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George Seli is the editor of LODGING.
restaurant staff

Five Keys to Assembling an Effective Hotel Restaurant Staff

Staffing challenges have been affecting all areas of hotel operations, and restaurant service is no exception. “We definitely have the same problem,” says Jennifer Krapp, head of restaurant operations at The Indigo Road Hospitality...
new builds and conversions

Vision and Value: New Builds and Conversions Require Cost Sensitivity Along With Creativity

Hotel construction and design have always involved balancing numerous considerations, including brand identity, the latest guest expectations, local flair and authenticity, and sustainability. But more recently, costs and timelines have become especially prominent factors,...
The Starling Lounge

Close to Nature: The Starling Lounge

Opened in June, The Starling is a rebranding of the W Atlanta Midtown that draws inspiration from the starling bird that can be found in nearby Piedmont Park. Part of the Curio Collection by...
Mark Lomanno

On the Ground: Insights From Mark Lomanno at The Lodging Conference

At The Lodging Conference 2022, industry leaders and professionals gathered to discuss industry trends, share new ideas, and network with colleagues and peers. LODGING spoke with Partner & Senior Advisor of Kalibri Labs Mark...

The Soft Brand Strategy: Plugging Into the Power of a Parent Brand Has Its...

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 Ketan Vora, founding partner of real estate firm Edgewater Group...