Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

Eldorado Resorts To Merge With Caesars in $17.3 Billion Deal

RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS—Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the largest...
Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index

Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index Drops 4.9 Percent in May

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee, and MILWAUKEE—The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dropped 4.9 percent in May to 4,645. Year-to-date through the first five months of 2019, the...
Brad Elmer

Two New Tax Advantaged Financing Tools for Hotel Investors

Brad Elmer, managing director of Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, the wholly owned private investment banking subsidiary of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, specializes in...
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A Look Behind Hotel Transaction Growth

According to STR, 2018 was one of the best years in recent history for hotel transactions. With 707 transactions, a 25 percent increase since...
Slowdown

CBRE Forecasts Gradual Slowdown in U.S. Hotel Performance

ATLANTA—The U.S. lodging supply will increase at an annual pace greater than the long-run average through 2022, according to CBRE Hotels Research’s latest report....
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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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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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How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...