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Anda Andrei Pushes Boundaries with Design

Anda Andrei Pushes Boundaries with Design

Renowned designer Anda Andrei’s mark can be seen on such boutique standouts as the Royalton New York, the Mondrian Los Angeles, and the Gramercy Park. After a rewarding 30-year career with Ian Schrager, most recently as his president of design, ...

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Allie Hope Leads with Positivity

Allie Hope Leads with Positivity

As a child, Allie Hope would run around construction sites in a hard hat as her developer father worked on a new hotel project or her mother completed a massive renovation on their next family home. By the time she ...

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CHMWarnick CEO Capitalizes on Disruption

CHMWarnick CEO Capitalizes on Disruption

More than 20 years ago, on the Monday before Thanksgiving in 1990, Chad Crandell found himself unemployed, along with roughly 3,000 other employees who were let go as Laventhol & Horwath, the nation’s seventh largest accounting firm, prepared for bankruptcy. ...

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How 70 Years Have Shaped Best Western

How 70 Years Have Shaped Best Western

Over the course of 70 years, it would be easy for a major hotel chain like Best Western to grow stale. But for CEO David Kong, the company’s 70th year is merely a continuation of a fresh era for the ...

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JLL Managing Director Breaks Down Barriers

JLL Managing Director Breaks Down Barriers

It’s not even half over, but 2016 has already been a whirlwind year for Gilda Perez-Alvarado, managing director at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). As of Jan. 1, she took on the role of head of Global Hotels Desk for JLL’s ...

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Lark Hotels Welcomes Guests With Sense of Place

Lark Hotels Welcomes Guests With Sense of Place

After running an inn together in Nantucket, Mass., Rob Blood and his wife, Leigh, purchased their first lodging property, the Captain Fairfield Inn, in Kennebunkport, Maine, in 2004. From there, Blood served as a consultant and owner’s representative for several ...

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