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Numbers Show Golf Instruction Is Thriving

Young or old, male or female, people are trying to improve their golf games, and that’s all good news for the future of the industry. The better everyone plays, the more likely they are to continue playing.

Park Inn by Radisson Opens in Dubai

Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Apartments in Al Barsha is located half a kilometre from Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai, four kilometres from the Palm Jumeirah, and 18 kilometres from Downtown Dubai.

Potential End of 1031 Exchange Provision could Impact Hotel Transactions

A popular commercial real estate tax break used by hotel companies such as Hilton could be going away soon, even if a federal tax overhaul isn't passed this year. In the offing is the elimination of the 1031 exchange provision, which allows sellers of commercial real estate to defer capital gains taxes by taking proceeds from a sale and investing it in "like-kind properties."

Repositioning of Golf Courses

Not too long ago many residential developments in Florida featured golf courses as an incentive for new home and lot sales. However, today in 2017, these once flourishing fairways, greens, and clubhouses are being decommissioned leaving communities with overgrown, vacant land.

Rising Traveler Demand for Capsule Hotels to Surge by 2022

Japan isn't the only country with a tiny-room mentality. According to a recent report from WiseGuy Research Consultants, demand for capsule hotels has seen strong growth, and isn't showing any signs of a slow down. The global capsule or pod hotels market was worth $159 million in 2016 and is expected to increase by a compound annual growth rate of 6.03 percent to $226 million by the end of 2022—and is gaining momentum in Asian countries outside Japan, accommodating a mix of travelers, from backpackers to business travelers.

Scotland H1 Hotel Investment is DOUBLE of 2017

Existing brands are seeking to increase representation in the country and new entrants are also looking to secure a foothold in the Scottish market. Investment into Scottish hotels in the first half of 2018 reached £389.6m, double the total annual investment volumes recorded in 2017 (£195m).

Canopy Hotels by Hilton

One of Hilton’s boutique hotel brands, Canopy by Hilton, is poised to expand aggressively in the global hospitality market over the coming years.

Selina Hotel Chain Opens New Locations in Costa Rica

The international hotel chain Selina which focuses on millennials and offers “hostel” style lodging is expanding its operations in Costa Rica. The first hostel of the brand opened doors in Manuel Antonio, Quepos back in November; a month later it inaugurated two more locations in San José and Santa Teresa; in January the chain opened a small hotel in Puerto Viejo, Limón and in June in Jacó. The hotel chain now has selected La Fortuna in San Carlos as the destination of its next hotel.

Soil Carbon Market Could Grow Quickly Globally

Carbon markets are already providing income to Australian and some Canadian and US farmers for trapping carbon dioxide in their soil and reducing carbon emissions on the farm. How are these markets expected to grow and when will European farmers begin cashing in?

Spacecraft Orion Launch Successful

NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bull's-eye" Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic journey 3,604 miles beyond Earth. The achievement opens a new era of human exploration aimed at putting people on Mars.