What Makes You So Special?

I’d call my member of Congress, but I’m too busy. Someone else will send this letter to Capitol Hill—I’ll send one next time. Does this...

2012 Legislative Action Summit

More than 250 hoteliers from across the country were in Washington, D.C., Feb. 29 and March 1 to learn the pressing legislative issues facing...

Navigating the Road to Sustainability

Planning to develop a sustainable hotel today can be as challenging as solving a linear algebra equation—blindfolded. Purchasing eco-friendly building materials, furniture, and fabrics...

Positive Gains

When it comes to economic rebound, much is being made about the leading role luxury hotels have taken in raising rate and how group...

Taxes and the Deficit

Normally, this column is supposed to cover the tax changes over the prior year and how they impact the hospitality industry. Last year, we...

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Howard Johnson by Wyndham’s All-Candy Pop-Up Hotel Room

Yesterday, Howard Johnson by Wyndham today celebrated the brand's RENEW design-refresh—its largest in more than 25 years—by opening a pop-up hotel guestroom made of...
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Two Ways Successful M&A Integration Can Also Help Drive Profitability

1. Combating technology creep. Over the past 10 years, advances in cloud-based technology have outpaced our ability to fully absorb their capabilities. Narrow-focus HR tools...
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Westin Philadelphia Completes Phase One of $2M Renovation

PHILADELPHIA – The Westin Philadelphia, a 294-room hotel situated between City Hall and Rittenhouse Square, has completed a two-million-dollar renovation to its event space...

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