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Banyan Investment makes first acquisition of 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – Hampton Inn in Terre Haute, Ind., is now owned by Atlanta-based Banyan Investment Group.  The Asian American led company recently acquired the seven-floor property, which  features 112 rooms, including five suites; indoor swimming pool; business center; fitness center; 144 square-foot-meeting room; and the brand’s distinctive “perfect mix” ...

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More bookings on Brand.com

HotelUpgrade incentives drive guests to hotel website Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – PRANAV PATEL WAS born and bred in the hotel business. Like his 30-something peers, he watched as the family enterprise struggled to claim growing market share from OTAs, believing the best course of action to attract business was to cut costs. Patel saw it differently and set out to create a technological solution ...

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Stepping Out into Thin Air

Hotel industry employee listens then launches LodgingMetrics, a business intelligence solution for small companies Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – JONATHAN ALBANO WORKED in the hotel industry for nearly 15 years. While not a hotel owner or operator, Albano absorbed the fundamentals of hospitality management working at AAHOA as vice president of membership. His inside exposure would lead him to ...

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Every day, La Quinta staff grabs a MOP

Housekeeping software program created by hotel owner is now brand standard Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – WHEN NEW HOTELIER Pradip Mulji built his first La Quinta Inn & Suites in Austin, Texas, a few years ago, he thought management would be a snap. Boy was he surprised. Mulji quickly learned that keeping track of the tentacles of hotel operations was anything but easy. One of the biggest ...

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