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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Brett Keller has been named chief executive officer at Priceline.com in Norwalk, Conn. Keller was named interim CEO of Priceline.com in June 2016 after serving as chief operating officer of the business, and prior to that, chief marketing officer. Here’s ...

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UNH Hospitality Management Program Among Top in U.S.

UNH Hospitality Management Program Among Top in U.S.

The University of New Hampshire Hospitality Management Program celebrated its 90th Anniversary Sept. 15th at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston. As part of the celebration, it presented its Life Time Achievement Award to alumna Lynne Dougherty ...

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$1.8 Million Awarded for Hospitality Apprenticeship

$1.8 Million Awarded for Hospitality Apprenticeship

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), in partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Jobs for the Future (JFF), will create and implement a national Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship (HSRA) initiative for the restaurant, foodservice ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Jim Abrahamson has been named chairman of the board for Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Abrahamson will serve as both the company’s chairman and CEO for the time being. Prior to joining Interstate in 2011, Abrahamson acted as president of the ...

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Red Roof Forum Puts Spotlight on Women Entrepreneurs

Red Roof Forum Puts Spotlight on Women Entrepreneurs

When franchisees personally asked Marina MacDonald, Red Roof’s chief marketing officer, for a women’s leadership panel, she saw the need for a forum to discuss issues facing women hoteliers today. The Red Roof Forum on Leadership for Women Entrepreneurs, taking ...

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Hiring Based on Employees’ Potential

Hiring Based on Employees’ Potential

It’s 2016 and a new generation of technology-savvy graduates are joining and rapidly changing the hospitality industry. CB Insights, a venture capital and investment database, has recently listed more than 62 new startups in the industry—highlighting the shift from traditional ...

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