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Images: 2019 Hospitality Expo - Southwest
Jul 12, 2019 10:26 AM
Images from the Daily Herald Business Ledger's 2019 Hospitality Expo -- Southwest, held July 11 at the Orland Park Civic Center.
This seafood restaurant's latest catch: Robots that greet customers and deliver food
Jul 6, 2019 6:08 AM
Robots are no longer merely gimmicks, which partly explains why the restaurant industry, like so many others, is in the early stages of a robot revolution, experts say.
Married to debt: Couples are taking out loans to pay for their weddings
Jun 23, 2019 6:00 AM
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes paying off the wedding loan. Demand for wedding loans has quadrupled in the past year, making it a fast-growing line of business. Couples borrow, on average, $16,000 and typically pay it off within three years.
Chicago Marriott Schaumburg receiving $22 million renovation
By Eric Peterson
Jun 21, 2019 5:10 PM
The Chicago Marriott Schaumburg is undergoing a $22 million renovation this summer with the aim of making the 38-year-old, 398-room facility virtually the newest product among Schaumburg's 30 hotels.
Rolling Meadows tries to get online travel companies to pay hotel tax
By Christopher Placek
Jun 14, 2019 6:22 PM
Following the lead of a neighbor, Rolling Meadows has amended its 8% hotel/motel tax to make sure online travel companies pay the full tax on the price they sell rooms for.
Closed Rolling Meadows hotel fined thousands for code violations after workers were staying there
By Christopher Placek
Jun 13, 2019 6:28 PM
The owner of a closed Rolling Meadows hotel faces thousands of dollars in fines for dozens of city code violations that have included rooms and offices being used without occupancy permits, a sprinkler system that was disabled and a leaking roof not repaired.
Hey Nonny names Gore general manager
May 24, 2019 1:00 AM
Music venue and bistro Hey Nonny has appointed Fred Gore general manager.
McDonald's revamps its harassment policy
By Leslie Patton and Josh Eidelson
May 21, 2019 1:27 PM
McDonald's Corp., in the face of criticism for its handling of harassment complaints, says it is training workers to deal with the issue and is starting a hotline for victims.
Meet Chicago Northwest elects officers, board
May 21, 2019 9:25 AM
Meet Chicago Northwest, the official destination marketing organization promoting and selling the Chicago Northwest region, elected its Fiscal Year 2020 Officers and board of directors at its recent annual meeting.
White Castle giving away free sliders Wednesday
Daily Herald Report
May 15, 2019 10:34 AM
In honor of National Slider Day, White Castle is giving away one free slider and small drink to all customers on Wednesday, May 15.
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