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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Vision Hospitality appoints two new executives

VISION HOSPITALITY GROUP has filled two key positions on its executive team. Lynn Mucciano is vice president of sales and marketing and Jan McCormick...

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...

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...