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Megan Kelly

Megan Kelly is an intern at LODGING.
Graduate Seattle

Graduate Hotels Transforms Hotel Deca Into the Graduate Seattle

Graduate Hotels has transformed what once was the 16-story Hotel Deca into the Graduate Seattle, the brand’s 12th hotel. After undergoing a full-scale renovation, the Graduate Seattle is now decorated to reflect its eclectic,...
insects on the menu

Bugs Are Becoming a Hot Menu Item

Adventurous eaters are embracing something called entomophagy, or, in layman’s terms, eating bugs. While this practice is unusual for most Americans, consuming insects is very common in other parts of the world, especially in...
Geraldine's Every Day I'm Trufflin' cocktail (Photo Credit: Sarah Jacober)

Four Ways To Stay on Top of F&B Trends

Each year, the Kimpton Culinary + Cocktail Trends Forecast spotlights the flavors and ingredients that they believe will be most popular in the months ahead. Senior Vice President of Restaurants + Bars at Kimpton...
Adria Levtchenko

Adria Levtchenko: Building Employee Connections

Many hotels lack a connection between their departments, leading to wasteful habits and minimal communication among staff members. Adria Levtchenko, CEO and co-founder of PurpleCloud, noticed this trend while 
studying hospitality management at Drexel...

Openings: The Summit, a Dolce Hotel, in Cincinnati, Ohio

Originally constructed in 1950, the building that houses the Summit, a Dolce Hotel by Wyndham, was once a door chime and fan ventilation factory, after which it became the headquarters for a medical research...