A foreclosure hearing is scheduled next month in Mecklenburg County involving four hotels owned by Hospitality Group of Hickory, a hotel-management company. According to court documents, Hospitality Group signed a promissory note in September 1998 with Wachovia Bank for $13.85 ...Read More »
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Just hours after the Democratic Party announced that Charlotte would host its 2012 national convention, the Levine Museum of the New South got a phone call. A national organization wanted to book the museum during the convention for a sit-down ...
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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association last week said it is renewing its contract with Charlotte through 2014. Last month, the Charlotte chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People had called for major events, including the CIAA, to ...Read More »
Matthews-based PokerTek said it has installed PokerPro, an automated poker table, at Seven Casino d’Amnéville in France. PokerPro tables offer poker for up to 10 players on an electronic platform that eliminates mistakes and provides a faster game, a news release says. PokerTek develops and ...
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Carowinds said it is accepting applications as it prepares to fill more than 2,100 seasonal positions before the park opens April 2. The positions are for food and beverage, rides, games, merchandise, admissions, marketing, aquatics, security, warehouse, cash services and ...Read More »
Many Charlotte-area businesses are turning to the national Democratic Party in hopes of landing work during its September 2012 convention in Charlotte. But for savvy business owners in the hospitality industry, it is only one part of their strategy. Charlotte ...Read More »
Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate fell in December to 46.2 percent from 55 percent in November, but it was up 7.6 percent from December 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. For 2010, Charlotte-area occupancy was 57.2 percent, up 11.1 ...
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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association apparently has not been persuaded by a call by the Charlotte chapter of the NAACP to boycott Charlotte. Last month, the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called for ...Read More »
Charlotte’s snagging of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is expected to have an impact on many of the city’s sectors, including hospitality and tourism. The convention, expected to draw more than 35,000 attendees, will mean quite a windfall for area hotels, ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Area Hotel Association Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte Regional Partnership Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance Michael Smith Mohammad Jenatian Ronnie Bryant Sid SmithRead More »
From October to November, a record-high 3,500 jobs were shed in Charlotte’s leisure and hospitality industry, according to the latest unemployment data from the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina. It’s the most jobs lost in a single month in ...
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