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GLo McCook

Best Western Breaks Ground on GLō McCook Outside of Chicago

Phoenix—Best Western Hotels & Resorts broke ground on its latest GLō location in the Chicago suburb of McCook, Illinois. The hotel is owned by Manoj Mahapatra, president of Veer Laxmi Inc. “Best Western has a...
Ripple Maker

Four Companies Innovating Hotel F&B in 2018

A multi-faceted industry, there are more opportunities in hospitality to innovate, disrupt, and generally shake things up than in other business arenas. Innovating is exactly what hospitality leaders love to do. They incorporate new...

LODGING Insider: Mike Deitemeyer on Interstate Hotels & Resorts’ Evolution

Mike Deitemeyer, president and CEO of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, tells LODGING about his goals after rejoining the company and kickstarting the evolution of the Interstate brand.
SiteMinder and OpenKey Partnership

OpenKey Partners With SiteMinder To Expand Automated Mobile Key Access

DALLAS–OpenKey has announced a partnership with guest acquisition platform SiteMinder to make the delivery of mobile keys automated, faster, and more widely available to hotel properties worldwide. Together, the companies will reach more than...
Orion Span's Aurora Station

Space Travel Company Orion Span Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

HOUSTON—Orion Span, the space tourism company designing a luxury space hotel, announced a crowdfunding campaign for investors interested in the space tourism race. The campaign is live on SeedInvest, an equity crowdfunding platform that has...
Pantone Pantry

Tribute Portfolio Partners With Pantone To Showcase Color of the Year

MIAMI—Tribute Portfolio, a Marriott International collection, has partnered with Pantone, a global color authority, to introduce a series of experiential pop-ups that celebrate color and travel. Named for its communal nature and colorful design,...