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Rockbridge Rocks the Road with Charitable Conference

Rockbridge Rocks the Road with Charitable Conference

On August 7, Rockbridge, a private equity firm, hosted their fourth annual Rock the Road conference in Columbus, Ohio. The non-for-profit event brought together representatives of leading hotel brands such as Hilton, Hyatt, and Starwood, as well as financial giants ...

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Why White Lodging Sees Hyatt Place as a Solid Investment

Why White Lodging Sees Hyatt Place as a Solid Investment

During his college years, Deno Yiankes worked at White Lodging’s first managed hotel, a Holiday Inn in the company’s hometown of Merrillville, Ind. Since rejoining the team in 1990, Yiankes, now president and CEO of the investments and development division, ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Sixty Hotels welcomes hotel industry veteran Dianna Balabon to the team as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Balabon most recently worked at Rosewood Hotels and Resort, where she played an integral role in relaunching the Rosewood brand. She ...

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IHG Owners Chair Offers Advice to New Franchisees

IHG Owners Chair Offers Advice to New Franchisees

Kerry Ranson, 2015 chair of the IHG Owners Association, first joined InterContinental Hotels Group in 1999 as an area director. Though he left the company to join the startup team of HP Hotels in 2002, he remained an active regional ...

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Hilton’s Youth in Hospitality Month Reaches 90,000+

Hilton’s Youth in Hospitality Month Reaches 90,000+

MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide recently celebrated its second annual Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, a global career awareness initiative showcasing the diversity of opportunities available in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide properties and offices hosted ...

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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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