Takoushian new president, CFO for Urban Commons

Salvatore Takoushian is the new president and chief financial officer for Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm Urban Commons.  As CFO he...

IDeaS’ Mehrotra joins Cornell University hospitality advisory board

Ravi Mehrotra, co-founder, president and chief scientist of hospitality revenue management software developer IDeaS, recently joined Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson College of Business’ Hotel...

Eric Terry 2019 chair of International Society of Hotel Associations

Eric Terry is the new board chair of the International Society of Hotel Associations. Members of ISHA elected Terry to the one-year term during...

Choice Hotels tags Lin to head new department

Jeannie Lin is vice president of sales strategy and operations at Choice Hotels International Inc. She leads the company’s newly formed sales strategy and...

Klok is new chairman of Best Western board

Anthony Klok is the new chairman of Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ board of directors. Previously he served as vice chairman and is co-founder...

Mauro is GM for M&R Hotel Management’s New York airport Holiday Inn

Brian Mauro is M&R Hotel Management’s new general manager of the Holiday Inn New York JFK Airport Area hotel.  M&R, headed by CEO Amit...

Arigo is M&R Hotel Management’s new VP of operations

Robert Arigo is the new vice president of operations for M&R Hotel Management. He will oversee the company’s 15 managed hotels in the New...

Patel is Choice’s vice president of marketing, distribution

Abhijit Patel is Choice Hotels’ new vice president of marketing and distribution strategy and operations. Previously he was the company’s senior director of product...

Marriott’s Liam Brown to move to London

LIAM BROWN, A LONGTIME presence in the U.S. hotel industry, will relocate London where he will manage Marriott International’s Europe division. As president of select...

Choice’s Bainum to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at ALIS

Choice Hotels International Chairman Stewart Bainum will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in January at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit in Los Angeles. Along...