Holiday Inn - History of franchising

The Origins and Growth of Franchising in the Hotel Industry

The origins of hotel franchising can likely be traced to the formation of a quality-standards-based marketing cooperative by seven motor court owners nearly 80...
HP Patel, AAHOA Chair

HP Patel Talks Education and a United Approach to Advocacy

Hitesh (HP) Patel is a believer in the power of education. He joined AAHOA a decade ago as a young professional with ambitions to...
Omni Hotels new president Peter Strebel

Omni Hotels & Resorts Promotes Peter Strebel to President

DALLAS—Omni Hotels & Resorts has promoted Peter Strebel, a 30-year-plus veteran of the hospitality industry, to president effective immediately. The former chief marketing officer...
David Mumford

David Mumford Reflects on the Past 
40 and Future Years

David Mumford is now senior principal of Mumford Company, the real estate brokerage firm his father George founded in Newport News, Va., in 1978....
Great Place to Work - Marriott

Great Place to Work Honors Women in Hospitality

On the eve of the 107th International Women's Day, Great Place to Work honored women leaders from companies on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies...
Tru by Hilton Alexandra Jaritz

The 450+ Hotel Woman: Alexandra Jaritz of Tru by Hilton

Alexandra Jaritz’s office in Hilton’s McLean, Va., global headquarters is filled with colorful souvenirs and mementos. Photographs, trinkets, and awards give the room a...
Four Seasons Hotels and Resort - Fortune Best Companies to Work For

Five Hotel Companies Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Five hotel companies made the recently released 21st annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which is based on surveyed employee ratings...

What Are Your True Variable Costs Per Occupied Room?

Knowing the average, actual costs incurred per occupied guestroom enables a manager to make more prudent pricing and marketing decisions and to monitor expenses....
New York City

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...
Hotel security

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....