The beginning of the pandemic

In early February, the novel coronavirus outbreak in China was only beginning to spread globally, and hospitality experts were cautious, but not necessarily concerned....

Raising the stakes to upscale

In the scenic downtown of Columbus, Georgia, an upscale AC Hotel is rising among the historic mill buildings, now converted to apartments. It is...

History in the making

The history of Jyoti Sarolia’s family imbues her life. It’s the story many immigrants know of coming to America and making a new life....

Hoteliers face stress, program offers help

LIKE MANY IN the hotel industry, Silpa Patel grew up in the business, the child of hard-working immigrant parents. And, also like many in...