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Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Kate Hughes is the editor of LODGING magazine.
White House

Hotel Leaders Seek Urgent Industry Assistance from White House

Yesterday afternoon, hospitality leaders, including Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), Jon Bortz, AHLA Board Chair and chairman and CEO of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, and Roger Dow,...
voice technology, voice control

Spoken Word: Voice Technology Does It for Guests

In-room entertainment solutions are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. Now, hotels are offering formerly out-of-reach technology like casting, streaming, and voice control for guests looking to customize their in-room entertainment experience. LODGING spoke with two...
guest F&B preferences

Five Guest F&B Preferences

Late last year, Seven Rooms, a hospitality platform that combines operations, marketing, and guest engagement tools, released its Checking In For F&B report. The study, which was conducted with third-party research firm YouGov, did...
Rosanna Maietta, AHLA Foundation president and EVP of communications and public relations at AHLA, and Greg Juceam, chair of the AHLA Foundation Board and president and COO of G6 Hospitality

Inside the Newly Rebranded AHLA Foundation

In January, at the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Night of a Thousand 
Stars celebration in Los Angeles, the organization announced that the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation would be rebranding as...
President of BHN Group Jeff Higley speaks at ALIS 2020.

Embracing Change In an Unending Cycle: ALIS 2020

This year’s Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) had the highest attendance ever, with 3,000-plus attendees descending on the JW Marriott at L.A. Live in Los Angeles last month. Once ALIS 2020 was officially underway,...