Hotel Del Coronado – Coronado, CA
LW Hospitality Advisors’ Evan Weiss Promoted to COO

Daniel H. Lesser, president & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors announced the company's decision to appoint Evan Weiss to COO of the firm.

Going Independent Not an Easy Decision for Branded Hotels

Before jettisoning a brand, a hotel owner needs to carefully consider why he or she wants to go independent, and whether it will pay off in the long run.

California Leads The Nation For Q2 Hotel Sales Even As Sector Slows

While the nation's hotel deals have slowed in the first half of this year after several years of rising sales, some markets continue to do well. California was the nation's most active market for hotel deals in Q2.

Hoteliers Start to Mimic Airlines—Uh-Oh

The trend suggests that the hotel business is drifting toward the kind of economics that define the airline industry.

Hotel Guests Don’t Know Who is Hosting Them—And That’s Okay

The hotel industry is fragmented with many different parties having a function—and that is before we get to what brand the hotel operates under.

Why Independent Hotel Development Requires Special Attention, Research

Ten to 15 years ago, a brand was almost a requirement to secure financing for a hotel development or renovation. But how important is it now?

From Exterior Facelifts To New And Improved Activities, Hoteliers Are Preparing For Summer Traffic

Memorial Day, known as the gateway to summer, is fast approaching, and with it comes increased pressure on hoteliers to get their properties ready for summer travelers.

How Spontaneous Travelers Are Helping Hospitality

Spontaneous customers, rather than vacationing travelers, can be a big part of a hotel's success.

Data, History Help Revenue Managers ID Best Guest Mix

Hoteliers are crunching ever-increasing amounts of data when determining a property’s ideal business mix, while also closely watching the wide range of customer sales costs within that overall demand pool.

Experts Say Dual-Branded Hotels Are In, And ‘800-Room Marriotts’ Are Out

As the hotel industry learns to streamline costs and position itself to be more competitive against entities like Airbnb, many of the world's leading hotel owners have taken to combining multiple concepts under one roof in a trend known as dual-brand hotels.

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