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Alma Seidel of Real Hospitality Group on Hiring and Retaining Those with the Right...

As vice president of human resources at Real Hospitality Group in Ocean City, Md., Alma Seidel is responsible for the successful administration of the organization’s human resources function. This, she told LODGING, is most...
Targeted marketing

Microdata Makes Macro Inroads

It seemed, much like the old saw about the weather, everyone talked about how important hyper-targeted marketing was, but no one was doing anything about it. That, says Brian Bolf, senior vice president of...
Bruce Haase President and CEO of Extended Stay America

Expanding the Brand: ESA Reaches Out to New Market

Bruce Haase, president and CEO of Extended Stay America (ESA), is aware that much of the industry is still reeling from the pandemic, but sees an opportunity to provide a different market of extended-stay...
People across the United States

Different Roles, Common Goals: How State and National Hotel Associations Support One Another

The initially chaotic United States pandemic response made one thing clear: When it comes to managing a nationwide public health crisis through legislation and mandates, not all states are on the same page. This...
Rosanna Maietta, AHLA Foundation president and executive vice president of communications and public relations at AHLA

Rosanna Maietta on AHLAF’s $5 Million Commitment to DE&I

Demonstrating its drive to support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in a big way, the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation) recently announced a new $5 million, multi-year commitment and action plan to...