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Hotel Carpet Trends for 2013

Hotel Carpet Trends for 2013

The right carpeting can make a big statement in public spaces or blend seamlessly into a guestroom space. We checked in with design experts from Stacy Garcia and Brintons to find out what hotel carpet trends are taking over the ...

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Mike Hembree

Mike Hembree

Oklahoma native Mike Hembree developed his fi rst hotel in 1983 with family investors after working in the restaurant business for many years. Since then, Hembree and his family have continuously owned and operated limited-service hotels. Now chairman of the ...

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Ketan Patel

Ketan Patel

Ketan Patel has the hotel business in his blood. He and his family have owned and operated properties for more than 30 years. Together they run Rainmaker Hospitality, a management fi rm based in Lexington, Ky. Although the firm is ...

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Affinia Hotels Partners with Operation Smile

Affinia Hotels Partners with Operation Smile

The hotel industry has long been a proponent of the “service-with-a-smile” philosophy. So it makes sense that Operation Smile, an organization with the goal of providing life-saving surgeries for children and young adults worldwide who were born with cleft lips, ...

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Best Western Opens First Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Best Western Opens First Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

PHOENIX—Best Western International has announced the opening of its first property in the Saudi Arabian Holy City of Makkah (also known as Mecca). “Tourism in Saudi Arabia is booming. Religious and pilgrimage travel is one of the fastest-growing sectors of ...

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