, who played for AFC Wembley, died in 2014 after falling off a balcony in Spain. His parents, Faye and Andrew Stephens, mark his birthday in Jamaica every year. His godmother, Karen Baker, […]

Marriott Hotel Workers Strike Spreads To Hawaii

Marriott Hotel Workers Strike Spreads To Hawaii Above Photo: Unite Here Local 2 members strike in front of Hotel St. Regis in San Francisco on October 4, 2018. (CBS) More than 2,700 hotel workers in Honolulu and Maui walked off the job on Monday, joining Marriott workers who began striking last week in the San Francisco […]

Trudeau’s Canada: Migrants Placed in Luxury Hotel Slaughter Goats in Restroom

An American visitor who stayed at a Toronto hotel where hundreds of Justin Trudeau’s “refugees” are being housed says that animal services had to be called after migrants were caught slaughtering goats in public restrooms and gunfire was heard in the vicinity. The claim appears in a Toronto Sun article entitled ‘Irregular’ migrants continue to […]

Investigative Journalist Found Dead In D.C. Hotel Room Weeks After Reporting Bill Clinton To FBI & DHS For Allegedly Raping Boy

Investigative Journalist Jen Moore was found dead in a suburban Washington D.C. hotel room Monday, according to police and shocked and distraught friends and colleagues. Moore died of an apparent seizure. Police are closely investigating the cause of death in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Preliminary reports from police said the death was not the result of […]

What Was Once America’s Most Exclusive Club Is Now Its Most Haunted Hotel

Jekyll Island, Georgia is a place where time stands still. As you wander the grounds of the Historic District, you can immediately sense what it was like back in its heyday, when the exclusive Jekyll Island Club, opened in 1888, called the area home. An incredibly exclusive resort with only 100 members, which were made up […]

The Singapore Hotel Where Top Brass, Weapons Manufacturers and Spies Rub Shoulders

The Singapore Hotel Where Top Brass, Weapons Manufacturers and Spies Rub Shoulders June 3rd, 2018 Via: Reuters: For the region’s military officers, diplomats, weapons manufacturers and spies, there are few livelier places than the lobby of Singapore’s Shangri-La hotel around mid-year. Here, beneath pillared […]

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