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Christine Killion is the digital editor of LODGING.
Instawork — hospitality staffing

How Technology Is Changing Hotel Staffing

The Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley can seat up to 1,000 guests for a formal dinner in its 14,000-square-foot banquet facility. Plenty goes into accommodating such an expansive event, and one of the more...
Multigenerational travelers

Accommodating Multigenerational Travelers

As families grow and change, so do their vacations. Last year, research from online travel agent Agoda conducted by YouGov found that 35 percent of global travelers have taken a holiday with grandparents, and...
Jose Betancourt

AHLEF Scholarship Recipient Overcomes Barriers To Pursue Hospitality Education

Jose Betancourt is building a career centered on helping people. Born in Mexico, Betancourt moved to the United States with his family when he was seven years old, graduated high school in Houston, and...
Digital detox - phones on the beach

Digital Detox: Hotels and Travel Companies Give Guests Space To Unplug

As the world becomes more connected, so do travelers and their phones. A study from Deloitte found that Americans check their smartphones 52 times times a day on average while another survey from Pew...
Selene Gabriela Gonzalez

AHLEF Scholarship Winner Selene Gonzalez on Discovering a Love of Hospitality

Selene Gabriela Gonzalez didn’t always know that she wanted to make a living in hospitality. A recent recipient of the AMEX, Ecolab, Handlery Hotels, and Opening Doors scholarships given through the American Hotel &...