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Old Posted Aug 1, 2013, 6:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Matthew View Post
I thought Wake Forest University's 8-storey hotel and conference center (on the south end of Winston-Salem's downtown, away from their campus?) was the only university owned hotel in the state. Why do universities own hotels? It seems as if they would partner with a hotel near their campus for any hotel needs, rather than trying to operate their own.
Because money I guess? The ability to offer specials to VIPs without having to pay someone else out of pocket? Not sure. I think Johnson & Wales operates the Doubletree across from campus in Charlotte but might now own it.
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