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Best Western’s CEO and Board Chair on Their Approach to Growth and Relationships

There is a significant amount of overlap in the interests of Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) longtime President and CEO David Kong and its Board Chair Anthony “Tony” Klok, who is a Rebel...
Joe Reardon

Hotel Equities’ Joe Reardon on the Healthy Cultures Behind His Success

Hotel Equities Chief Development Officer Joe Reardon has traversed what may seem like a charmed path from his first position in the industry 28 years ago to his current one overseeing all aspects of...

Top Executives on the Close of the Aimbridge-Interstate Merger

A scant two months after announcing their intention to do so, Aimbridge Hospitality and Interstate Hotels & Resorts completed their planned merger. Describing for LODGING the how’s and why’s behind the Aimbridge-Interstate merger and...
Lisa Holladay

Lisa Holladay: Luxury Branding Guru

It perhaps should come as no surprise that a girl who studied literature and Shakespeare and briefly aspired to a career in the theater would end up in the rarefied world of luxury hotels...

Marriott Hotels Survey Suggests That Creativity and Productivity Are Hindered by Multitasking

According to a global survey conducted by Marriott Hotels, American business travelers are more prone to multitasking than their global peers. Nearly 80 percent spend an hour or more a day splitting their attention...