Hotel Arras

Luxury Hotel Coming To Downtown Asheville: Hotel Arras

Hotel Arras will open as an independent, boutique hotel in Asheville, N.C., in early spring of 2019. Developers John McKibbon of McKibbon Hospitality and Glenn...
Kinley Chattanooga

Vision Hospitality Group Adds New Lifestyle Portfolio: Humanist

Chattanooga, Tenn.—Vision Hospitality Group unveiled plans for its newest boutique hospitality brand, Kinley. Kinley will be part of the overarching company’s new Humanist lifestyle...
Hostel Fish

The Passionality Group Debuts Independent Lodging Collection, The Phileas Club

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—The Passionality Group recently launched The Phileas Club, a collection of independent lodging experiences in emerging neighborhoods and destinations. Available to travelers early...
Leading Hotels of the World - Vidago Palace

The Leading Hotels of the World Updates Leaders Club Loyalty Program

NEW YORK—The Leading Hotels of the World has unveil its renovated Leaders Club loyalty program. The redesign was inspired by current members’ interests and...
Stay Boutique - BLLA

Lifestyle Seekers: “Boutique” Offers Many Opportunities for Creative Hoteliers

Generally speaking, the boutique hotel model allows owners to not only choose the design, style, and programming at a property, but it also gives...
Ambassador Chicago

Going Solo: Why a Branded Property Might Drop its Flag

Not every independent hotel was born that way. There are many, many independent properties out there that started their lives as branded hotels. After...
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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...