Vail Ross

STR’s Vail Ross on Standing Up for Women and Diversity

In her role today, Vail Ross, STR's senior vice president of global business development and marketing, is responsible for the coordination, functional management, and...
Karen DiFulgo

Karen DiFulgo on Cultivating Human Resources and Advancing Women in Hospitality

When Karen DiFulgo first took on a career in human resources management, it was called “personnel administration.” Now a senior vice president and chief...
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The Room Key: Are Hotels Falling Short When Bringing Up New Managers?  

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Have a question for our experts? Submit it...
Diversity & Inclusion Award Recipient Norman K. Jenkins

Diversity & Inclusion Award Recipient Norman Jenkins Reflects on His Career

Capstone Development founder, president, and CEO Norman K. Jenkins recalls “it wasn’t unusual to be the only person of color in the room” during...
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Castell Project Launches $1 Million “Ladder Up” Capital Campaign

ATLANTA—Officials of Castell Project, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of women professionals in the hospitality industry, this week launched...
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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...
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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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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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