Starwood's St. Regis hotel in Aspen, Colorado, as featured on the Starwood website.

Starwood to integrate Instagram into hotel websites

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts is tapping into the power of social media by directly integrating Instagram into all of its websites worldwide. Guests staying at the 1,150 hotels in Starwood portfolio snap and share an average of 40,000 images per month, according to the company. Now, Guest Galleries on the Starwood sites will feature these […] [Read More]
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Navy awards Revolution Lighting LED contract

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Navy awards Revolution Lighting LED lighting contract Revolution Lighting Technologies, a Stamford-based supplier of advanced LED lighting technology, announced that its Seesmart brand has been selected by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command to supply Lewis and Clark class T-AKE dry cargo/ammunition ships with 17,000 Seesmart 2- and 4-foot LED tube lamps. QuaLED Lighting, a […] [Read More]
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Atlantic Street Capital acquires Uniguest

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Atlantic Street Capital, a Stamford-based private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses, acquired Uniguest, a provider of end-to-end information delivery solutions for the hospitality industry from the company’s founder, Mark Oldham, and other shareholders. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Uniguest provides an integrated package of hardware, software, content and support to help hoteliers deliver a consistent connectivity […] [Read More]
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New Genzyme and NORD program aids undiagnosed patients

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Genzyme, a Sanofi company based in Danbury, and the National Organization for Rare Disorders have created a fund to pay for standard diagnostic testing for people with mysterious, undiagnosed medical conditions. The fund will help those who have applied to the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Program, but who cannot afford the basic medical […] [Read More]
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WWE Live comes to Saudi Arabia

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WWE announced that it will bring WWE Live to The Green Halls Stadium, Prince Faisal bin Fahad Olympic Games Complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the first time with three shows from Feb. 13 through Feb. 15. Fans attending WWE Live will see WWE Superstars, including World Heavyweight Champion John Cena, WWE Champion Randy Orton, […] [Read More]
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Bosses: Here are 7 New Year’s resolutions to help retain your talent

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Each year, employees make career-related New Year’s resolutions much more frequently than their bosses — but their top resolution is to find a new job, according to Danbury’s OI Partners-Cunis & Gontin, a coaching and leadership development consulting firm. And so, Cunis & Gontin has put together a list of New Year’s resolutions for bosses […] [Read More]
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Starwood Hotels unveils first Westin in Maine

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the debut of its Westin brand in Portland, Maine, following the conversion of a landmark property in the city’s Arts District. Owned by Rockbridge and managed by Shelton-based New Castle Hotels & Resorts, The Westin Portland Harborview is the state’s first Westin hotel, featuring 289 guest rooms and suites. […] [Read More]
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Here's a screenshot from the Uniguest website showing products offered

Stamford PE firm acquires Nashville company in hotel business

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Stamford private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital has acquired a Nashville, Tenn., company that’s steeped in the hotel industry. The company, Uniguest Inc., offers a package of hardware, software, content and support to help hotel owners “deliver a consistent connectivity experience,” according to a news release. The company offers electronic displays, in-room guest directories and […] [Read More]
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