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Kauai Shores Hotel, Hawaiian Hotels & Resorts

What It Takes to Revive a Mature Property in a Low-Growth Market

What does it take to drive growth in low-growth markets? According to Gary Hogan, CEO of Hawaiian Hotels & Resorts management company, what it doesn’t require is a slash-and-burn approach that foments chaos and...
Historic Hotel Sarnac

Persistence Is Key When Updating Historic Properties

For David Roedel, business development officer at Roedel Companies, The Hotel Saranac represented much more than a business venture. “Both my father and brother spent a lot of time in the village of Saranac...
The Fontaine Pool

Bringing a Vacant Hotel Back to Life

Under new ownership and management, the former Hotel Sorella is now The Fontaine—A Kansas City Hotel, an updated 132-room boutique property located in the heart of Kansas City on the edge of Country Club Plaza. In an...
Hilton Midtown Manhattan

A Midtown Manhattan Hotel Designed for Living and Entertaining

Following an $8.5 million renovation, Midtown Manhattan’s New York Hilton has debuted three new suite styles with sweeping views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. The largest among them is a single traditional...
MLB Architectural Mosaic Pool - sustainability

Alan Fuerstman Marries Luxury and Sustainability

Along with honorees including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and actor Natalie Portman, the hospitality industry’s own Alan J. Fuerstman was a recipient of the Environmental Media Association (EMA) Ongoing Commitment Award. Fuerstman, who...