TRAVEL BITES: 23 OCTOBER

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There’s never a slow news day in the hospitality and travel world. We are a 24-7 business after all. Here are a handful of hotel stories to snack on over the weekend.

Ay yi yi. InterContinental Hotel Group accidentally printed a phone sex number on the back of the membership cards for their new Spire Elite Reward program. [Yahoo! Travel]

Speaking of hotel rewards programs, a new study has ranked the best and the worst.[WSJ]

The Stanley Hotel, infamous for being the haunted hotel in ‘The Shining’ wants to build a horror museum on site. [Variety]

One Direction filmed their new music video in a totally corporate hotel. Just disband already, please. [USA Today]

There’s another new, oddly-named lifestyle brand coming soon–Karas Hotels. [OC Register]

We should all be going as the cast of Grand Budapest Hotel this Halloween. [Elite Daily]

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Juliana Shallcross
A self-confessed hotel addict, Juliana Shallcross has been reporting on hotels around the world for more than a decade. She was previously the managing editor HotelChatter.com. A good portion of her job involves sleeping in new hotels, obsessing over technology and keeping tabs on the ever-changing hospitality landscape. She's based in Los Angeles.

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