Jerry Merkin

Hotel Industry Publisher, Jerry Merkin, Passes Away at 85

New York, N.Y.—Hotel industry publisher Jerry Merkin, an industry icon for more than four decades, passed away at 85 earlier this week following an...
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Marriott Enters Category Marketing with ‘Golden Rule’ Campaign

Marriott’s dedication to their guests has taken shape in the form of a new multi-platform campaign. Launched in August 2017, the campaign, called “The...
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AHLA Makes Statement on House Passage of Tax Reform Legislation

AHLA President and CEO Katherine Lugar on Thursday released a statement following the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of tax reform legislation. “We applaud...
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Hilton Opens “The Social” Public Space At Its Global Headquarters

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MCLEAN, Va.—Drawing on the latest hospitality, design, and culinary trends, Hilton launched "The Social"—turning the ground floor of its global headquarters...
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AHLA Marks National Apprenticeship Week by Providing Career Development Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Senior Vice President of Career Development Shelly Weir joined Maryland Secretary of Labor Kelly Schulz,...

U.S. Hotel Industry Grows at Half the Rate of U.S. Economy

Durham, NH—Business activity for U.S. hoteliers held steady at the previous month reading of 118.8 in September, according to's Hotel Industry's Pulse (HIP)...

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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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Jennifer Connell: Admiring the Art and Science of Hospitality

Throughout her childhood, Jennifer Connell traveled with her family from their home in Mississippi to big convention hotels around the country. She recalls the...
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Driftwood Acquisitions & Development Sells SpringHill Suites Altamonte Springs

ORLANDO—Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) has sold the SpringHill Suites Altamonte Springs, a Marriott-branded, 90-key hotel located 10 miles north of Orlando. The sale...

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