Greg Marcus

Checking In With Greg Marcus of The Marcus Corporation

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a management company based in Milwaukee, Wis., began in 1962 with the purchase of The Pfister Hotel, a luxury property...
Hotel Indigo Fort Myers

Hawkeye Hotels and HOS Management Acquire Hotel Indigo in Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla.—Iowa-based firm Hawkeye Hotels in a joint venture with Georgia-based HOS Management (HOS) recently completed the acquisition of Hotel Indigo in downtown...
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Managing the Challenges That Come With a Major Sporting Event

Major sporting events are big business for hotels—just ask the Minneapolis hoteliers who were swamped during the Super Bowl earlier this year. Trying to...
Houston, Texas

Atlanta-Based Hotel Equities Expands With Houston Office

Atlanta, Ga.–Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) announced that the company is expanding with the opening of a regional office in Houston. The expansion comes after...
Kirk Pederson

Checking In With Kokua Hospitality President Kirk Pederson

San Francisco-based management company Kokua Hospitality was founded in 2005 when hotel investment company Charters Lodging Group decided to explore independent management opportunities. Named...
SureStay Plus by Best Western El Cajon - RAR Hospitality

RAR Hospitality to Manage SureStay Plus by Best Western El Cajon

SAN DIEGO — RAR Hospitality has acquired the hotel management contract for SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon. Headquartered in San Diego,...
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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...