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FROM THE NEXT GENERATION OF HOSPITALITY LEADERS

Sage Hospitality Group announced Justin Fowler as chief operating officer for Sage Restaurant Concepts, overseeing more than 50 restaurants, bars, cafes, and venues in the SCR port

Dream Downtown in New York City announced the appointment of Sean Olmstead as the new general manager. With over 24 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Olmstead will b

When hoteliers aim to enhance sustainability, energy and water conservation typically come to mind first, as those are the most well-trodden paths to both operational savings and e

Scott Reents, general manager at the Tuxon Hotel Tucson—a former Motel 6 that is now a full-service boutique hotel—said that despite the overhaul of the property, he faces chal

The idea of sitting down to a heavy breakfast early in the morning may not appeal to a certain kind of traveler with a fast-paced lifestyle. These guests often want to grab fresh a

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Many of the changes most apparent now in housekeeping—movement away from plastic bottles for water and amenities, “eco-friendly” optional linen changes, and technology for re

For many travelers booking hotel stays, complimentary breakfast remains a mainstay offering. But without streamlined operations and strategic procurement practices, this valued ame

Rising operating costs are among hoteliers’ chief concerns. While these costs encompass many areas—ranging from insurance costs to technology investments—most owner/operators

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? When I was young I always had travel posters on my walls instead of celebrity portraits. I’ve always loved a hot

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? 
 I always gravitated toward taking care of people and wanted to be part of the service industry having learned

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? As an attorney in private practice, I represented hotel and restaurant owners in all aspects of their businesses.

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business?  Prior to joining the hospitality industry, I was a consultant who spent countless nights on the road. I saw firs

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? The opportunity to create data-driven, client-focused outcomes and deliver exceptional experiences initially drew

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My inspiration initially came from my older brother, seeing him work in the restaurant industry, but it wasn’t u

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? I’ve always loved travel and frequently found myself fascinated by historic hotels from an early age. Like many,

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? After graduating from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) with a Nutrition Food Science Degree, I moved to Sun V

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My journey into the hospitality business was deeply personal, blending my love for travel, culture, design, and ar

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My grandparents owned a motel when I was young, and I enjoyed spending time with the housekeeper during the summe

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? I stumbled into the hospitality industry by accident. What was supposed to be just a high school job turned into

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My journey into the hospitality business was somewhat accidental, sparked by my graduate thesis on Canadian Travel

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? I have always loved meeting new people, learning about their unique backgrounds and cultures, and hearing what mot

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My inspiration stems from my family who always embody hospitality and friendliness towards others. Growing up, we

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My mother, Janine Goodin, was a catering manager for a full-service hotel. I was fortunate to be able to join my m

LODGING Editor-in-Chief Dennis Nessler speaks with representatives from a diverse cross-section of the industry to discuss the current state of labor in the lodging industry. Parti

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? Hilton is an iconic brand and the vitality, complexity, and community surrounding hospitality are unique to this i

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? I was born with a love of travel and hotels, but it was really my grandmother who instilled in me a deep apprecia

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? I was not specifically seeking a hotel career. A friend told me about a position at a hotel as the administrative

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? I worked my way through college and early in my career to supplement income within the restaurant industry. A few

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? When I was 18, I worked as a hostess at a restaurant my Uncle Vince managed. I did not like the restaurant busines

About three years ago, Oracle Hospitality acquired Nor1 to deliver an AI (artificial intelligence) solution for real-time pricing and inventory management—specifically to create