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Justin Knight on Apple Hospitality REIT’s Low-Risk Strategy

On May 18, Apple Hospitality REIT became the lodging industry’s newest publicly traded company. Apple isn’t new to the hotel investment scene, however, having been in the non-traded REIT space for the past 15...

Hard Rock Ramps Up Global Growth

Following its European debut with Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza last summer, Hard Rock International is ramping up its global hotel expansion. Its first hotel in India, Hard Rock Hotel Goa, is scheduled to open...

Pushing Rates: Getting More Out of Every Room Night

In a windowless room near the front desk of the Red Lion Anaheim rests a navy blue, family-sized suitcase and 12 feet away from it sits Stephenie Torres, the hotel’s sharply dressed revenue strategist....

Marriott’s Capuano on Importing Brands, Expansion, and More

Marriott International achieved record growth across the board in 2014, opening more than 46,000 rooms worldwide and having signed agreements for more than 650 hotels and 100,000 rooms. By the end of 2015, Marriott...

AH&LA Squares Off Against Airbnb During FTC Workshop

On Tuesday, AH&LA squared off against Airbnb as part of a daylong workshop held by the Federal Trade Commission on the sharing economy. Along with Vanessa Sinders, AH&LA’s department head of government affairs and...
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