Motel 6 Launches ‘Room to Room’ Marketing Campaign

DALLAS—Motel 6 today launched a multi-million dollar marketing campaign to celebrate the new look and feel of the brand. Titled "Room to Room," the...
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Holiday Inn’s Burger Theory Is Giving Away 10,000 Cheeseburgers

National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18 glorifies one of America’s most famous food staples, and Holiday Inn’s Burger Theory brand is giving guests a...

Choice Hotels Opened 478 Hotels in 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Choice Hotels International opened 478 domestic and international properties in 2014. Choice's outlook for future growth is also robust, based on the 566...
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EVEN Hotels to Open in Greater China

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the introduction of its wellness and lifestyle brand, EVEN Hotels, to Greater China, with the signing of a number...

Choice Hotels Announces Year of Growth

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Choice Hotels International, one of the world's leading lodging companies, is expanding with newly developed properties in top markets around the world. The...

Best Western Opens First Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

PHOENIX—Best Western International has announced the opening of its first property in the Saudi Arabian Holy City of Makkah (also known as Mecca). “Tourism...
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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...
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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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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....
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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...