The recently-opened La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown, owned by Andrew Firestone of Stone Park Capital, combines the brand’s Del Sol prototype with local architectural style.

La Quinta Details Expansion Plans One Year After Joining Wyndham

NEW YORK—One year after joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, La Quinta by Wyndham continues to expand its portfolio of hotels, today announcing plans to...
Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels and Minnesota-based JR Hospitality began rehab on a dual-branded downtown hotel—the city's first Home2 Suites by Hilton and first Tru by Hilton.

Dual-Branded Hilton Hotels To Open in Historic Minneapolis Building

MINNEAPOLIS—A major rehab process is breathing new life into a vacated historic property in downtown Minneapolis. Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels and Minnesota-based JR Hospitality began...
Hyatt House Metropark Square - Sam Moon Group

Sam Moon Group Begins Construction on Hyatt House Hotel in Shenandoah, Texas

DALLAS—Hotel developer Sam Moon Group has started construction on a Hyatt House extended-stay hotel at the Metropark Square mixed-use development in Shenandoah, Texas. The...
U.S. hotel construction pipeline

STR: U.S. Hotel Construction Grows for Seventh Consecutive Month

HENDERSONVILLE—As of April 2019, the U.S. hotel construction pipeline consisted of 1,575 projects accounting for 203,890 rooms, according to STR's pipeline data—a 9.9 percent...
Tru by Hilton and SpringHill Suites in Goodyear, Arizona

HCW Breaks Ground on Two Adjacent Hotels in Goodyear, Arizona

Goodyear, Ariz.—HCW recently announced the groundbreaking of side-by-side branded hotels in Goodyear, Arizona—a 90-room Tru by Hilton and 88-room Springhill Suites by Marriott. The...
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...