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Why a Health Care Company Built its Own Best Western

Why a Health Care Company Built its Own Best Western

As the director of business development at Samaritan Health Services, a non-profit health care organization that covers the communities of the mid-Willamette Valley and Central Oregon, Rob Mullins seems like an improbable candidate to become a hotel franchisee. However, in ...

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Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago Grand Opening Party

Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago Grand Opening Party

CHICAGO—Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago, the first hotel to debut under the new full-service lifestyle brand from Hyatt Hotels Corporation, hosted a grand opening celebration July 30. The new hotel opened in April inside what was previously a 22-story office ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

It was a week of industry shake-ups as two unexpected job moves were announced. Eric Danziger has been appointed chief executive officer of Trump Hotel Collection, leaving his role as president and chief executive officer of Hampshire Hotel Group, where ...

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AH&LEF Awards $730,500 in Hospitality Student Scholarships

AH&LEF Awards $730,500 in Hospitality Student Scholarships

Washington, D.C.—The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF) awarded $730,500 through 380 scholarships to students studying hospitality. The Annual Scholarship Grant Program, the foundation’s largest, is co-administered with 71 universities and colleges. In 2015, 243 students, nominated by AH&LEF ...

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Hotel Contessa Announces New Executive Chef

Hotel Contessa Announces New Executive Chef

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Benchmark Hospitality International has named Jeff Axline food and beverage director and executive chef for Hotel Contessa. Troy Mathews, general manager, made the announcement. Hotel Contessa is a Benchmark Resort located alongside the Riverwalk in San Antonio. “It ...

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