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Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Kate Hughes is the editor of LODGING magazine.
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Industry Leaders Launch Curator Hotel & Resort Collection

Today, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, in partnership with six well-established hotel operators, launched the Curator Hotel & Resort Collection. Curator will be a first-of-its-kind collection of hand-selected small brands and independent lifestyle hotels and resorts...

IHG’s Atwell Suites to Debut in Miami in Summer 2021

IHG announced that its first Atwell Suites hotel is currently under construction in Miami's Brickell neighborhood. The 90-room hotel, which will be part of a high-rise, mixed-use property that will also include a 140-room...

Best Western Members Come Together (Online) for Virtual 2020 Convention

Last week, Best Western virtually hosted its 2020 Convention. Over the course of three days, top Best Western leadership delivered insights into how the company has been handling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the...

John Picard Urges Hoteliers to See Challenges as Opportunities in CYBER HITEC Opening Keynote

HFTP's CYBER HITEC kicked off yesterday with a keynote speech from John Picard, a technology visionary and design innovator based in Silicon Valley. Right off the bat, Picard noted that 2020 has been a very...
Silver Defender uses silver ion technology to keep high-touch surfaces clean.

Industry Evolution: COVID Has Hoteliers Embracing Technology Like Never Before

Hoteliers have a reputation for being slow to incorporate new technology into their properties. Over the last 10 years, despite the astounding speed of technological progress, the industry didn’t necessarily see hotel owners and...