Second IHG Academy Training Center Launches

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and IL&FS Skills have launched the second IHG Academy branded training center under their partnership in Kalimpong, West Bengal. The...
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Mark Eacott and Alexandra Beggs on Hirsch Bedner Associates’ New Branding Division

English-born architect Mark Eacott is an associate at the hospitality design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), where he heads the new branding division called...
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Minimizing Safety Risks and Workers Compensation Premiums

Having a culture of safety, says Dan Killins, is an essential element in minimizing on-the-job injuries and illnesses that can lead to potentially higher...

Marriott International Teams Up with Yao Foundation

Marriott International is filling a tall order to help support educational programs for children in rural areas of China. The hotel company has partnered...
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Norman Jenkins’ Advice To Mentees

Norman Jenkins leveraged his years of skill building in various positions at Marriott into building a successful company of his own, Capstone Development. To...

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State of the Industry: Travel Industry Leaders Share Outlook During AHLA Forum

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) hosted the latest edition of its Forum Speaker Series on January 21 just as the association released...
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Report: 6 in 10 Americans ‘Desperately’ Need a Vacation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ahead of National Plan for Vacation Day on January 26, the U.S. Travel Association released data prepared by the research firm...
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VRL Hotels to Develop Cambria Hotels in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels International, Inc., has awarded franchise agreements to Victor Patel of VRL Hotels to develop new Cambria Hotels in Gatlinburg...