Maryland hotel owner shot to death, guest charged

ANOTHER HOTEL OWNER has been killed during a conflict with a guest at their hotel in Elkton, Maryland. Ushaben Patel, 59, was shot to...

Associations call for passage of American Rescue Plan

DESPITE RESISTANCE, PRESIDENT Biden’s proposed American Rescue Plan, the federal government’s third COVID-19 stimulus package, is expected to make it to the president’s desk....

NewcrestImage buys historic Magnolia Hotel in Dallas

AS THE FIRST investment for its recently announced $100 million real estate fund, NewcrestImage has purchased the Magnolia Hotel in downtown Dallas. The company,...

Wayside, Iridescent partner on managing two hotels

WAYSIDE INVESTMENT GROUP of Houston and Iridescent Hotels of Dallas are partnering on the management of two hotels in San Antonio, Texas, and Houston....

Article: Federal stimulus speeds recovery

HOTEL OWNERS AND associations have been calling for more federal aid since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last March. The stimulus bills passed...

Report: Most hospitality company boards behind on diversity

IF CHANGE COMES from the top, the hospitality industry is due for some change, starting on the boards of publicly traded companies. A new...

NewcrestImage sells Frisco, Texas, Hyatt House

JUST A WEEK after opening a new Hyatt House hotel in Oregon, NewcrestImage has sold its Hyatt House near Dallas. Proceeds from the sale...

Marriott CEO Sorenson passes after battling pancreatic cancer

AFTER A YEAR and a half struggle with pancreatic cancer, Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, died Monday. Sorenson was memorialized by...

Former AAHOA chairman suing insurance company for COVID-19 losses

A FORMER AAHOA chairman and California hotelier has filed suit against his insurance company, for denying coverage on his business interruption insurance policy in...

Castell Project scaling up its college outreach program

THE CASTELL PROJECT, a not-for-profit that promotes women in the industry, continued reaching out to students in hospitality programs at colleges around the country...