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W Washington D.C. Completes $50 Million Redesign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—W Washington D.C. officially unveiled its $50 million floor-to-rooftop redesign this week. Architecture and interior design firm Studio GAIA, alongside the W brand’s...
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Mystic Marriott Inspired By Local Maritime History

Originally built in 1992, the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa recently underwent a major renovation. The lobby, guestrooms, and bar have been completely redesigned...
Hospitality Leaders Mehul Patel, Mitch Patel, and Jay Shah

Forward Thinking: Three Hospitality Leaders on Preparing Companies for the Future

At the 2019 AAHOA Conference, three hospitality leaders shared how they are preparing their companies for the future. "I want to make a better tomorrow." “I...
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Research Reveals Gaps Between Business Traveler and Travel Buyer Preferences

Alexandria, Va.—New research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with HRS, highlights not only business traveler hotel preferences, but also the...


New York City

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...
Women in LODGING 2018

15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
cockroach pests

How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...



Patricia Davis - Davidson Hotels & Resorts

Group Gains: How Technology Is Expediting Group Meeting Planning

Patricia Davis, senior vice president, marketing and communications, Davidson Hotels & Resorts, observes the impact of technology on virtually all aspects of the travel...
Motel 6 — economy hotel

Three Reasons the Economy Sector of Hospitality Is So Profitable

Rob Palleschi, CEO of G6 Hospitality, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6, shares some of the reasons the economy sector of...
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Arming Housekeeping Staff To Perform Bed Bug Inspections

Summer has arrived, ushering in the season of booming bookings and occupancy rates. It can also bring unwanted guests: bed bugs. According to the...
subterranean termite swarmer

Protecting Hotels During Termite Swarming Season

Termite infestations may not be a top-of-mind issue for many lodging professionals, but that can change quickly when swarming season begins in late spring...
Multigenerational travelers

Accommodating Multigenerational Travelers

As families grow and change, so do their vacations. Last year, research from online travel agent Agoda conducted by YouGov found that 35 percent...

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