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Robin McLaughlin

Robin McLaughlin
Robin McLaughlin is associate editor of LODGING.
Hotel lender

The Hotel Lending Landscape: Discussions From the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference

On the last day of the 2021 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, hotel lending experts discussed the current landscape of loans, financing, and investments post-pandemic. Moderated by Andrew Hibbard, SVP of finance and investments for...
Women meeting at a conference

Insights from AHLA ForWard at Hunter Hotel Investment Conference: Women @ the Top

On the second day of the 2021 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, Rosanna Maietta, executive vice president of communications and public relations for AHLA and president and CEO of AHLA Foundation, introduced AHLA ForWard: Women...
Hotel Effie Sandestin

Inside Hotel Effie Sandestin

Relaxed Elegance On the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach on the Florida Panhandle sits Hotel Effie Sandestin. The hotel officially opened its doors in early February 2021 following COVID-19 setbacks. Combining authentic...
Marianne Balfe Q&A

Environmentally Conscious: Marianne Balfe on Highgate’s Sustainability Efforts

Environmentally friendly efforts have been at the forefront of the hotel industry in recent years, but “sustainability isn’t a new concept for Highgate,” says Vice President of Sustainability Marianne Balfe, who Highgate welcomed to...
Hyatt Place National Harbor

Check Out: Hyatt Place National Harbor

National Harbor, Md., has a vibrant, lively atmosphere, and the Hyatt Place National Harbor was designed to bring the spirit of the area into the hotel. The property’s lobby elements were conceptualized after National...