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Bed BuG To-Do List

The bed bug frenzy, heightened by media headlines, has left both hotel staff and travelers concerned. It has nothing to do with the cleanliness of the hotel and it can happen anywhere to anyone,...

Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Kerry Ranson developed his entrepreneurial spirit at a young age—all the way back to his high school days in New Orleans, La. As a teen with a car, he learned how to parlay what...

4 Questions for for Bill Simpson, President, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

In November, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts announced a new president, Bill Simpson. Simpson was formerly executive vice president and chief operating offier of the company. He began his career with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts...

Home2 Suites Arrives

"Dreams do come true,” an exuberant Bill Duncan, global head of brand management, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites, said from his office in Memphis, Tenn. He’s discussing the opening of the first Home2 Suites,...

Accounting for Sales Incentives

The economic recession has had an overwhelming impact on many industries that vie for the consumer dollar, among them the lodging segment of the hospitality industry. With corporate travel cut to a minimum and...