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High Flying Attraction: Grande Lakes Orlando Introduces the Ancient Sport of Falconry

Grande Lakes Orlando, which is made up of The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott Orlando, is taking the concept of the experiential hotel stay to new heights. Under the guidance of Master Falconer, Terry Arndt,...
Dorothy Dowling

Dorothy Dowling on Paths To Joy and Success

Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, is already three decades into a travel industry career she describes as “joyful.” She recently discussed the highlights of...

Marriott’s Julius Robinson on Loyalty and Legacy

Julius Robinson, who is currently Marriott International’s senior vice president of classic premium full service brands, might be something of a poster child for the concepts of loyalty and legacy. He’s been at Marriott...
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Testing Industry Practices: Checking In With MCR’s Tyler Morse

Tyler Morse is CEO and managing partner of MCR, which owns and operates 94 hotels located across 67 cities and 24 states. Among Morse’s numerous hospitality-related activities are positions on the Board of Directors...
Elizabeth Randall-Winkle talks slowdown strategies

STR Strategy Officer Elizabeth Randall-Winkle Talks Slowdown Strategies

As chief strategy officer at STR, Elizabeth Randall-Winkle is responsible for the development and execution of the organization’s strategic initiatives. Randall-Winkle reviewed for LODGING some of what STR's data suggests lies ahead for the...