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Christine Killion

Christine Killion is the digital editor of LODGING.
hotel kitchen - hotel F&B operations

How Technology Can Streamline Hotel F&B Operations and Reduce Waste

Courtney Walton has worked in the hospitality and food and beverage industry for nearly a decade. As senior solutions manager for Oracle Hospitality, she is focused on driving food and beverage strategies in hotel,...
Virus-killing robots in action. Photo courtesy of the Westin Houston Medical Center

Hotel Adds Virus-Killing Robots to its Cleaning Protocol

Houston's Texas Medical Center is the largest medical complex in the world. In the heart of this market, which draws more than 15 million annual visitors, is the new Westin Houston Medical Center. The...

Hubert Viriot on Growing YOTEL’s U.S. Footprint and Catering to Today’s Travelers

YOTEL, a global hotel brand that aims to redefine luxury hospitality with technology, space-saving design, and a more affordable price-point, is rapidly scaling its brands in the United States. Since YOTEL opened its first...
The Inn at Elon

University Fulfills Vision of Opening a Hotel on Campus

In January, The Inn at Elon in Elon, N.C., opened its doors to host its first guests. Managed by Charlestowne Hotels, the $31 million, 80-room hotel is the first on Elon University's campus. A...
Pest control - insecticide

Entomologist Explains Why Bed Bug Problems Are Getting Worse—and What Hotels Can Do About...

Bed bug infestations are on the rise, according to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). In NPMA’s 2018 Bugs Without Borders survey, a majority of pest control professionals agreed that bed bug service work...