ElevateHER initiative

AAHOA launches ‘ElevateHER’ initiative

AAHOA’S NEWEST PROJECT aimed at promoting women in hospitality is the “ElevateHER Women’s Initiative to Highlight and Support Women Hoteliers and Leaders in the...
David Kong

Kong launches organization to help women, minorities in hospitality

DAVID KONG, THE recently retired CEO of Best Western Hotel Group, has launched DEI Advisors, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women and other...
Laura Lee Blake

Blake is new AAHOA president and CEO

ATTORNEY LAURA LEE Blake is the president and CEO of AAHOA, succeeding Ken Greene. Previously she was a partner with Connor, Fletcher, and Hedenkamp...

Finalists announced for 2022 ‘She Has a Deal’ competition

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT competition “She Has a Deal” announced six teams to the final round of SHaDPitch 2022. SHaD is focused on promoting female...
Castell Project

Castell Project, AHLA Foundation announce merger

THE CHARITY WING of American Hotel & Lodging Association, the AHLA Foundation, announced merger with the Castell Project to strengthen and accelerate the industry’s...
Alpa Patel

Woman-led business provides affordable design work

OWNERS OF ECONOMY brand hotels may not always think about improving the appeal of their properties, and up until now their options for interior...
Women Own the Room

Wyndham’s ‘Women Own the Room’ helps women to hotel ownership

MARCH IS WOMEN’S History Month, a time to focus attention on women’s role in business and society. It also is the second month for...
Peachtree Hotel Group

Peachtree Hotel Group rearranges senior leadership roles

PEACHTREE HOTEL GROUP and its affiliates, Peachtree PC Investors for capital markets and Peachtree Hospitality Management, made four changes at the senior leadership level...
SHaD

SHaD starts 10-city tour to raise capital for women-led hotel projects

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT competition She Has a Deal (SHaD) started a 10-city tour of U.S. cities to raise equity capital under the name “SHaD...
Castell Project

Castell Project releases 5th annual Women in Hospitality Leadership report

IT’S BEEN A tough year for women in the hospitality industry, but progress has been made as more female executives took leadership roles, according...