From coffee beans to heads in beds

  Jim Donald, a former Starbucks Corp. chief, is the new chief executive officer of Extended Stay Hotels of Charlotte, N.C. The company’s board of directors...

Danny Patel wins District IV seat on Best Western board

Best Western District IV Members have elected Dilipkumar ‘Danny’ Patel as the new District IV director serving on Best Western's powerful board of directors. Patel...

Abrahamson to take the helm at Interstate Hotels

Interstate Hotels & Resorts of Arlington, VA, announced that effective December 1, 2011, Jim Abrahamson, Interstate’s president and chief operating officer, will transition to...

Nancy Johnson to head lodging group

Nancy Johnson, CHA, executive vice president, development, Carlson Hotels, Americas, outlined her agenda for the coming year at the American Hotel & Lodging Association...

New leadership at helm of ILIA

 The Independent Lodging Industry Association of Sacramento, CA, recently selected its new leadership for 2012-13. They are: President Howard Mathews of Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley,...

IHG chief to step down

INTERCONTINENTAL Hotels Group chief Andrew Cosslett has announced he will step down as CEO of the company on June 30th. He will be succeeded...