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...

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...

Sole Survivor

Editor's note: This cover story ran in Asian Hospitality, February 2017 (Volume 17 #146) As hotel investors everywhere seek increased value and returns in a...

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...

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...

Windy City Debut

THE ST. CLAIR Hotel celebrated its hard opening on Oct. 1 in downtown Chicago. The 208-room hotel is a former Red Roof Inn which...

‘Step Up or Step Out’

ZINA PATEL OWNS and operates The Red Roof Inn in Bakersfield, California, which upgraded in 2016 with the brand’s NextGen redesign. Zina and her...

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...

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...

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...