H-1B visa restrictions may impact job creation

THE U.S. HAS suspended the entry of workers on the H-1B and some other non-immigrant visa programs, ostensibly to protect American jobs according to...

Choice inducts three new hotels into its Ascend Collection

THREE NEW PROPERTIES have joined Choice Hotels International’s Ascend Hotel Collection, which includes resort, boutique and historic hotels. One of them is Keyur Patel’s...

Company launches new take on third-party management

THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has left an opening in third-party hotel management that Ashwin Patel and his partners plan to...

Report: African Americans underrepresented in hospitality executive roles

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE underrepresented in the executive ranks of the U.S. hotel industry, according to a new report from the Castell Project, a not-for-profit...

STR forecasts total recovery from pandemic by 2023

THE ECONOMY CRASHED suddenly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it could be years before it sees a full recovery from the...

CEO says hotel franchisees are dissatisfied with brands

THE ONGOING COVID-19 pandemic has revealed growing numbers of franchisees dissatisfied with major hotel brands, according to the founders of Advantage Hotels. Patrick Mullinix,...

Article: DMOs should qualify for federal aid

WHILE THE TRAVEL industry as a whole has suffered from the restrictions passed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, one element of the tourism trade...

AAHOA to hold virtual convention this year

IN RESPONSE TO Florida’s new COVID-19 pandemic regulations, AAHOA’s 2020 Convention & Trade Show will be virtual instead of in-person. It is the most...

Louisiana hotelier says more federal stimulus is needed

THE RECOVERY FROM the COVID-19 pandemic is happening in the New Orleans area and nationwide. It’s just a little slow, said Vimal Patel, President...

Distressed hotels webcast scheduled for July 1

THE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Network is organizing a free webcast, “Distressed Hotels Insights,” on July 1 at 12 p.m. ET. There will be four panel...