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The Roberts Riverwalk Hotel, which is the only African-American-owned historic boutique hotel located on the banks of the majestic Detroit River, was granted a $4.8 million energy efficiency and property sustainability program. The program was approved by Lean and Green Michigan for PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy),in partnership with PACE Energy Services, Structured Finance Associates, and Wayne County.

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Monday, 30 July 2018 19:00

BET Co-Founder Operates Elegant Spa

Walking through the doors of the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, feels less like checking into a hotel than akin to visiting an old family estate in the countryside. Equestrian touches everywhere allude to the horse country provenance of the region, the lush garden surroundings tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains entice you to sit for a spell on one of the overstuffed window seats, and the library is stocked with classic books befitting the quaint historic town—or with a chess set and a roaring fire, if you prefer.

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Meryanne Loum-Martin is a Parisian lawyer turned entrepreneur and founder of Jnane Tamsna, a boutique hotel located in Marrakech, Morocco. Beyond the fact that she has the only black woman-owned hotel in the area, she and her husband purchased land in 2000 and in less than one year, they built the hotel from the ground up.

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ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced it has signed an agreement with C. A. Harrison Companies, LLC, to develop a Cambria hotel & suites in Petersburg, VA. The 140-room......

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Burgess Services recently announced the completion of the Denver International Airport’s (DIA) Westin Hotel and Transit Center project. Burgess Services was awarded a $39.6 million contract in 2013 to manage the installation of all mechanical and plumbing systems.read more...

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Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:42

Black-owned party yacht squeezed out of dock space

There’s nothing new about seeing yachts docked along the South Florida waterways. But there’s something special about one yacht in particular, the South Beach Lady. Besides having four decks each with a full-service bar; an interior with custom cabinetry and brass plated features throughout; and an open-air sky lounge on the top deck, this massive...

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The National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers recently announced plans to boost spending among black consumers. In partnership with the U.S. Black Chamber, NABHOOD wants to make sure that a portion of the $40 billion African Americans spend each year on travel and tourism remains in black hands.NABHOOD Founder,...

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Affectionately nicknamed “Monster Mash,” Jamal Mashburn was a prolific scorer in his 12 seasons in the NBA, where the former college and NBA All Star, spent over 20 years playing for the Kentucky Wildcats, the Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat and the New Orleans Hornets.Since his retirement he’s become an equally prolific entrepreneur, c...

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