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George Seli is the editor of LODGING.
architectural pioneers

Taking a Cue From Architectural Pioneers

In October, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants debuted its second New York City property—an adaptive reuse of a hotel originally designed by renowned “Miami Modern” architect Morris Lapidus. Part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury...

“Going Beyond” Generic Luxury: WorldHotels Annual Conference Highlights Brand Differentiators and Recent Growth

BWH Hotels’ 2024 WorldHotels Annual Conference took place from Jan. 18-21 at a WorldHotels Elite property that exemplifies the soft brand’s slogan, “inspiring travel through unique experiences.” Designed in 1955 by famed architect Morris...
jai motwani

Working to Win Leisure Business: Sunshine State Owner on How to Maximize Success in...

LODGING brings you the third installment of our three-part Ownership Series, providing owner perspectives on various hot topics and industry trends. We speak with Jai Motwani of Hotel Motel Inc. on development and guest service...
Kevin Jacobs

Hitting the Ground Running: 2024 AHLA Board Chair Kevin Jacobs on the Industry’s Current...

On Jan. 1, 2024, Kevin Jacobs, chief financial officer and president, global development for Hilton, began his tenure as 2024 AHLA board chair, succeeding Leslie Hale in the position. Jacobs has been involved with...
Kunal Dave

Capitalizing on Conversion: Taking the Project to the Finish Line with Strategic Planning and...

LODGING brings you the second installment of our three-part Ownership Series, providing owner perspectives on various hot topics and industry trends. We speak with Kunal Dave of Laxmi Hotels Group on his approach to each...