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...

Hotel industry saw leadership changes, growth in 2019

ANOTHER YEAR IS done and a new year, and a new decade, begins for the U.S. hotel industry. In 2019, leadership at AAHOA changed...

Assad is VP and general manager at Hotel Drover in Forth Worth, Texas

Kristin Assad is the new vice president and general manager at Stockyard Heritage Development Co.’s Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, Texas. The hotel is...

Hoteliers face stress, program offers help

LIKE MANY IN the hotel industry, Silpa Patel grew up in the business, the child of hard-working immigrant parents. And, also like many in...

Martinez is Vision Hospitality’s regional vice president of operations

Patty Martinez is the new regional vice president of operations at Vision Hospitality Group. She has been with the company since 2012.Previously, Martinez was...

Searls is Choice Hotels chief customer officer

Sarah Searls is the new chief customer officer at Choice Hotels International. She has been with the company since 2009 as an analyst.Previously, Searls...

Dowling wins bronze Stevie Award for Women

Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president, and chief marketing officer at Best Western Hotels and Resorts, received a Bronze Stevie Award in the Woman of...

Knapp is LHW’s president and CEO

Shannon Knapp is The Leading Hotels of the World’s president and CEO. She has served as interim CEO since April.Previously she was LHW’s senior...

Lieberman is Radisson’s chief human resource officer

Rebecca Lieberman is the new chief human resource officer at Radisson Hotel Group. Previously, she was vice president of human resources for the Americas.Lieberman...

Houston hotelier learns valuable lessons from various challenges

WHEN HOUSTON HOTELIER Dina Patel looks back over the past year, she’ll have carved another notch in a long timeline of changes. Most were...