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Hotels recast themselves as their city's social hubs

To grow profits and to fight back against the challenges posed by Airbnb, they also aim to entertain non-guests

A performance at Three Keys, a music venue at Ace Hotel New Orleans.

New York

BASED on a wave of new hotel amenities ranging from bowling alleys to theatres, the future of hospitality looks a lot like the past, when hotels were social hubs. Competitive forces and a basic business drive to boost revenue are producing a new class of hotels with entertainment...