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Chinese Firm Buying Fabled Waldorf Astoria

$1.95B deal is US hotel record

(Newser) - New York City's Waldorf Astoria, one of the world's most famous hotels, is being bought by a firm that isn't exactly a household name in the US: China's Anbang Insurance Group. The company is buying Hilton Worldwide Holdings' flagship hotel for $1.95 billion, more than... More »

Hotel Guest Sues Over 75-Cent USA Today

Hotels shouldn't provide newspapers unless requested: federal lawsuit

(Newser) - You know those copies of USA Today that sometimes get left outside your hotel room door? Apparently they're not free, at least not at the Hilton Garden Inn Sonoma County Airport, which one guest learned to his dismay. Now Rodney Harmon has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the... More »

Ahmadinejad Stinking Up the Hilton

Hotel neighbors not too happy about the smell of his cooking

(Newser) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in New York for the UN General Assembly, and he brought along his own chef. Remember how some of the state’s top politicians greeted Ahmadinejad’s arrival with protests ? Well, some of his neighbors at the Hilton Manhattan East would like to do... More »

Paris Burned: Hilton Billions Pledged to Charity

Grandpa Hilton pledges $2.3 billion to charity

(Newser) - The woman who made "hotel heiress" synonymous with sex tapes and partying won't be inheriting the hotel fortune: Paris Hilton's 80-year-old grandfather, hotel magnate Barron Hilton, will give 97% of his $2.3 billion fortune to the Conrad Hilton Foundation, reports the Los Angeles Times. In doing so, Barron... More »

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