WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stanley Turkel has been named Historian of the Year by the Historic Hotels of America. Turkel will be given the award October 2, 2014 at the Historic Hotels of America Annual Awards ceremony at The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
ATLANTA – America's Best Franchising has named Sterling F. Stoudenmire, IV as the company's new president and CEO, effective immediately. The company said he succeeds Doug Collins, "who has chosen to pursue new opportunities."
The owners of the hotels that participated in PKF Hospitality Research, LLC's (PKF-HR) Trends in the Hotel Industry survey paid management companies 5.0 percent more to operate their properties in 2012 than they did in 2011. This exceeds the average growth rate of 3.3 percent for all operating expenses during the same year.
The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) has introduced a new logo. The organization says it will be phased-in during coming months on all publications and electronic materials. It is the first change in AAHOA's logo since the group's founding in 1989.
While the hotel industry continues to thrive, unsuspecting hotel owners are being cautioned about a new wave of costly litigation linked to non-compliance violations with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.