Unconscious bias

Besting Unconscious Bias

There are several well-known laws in the United States meant to prevent blatant discrimination and ensure equal treatment and consideration of individuals under the...
Whistleblower

How Hotel Managers Should Respond to an Employee Whistleblower

Fraud is most often initially detected because someone saw something and said something. When someone blows the whistle, it’s usually not because he harbors...
AHLA Opportunity Youth

How Opportunity Youth Can Help Fill the 
Hotel Employment Gap

With summer ending, many young adults have returned to school. Yet, there are nearly six million “opportunity youth”—that is, young people between the ages...
Chris Russell

Checking In With Chris Russell, CEO of Spire Hospitality

In June, Chris Russell became CEO of Spire 
Hospitality, AWH’s hospitality management division. He recently described to LODGING how he moved from food and...
Comings and Goings

This Week’s Comings and Goings

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company welcomes Glyn Aeppel to its board of directors, where she will help grow the company’s portfolio across North America. Aeppel...
Doug Kessler

Checking In With Ashford Hospitality Trust CEO Doug Kessler

Ashford Hospitality Trust recently launched Ashford’s Enhanced Return Funding Program, a first of its kind in the public REIT space. LODGING caught up with Doug Kessler,...

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Cliff House in Cape Neddick, Maine

Fodor’s Travel Revives List of the 100 Most Incredible Hotels

NEW YORK—Fodor's Travel has revived Fodor's Finest: The 100 Most Incredible Hotels in the World, its definitive list of the best hotels in the...
Norfolk Waterside Marriott Relay Bot Delivery

Norfolk Waterside Marriott Begins Next Phase of Renovation

NORFOLK, Va.—On the heels of updates to its two restaurants—Shula's 347 Grill and The Dining Room—the Norfolk Waterside Marriott is in the early stages...
Education

Creating a Path Toward a Formal Education for Hotel Employees

Due to the hotel industry’s fast pace and its opportunities for rapid career advancement, many hospitality professionals find themselves without a formal education beyond...

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