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Best Western, University of Phoenix Announce Partnership

Best Western, University of Phoenix Announce Partnership

PHOENIX—Best Western Hotels & Resorts and University of Phoenix have announced a partnership that will provide customized hospitality education certificates and tuition reductions to both corporate employees and those employed by Best Western-branded hotels. University of Phoenix has been named a preferred education supplier ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

RLJ Lodging Trust has named Ross Bierkan as the permanent successor for outgoing president and CEO Thomas Baltimore. Bierkan, who served as chief investment officer since the company’s founding in 2011, had been serving as interim CEO since Baltimore announced his departure in May. ...

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Kind Traveler Lets Bookers Give Back

Kind Traveler Lets Bookers Give Back

LOS ANGELES—Today the travel industry welcomes Kind Traveler, the first ‘Give + Get’ hotel booking platform that transforms travelers into a financial force that benefits communities, the environment, and animals. Travelers ‘give’ to a local or global charity; as reward ...

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Checking in With New Castle Hotels COO Gerry Chase

Checking in With New Castle Hotels COO Gerry Chase

New Castle Hotels & Resorts is growing at a rapid pace, with plans to double its portfolio by 2020. COO Gerry Chase recently sat down with LODGING to discuss the company’s expansion and how leading industry concerns impact his business. ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Eliot Hamlisch has joined the Wyndham Hotel Group as vice president of sales, operation, and innovation. In his new role, Hamlisch will manage all functions for global sales relative to systems administration, data management and reporting, sales communications and marketing, ...

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David Kong Sounds Off on Industry Hot Topics

David Kong Sounds Off on Industry Hot Topics

Hospitality has been rife with hot-button issues this year, from regulating short-term rentals to the game-changing overtime rule introduced in late May. LODGING recently caught up with David Kong, CEO of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, to pick the executive’s ...

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