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Melonie Johnson: Taking on the Challenge of Leading an Atlantic City Casino During a...

As luck would have it, Melonie Johnson’s elevation to president and COO of Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa and MGM Resorts Luxury Destination came at an especially challenging time—just a few months into the...
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Behind the Conversion Trend

Attorney David Reina of Morris, Manning & Martin LLP’s Hospitality Practice already observes a clear uptick in acquisitions of distressed hotels for conversion into multi-family assets and expects to see more of the same...
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Prime for Repurposing

The vultures are circling. It’s no secret that the financial crisis precipitated by the continuing global pandemic has hit the hospitality industry especially hard, leaving many properties shuttered or on the verge of being...
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State of the Industry: Travel Industry Leaders Share Outlook During AHLA Forum

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) hosted the latest edition of its Forum Speaker Series on January 21 just as the association released its first-ever State of the Industry Report. Offering insights into...
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Protection Preparedness: Don’t Forget About Fire Safety

While best practices for responding to the coronavirus have dominated hotel industry communications for nearly a year, hoteliers can't let down their guard, lest they find themselves unprepared for other potential disasters, such as...