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Hilton Garden Inn Engages Guests and Staff to Enhance F&B

Last year, Hilton Garden Inn announced plans to refresh the brand and better cater to the evolving needs of the modern traveler. The updates...

Examining Hotel Labor Costs

As revenues continue to grow for most U.S. hotels, the combined cost of salaries, wages, bonuses, and payroll-related expenditures has declined as a percent...
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The Origins and Growth of Franchising in the Hotel Industry

The origins of hotel franchising can likely be traced to the formation of a quality-standards-based marketing cooperative by seven motor court owners nearly 80...
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Seven Hotels That Have Opened Their Doors to Artists

Hotels across the country are incorporating and showcasing art in more ways than ever and increasingly welcoming artists to stay and create at their...
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AHLA Hosts Inaugural ForWard Conference on Women Advancing Hospitality

Last week, about 200 women and a handful of men gathered at The Kimpton Gray in Chicago for the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s...
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The Importance of Personal Connections When Developing Hotels

People who work in the hotel industry are typically no strangers to travel. By their very nature, hotels attract people with a passion for...

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Best Western Breaks Ground on GLō McCook Outside of Chicago

Phoenix—Best Western Hotels & Resorts broke ground on its latest GLō location in the Chicago suburb of McCook, Illinois. The hotel is owned by...
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Social Media Hits and Misses

Social media connects our world, providing travelers a means to explore places and cultures before actually experiencing them. An account, hashtag, or a single...
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Four Companies Innovating Hotel F&B in 2018

A multi-faceted industry, there are more opportunities in hospitality to innovate, disrupt, and generally shake things up than in other business arenas. Innovating is...

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