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Christine Killion

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Christine Killion is the editor of LODGING.
connectivity infrastructure

Up to Speed: Investing in a Hotel’s Connectivity Infrastructure

Long gone are the days when internet was a “nice to have” amenity. Today’s guests often travel with multiple connected devices that require greater bandwidth for activities like streaming video and virtual meetings. What’s...
Hotel Ziggy

Free the Music: Hotel Ziggy in West Hollywood, California

The 108-room Hotel Ziggy, owned by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and operated by Springboard Hospitality, opened on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood with a boundary-pushing design intended to capture the rebellious spirit of musicians...
G6 Hospitality

Transformational Change: G6 Hospitality Transitions to An Asset-Light Franchise Model in its 60th Year

In June, G6 Hospitality, parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its flagship brand. The first Motel 6 opened in Santa Barbara, California, in 1962 to fill...
Canopy Memphis, Tennessee

Steel and Smoke: The Guestrooms in Canopy Memphis, Tennessee

The new Canopy Memphis recently debuted in the city’s historic downtown steps from Beale Street with a design that embraces the cultural legacy of its locale. Tracey Sawyer, founder and CEO of Sawyer &...
Sheraton Reston Hotel

Active Space: The Lobby at the Sheraton Reston Hotel, Virginia

The Sheraton Reston Hotel in Virginia recently underwent a full renovation of its public spaces and guestrooms. Owned by Wurzak Hotel Group and DoveHill Capital Management, the six-floor, horseshoe-shaped hotel combines 302 guestrooms, including...