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Janis Cannon: Growing Through Hospitality

Janis Cannon: Growing Through Hospitality

Janis Cannon—senior vice president of Choice Hotels International’s upscale brands Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels—has often been noted as one of the most powerful women in hospitality. When she was a kid, she wanted to be a farmer. “It’s ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Bill DeWitt joined Hospitality Management LLC in 2015 as vice president of hotel operations; now, he has been promoted to president of the company. As president, DeWitt will oversee Best Western and Choice Hotels properties in Kansas and Oklahoma. DeWitt ...

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15 Women Making Their Mark in Hospitality

15 Women Making Their Mark in Hospitality

According to a recent survey from the Castell Project in partnership with Georgia State University, 53 percent of women either agreed or strongly agreed that having had a mentor or advocate during their career was a positive influence on their ...

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Best in Biz Awards Recognize Three Hospitality Leaders

Best in Biz Awards Recognize Three Hospitality Leaders

The Best in Biz Awards, an independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America, recognized three hospitality executives among the 2017 winners for its Executive of the Year category. The award ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Anna Scozzafava will manage Choice Hotels’ coalition between business strategies and technology initiatives as vice president of strategy and planning. A member of Choice’s executive team since 2011, Scozzafava’s new position comes as a promotion from senior director of corporate ...

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Cate Farmer: The GM Who Loves a Challenge

Cate Farmer: The GM Who Loves a Challenge

Cate Farmer had big plans. This builder’s daughter was going to be a Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist, traveling the world to write meaningful content for the biggest newspapers in the world. Yet, somewhere along the way, the work she was doing at ...

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