On the Move: March/April 2017

Justin Morgan Director of Banquets, Omni Nashville Hotel PREVIOUS POSITION: Director of Banquets, Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club, Frisco, Texas Keith Hansen InterContinental San Francisco PREVIOUS POSITION: Wine Director,...

From the Board: Eating Between the Lines

Hotel lobbies and public spaces have been evolving. What started as a space to show the grandeur of the hotel has morphed into a...

From the Editor: Lobby Life

When I started at Hotel F&B back in 2007, hoteliers were just starting to recognize the power of lobbies as a way to satisfy...

Trends: A Savory Side Hustle in Charleston Marriott Lobbies

Dubbed “The Great Room” over 10 years ago, the lobby concept at many Marriotts, as the name implies, resembles a formal living room. Of...

The Restless Revenue Uptick of Jun’s Sushi

It’s a quandary that sometimes keeps hotel F&B directors up at night: What is the weak link that’s holding back growth? First thoughts often...

Sports Bar Social Media Best Practices

The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville (Florida) Riverfront features two lobby bars in the hotel, Jaxx Sports Bar and Currents Lounge, each serving a different clientele. “The...

Attracting Local Traffic and F&B Revenues to an Unusual Lobby

Since opening in December of 2015, the Hotel Indigo Lower East Side (LES) has striven to become an integral part of its downtown Manhattan...

Marcus Hotels & Resorts Pumps the Breaks

Last fall, Milwaukee-based Marcus Hotels & Resorts challenged all 17 of its hotels to invent inspiring meeting breaks during a nine-week internal contest. “We...