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Checking In with Mike Muir

Checking In with Mike Muir

Mike Muir grew up spending his summers at the Jersey Shore, where he watched as his father managed the pool and beach at an Atlantic City hotel. Early exposure to the industry led to Muir catching the hospitality bug. When ...

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Jorge Treviño Delivers on Culture

Jorge Treviño Delivers on Culture

For 10 of his 30-plus years in the hotel industry, Jorge Treviño had the distinct honor of being the person you called when things, let’s say, were not going well. He started his career in the break room of a ...

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Marriott’s Big Deal

Marriott’s Big Deal

Arne Sorenson is a man in demand. At this year’s Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in January, it was nearly impossible for him to weave through a crowd without stopping to shake hands with almost every person he passed. Many ...

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Crowdfunding Offers Alternative Means of Financing

Crowdfunding Offers Alternative Means of Financing

What goes up must come down. Many experts are saying that the hotel industry has reached the peak of the current cycle. While most industry benchmarks—occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR—are still on the higher end of recent memory, others are starting ...

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Hilton Overhauls Rewards Program

Hilton Overhauls Rewards Program

On Jan. 31, Hilton announced a major overhaul of their rewards program. Formerly, Hilton HHonors, the rebranded “Hilton Honors” offers members new and industry-first perks, as well as leverages Hilton’s scale to better serve the program’s more than 60 million ...

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Embracing Uncertainty at ALIS 2017

Embracing Uncertainty at ALIS 2017

The cold and rainy weather did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the approximately 3,000 delegates who attended the 2017 Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) this week in downtown Los Angeles. The event, which took place Jan. 23 to 25 ...

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