Krissy Gathright

Be Brave, Seek Opportunities: Four Tips for Women in Hospitality

Krissy Gathright, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Apple Hospitality REIT who was recently appointed to the company’s board of directors and...
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What Will It Take To Close Hospitality’s Labor Gap?

It’s been a decade since the U.S. hospitality industry rose from the ashes of the economic recession. Ten years of consecutive growth has led...
Snow King Resort

Investing in Human Capital Is Essential for a Successful Hotel

In the hotel industry, investment can mean many things. Financial transactions like the purchase of a property or a brand-mandated PIP are typically top-of-mind,...
Selene Gabriela Gonzalez

AHLEF Scholarship Winner Selene Gonzalez on Discovering a Love of Hospitality

Selene Gabriela Gonzalez didn’t always know that she wanted to make a living in hospitality. A recent recipient of the AMEX, Ecolab, Handlery Hotels,...
ForWard Conference

Advancing Women Across All Levels of Hospitality: Highlights From AHLA’s Second Annual ForWard Conference

More than 270 hospitality professionals gathered in Chicago last week to discuss how women can advance their personal careers and those of women across...
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...
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...