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Positioning Themed Suites as Lucrative Assets

When done right, themed hotel rooms that cater to niche interests can be a major draw for guests who share those passions. These offerings...
Meeting planners — site selection

What Drives Meeting Planners in Site Selection?

Group business is alive and well around the country. Demand increased 2.1 percent for the first half of 2018, and rates have grown consistently...
OPEX Energy

Data-Driven OPEX Energy Upgrades Manage Risk During Economic Downturns

Predictability is good for business, yet remains rare in the hospitality industry where volatility is legendary. While hoteliers have enjoyed a decade of transformational...
Kimpton Boston Super Bowl

Super Bowl LIII Prompts Goat-Inspired Wager Between Kimpton Hotels in Boston and Los Angeles

Joe Capalbo, area director of operations for Kimpton Hotels of New England and general manager of the Kimpton Marlowe hotel in Cambridge, is looking...
Work from home

The Room Key: Should Hotel Sales Teams Be Allowed To Work From Home?

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Have a question for our experts? Submit it...
Hotel guestroom door lock, security

Five Security-Related Tasks For Room Attendants

Room attendants may be the hotel employees that visit guestrooms every day, but it is not uncommon that they overlook simple, but necessary, security-related...

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Wyndham Rewards Announces Expanded Services and New Features

This morning, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of several new features for their Wyndham Rewards loyalty program. Based on the needs of...
Dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House in Tampa

HRI Properties Breaks Ground on Dual-Branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.—HRI Properties (HRIP) and Hyatt recently broke ground on a dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House in downtown Tampa. The Hyatt Place and Hyatt...
A suite at recently opened Staybridge Suites London-Heathrow Bath Road, part of IHG's existing all-suites brand portfolio.

IHG Plans To Launch an All-Suites, Upper-Midscale Brand in 2019

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today released its earnings results for 2018 and an outline of the company's growth plans for 2019. Recording $27.6 billion...

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