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Striking a Balance Between Brand Standards & Artistic Vision

A decade ago, the space that houses the Marriott Residence Inn Boston Downtown/Seaport was abandoned in what was then a barren and often forgotten south waterfront neighborhood. Originally built in 1901, the property had...

The Cromwell Hits Jackpot with All-Female Exec Team

Just 30 days after its May debut, The Cromwell wiggled its way into the Top 20 Las Vegas hotels on TripAdvisor. The driving force behind the 188-room boutique hotel’s overnight success is an all-female,...

Crowdsourcing is Changing Hotel Design and Marketing

When New York City real estate company Prodigy Network decided to create an extended-stay hotel in Manhattan’s Financial District, it took a non-traditional design approach. The company called upon architects, interior designers, and creative...

Terranea Resort’s Terri Haack on Being the Boss

During a family camping and fly-fishing trip in the Colorado Rockies, Terri Haack remembers how it rained for 14 days in a row. Frustrated, her mother declared, “I’m done. Let’s go somewhere warm,” rounded...

8 Tips for Sourcing Artwork for Your Hotel

Whether it’s the architectural pattern on hallway carpeting, digital graphics illuminated on columns in the lobby, screen-printed calligraphy on wallpaper, or framed portraits created by a local painter, art is integral to the aesthetic...
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