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STR: US, EMEA hotel performance for June 2014

STR: US, EMEA hotel performance for June 2014
The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during June 2014, according to data from STR. Overall, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy was up 2.9 percent to 71.7 percent; its average daily rate rose 4.3 percent to US$116.20; and its revenue per available room increased 7.2 percent to US$83.27. Read More >

Greek shopkeepers stage strike on first day of Sunday trading | World news | NNW

Greece may be hobbled by debt and record levels of unemployment, but shopkeepers are damned if they are going to work on the one day many say was given for rest. A law allowing Sunday shopping in 10 tourist regions – enacted last week after a year of ponderous debate - has met with stiff resistance from employees and shop owners alike.

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Greek shopkeepers stage strike on first day of Sunday trading |

Greece may be hobbled by debt and record levels of unemployment, but shopkeepers are damned if they are going to work on the one day many say was given for rest. A law allowing Sunday shopping in 10 tourist regions – enacted last week after a year of ponderous debate - has met with stiff resistance from employees and shop owners alike.

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