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Maintaining an 80-Year-Old Vessel-Turned-Hotel

The Queen Mary has had a long and rough history of exposure to the elements—from first setting sail across the Atlantic more than 80...
JJ Steeley, EVP of customer experience, Carbon Lighthouse

Carbon Lighthouse Expands Its Footprint in Markets With Rising Energy Costs

Carbon Lighthouse, a clean energy services company that works with commercial and industrial building owners and hotel investors to reduce the baseline energy consumption...
Investment

10 Lodging Investment Trends and Challenges of 2019

DENVER—For the past 15 years, members of hotel industry think tank Lodging Industry Investment Council (LIIC) have taken an annual survey on the major...
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Six Hotel Deals and Acquisitions

Driftwood Launches First Opportunity Zone Fund Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) has launched its initial qualified opportunity zone fund (Driftwood QOF) with a target raise...
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Park Hotels To Acquire Chesapeake Lodging Trust for $2.7 Billion

ARLINGTON, Va.—Park Hotels & Resorts and Chesapeake Lodging Trust today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Park will...
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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...