Hotel Shuttles

The Risky Business of Hotel Shuttles

It can happen in an instant, but the results can be catastrophic. A passenger van shuttling guests from airport to hotel careens off the...
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The Holidays Are Coming: Don’t Let Bed Bugs Stay Over

Are hotels at an increased risk for bed bug activity this holiday season? Pest management industry research has shown that pest control operators see service...
Branding

Creating a Branding Strategy in Four Steps

The consequences of failing to incorporate a property branding strategy range from off-target market positioning to uncoordinated operational efforts and significant revenue loss. Below...
Hotel doorman is welcoming in a mature couple for a weekend break.

The Room Key: Improving a Hotel’s First Impression

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...
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown‎ - owned by StonePark Capital, of which Andrew Firestone is a partner

Andrew Firestone’s Three Tips for Flying the Flag of an Acquired Brand

It doesn’t seem like the hotel industry is going to stop consolidating any time soon. Andrew Firestone is a founding partner at StonePark Capital,...

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booking - hotel - OTAs - online booking scams - Brand.com

Brand.com Bookings Are Up for the 10th Consecutive Month

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Kalibri Labs’ U.S. Hotel Industry Performance Overview (HIPO) reveals that after 10 months of consecutive growth, Brand.com year-to-date (YTD) bookings are...
Hotel career development

Three Tips for Advancing a Career in Hotels

Given that Hotel Equities Chief Development Officer Joe Reardon wasn’t even aware that there was such thing as “the hotel business” when he became...
Little Palm Island

Little Palm Island to Reopen Following Hurricane Irma Closure

LITTLE TORCH KEY, Fla. — Little Palm Island Resort & Spa—part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection—will officially begin welcoming guests on...

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