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12062
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North Carolina's hospitality industry is experiencing growth with hundreds of new hotel and motel rooms becoming available to travelers in 1982 and 1983. The article includes a listing of representative cities where construction is underway.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 2, Feb 1982, p18-20, 22, 53, il
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24372
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority works to bring in top nurses for employment in Charlotte’s hospitals despite declining enrollments in nursing programs in North Carolina since 1983.
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27535
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Local philanthropist Adelaide Key opened the Rathbun House to offer lodging in a supportive and home-like environment for patients and their families coming to Asheville for medical treatment. The hospitality house offers services free of charge and operates on donations and volunteers.
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29846
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Mountain Springs Cabins is a secluded get-away in Candler, North Carolina, where visitors receive a relaxed vacation in which both nature and nurture play leading roles. Deaf since childhood, Sara Peltier created and ran the cabin rental business for twenty-four years. Her daughter, Kate King, continues Peltier’s legacy and plans to expand the property by adding tree houses, dog accommodations, and recreation areas.
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29906
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Western North Carolina provides a wide range of choices in wedding planning. This guide highlights the region’s best wedding venues, accommodations, transportation, catering, fashion, decorations, gifts, and entertainment.
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32613
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The Clingendael Investment Corporation, a Dutch firm of which Julius Verwoerdt is chairman, is building an elegant resort near Chapel Hill called Hotel Europa. Verwoerdt is a Dutch entrepreneur who lives in Durham, and has owned the largest chain of hotels in Holland. Hotel Europa will have a significant impact to the Research Triangle area because of the distinct European influence of the ownership, management and design.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 39 Issue 7, July 1981, p58-60, il, por
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36986
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Originally the William Albert Bunn family home, Ridgely Dubel had transformed it into an inn by 2013. Maintaining a sense of home and supporting the community is Dubel including amenities in each room such as a coffee/espresso machine and refrigerator filled with locally made granola and beef jerky.
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35910
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Defining this customer service marker was the word’s origin: acronym for “To Insure Promptness.” Highlighting its importance for employees was this knowledge: tips were the sole source of income for many hospitality industry employees until the late 1960s. Explaining its enduring importance was discussion of the standard tip rate. Underscoring its mutual value was ways it benefits servers and those served.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 8, Oct 1980, p44-45
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36241
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Contemporary promotional efforts taken by the hospitality industry entail lodgings that are “a home away from home,” and where visitors feel like locals. For example, Aloft Asheville’s has fostered dogs on site for guests’ comfort. Charlotte’s Marriott Guest Center’s effort to instill convenience has a technological angle, with guests checking in through their mobile devices.
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36260
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Many businesses in Swain and Jackson County prepared for potential tourist influx and ensuring economic impact generated by that year’s solar eclipse. From it were hotels offering special lodging packages and hotels in towns such as Sylva anticipating lodging inventory sell-out.
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36491
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Cedar Crest Inn, built in 1891, has been offered new life many times over and an enduring place in the community. Originally named Swannanoa Hill, it was known under names such as Kenilworth Lodge and The Arden before receiving its present name in 1937. The house, also functioning as a boarding house over the decades, became a bed and breakfast in 1996.
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38217
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A combination of work and pleasure has long been offered by businesses to improve company productivity. What is newer is resorts creating the synthesis of work and pleasure now labeled as bleisure. The new version of an established business practice can be defined as employees experiencing the city’s local flavor through resorts amenities and services, in addition to engaging in team building initiatives.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 3, March 2018, p78, 81-82, 84, 86, 88 Periodical Website