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Reinventing the Famed New Yorker Hotel

Revitalizing the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan was no small undertaking. At nearly 90 years old, the hotel required a great deal of careful planning before the renovations could even begin, and even after...

Appealing to Locals with the Right F&B Fit

When Lara Latture, COO of The Hotel Group, started working on the rebranding project for the South Bend, Ind., DoubleTree hotel in 2011, she knew she had to get the community’s buy-in for the...

Healthy Owner-Manager Relationships Propel Growth

When a hotel owner puts a property in the hands of an operator, cultivating a positive working relationship is vital to the performance and long-term success of the asset. But it isn’t always easy...