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Christine Killion

Christine Killion is the editor of LODGING.
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Flex Travel: Mint House Taps the Influx of Remote Work With its Mint Pass...

The pandemic hit the travel industry hard, particularly properties that rely heavily on group bookings and business travel. And while leisure travel is beginning to pick up, business travel remains down 85 percent compared...

Packing the House: Driving Weekday Hotel Bookings

As vaccine rollouts progress and people feel more comfortable venturing out, the U.S. hotel industry is seeing a sustained uptick in travel compared to last year. In certain markets during peak demand periods like...
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Sustainable Hotel Design in the Post-Pandemic Era

As the hospitality industry begins to ramp up following a year of navigating through the pandemic, now may be an opportune time for hoteliers to elevate efforts that address another global crisis: climate change....

Creating Space for Community: Connie Wang on Upholding Hotel Figueroa’s Legacy

Los Angeles’ iconic Hotel Figueroa has a history of creating spaces for women. First opened nearly a century ago as an exclusive women’s hostel by the YWCA, the property was not only funded and...
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Accommodating the Rise in Last-Minute Wedding Bookings

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic forced couples to cancel, postpone, and reimagine their wedding plans. For hotel teams, this new reality presented significant challenges as staff adjusted their approach to comply with...