[NEW YORK] In hotels these days, it is the haves versus the have-nots.
At some dining rooms, guests have to produce their room keys to eat at the free breakfast buffet. No eggs and muffins for those guests from other hotels, even if - as is increasingly likely in major cities - everyone slept under the same roof.
At Chicago's so-called triplex - where three hotel companies share space on a city block - Starwood's Aloft guests work out in a small gym within eyesight of a much larger one shared by Marriott and Hyatt hotel guests.
"Starwood had an issue; they didn't want their guests intermingling with the other guests in the fitness area," said Deno Yiankes, the head of investments and development...