hotel http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former Daniele Hotel In Clayton To Get New Life http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-daniele-hotel-clayton-get-new-life <P>The former Daniele Hotel in Clayton will reopen soon as a Hampton Inn and Suites.</P> <P>The Daniele has been shuttered since 2007. But <A href="http://www.equishospitality.com">Equis Hospitality Management</A> in St. Louis says it will spend about $16 million to renovate the hotel on North Meramec Ave. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:26:39 +0000 Bill Raack 5332 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Daniele Hotel In Clayton To Get New Life Hotels asked to help stop sex trafficking http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hotels-asked-help-stop-sex-trafficking <p>A suburban St. Louis event planner is seeking to enlist hotels in the fight against human trafficking of minors, particularly for sex.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/ywsByd">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that Nix Conference &amp; Meeting Management has begun pressuring the 500 or so hotels it does business with to sign a code of conduct in the effort to protect children from trafficking.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:43:35 +0000 The Associated Press 2965 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hotels asked to help stop sex trafficking Kinder to reimburse state for hotel costs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-reimburse-state-hotel-costs <p>Missouri <a href="http://www.ltgov.mo.gov/">Lt. Governor Peter Kinder</a> is firing back at accusations by Democrats that he&rsquo;s using taxpayer money to fund an &ldquo;extravagant lifestyle.&rdquo;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_512538ba-80de-5ea4-9d1d-9b7cd926eacb.html">Post-Dispatch reported Sunday </a>that the Republican Lt. Governor had charged taxpayers $35,050&nbsp;for hotel stays in the St. Louis area over the past five years, while attending political and sporting events, parties, and a wedding. Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:32:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 876 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder to reimburse state for hotel costs