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...

Accor CEO wins Castell Award

HEATHER MCCRORY, CHIEF executive officer of North and Central America for hotel management company Accor, is the winner of the first Castell Award from...

Legislative Action Summit in Washington sees fifth year

FOR THE FIFTH year, representatives from the hotel industry went to Washington, D.C., to meet with Congress members and advocate for their support. Leaders...

Castell Project releases new WSH List

IN AN EFFORT to increase the number of women speakers at hospitality industry events, the Castell Project, an organization dedicated toward promoting the careers...

Smith is IHG’s senior vice president of development

Julienne Smith is InterContinental Hotel Group’s new senior vice president for development in the American region. Previously she was senior vice president for development...