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...

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...

‘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...

Leading Through Change

Editor's note: This cover story ran in Asian Hospitality, March 2017 (Volume 17 #146) For the next 12 months, New Jersey hotelier Bhavesh Patel will...

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...

New Opportunity in Extended Stay

RED ROOF IN AUGUST announced its entry into the extended-stay business with the launch of HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof. The economy segmented brand joins...

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....

Asian American hoteliers raise the Red Roof

ASIAN AMERICANS COMPRISE most Red Roof’s franchisees. A few years ago, after launching its strategy to grow aggressively by franchising, the company turned to...

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...

High-Premium Partners

RAJEEV SAXENA IS not trained in hotel management, but he and his business partner, Suresh Patel, for several years made a successful go of...