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Advancing Women Across All Levels of Hospitality: Highlights From AHLA’s Second Annual ForWard Conference

More than 270 hospitality professionals gathered in Chicago last week to discuss how women can advance their personal careers and those of women across...
Mark Woodworth, senior managing director, CBRE Hotels’ America Research, moderated the “Statistically Speaking” session, which featured top industry research and consultation specialists. The co-presenters explored the latest data trends in the hospitality industry and forecasts for the year ahead. (Pictured left to right: Amanda Hite, president and CEO, STR; Mark Woodworth; and Stephen Rushmore, Jr., president and CEO, HVS. (Photo credit: Jessica Alva)

STR and Tourism Economics Downgrade U.S. Hotel Forecast

NEW YORK—The U.S. hotel industry is projected to see overall performance growth of 2 percent for 2019 and 1.9 percent for 2020, according to...
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Margaritaville and Karisma Debut All-Inclusive Resort Concept, Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma

Margaritaville and Karisma Hotels & Resorts have announced the debut of Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma, an all-inclusive resort experience that will focus on...
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Krissy Gathright on AHLA’s ForWard and Ways To Propel Women in Hospitality

At the end of March, it was announced that Krissy Gathright, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Apple Hospitality REIT, was appointed...
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STR’s Vail Ross on Standing Up for Women and Diversity

In her role today, Vail Ross, STR's senior vice president of global business development and marketing, is responsible for the coordination, functional management, and...

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STR: Occupancy and RevPAR Decline in June

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.—The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative results in three key performance metrics during June 2019, according to data from STR. At 73.5...
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W Washington D.C. Completes $50 Million Redesign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—W Washington D.C. officially unveiled its $50 million floor-to-rooftop redesign this week. Architecture and interior design firm Studio GAIA, alongside the W brand’s...
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