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George Seli

George Seli is the editor of LODGING.
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Prowess in Purchasing: Top Agents Share Their Approaches to Today’s Market Challenges

Especially in these volatile post-pandemic times, purchasing hotel products—from FF&E to F&B—calls for resourcefulness and foresight. Challenged by both price increases and supply chain disruptions, buyers do well to exercise all the best practices...
Cambria Hotel Boston Somerville

A Sense of Place: The Lobby at Cambria Hotel Boston Somerville

Opened in June, the Cambria Hotel Boston Somerville contributes to the ongoing transformation of nearby historic Union Square. The 163-room property is the result of Boston developer The Noannet Group’s partnership with Cambria Hotels,...
Ritz-Carlton New York

A New High-Rise Steeped in Its Surroundings: Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad

Housed in a new 50-story building in Manhattan’s North of Madison Square Park neighborhood, the Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad hotel and residences is the work of several design teams including Rafael Viñoly Architects, Rockwell...

A Rockin’ Year of Recovery: Best Western Convention Highlights 2022 Growth and New Initiatives

This year’s Best Western International Annual Convention, held Oct. 28-30, drew added energy from its locale: Cleveland, Ohio, the “Rock ‘n’ Roll Capitol of the World.” Naturally, the convention featured a rock theme, with...

Focusing on “The Stay”: Updates on Hilton’s Brand Platform and Advertising Campaign

This July, Hilton rolled out a new global brand platform—“Hilton. For the Stay.”—stressing the importance of the hotel stay in the overall travel experience, as confirmed through consumer research conducted by Hilton and its...