Kelly Poling

Extended Stay America’s Kelly Poling on Keeping the Doors Open Throughout COVID-19

As hotels nationwide shuttered their doors in March and April amid the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on travel and business, all of the...
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Five Things to Keep in Mind When Creating Contactless Guest Experiences

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many hoteliers are researching what it would take to create a contactless guest experience. A contactless hotel experience would...
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Financing Experts on Preparing for a New Normal

There is nearly universal agreement that these are indeed the darkest of days for the hospitality industry, as the entire world struggles with the...
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The New Approach to Cleaning Hotels

The novel coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new era of housekeeping for hotels. Some large hospitality chains have turned to accreditation programs to...
Ask Anthony Melchiorri

Ask Anthony: Advice for Hoteliers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Anthony Melchiorri, hotel fixer and host of Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, loves dishing out advice. From sharing best practices to tackling operational issues, he’s here to...

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Hyatt Expands Thompson Hotels With Six Projects in Georgia and Texas

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation is continuing to grow the Thompson Hotels brand throughout the Southern United States with deals for two new properties—Thompson...
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Hard Rock Launches SAFE + SOUND Standards With 262-Point Inspection by NSF International

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Hard Rock International is implementing a new health and safety plan for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, as locations begin to...
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Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index Fell 5.3 Percent in June

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., and Milwaukee — The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index fell 5.3 percent in June 2020 to a level of 3,060. Year to date...

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