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Who's News for October 13, 2022

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Highline Hospitality Partners (HHP), the hospitality investment platform launched by Highline Real Estate Partners (HREP), announces the acquisition of its ninth property with the purchase of the Residence Inn Norwalk, Connecticut. Located centrally in downtown Norwalk, the Residence Inn Norwalk hotel is situated near numerous attractions like the Maritime Aquarium and Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens. The hotel offers apartment-style suites complete with a fully equipped kitchenette, luxury amenities, separate living space and access to the in-room streaming package including Netflix and Hulu Plus. Dining options include the seasonal SONO rooftop Sky Bar & CafĂ©, upscale Lobby Bar, and a convenience store available to guests, as well as a variety of restaurants in the downtown area within walking distance of the hotel. The Highline Hospitality Partners team has over 60 years of experience in sourcing, purchasing, asset-managing, renovating, repositioning, and selling hospitality properties and has operated all classes of hotels and resorts. 

The highly anticipated Marriott Springfield Downtown in Springfield, Massachusetts, officially opens in late October 2022 following a two-year transformation. Located downtown and overlooking the Connecticut River, the hotel features 266 modern guest rooms and over 15,000 square feet of flexible indoor event space, including a 5,990+ square foot Grand Ballroom and the 3,400+ square foot Springfield Ballroom both offering direct access to outdoor terraces, natural lighting, and functional layout. Outside, there is over 20,000 square feet of outdoor rooftop space, offering downtown views, multiple firepits, and lounge space perfect for networking or socializing.  The Marriott Springfield Downtown is owned by Springfield Hospitality and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality

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EUROPALCO, the largest provider of solutions for events and shows in Southern Europe, will be present at IMEX America, the largest trade show in the United States for the global meetings, events, and incentive travel industry. IMEX America kicked off in Las Vegas on October 11th, 2022, for three consecutive days. The Portuguese company will be at the stand E1907 in the Portuguese Tourism area at the Mandalay Bay venue, exhibiting its global package of services for the second time at IMEX America. EUROPALCO, which recently organized events such as the UN Ocean Conference, aims to show how it can be the best partner for international agencies wishing to hold corporate events in Portugal and highlight the brands they represent. Visitors to the company stand will learn about the vast range of personalized solutions ranging from lighting, special effects, textile prints, audio and video to decoration and the customized creation of all kinds of furniture, studios and stages.

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