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Three Generations and Counting: Justin Jabara

Three Generations and Counting: Justin Jabara

Like many of the up-and-coming millennials in the hotel business, Justin Jabara has a family connection to the hospitality industry. His father, Richard Jabara—himself a second-generation hotelier—co-founded Danbury, Conn.-based hotel management company Meyer Jabara Hotels with partner Bill Meyer in ...

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Terri A. Haack: Making It Work

Terri A. Haack: Making It Work

The Great Recession, which began in the late 2000s, impacted most people working in the hotel industry. However, few felt this period of economic turmoil as acutely as Terri A. Haack, president of Terranea Resort, a Destination Hotel managed by ...

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Lara Latture: The Accidental Hotelier

Lara Latture: The Accidental Hotelier

Lara Latture has been with The Hotel Group (THG), an Edmonds, Wash.-based hotel developer and management company, for 20 years, but she still often refers to herself as an “accidental hotelier.” She came into the industry with a fierce will ...

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Janis Cannon: Growing Through Hospitality

Janis Cannon: Growing Through Hospitality

Janis Cannon—senior vice president of Choice Hotels International’s upscale brands Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels—has often been noted as one of the most powerful women in hospitality. When she was a kid, she wanted to be a farmer. “It’s ...

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15 Women Making Their Mark in Hospitality

15 Women Making Their Mark in Hospitality

According to a recent survey from the Castell Project in partnership with Georgia State University, 53 percent of women either agreed or strongly agreed that having had a mentor or advocate during their career was a positive influence on their ...

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Best in Biz Awards Recognize Three Hospitality Leaders

Best in Biz Awards Recognize Three Hospitality Leaders

The Best in Biz Awards, an independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America, recognized three hospitality executives among the 2017 winners for its Executive of the Year category. The award ...

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