TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cedar Rapids/Marion

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Opens in Marion, Iowa

Marion, Iowa—Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cedar Rapids/Marion is now open for business. The new hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise owned...
Home2 Suites by Hilton-Yakima Airport

The Hotel Group Opens Home2 Suites by Hilton-Yakima Airport in Washington

SEATTLE—The Hotel Group (THG), a national hotel management and investment company, recently announced that the Home2 Suites by Hilton-Yakima Airport, located in Washington State,...
Aiden by Best Western @ Austin City Hotel

Best Western’s New Aiden Brand Opens First U.S. Location in Austin

PHOENIX—Best Western Hotels & Resorts today announced the arrival of Aiden by Best Western in Austin, Texas. The first U.S. location for the company’s...
WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham

WoodSpring Suites Adds a Dozen U.S. Hotels

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Following a record-breaking 2018, WoodSpring Suites has started 2019 with coast-to-coast expansion as one of Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s fastest-growing brands. WoodSpring has...
The dual-branded Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn at Columbia Place (Courtesy of COOPER CARRY)

Dual-Branded Marriott Hotel Opens as Part of Columbia Place Development in Washington, D.C

ATLANTA—Design firm Cooper Carry announced the completion of Columbia Place, a 12-story, mixed-use development with hospitality, residential, and retail offerings in the heart of...
New York City

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...
Women in LODGING 2018

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...
A diverse team holds hands, representing diversity and workplace culture

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...
angry guest

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...