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Richard Stockton, Ashford Hospitality Prime CEO

Checking In With Richard Stockton

Since his arrival in November 2016, Ashford Hospitality Prime CEO Richard Stockton has transformed the company’s strategy, raised capital, and announced two acquisitions. Stockton, who spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley, now wants to focus...

Checking In With Timothy Smith

Broughton Hotels has promoted Timothy Smith to vice president of operations and development. Smith most recently served as vice president of operations at Broughton Hotels until the company restructured their management to expand Smith’s leadership....

Tom Conran Talks Greenwood Hospitality’s Bread and Butter

Greenwood Hospitality has steadily expanded by four to five properties each year since its start in 2009. Now, they have nearly 20 in their portfolio. Tom Conran, co-founder and current principal of Greenwood Hospitality,...
Mark Zettl

Checking In With Mark Zettl

Waterton Residential and Ultima Hospitality operated as separate subsidiaries until fall 2016, when the two platforms were merged to form a single entity, Waterton. Since then, the company has created synergies for both divisions...
Crowne Plaza Uniform

The Narrative Importance of Hotel Uniforms

First impressions matter. A hotel only has one chance to make its initial imprint on a guest, and research shows that it takes just one-tenth of a second for that imprint to register. That’s...