Articles
Are Amazon Hotels Coming?
Date: 07/31/2017  •  Publication: Hotels Magazine  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
Amazon.com Inc.’s recent blockbuster announcement of its US$13.7 billion bid to acquire high-end supermarket chain Whole Foods has raised concern that the company’s expanding breadth is facilitating its morphing into a monopoly. Read More >
We the People (and our Twitter Feeds)
Date: 07/03/2017  •  Publication: Hotels Magazine  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
As we approach July 4, when Americans celebrate the history, government and traditions of the United States, it may be appropriate that we all reconsider the notion of compromise. Read More >
More Hotel Brands – Really?
Date: 06/28/2017  •  Publication: Hotels Magazine  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
The recent NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference once again served as a platform for the announcement of new hotel brands, with so-called soft brands leading the conversation. Read More >
State of the Union
Date: 06/09/2017  •  Publication: Hotels Magazine  •  Author: Daniel Lesser  •  View the article
Many perceive today’s U.S. lodging investment market to be in the late stages or “extra innings” of an elongated market rise. Read More >