Optimism Reigns at the 2019 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference

Last week, more than 1,800 hospitality professionals—from architects to brokers to franchisors to investors—converged on the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for the 2019 Hunter Hotel...
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Independent Investments: Jim Merkel on the Strategies 
Driving Rockbridge’s Growth

When Bank One sold to First Chicago, the company’s hotel investment fund business spun out to form Rockbridge Capital. Since then, the company’s leadership...
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Could Impact Hotels

When it was launched in March 2010, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was worth just $0.008—less than a penny. By February 2011, it had reached parity...
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Seven Myths Surrounding Hotel Conversions and Renovations

"Conversions, renovations, and franchise affiliation changes, oh my!"—this doesn’t have to be your theme song if you find yourself embarking on a hotel repositioning...
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After the Boom: Smart Investment Strategies for Today’s Reality

No doubt about it, the revenue growth and expansion the industry enjoyed during the post-recession years 2010-2014 has slowed, a trend that reportedly is...
Broker

A Broker’s Perspective: What Hoteliers Can Expect in 2018

Hoteliers seem to be in agreement—2018 is off to a much smoother start than 2017, which was clouded by uncertainty surrounding the new presidential...
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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...
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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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