St. Regis Punta Mita Beach Festival (with Photo Gallery)

The fourth-annual Punta Mita Beach Festival at the St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico concluded recently, with 120 attendees enjoying fine dining and luxury bites over...

Return Bookings of the Jedi

Many hotel B&C operations place limits on what they’re willing to try. But when it comes to dazzling B&C displays, as Jedi master Yoda...

Working for the Weekend

Last November, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City had the most successful installment yet of its annual Savor Borgata Weekend. With...

Common-Sense Conversion

I was on assignment last week in San Francisco, visiting the Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport Waterfront hotel. It's not your typical airport property,...

Promotions: Feed and Sequester Relatives and In-Laws

It's safe to say a lot of people in your local market who might not ever book a hotel room locally might jump at...

Southern Smoke and Helping Hands

I had the good fortune to attend the Southern Smoke fundraiser for multiple sclerosis last night in Houston, which was an idea hatched by...

2016 FTA Hospitality Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 FTA Hospitality Award winners, given by Fred Tibbbits & Associates (FTA). Fred Tibbitts, Jr. heads a social entrepreneurship operated as...

Craft “Ex-beer-iences”

As if any more proof was needed that craft beer is a hot, on-trend marketing opportunity for hotels, properties in brew-centric cities Denver and...