Hospitality

News and Articles About Hospitality

How This Veteran Franchisee Connects Hotels, Waxing and Gyms
Franchise Players

How This Veteran Franchisee Connects Hotels, Waxing and Gyms

Whether it's waxing or hotels, Sheetal Dalwadi's processes and philosophies translate to happy customers and high profits.
Carly Okyle
Look Out, USB Chargers. Your Days Are Numbered.
Wireless

Look Out, USB Chargers. Your Days Are Numbered.

Just as Wi-Fi killed Ethernet cables, wireless charging is poised to change everything -- from smartphones to real estate.
Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware
Malware

Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware

There is no evidence yet that reservations or customer information was compromised.
Tiny Hotels Are a Big Trend
Hotels

Tiny Hotels Are a Big Trend

Hotel chains are beefing up their amenities and shrinking their room size.
Michelle Castillo
Millennials: Death to the Cubicle!
Office Space

Millennials: Death to the Cubicle!

A human-centered design and flexibility in the workplace is all the younger generation is asking for.
Christopher Kelly
The Secret to Hitting a Home Run in the Hospitality Franchise Business
Franchise Players

The Secret to Hitting a Home Run in the Hospitality Franchise Business

Franchisee Bill Hooks says he's learned that you coach restaurants, you don't really manage them.
Entrepreneur Staff
For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast
Contests

For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast

A woman in Maine is giving her country inn to the winner of an essay contest, carrying on the tradition that began in 1993.
Carly Okyle
How This Entrepreneur Reworked His Business Idea in the Face of Financial Armageddon
Business Unusual

How This Entrepreneur Reworked His Business Idea in the Face of Financial Armageddon

While a key aspect of his plan changed, City Winery founder Michael Dorf achieved his original goal: to build a place where people could eat, drink and enjoy an intimate concert experience.
Lambeth Hochwald
Hotel Says $500 Fine on Negative Yelp Reviews Was a Joke
Yelp

Hotel Says $500 Fine on Negative Yelp Reviews Was a Joke

Angry Yelpers turned on a hotel after an article claimed the hotel fined newlyweds for guests' negative online reviews. Now, the hotel claims it was all a misunderstanding.
Kate Taylor
This Business Has Been Fiercely Independent Since 1776
Independence Day

This Business Has Been Fiercely Independent Since 1776

The owners of Connecticut's Griswold Inn explain why staying family-owned is their plan for business -- for the next 100 years.
Jason Fell
Airbnb Piloting Dinner Party Program for Complete Strangers
Sharing Economy

Airbnb Piloting Dinner Party Program for Complete Strangers

While the initiative marks a brand new foray for Airbnb, it is not the first company to the communal dining party.
Geoff Weiss
Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business
Starting a Business

Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business

The Melman siblings opened several bars and restaurants to revitalize their father's 42-year-old hospitality company Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises to appeal to younger clientele.
Jennifer Wang
Web Startup Helps Track Customer Reviews
Marketing

Web Startup Helps Track Customer Reviews

Revinate helps hoteliers track customer reviews from across the web by pulling reviews from top hospitality sites and feedback from social media.
Gwen Moran
How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner
Starting a Business

How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner

Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change.