AAHOA, Marriott update their human trafficking awareness training

THE PROBLEM OF human trafficking in hotels has been ongoing for years, but the nature of the crime and how it is perpetrated has...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wyndham launches program to support women hoteliers

WOMEN STILL FACE obstacles to their careers in the hospitality industry on several levels. A new program from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts aims to...

Organizations launch ‘Fortuna’s Table’ to further hotel ownership

TWO ORGANIZATIONS DEDICATED to helping women progress in their careers in the hospitality industry have launched a joint venture to further that goal. The...

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...

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...