Ayelet Weinstein

Properties on a Mission: B Hotels & Resorts CEO Ayelet Weinstein

When she began building her career in multi-family real estate, the CEO and founder of B Hotels & Resorts, Ayelet Weinstein, didn’t even have...
The Hyatt Place in Waikiki—a property Maki Nakamura Bara called a "diamond in the rough"

Focusing on a Niche: Maki Nakamura Bara

The daughter of an architect-turned-residential real estate developer, Maki Nakamura Bara likes to describe the “aha moment” when she decided to focus on the...
Food Waste

Tom Conran Talks Greenwood Hospitality’s Bread and Butter

Greenwood Hospitality has steadily expanded by four to five properties each year since its start in 2009. Now, they have nearly 20 in their...

LE Names Business Development Director of the Year

Portsmouth, NH–Lodging Econometrics (LE) announced that Tom O’Gorman has received the Business Development Director of the Year Award for the company. The Award recognizes...

Beyond the Law: Lawyer Samantha Ahuja

Fascinated by hotels from an early age, lawyer Samantha Ahuja brings comprehensive insight to hospitality legal issues and advises her clients on everything from...

Don Peebles Works to Achieve A State of Equality

Real estate developer Don Peebles discovered he had an interest in the hospitality business when he was very young. He was enthralled seeing his...
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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...
angry guest

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...
data breach

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....
Mountain Lake Lodge

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...