Women in LODGING 2018

15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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Marriott’s Julius Robinson on Loyalty and Legacy

Julius Robinson, who is currently Marriott International’s senior vice president of classic premium full service brands, might be something of a poster child for...
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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...

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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15 Women Making Their Mark in Hospitality

According to a recent survey from the Castell Project in partnership with Georgia State University, 53 percent of women either agreed or strongly agreed...

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Three Career Tips From Dorothy Dowling

Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, distilled some words of wisdom based on more than...
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U.S. Hotels Report Mostly Negative For Week Of July 21-27

HENDERSONVILLE, TN —The U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year (YOY) results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 July 2019,...
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Sonnenblick-Eichner Arranges $46 MM Loan on New Orleans Hotel

Beverly Hills, CA - Sonnenblick-Eichner Company has arranged a $46 million of interim first mortgage financing for the Maison Dupuy, a five-story, 200-room, full-service,...

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