Extended Stay America Gibsonton

Extended Stay America Debuts its New Prototype in Gibsonton, Florida

Extended Stay America celebrated the grand opening of its newest company-owned hotel on January 15 and the debut of its new prototype—the mid-priced, extended-stay...
Effingham's coworking space

Creating Coworking-Friendly Spaces in Hotels

Last year, the number of people frequenting coworking spaces grew to 2.2 million, according to projections from the 2019 Global Coworking Survey, and the...
Element Boulder Superior Studio Commons

Element Hotels Launches Communal Living Rooms For Group Travel

Bethesda, Md. — Element by Westin, Marriott International's longer-stay brand, this week announced the launch of its new room concept, Studio Commons. Blending the...
hotel renovation

Four Guidelines for Managing a Successful Hotel Renovation While Keeping Doors Open

The reasons for renovating a hotel can vary—repositioning the brand, adding capabilities that make the property more competitive, conducting post-disaster repairs, or simply adhering...
Sheraton Dallas Hotel - Digital Art Installation

Designing Digital Art With Intention

Set within Dallas’ Arts and Business District, the Sheraton Dallas Hotel wanted its most recent transformation to reflect the city’s 10-year redevelopment efforts showcasing...

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Industry Evolution: COVID Has Hoteliers Embracing Technology Like Never Before

Hoteliers have a reputation for being slow to incorporate new technology into their properties. Over the last 10 years, despite the astounding speed of...
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This Week’s Comings and Goings

Caroline Klein has been promoted to chief communications officer for Preferred Hotels & Resorts. In this position, Klein is developing communication strategies and supervising...
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STR: U.S. Hotel Industry Reports Lowest Q3 Occupancy on Record

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee — In Q3 2020, the U.S. hotel industry reported its lowest third-quarter occupancy level on record, according to data from STR. Compared to...