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Don Peebles Works to Achieve A State of Equality

Don Peebles Works to Achieve A State of Equality

Real estate developer Don Peebles discovered he had an interest in the hospitality business when he was very young. He was enthralled seeing his maternal grandfather work as a doorman for the Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. It also ...

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Michael George: An Owner’s Operator

Michael George: An Owner’s Operator

Founder, president, and CEO of Crescent Hotels & Resorts Michael George has been a staple in the hotel industry for 40 years. He started in F&B, moved on to become an award-winning GM, and has held executive positions at Destination, ...

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Jorge Treviño Delivers on Culture

Jorge Treviño Delivers on Culture

For 10 of his 30-plus years in the hotel industry, Jorge Treviño had the distinct honor of being the person you called when things, let’s say, were not going well. He started his career in the break room of a ...

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Marriott’s Big Deal

Marriott’s Big Deal

Arne Sorenson is a man in demand. At this year’s Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in January, it was nearly impossible for him to weave through a crowd without stopping to shake hands with almost every person he passed. Many ...

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New Identity Positions Choice for Growth

New Identity Positions Choice for Growth

In 2008, Steve Joyce took the helm of Choice Hotels with a mandate for change. “The company had been on a really strong unit growth strategy, at somewhat the expense of the brands,” Joyce recalls from his office at Choice’s ...

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