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The Tilden Hotel Lobby

Inside the Lobby of The Tilden Hotel

Centered in San Francisco’s trendy and historic Tenderloin district, The Tilden Hotel exudes authenticity and personality. The hotel, which is located in a historic 1928 building, was entirely redesigned by founder Stephen Yang and...

Checking In With Anne Smith and Janis Cannon of Choice Hotels

This year at the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, LODGING spoke with Anne Smith, vice president of brand strategy, and Janis Cannon, senior vice president of upscale brands, both of Choice Hotels, about the company’s...

Virtual Reality: A New Hotel Amenity

From underwater adventures to first-person shooting games, hotel guests can now experience a range of virtual reality scenes at The Viceroy Group’s Hotel Zetta in San Francisco. The hotel, focused on creating unique guest experiences,...

Being Accessible to Guests with Disabilities

“The elevator is over there,” hotel associates have often told Peter Slatin, who, as a blind man, finds the description extremely lacking in clarity. Such communication glitches were common when Slatin traveled and each...

Checking In With John Vanderslice of Hilton

John Vanderslice, the global head of luxury and lifestyle for Hilton, guides the company’s decision making in both the luxury and lifestyle spaces. And under Vanderslice’s leadership, Hilton’s lifestyle and luxury brands have broken...