Marriott Loyalty - Marriott Rewards

Marriott Combines Its Three Loyalty Programs

BETHESDA, Md.—Marriott International has officially unified its three loyalty programs—Marriott Rewards now includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). The company announced...
Marriott PepsiCo Partnership

Marriott Expands PepsiCo Relationship to Both Legacy and Starwood Brands

PURCHASE, N.Y. and BETHESDA, Md.—PepsiCo and Marriott International have announced a multiyear agreement, naming PepsiCo as the beverage provider for Marriott International’s legacy brands,...
Jennifer Gribble avid hotels

LODGING Insider: Jennifer Gribble Explains IHG’s New avid hotels Brand

LODGING meets with Jennifer Gribble, vice president, Americas, Holiday Inn Express and avid hotels, IHG, at avid's first-ever location in Quail Springs outside of Oklahoma City...
Motel 6, G6 Hospitality

G6 Hospitality Names Greg Juceam President and COO

DALLAS—G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the United States and Canada, today announced Greg Juceam has...
HomeTowne Suites by Red Roof

Red Roof Creates a New Extended-Stay Brand: HomeTowne Studios

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Red Roof is entering the growing extended-stay market with the launch of a new sub-brand, HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof. The brand has...
Best Western Vīb Springfield

Best Western Opens the United States’ First Vīb in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MO.—Best Western Hotels & Resorts marked the arrival of its boutique hotel concept, Vīb, with a grand opening celebration at its first U.S....
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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...