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A Closer Look at the Germantown Inn’s Guestroom

Located in a two-story, Federal-style house that dates back to 1865, the Germantown Inn in Nashville strikes a balance between modern style and historical charm. Nashville-based interior designer McLean Barbieri led the redesign of...

Why Chinese Investors Are Enticed by U.S. Hotels

In the last five years, Chinese investors have poured billions of dollars into the U.S. real estate market. Amid concerns over economic uncertainty and a weakening currency, many Chinese investors continue to look overseas...

New Identity Positions Choice for Growth

In 2008, Steve Joyce took the helm of Choice Hotels with a mandate for change. “The company had been on a really strong unit growth strategy, at somewhat the expense of the brands,” Joyce...

Upping Wine Sales at Hotel Restaurants

Gregory Astudillo, former sommelier and wine director of the Ocean House in Watch Hill, R.I., has worked tirelessly to help create the five-star resort’s wine program. Here are some of his recommendations on how hotel...
Veterans in hospitality

How Military Veterans Bring Valued Skills to Hospitality

When Abie Chong exited the military after more than 20 years of service, the veteran unemployment rate was in the double digits. Like many fellow veterans, he faced a sea of challenges while navigating...

Advocacy Group to Provide Leadership for Women in Hospitality

Every time Peggy Berg, founder of the Highland Group, attends a hotel industry investment conference, she hopes to see more female faces in the crowd. But unfortunately, she hasn’t noticed significant improvement. According to...