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...

Finalists named for hotel pitch competition aimed at women

FIVE FINALISTS HAVE been announced for the pitch competition for “She Has a Deal,” an organization that promotes hotel ownership for women through education,...

Survey: Future travelers willing to accept inconveniences for safety

PERHAPS THE MOST frightening thing about the COVID-19 pandemic is the fact that information on the virus seems to change from day to day....

Radisson Hotel Group upbeat at conference

THE LEADERSHIP OF Radisson Hotel Group were upbeat during its 2020 Americas Business Conference in Las Vegas this week. The company is entering 2020...

Castell Project opens nominations for Castell Award

THE CASTELL PROJECT, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the careers of women in the hospitality industry, is now accepting nominations for its second...

Lynch is new VP of revenue management at Blue Sky Hospitality

Amanda Lynch is the vice president of revenue management at Uniondale-based Blue Sky Hospitality. Michael Newman is the company’s new corporate director of sales...

Schlick is new COO, Lombardo CFO at LTD Hospitality Group

Kimberly Schlick is now chief operating officer for Virginia Beach-based LTD Hospitality Group. Alexander Lombardo is the company’s new chief financial officer. Schlick most recently...

MacDonald is chair of HSMAI board

Marina MacDonald, Red Roof Inn’s chief marketing officer, is chair of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s 2020 Americas board of directors and...

Balsley is IHG’s senior VP for loyalty programs

Heather Balsley is InterContinental Hotels Group’s senior vice president for global loyalty and partnerships. Jennifer Gribble succeeds Balsley to senior vice president for global...

Castell Project accepting nominations for expanded leadership programs

THE CHANGING NEEDS of female professionals in the hospitality industry have led the non-profit Castell Project to expand the leadership programs it offers those...