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Christine Killion

Christine Killion is the digital editor of LODGING.
Veterans in hospitality

Why Military Veterans and Family Are Well-Suited for Hospitality Careers

Because hoteliers and military personnel share a culture of service and teamwork, veterans are uniquely positioned for a successful career in hospitality. The leading hotel chains have each developed programs and initiatives to recruit...
Jay Stein CEO of Dream Hotel Group

Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein on Creating Stand-Out Lifestyle Hotels

Jay Stein, CEO of Dream Hotel Group, isn’t too worried about macroeconomic trends that could impact the hospitality industry. The lifestyle hotel company isn’t like other big names in hospitality, he says, in that...

Jagruti Panwala: AAHOA Trailblazer

In 2019, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) will welcome Jagruti Panwala as the first chairwoman in the organization’s history. Elected last year as secretary, Panwala is a hospitality industry veteran. She has...
Hotel RL - coffee

Hotels Serve Up a Better Cup of Joe with High-Quality Coffee

For many guests, the mention of hotel coffee may bring to mind single-serving packets positioned next to a guestroom coffee maker or a multi-gallon dispenser at a complimentary breakfast buffet. But a growing movement...
Janis Cannon

Janis Cannon: Growing Through Hospitality

Janis Cannon—senior vice president of Choice Hotels International’s upscale brands Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels—has often been noted as one of the most powerful women in hospitality. When she was a kid, she...