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How M.K. Guertin Defined Best Western’s Mission

How M.K. Guertin Defined Best Western’s Mission

Long before the inception of TripAdvisor and GPS, travelers relied on word-of-mouth recommendations, print directories, and guidebooks to find the right place to lay their heads. As early as the 1920s, motel owners began organizing referral systems through which they ...

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Family-Run Business Has a Voice with Vantage

Family-Run Business Has a Voice with Vantage

Naman Patel grew up in the hospitality business. From helping with the day-to-day minutiae of running a property as a child to running the family business as an adult, Patel has always enjoyed the customer service aspect of the business. ...

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Canary Santa Barbara Names Catering Director

Canary Santa Barbara Names Catering Director

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—Kimpton’s Canary Santa Barbara has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Duffy as director of catering. In her new role, Duffy will be responsible for leading the catering team, event planning, and new business development. Prior to joining the ...

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Joe Orichiella Named Eaglewood Resort’s F&B Director

Joe Orichiella Named Eaglewood Resort’s F&B Director

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Benchmark Hospitality International has named Joe Orichiella director of food & beverage for Eaglewood Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located near Chicago. Tom Garcia, general manager, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to ...

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La Quinta CEO Wayne Goldberg Resigns

La Quinta CEO Wayne Goldberg Resigns

La Quinta Holdings has announced that chief executive officer Wayne Goldberg has resigned. The board has appointed Keith Cline, chief financial officer, the interim president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. “La Quinta has an exceptionally strong and experienced management ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Calgary Airport Hotels and Conference Center, which includes a Hampton Inn and a Homewood Suites, has appointed Lisa Lepage director of sales and marketing. In this role, she will oversee the sales and marketing efforts on behalf of the two ...

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