Report: Boutique hotels recovering quickly from pandemic

BOUTIQUE HOTELS STRUGGLED some in 2020, but recovered faster than other categories of hotel, according to a report from consulting agency The Highland Group....

VHG’s new Kinley hotel honors local female artists

KINLEY CHATTANOOGA SOUTHSIDE, a recently opened boutique hotel in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is promoting the work of local female artists by displaying it throughout the...

Survey: Asset managers optimistic about the future

IT’S TURNING OUT to be a good spring leading into a promising summer for U.S. hotels, according to a survey from the Hospitality Asset...

Proposed legislation would provide payroll support grants to hotels

PROPOSED LEGISLATION WOULD provide hotels with another specific set of grants to help them retain their employees. Major hotel associations are calling for the...

Report: Pandemic puts damper on diversification

WOMEN AND MINORITIES made very little advancement in the hospitality industry over the last year, according to the fourth Women in Hospitality Industry Leadership...

Organizations form new website to encourage hotel ownership

TWO ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSED on promoting the careers of women in the hospitality industry are teaming up to form a new means to that end....

Contactless check-in software company Virdee brings in new investments

CONTACTLESS CHECK-IN TECHNOLOGY company Virdee has brought in new funding that brings its total seed money to $4 million. The new investments puts the...

Bill would reauthorize, reform EB-5 investor visa program

THE EB-5 INVESTOR visa program, a source of financing for construction projects such as hotels, is set to expire in June. Newly proposed legislation...

HHM added 25 hotels over the past year

HERSHA HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT added 25 hotels with approximately 4,000 rooms total over the last year. This expansion during the COVID-19 pandemic was made possible...

Report: Extended-stay hotels leading the COVID-19 recovery

IN THE FIRST two months of 2021, extended-stay hotels continued to see the strongest performance among hotel segments, according to hotel investment advisors The...