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July 16th, 2014

Behind Subway’s Phantom Hotel Entrance, Neither Arias Nor Opulence

www-nytimes-com (5) (PDF) The New York Times JULY 16, 2014 The management of the Astor family’s HOTEL Knickerbocker was baffled. Only days after its opening on Oct. 24, 1906, the 15-story HOTEL at Broadway and West 42nd Street was already bursting at its Beaux-Arts seams. … Continue reading

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July 16th, 2014

Reborn Knickerbocker Hotel Retains Little of Old, Except Name

ny-curbed-com (PDF) Tuesday, July 15, 2014, by Zoe Rosenberg The born-again Knickerbocker Hotel continues to chug toward its grand reopening in the fall after two years of a thorough, $240 million renovation. Although the hotel built by John Jacob Astor IV only remained open for … Continue reading

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July 15th, 2014

No vacancy: Hotels are making a killing

www-money-cnn-com (1) (PDF) By Jesse Solomon  @JesseSolomonCNN July 14, 2014: 2:38 PM ET The hotel industry is on track to have its best year ever. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Take that, Airbnb. Demand for hotel rooms is booming. Based on results from the first … Continue reading

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July 15th, 2014

Asia grads searching for Google jobs

www-money-cnn-com (PDF) By Charles Riley  @CRrileyCNN July 15, 2014: 12:23 AM ET HONG KONG (CNNMoney) Asia’s top students are hoping to hook up with Western firms such as Google, Apple and Deloitte when they enter the workforce, according to a survey of business … Continue reading

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July 11th, 2014

Asian Insurers to Invest $75 Billion in Global Real Estate as Regulations Ease

www-worldpropertychannel-com (PDF) Commercial News » Asia-Pacific Edition | By Michael Gerrity | July 10, 2014 12:27 PM ET According to global real estate consultant CBRE, the increasing liberalization of regulatory restrictions on Asian insurance funds could lead to an additional US$75 … Continue reading

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July 7th, 2014

For Head of New York Tourism, 55 Million Visitors Isn’t Enough

For Head of New York Tourism, 55 Million Visitors Isn’t Enough (PDF) By PATRICK McGEEHAN JULY 7, 2014 The New York Times   Fred Dixon, who runs the city’s tourism MARKETING AGENCY, says more tourists are visiting New York City but they are spending … Continue reading

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