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4 Questions for Tom Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Hotels

Tom and Melissa Magnuson started Magnuson Hotels in their Spokane, Wash., home seven years ago as a way to help independent hotel owners compete in an increasingly brand-oriented industry. Since then, the independent affiliate...

Knowledge and Commitment

If you’re reading this magazine, you’re probably interested in the trends and issues driving the hospitality industry. But wouldn’t it be great if your whole company was as engaged? Maybe we can’t reach everyone,...

Calling The Mid-Terms

With a wild primary season showing just how volatile the national mood appears, we thought we would pull out our crystal ball and see how well the hotel industry can read the electoral landscape....

Sustaining Occupancy Growth

As we move forward in the recovery, occupancy growth continues to build steadily. Committed business on the books for the current quarter through the second quarter of 2011 is ahead of this time last...

How Profitable Will You Be?

As 2010 comes to a close, hotel owners and operators start to focus on the upcoming year and ask the question, “How much money will we make in 2011?” Based on the September 2010...