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Assessing the Midterms’ Impact on Lodging

Assessing the Midterms’ Impact on Lodging

The new Senate Republican Majority, combined with a larger House Republican Majority, will significantly alter the policy landscape for the business community and the lodging industry, says the government affairs team at AH&LA. The association anticipates a busy year legislatively ...

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View From the Top: Execs Weigh In on Industry Issues

View From the Top: Execs Weigh In on Industry Issues

In the View From the Top session at The Lodging Conference last week, industry executives weighed in on the broader issues facing the industry. The executives, Wyndham Hotel Group’s Geoff Ballotti, Vantage Hospitality’s Roger Bloss, AH&LA’s Katherine Lugar, Greg Marcus ...

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Grounds for Optimism: Lodging Conference 2014 Recap

Grounds for Optimism: Lodging Conference 2014 Recap

With hotels performing at near-peak levels across the country and projections showing this should continue for years, speakers at the Lodging Conference last week had a hard time containing their rational exuberance. During one of the opening sessions, Mark Woodworth, ...

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Business of Diversity Celebrated at PHLDiversity Luncheon

Business of Diversity Celebrated at PHLDiversity Luncheon

PHILADELPHIA—The Multicultural Affairs Congress (PHLDiversity), a division of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), enjoyed record-breaking attendance at its 2014 Annual Luncheon on Oct. 9 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Featuring a keynote by Nina G. Vaca, chief executive ...

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Marriott Focused on Increasing Diverse Ownership

Marriott Focused on Increasing Diverse Ownership

During its Women Ownership Works (WOW) Summit, held at the Courtyard/Residence Inn Manhattan Central Park on Oct. 2, Marriott International announced plans to have 1,000 diverse- and women-owned hotels in its global portfolio by 2020. Of Marriott’s 4,000-plus properties, there ...

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