Houston Staybridge sale attracts national attention

A $21.6 MILLION hotel sales transaction involving an Asian American owned company is a finalist in the Single Asset Transaction of the Year ($25...

End of Cell Phone Dead Zones?

Mobile technology innovator devises solution to eliminate cellular and wi-fi dead spots…   Wednesday, July 3, 2013 – A STRONG INTERNET connection and clear mobile call...

Hurricane Harvey floods Houston, hoteliers rise to occasion

ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, Mirage Hospitality President and CEO Miraj Patel was ready for Hurricane Harvey to hit the Houston area where his family owns...

Wanted: Rooms for electric linemen

FLORIDA HOTELS WITH vacant rooms but no electrical power can provide rooms for linemen who will get the property powered up just so they...

Choice names an Econo Lodge its Hotel of the Year

WHO SAYS ECONOMY has to mean low rates as well as guest expectations? The Econo Lodge in Russellville, Kentucky, draws high occupancy and top...

Hoteliers raise funds for Hurricane Harvey survivors

WITH FLOOD WATERS from Hurricane Harvey still surging in Houston, Mirage Hospitality President and CEO Miraj Patel is doing what he can to help....

Hurricane Harvey brings flood of generosity

THE EXPERIENCE OF housing evacuees from Hurricane Harvey inspired Chris Patel, general manager of the Best Western Hotel in Lewisville, Texas, and his Assistant...

Houston fights to get back to normal after Harvey

ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON, Sawan Patel, managing partner for Unity Hotels Group in Houston, was manning the front desk at his Best Western in the...

IHG peers honor veteran hotelier Buggsi Patel

BAKULESH “BUGGSI” PATEL has dedicated countless hours and days in not only growing his hotel development company but helping others achieve success as well. For...

Hotelier stays open through Hurricane Michael to shelter neighbors

SURROUNDED BY THE devastation Hurricane Michael wrought on Panama City, Florida, on Oct. 11, Mahesh "Mike" Shah was a little stressed out, but extremely...