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Jumping into Lodging from Another Marketplace

Jumping into Lodging from Another Marketplace

Originally a restaurateur, Mike Whalen, principal at the Heart of America Group, entered the lodging industry accidentally. The company’s original Machine Shed restaurant on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa, was located next to a small, somewhat unsavory motel. Whalen knew ...

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Landlords Running Unregulated Airbnb Hotels

Landlords Running Unregulated Airbnb Hotels

A growing number of commercial landlords are using Airbnb to run unregulated hotels in major cities, a new study released by the American Hotel & Lodging Association claims. The report, which was conducted by researchers at Penn State University’s School ...

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SpringHill Suites Denver Serves as College Teaching Lab

SpringHill Suites Denver Serves as College Teaching Lab

Some things simply cannot be taught in a hospitality school classroom, such as everyday operations, upholding brand standards, and real-time responses to customer service issues. With hands-on experience, hospitality students quickly learn how to apply school lessons to the real ...

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Checking In with Steve Belmonte

Checking In with Steve Belmonte

At 18 years old, Steve Belmonte became the youngest general manager in the history of Holiday Inn, running a hotel at the Chicago O’Hare Airport. From there, he continued his rapid progression up the ladder, with major career milestones ranging ...

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The Developing Story: Brooklyn

The Developing Story: Brooklyn

Over the past decade, Brooklyn has gone from playing second fiddle to its shinier, busier neighbor Manhattan to becoming a star of New York City in its own right. With residential, retail, lodging, and entertainment space in a state of ...

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Healthy Outlook for Hotel Spas

Healthy Outlook for Hotel Spas

Coming out of the great recession, U.S. hotel operators struggled to earn revenue from sources other than guestroom rentals. However, in 2014, the industry began to see guests spend their money in other areas of the hotel. According to the ...

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