North Korean Ski Resort Close to Opening

When he isn't busy ordering the execution of relatives, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spends his time and money building lavish new leisure facilities...

La Quinta Confidentially Files for IPO

Following the huge Hilton IPO, Blackstone is continuing its momentum by filing an initial public offering for La Quinta. According to this post from...

The New York Marriott Marquis Sold for Mere $20 Million

Everyone knows that real estate in New York City is expensive—especially hotel real estate, as the transaction market picks up and more buyers come...

Cintas Creates Uniform Design App

CHICAGO—Research has shown that it can take up to two to three years to create a uniform program for a business. To help shorten...

Hank Thomas

Hank Thomas owns and operates four Marriott hotels (two Fairfield Inns, two TownePlace Suites), but the entrances of those establishments are hardly the most...

Hilton Reportedly Exploring Launch of Boutique Brand

The Hilton news just keeps on coming. Following a record-breaking IPO launch that brought in $2.35 billion, Hilton told the Wall Street Journal that...
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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