Comings & Goings

Each week, LODGING shares the latest Comings & Goings — new hires and promotions from across the hospitality, hotel, and lodging industries.

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Names Executive Sous Chef

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Alon Hershkowitz has been named executive sous chef of The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Cub. Hershkowitz’s duties as executive...

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Extended Stay America has named Gerry Lopez its new chief executive officer following the resignation of Jim Donald. Donald will remain a senior adviser...

Extended Stay America Names New CEO

Extended Stay America has appointed Gerardo (Gerry) Lopez as its new president and CEO, effective Aug. 24. Current President and CEO Jim Donald will...

Balboa Bay Club Appoints New Executive Chef

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Balboa Bay Club has announced the appointment of David Fuñe as executive chef. In his new position, Fuñe will oversee all of...

Six Seven Restaurant at The Edgewater Hotel Names GM

SEATTLE, Wash.—Noble House Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Raymond Stencel as general manager to Six Seven Restaurant at The Edgewater Hotel....

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

After opening her first boutique hotel in 1982, Yvonne Lembi-Detert has stepped down as chief executive officer and president of Personality Hotels and Engage...
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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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The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
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12 Ways to Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
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Mountain Lake Lodge—Home of ‘Dirty Dancing’—Makes a Renovation Comeback

Located on an extensive 2,600-acre nature preserve in Pembroke, Va., Mountain Lake Lodge has an interesting history, to say the least. Opened in 1851 and purchased...