Lodging companies are investing more into business intelligence and performance improvement. Hotels and hotel brands alike are coming to the realization that if you continue to craft operational strategies based solely on historical data, then you are ignoring upcoming trends ...Read More »
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On paper, the formula for success at an extended-stay hotel is very sound. By accommodating guests for an extended period of time, these properties are able to “cover up” the soft spots on their calendars and achieve extraordinary annual levels ...Read More »
It’s been 20 years since Hoyt Harper II answered the advertisement in The Chicago Tribune that would change the direction of his career. At the time, the Milwaukee native was working as an admissions counselor at Marquette University. “A travel ...Read More »
Often, independent properties are family-owned businesses. Whether through a bank or SBA mortgages, their entire worth is rolled into the venture. Many of these owners have worked a lifetime for their businesses, which have provided comfort and pride in the ...Read More »
Four Questions For: Jackie Collins / Area Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc.
Trouble can often be lurking for hotels. The transient nature of the business creates a great deal of unforeseen risks. Jackie Collins, area vice president at Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc., has seen how these dangers can cause ...Read More »