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Christine Killion

Christine Killion is the editor of LODGING.
Hard Rock Hotel New York

Jim Allen on Hard Rock’s First NYC Hotel and Growth Plans

In May, Hard Rock International (HRI) marked a significant milestone for the company: the opening of the brand's first New York City hotel. The newly built Hard Rock Hotel New York in Midtown Manhattan...
The Pad

Flexible Accommodations: The Pad

Along the Blue River running through the Rocky Mountains, The Pad recently opened its 101 beds to travelers visiting Silverthorne, Colorado, and the surrounding area. Partially constructed from 18 upcycled shipping containers, the boutique...
access control technology

Secure Entry: Advances in Access Control Technology Enhance Hotel Security and Guest Experience

Hotel technology that puts more control into guests’ hands is on the rise as travelers seek out greater convenience and hoteliers invest in ways to streamline operations. The last two years have accelerated the...
Neal Patel

Building a Legacy: Neal Patel on His New Position as Incoming AAHOA Chairman

Nishant (Neal) Patel has been immerse in hospitality for much of his life. “I grew up in Surat, India. My family left everything they had in India and came to the United States nearly...

AAHOA Officers Talk Innovation and Recovery at AAHOACON 2022

The 2022 AAHOA Convention and Trade Show (AAHOACON) kicked off on Tuesday, April 12. As the estimated 6,000 attendees arrived and more than 500 exhibitors set up on the trade show floor, AAHOA’s 2021-2022...