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Extended Stay America Launches First Ever Franchising Program

Extended Stay America hotels (ESA) announced today the brand's next five-year growth strategy, anchored by its first ever franchising program and a return to new hotel builds, the first in a decade. ESA is combining its attractive and best-in-class operating model with a franchisee-friendly agreement and guest-inspired redesigns to catapult the brand, accommodating an ever-growing and underserved mid-scale extended stay audience.

Female-Friendly Hospitality: How to Make Your Hotel Appeal to Women

Following the global outpoor on International Women’s day last March 8 (2019), hoteliers around the world should take some time to look into a very important market segment, the solo female traveler. Tapping into and capitalizing on new and growing niches such as solo and experience-focused travel has become a major asset for hotel manager, but also to open up new revenue streams. “Female-friendly” is one such niche, which is now experiencing considerable growth in the hospitality industry.

The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here's what the future of micro-housing holds. The “micro” studio and one-bedroom apartments, ranging from 250 to 400 square feet in size, are smaller than most conventional efficiency units of 450 to 550 square feet.

Florida Hotel Sales

Hotels for sale in the USA, Florida, Europe, Hong Kong and Costa Rica. Hotel sales in Florida show that the Sunshine State is strong for hotel transactions and valuations.

For Hemp, Inc., Renewable Industrial Hemp Fiber Is a Clear Winner Over Wood

LAS VEGAS, NV, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), an established leader in the industrial hemp market, has long promoted the superiority of industrial hemp fiber over wood in specific applications. A recent article, written by Robert Ziner and published April 12 in Hemp Today, summarizes the favorable characteristics of industrial hemp and makes a clear argument for hemp's many environmental benefits when compared with wood.

Four Tips for Replacing Door Locks - Part I

What are the biggest things hoteliers should consider when replacing or upgrading existing door locks? Lock companies narrowed down their top suggestions. This article is part one of a three-part series on door locks.

Game of Thrones Draws Tourists to Croatia

Croatia and its capital, Dubrovnik, have been attracting fans of Game of Thrones, with the city’s UNESCO-protected historic downtown used as the setting for a number of scenes throughout the series’ seven seasons.