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How Meredith Gelacak Mulligan Manages Chaos

How Meredith Gelacak Mulligan Manages Chaos

Early on in Meredith Gelacak Mulligan’s career, when she was GM at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., she experienced a hotelier’s nightmare. During a high-profile event catering to the D.C. elite, the hotel’s coatroom collapsed, leaving 3,000 coats on ...

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Rising Expenses Cut into Hotel Profitability

Rising Expenses Cut into Hotel Profitability

There are a lot of “double-edged sword” issues on the minds of hotel operators these days. Hotel occupancy has reached record levels, which is attracting the attention of developers and therefore the threat of new competition. Inflation and interest rates ...

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Economy Chains Face Lack of Demand

Economy Chains Face Lack of Demand

In the rapidly expanding room pipeline of the U.S. hotel industry, one segment seems to have fallen out of favor with developers. In June 2016, STR counted 166,000 rooms under construction. However, only 1,000 of these rooms were in the ...

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Mary Beth Cutshall’s Road to Success

Mary Beth Cutshall’s Road to Success

Caneel Bay on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands is an idyllic place to start one’s hotel career. At 19 years old, during summer break from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Mary Beth Cutshall landed a dream internship in ...

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The Rebirth of the Historic Marriott Syracuse Downtown

The Rebirth of the Historic Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Following a $78 million restoration, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown officially opened its doors to guests on Nov. 1. Part of a city-wide resurgence, the newly renovated property has deep roots in the community, and its owner and developer, Ed Riley, ...

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For Rosewood CEO, Youth Brings Unique Perspective

For Rosewood CEO, Youth Brings Unique Perspective

Sonia Cheng may be one of the youngest chief executive officers in hospitality, but her age only serves to highlight her contributions to the industry. With extensive experience in real estate investments and an innate ability to level with the ...

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