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PMZ Realty Capital closed over $80 million in financing in Q1 2022, including for the Four Points by Sheraton Amarillo Center in Amarillo, Texas, among other properties.

Finessing Financing: The Hotel Lending Environment Today

There has been much talk of capital on the sidelines poised for hotel investment; but what many hoteliers want to know is how they can actually secure the financing they need now, as continuing...
Courtesy of Delta Hotels by Marriott

Conversion Conversation: Marriott’s Tony Nacci on Delta Hotel’s Growth Strategy

Chatting with LODGING at the 2022 AAHOA Convention and Trade Show (AAHOACON) in Baltimore, Anthony (Tony) Nacci, senior director, global brand management, Marriott International, says it was mainly his success with the Autograph Collection...
Chris Guimbellot

Selling Service: hihotels President and CEO Chris Guimbellot on the Concept of Personal Attention

As hoteliers gathered at AAHOACON 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland, to discuss innovations in hospitality, Chris Guimbellot, who is president and CEO at hihotels by Hospitality International, described the franchisor's approach where its Assurance and...
Terrapin Hospitality

Growing Gains: Terrapin Hospitality Grows Through Acquisitions and Third-Party Contracts

Terrapin Hospitality CEO Tony Sherman is growing the company he created to manage his own hotels by taking on third-party management contracts. The company’s portfolio of such contracts was recently doubled by its acquisition...

Steady Momentum: Legacy Hotelier Robert Cole on Standing Out by Standing Firm During Tough...

Robert Cole, CEO and president of Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), was born to be a hotelier—literally. His parents had already opened their first property in Rochester, New York, when he came along. Yet,...