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gig tripping

Fan-Based Travel: Getting Onboard With the ‘Gig Tripping’ Trend

The term “gig tripping” is typically used to describe travel planned specifically by fans bent on catching their favorite artists at out-of-town locations. However, beyond a welcome but brief spike in room rates, what...
Eric Danziger

A ‘Two-Name’ Industry: Eric Danziger on Combining the Heart for Hospitality With a Head...

Newly retired hospitality icon Eric Danziger, who may be best remembered as the only CEO of Trump Hotels who wasn’t a Trump family member, recently spoke with LODGING about his career climb from Fairmont...
growth mindset

Meyer Jabara Hotels’ New CIO Brings the Growth Mindset

Recently appointed Meyer Jabara Hotels (MJ) Chief Investment Officer Ian McAuley comes to this newly crafted position with 30 years of experience and relationships that, coupled with those of this closely held private hotel...

Walking the Walk

Scott Reents, general manager at the Tuxon Hotel Tucson—a former Motel 6 that is now a full-service boutique hotel—said that despite the overhaul of the property, he faces challenges related to guest and staff...

Staying Ahead of Battery Failure

Hotels depend on battery power for numerous devices throughout their properties, including emergency lighting, door locks, and panic buttons, as well as soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers, faucets, and flush valves. Given battery life...