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Richard Kessler Growing Boutique Business

Richard Kessler Growing Boutique Business

Richard Kessler was just 24 when he stumbled into the lodging industry. It was 1970, and he had begun helping a man named Cecil Day develop apartment complexes in Georgia. That summer, Day vacationed in California, and his family’s stay ...

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Liberty Hotel Builds Brand With Local Events

Liberty Hotel Builds Brand With Local 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 built in ...

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On the Money

On the Money

Michael Medzigian was something of an anomaly when he first began raising investment funds in the early 1990s. Having graduated from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in 1982 and matriculating directly into hotel operations for Marriott, his ...

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A Comeback Story

A Comeback Story

Many chain and boutique hotels have concierges who serve as troubleshooters for guests, offering advice, tips, and suggestions. But the independently owned 98-room Galley Bay Resort in Antigua has turned every employee into a concierge or ambassador for the hotel. ...

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Heritage Hotels and Resorts Builds Regional Appeal

Heritage Hotels and Resorts Builds Regional Appeal

As the founder and CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Jim Long has created a collection of distinct properties that draw upon the Southwest’s unique and colorful heritage. The distinct historic experiences delivered by Long’s boutique hotels have ...

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