Comings & Goings

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

TravelClick Appoints David Obstler CFO

NEW YORK—TravelClick, a global provider of cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, announced on Oct. 15 the appointment of David Obstler as...

RLHC Appoints Jim Bell Executive VP, CFO

SPOKANE, Wash.— Red Lion Hotels Corp. (RLHC) announced on Oct. 14 the appointment of Jim Bell as executive vice president and chief financial officer....

Noble House Names New VP, Revenue Management & Distribution

SEATTLE—Noble House Hotels & Resorts, a collection of luxury hotels and resorts, announced the promotion of Darrell Stark to vice president, revenue management &...

Marriott’s President of U.S. and Canada Full Service Hotels to Retire

BETHESDA, Md.—Jim Kauffman, President of U.S. & Canada full service hotels at Marriott International, will retire at the end of the year, after 37...

JQH Hotels Announces New Revenue Optimization Team Members

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) announced on Oct. 6 the newest additions to its revenue optimization team. Carol Davey and Colleen...

Destination Hotels Appoints GM of b2 Hotel Miami Downtown

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Robert Festinger joins the Destination Hotels team at b2 Hotel Miami Downtown as general manager from the Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort, where...
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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...