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Charleston's 'Hotel Bella Grace' sold for $27.3 million

Jan. 10, 2022 08:44 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A 50-room boutique hotel near the church where nine people were killed seven years ago in South Carolina has been sold for $27.3 million, according to property records. The Post & Courier reports that the 50-room Hotel Bella Grace in Charleston was sold...

Hotel built around historic church opens in Indianapolis

Jan. 08, 2022 10:51 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A historic former church has been included in the design of a new hotel in Indianapolis. The Hampton Inn by Hilton and Homewood Suites recently opened along the downtown Indianapolis canal. It sits on the site of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church,...

Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA wins tree decorating contest

Jan. 08, 2022 09:03 AM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — The Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA barked up the right tree this year. Christmas tree, that is. The local animal shelter decorated a Christmas tree for an annual contest at Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center. ...

Worker at Massachusetts ski resort struck, killed

Jan. 05, 2022 12:01 PM EST

HANCOCK, Mass. (AP) — A worker at a Massachusetts ski resort died when the snowmobile she was on was struck by a snow groomer that was backing up, authorities said Wednesday. The death of Kimberlee Francoeur, 30, of Lanesborough, at the Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock late...

Travis Lunn named new president of Atlantic City's Borgata

Jan. 05, 2022 11:44 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Travis Lunn, a veteran casino executive, was named Wednesday as the new president of Atlantic City's Borgata casino. He most recently served as the southeast group president and chief operating officer for MGM Resorts, where he led Beau Rivage Resort...

Resort developer must restart permitting process for marina

Jan. 02, 2022 14:22 PM EST

GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) — Developers who want to create a year-round resort centered on a ski resort in Greenville are going to have to start from scratch if they want to include a 150- to 200-slip marina. Developers who are buying and renaming the Big Squaw Mountain Ski Area were...

Memphis economy set to benefit from Autozone Liberty Bowl

Jan. 01, 2022 00:07 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After COVID-19 significantly impacted attendance and travel for the 2020 AutoZone Liberty Bowl, there’s optimism this year’s game will more closely resemble previous editions – giving the Memphis economy a much-needed jolt. The game’s 63rd edition...

Investments in new projects on tap for 2022 in Atlantic City

Dec. 31, 2021 12:02 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s casinos are forging ahead with ambitious new projects in 2022, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to make it harder to do business. And non-casino projects involving family entertainment, education and the offshore wind industry...

World Cup hotel shortage for supporters planning Qatar trips

Dec. 29, 2021 09:14 AM EST

Qatar wants to attract 1.2 million people to the World Cup but will struggle to accommodate many of them. With ticket sales beginning in January, supporters are in for a shock when they look for somewhere to stay: Qatar already looks sold out. Extensive searches by The...

Skier missing amid blizzard conditions at Tahoe-area resort

Dec. 27, 2021 15:21 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Searchers were battling blizzard conditions at a closed Lake Tahoe-area ski resort in a bid to find a 43-year-old California ski shop manager who was reported missing during after failing to meet friends for Christmas dinner. Rory Angelotta of Truckee was reported...