Brad LeBlanc

Best Western Adds Brad LeBlanc as Chief Development Officer

PHOENIX—Best Western Hotels & Resorts today announced that it has appointed Brad LeBlanc as senior vice president and chief development officer. LeBlanc will oversee North American...
HRC CEI 2019

Hotels Among the Best Places To Work for LGBTQ Equality

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) recently released its 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay,...
AHLF, AHLEF, FRLA

Hotel Industry Announces $75,000 Grant To Recruit Orlando Youth Into Hospitality Careers

ORLANDO—Today, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA), the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)...
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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HSMAI Foundation Launches Initiative To Build Hospitality Talent Pipeline

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation on Friday announced a new mission to develop talent and leadership in sales, marketing, and...
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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...
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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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...