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    Air Of Uncertainty

    LOS ANGELES—The ALIS Conference kicked off the annual industry event circuit for 2022 with an air of uncertainty as the…

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    From Gold To Diamonds?

    While acknowledging the overall impact of the pandemic, IHG’s Elie Maalouf expressed a heavy dose of optimism suggesting that although…

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    Permanent Pandemic Changes

    We aren’t fortune tellers and can’t say whether or not Omicron is the last spat of this now-years-long ordeal. What…

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    Taking Aim At Targeted Growth

    While growth is generally the goal for management companies, particularly with many properties expected to change hands in the coming…

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    Changes At The Top

    This week has been marked by a number of high-profile changes in the executive ranks within the lodging industry with…

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    Making Hay During The Day

    Driven by the need for hoteliers to maximize revenue more than ever in the wake of reduced demand, as well…

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    A Year For A Hotel Rebrand

    Based on the current narrative amongst scientific pundits, it’s looking like this summer will finally see us pulling off the…

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    Bettering The Brand

    Any new brand is a work in progress as it continues its evolution and that’s evidenced by Hilton’s lifestyle brand…

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    Association Appointments

    Industry associations are only as good as the executives that make them up. To that end, two of the lodging…

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    Motto Makes It To Manhattan

    Hilton has opened its first lifestyle hotel in New York City with the official debut of its nascent Motto brand’s…

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    Underscoring The Value Of Utility

    The ‘stick to your lane’ mentality will soon be a relic of hotel operations. It used to be that everyone…

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    Restructuring For Long-term Relevance

    With a major rebranding and restructuring behind it, long-time owner/operator Raines is now moving ahead with plans to strategically grow…

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    Big Apple Gets A Boost

    There are many ways to try and put the impact of the ongoing pandemic on the lodging sector in context,…

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    Offseason Opportunity

    For those summer and fall visitors to Sand Valley Golf Resort who believe it can’t get any better…welcome to Sand…

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    ‘Reviewing’ The Options

    Obvious to everyone, travel habits have changed immensely since the start of the pandemic. Even as international travel resumes in…

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    Redefining Luxury

    Changing guest demographics, the increased role of social media, and the impact of the ongoing labor crisis were among the…

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    Plenty Of Runway Ahead

    Despite a number of factors potentially impacting hotel profitability from rising operating costs to macro-economic issues, a trio of hotel…

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    Taking A Look Back

    As we get ready to break for the holidays, it’s a good time to look back and reflect on the…

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    Poised For Growth

    With a portfolio made up of distinctive lifestyle hotels and resorts, finding growth opportunities can be challenging—particularly amid a pandemic…

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    Ringing In More Revenue

    All COVID-19 matters considered, New Year’s Eve and the days preceding it are still a time for exuberance. Undoubtedly, you’ve…