Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Alpharetta

Driftwood Enters Atlanta Market With Three-Hotel Acquisition

ATLANTA — Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD), a privately held investment firm specializing in the acquisition and development of quality hotel assets, announced its...
Sandpiper Hospitality

Sandpiper Forms Extended-Stay Hotel REIT: Sandpiper Lodging Trust

RICHMOND, Va.—Sandpiper, LLC—developer and operator of extended-stay hotels—has completed the formation of Sandpiper Lodging Trust (SLT). SLT is a privately held Maryland real estate...
KC Airport Plaza - part of the Lodging Advisory Group portfolio sale

Extended Stay America Sells 14 Hotels to Singerman Real Estate

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality, Inc. announced the completed sale of 14 branded Extended Stay America hotels. The portfolio of Extended Stay...
Hilton Houston North

Driftwood Hospitality Management Adds Two Houston Properties To Portfolio

MIAMI, Fla. — Driftwood Hospitality Management (DHM), a North Palm Beach-based hotel management company, has purchased the 480-room Hilton Houston North and 390-room Marriott...
Carbon Lighthouse - Brenden Millstein

How Carbon Lighthouse Profitably Reduces the Carbon Footprint of Commercial Real Estate

Brenden Millstein, CEO and co-founder of Carbon Lighthouse, is undeniably a smart guy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard and an...
Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe Resort

Braemar To Acquire The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe for $120 Million

DALLAS—Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 170-room Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California. In addition, the...
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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...
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...
data breach

12 Ways to Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
Mountain Lake Lodge

Mountain Lake Lodge—Home of ‘Dirty Dancing’—Makes a Renovation Comeback

Located on an extensive 2,600-acre nature preserve in Pembroke, Va., Mountain Lake Lodge has an interesting history, to say the least. Opened in 1851 and purchased...