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Liberty Hotel Builds Community With Events

Liberty Hotel Builds Community With Events

Rachel Moniz first set foot in the Liberty Hotel in early 2008 as a guest, soon after the Beacon Hill property had opened. Carpenter and Company, a Cambridge-based developer, had spent $150 million transforming the old Charles Street Jail, originally ...

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Pet-Friendly Hotels Prove Profitable

Pet-Friendly Hotels Prove Profitable

It’s the Friday before the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, and the lobby of New York’s pet-friendly Hotel Pennsylvania is like a madhouse. Everywhere you turn, there are purebred canines strutting around the lobby with their doting owners: a mammoth, ...

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Making an Extended Stay Play

Making an Extended Stay Play

Despite the shaky economy of the past few years, the extended-stay segment has managed to perform well. According to data from the Highland Group, extended-stay revenue per available room (RevPAR) increased 7 percent and rose to a nominal high of ...

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The Dollars and Sense of Going Green

The Dollars and Sense of Going Green

Rishi Shah is dedicated to being as eco-friendly as possible. As the asset manager of the Wyndham Philadelphia in Mount Laurel, N.J., he’s figured out ways to make his interest in sustainability improve the property’s bottom line. This year, the ...

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A Civil Union Between Hotels and Management Companies

A Civil Union Between Hotels and Management Companies

The lodging industry is attracting a lot of new money. “The amount of interest from private equity groups, REITs, and new developers entering the hospitality space is huge right now,” says Doug Dreher, president and chief executive officer of The ...

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