Bill Marriott Jr.: The Interview

“Forty years,” Bill Marriott Jr. says simply while on the phone from New York City. He’s explaining to Lodging why he decided it was...

Return Engagement

As a high school student in his native Minneapolis, Minn., Tim Walker got his indoctrination into the hotel business. He started working in a...

4 Questions for Paul Whetsell, Loews Hotels

Earlier this year, we told you that longtime hotel executive Paul Whetsell would become the new president and CEO for Loews Hotels, succeeding Jack...

60-Second Profile: Phoenix Porcelli, The Waldorf-Astoria

As recently as five years ago, Phoenix Porcelli says she didn’t even realize that hospitality was something that could be a field of study....

4 Questions for Mark Grenoble, Enchantment Group

Enchantment Group, which currently includes Enchantment Resort and Mii amo destination spa in Sedona, Ariz., and Tides Inn in Irvington, Va., has seen all...

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Howard Johnson by Wyndham’s All-Candy Pop-Up Hotel Room

Yesterday, Howard Johnson by Wyndham today celebrated the brand's RENEW design-refresh—its largest in more than 25 years—by opening a pop-up hotel guestroom made of...
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Two Ways Successful M&A Integration Can Also Help Drive Profitability

1. Combating technology creep. Over the past 10 years, advances in cloud-based technology have outpaced our ability to fully absorb their capabilities. Narrow-focus HR tools...
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Westin Philadelphia Completes Phase One of $2M Renovation

PHILADELPHIA – The Westin Philadelphia, a 294-room hotel situated between City Hall and Rittenhouse Square, has completed a two-million-dollar renovation to its event space...

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