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Jennifer Connell

Jennifer Connell: Admiring the Art and Science of Hospitality

Throughout her childhood, Jennifer Connell traveled with her family from their home in Mississippi to big convention hotels around the country. She recalls the...
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Driftwood Acquisitions & Development Sells SpringHill Suites Altamonte Springs

ORLANDO—Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) has sold the SpringHill Suites Altamonte Springs, a Marriott-branded, 90-key hotel located 10 miles north of Orlando. The sale...
Brand USA's United Stories mobile content creation lab

Brand USA Collaborates With Global Influencers To Tell ‘United Stories’

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D.—Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has launched United Stories, a mobile content creation lab that will travel...
Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott Rebrands Its Loyalty Program as Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott International today unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing the company's current loyalty brands: Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred...
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Five Hotel Companies Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Five hotel companies made the recently released 21st annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which is based on surveyed employee ratings...
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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12 Ways To Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
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What Are Your True Variable Costs Per Occupied Room?

Knowing the average, actual costs incurred per occupied guestroom enables a manager to make more prudent pricing and marketing decisions and to monitor expenses....

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How Hotels Could Benefit From Bacteria-Killing Lighting

After her grandmother contracted MRSA during a hospital stay, Colleen Costello co-founded Vital Vio, a company that makes bacteria-killing lighting to combat the spread...
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Six Considerations for Choosing Sustainable Hotel Towels and Linens

Hoteliers are increasingly looking to reduce the carbon footprint of their properties in many ways, from reducing energy usage to choosing sustainable suppliers. A...
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How Window Film Can Help Hotels Become More Energy Efficient

With cold weather affecting much of the United States, maximizing heat efficiency is top-of-mind for hoteliers. Thankfully, the industry has access to products that...
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Planning for a Future Beyond PCI: Risk-Based Security for Hotels

When you mention the “Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)” to people in the hospitality industry, you usually get one of three...
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The Room Key: Asking for a Promotion

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Have a question for our experts? Submit it...
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