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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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Cate Farmer: The GM Who Loves a Challenge

Cate Farmer: The GM Who Loves a Challenge

Cate Farmer had big plans. This builder’s daughter was going to be a Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist, traveling the world to write meaningful content for the biggest newspapers in the world. Yet, somewhere along the way, the work she was doing at ...

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Birth of a Market Segment: The Story of Days Inn

Birth of a Market Segment: The Story of Days Inn

The story of Days Inn starts with a family vacation in the late 1960s. After future hotelier Cecil B. Day sold his real estate holdings in Georgia, he celebrated by loading his family into a station wagon and setting off ...

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