Voice of the Future

SEEMS LIKE EVERYBODY involved in hotel technology these days is talking about voice. And the more people talk, the more they learn. Just like...

Still Going Strong

Editor's Note: This cover story ran in Asian Hospitality, April 2017 (Vol. 2017, #147) They both grew up in India and immigrated to the U.S....

‘A Busy 10 Years’ for Once-Troubled Red Roof

AT FIRST SKIM, an article about the opening of Red Roof’s first soft-branded hotel in downtown Chicago may read like a typical story about...

Welcome to the Big Leagues

April 2018 If it’s appropriate for a corporate executive to be visibly giddy with excitement, then Nasir Raja has found his place. Raja is senior...

Premium Partners

May 2018 Rajeev Saxena is not trained in hotel management, but he and his business partner, Suresh Patel, for several years made a successful go...

The View From Here: Hotel Sales in 2018

  When former AAHOA chairmen Mukesh Mowji and Tarun Patel launched Pracrea Inc., an online commercial real estate sales platform, a few years ago they...

Platform to Launch

June 2018 For years after the real estate crash of 2008, PeachState Hospitality LLC held off on developing new hotels. In the years immediately following...

Only Halfway There

Hitesh (HP) Patel lived the prototypical Asian American immigrant story, growing up behind the front desk at his parents’ independent motel. He watched his...

Brand Renew-al

Editor's Note: This cover story ran in Asian Hospitality, January 2017 (Volume 17 #144)  The 125-room Howard Johnson along Interstate 75 in Ocala, Florida, has...

IDeaS Revenue Solutions rolls out first voice-based rate-management program

WHILE CONSUMERS AND third-party vendors might be going gaga over guest-facing voice technology, other companies are exploring how to use voice to streamline hotel...