Tag Archives: hospitality industry

(Image: Residence Inn)

Boss Moms: La La Anthony Talks 3 Keys to Balancing Business and Family

Beautypreneur details mommy hacks for travel and what's next for her in Hollywood

On the heels of six Tony nominations for “Eclipsed” and becoming Residence Inn’s Resident Mom…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
BE _LaMaison_logo

Black-Owned Bed and Breakfast in Houston Beckons Vacationers

La Maison in Midtown is one of the few, but hailed, black-owned B&Bs

The most important decision when planning your visit to Houston (or any city, in fact)…

By Kimberly Wilson

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
index

Marriott Buys Rival Starwood Hotel Chain for $12.2 Billion

Marriott hotel chain buys Starwood properties

If the deal goes through, the acquisition will add 50% more rooms to Marriott’s portfolio…

By Kandia Johnson

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
marriott port au prince_marriott.com 2

Marriott Port-au-Prince Opens in Haiti

New property creates much-needed employment opportunities

Located in Port-au-Prince’s emerging commercial district, the property is an investment in Haiti. It’s a…

By Kimberly Wilson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
trina-monique-founder-treschic-cupcakes

Goodbye Corporate, Hello Cupcakes: Entrepreneur’s Life is as Sweet as It Looks

Chef and cupcake stylist Trina Monique talks changing lanes in business

Chef Trina Monique talks going from corporate life to the cupcake industry.

By Brittany Dandy

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
images (1)

Expedia Buys Travelocity For $280 Million, But Will Merger Benefit Consumers?

Biggest consolidation in online travel booking space

How will the recent joining of the two companies affect travelers? Not much, analysts say.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
WCummings300232

Cool Jobs: Sandals Resorts Executive Leadership Experience with Hospitality

With more than 25 years experience, Wayne Cummings details global career catering to diverse consumers

As the director of business processes and administration for Sandals Resorts International, Wayne Cummings details…

By Kimberly Wilson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: Hotel Zaza)

8 Awesome Luxury Hotels For Business—and Leisure

If you're planning a relaxing getaway or business travel, keep these

Whether for business travel or vacation, it’s always nice to stay in a luxurious hotel…

By Kimberly Wilson

Posted: Tags: , ,
Image: BE Media Library

Hilton Worldwide Sells Waldorf Astoria to Chinese Insurer For $1.95 Billion

Iconic hotel will undergo immediate renovations

New York City’s iconic Waldorf Astoria has been sold by its company, Hilton Worldwide, to…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: TripAdvisor.com)

BE 100s: Past ‘Company of the Year’ Honoree Still Shines in 2014

A 2010 'Company of the Year,' Thompson Hospitality Services hits Dulles Airport

Thompson Hospitality Services opens its first restaurants in airports beginning with brb burger and American…

By Raqiyah Mays

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Akwaaba's Greenwood with BEBR Correspondent Lanier (Image: Courtesy of Black Enterprise Business Report)

7 Top Black-Owned Bed and Breakfasts

These African American-owned oases are the best in the country

Looking for an intimate lodging? A bed and breakfast is the perfect place for you…

By Richard Spiropoulos

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

4 Keys To Becoming A Hotel Owner

Whether it’s a Comfort Inn or the Ritz-Carlton, here’s how to break into the lodging industry

Check out how you can become a hotel owner.

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Akwaaba - Noble Inn
(Image: Akwaaba)

What You Need To Know To Become a Bed and Breakfast Owner

Successful black entrepreneurs share insight on breaking into industry

Successful black bed and breakfast owners share insight on breaking into industry

By Richard Spiropoulos

Posted: Tags: , , ,
New Report: Small Businesses Creating Jobs, Giving Back and Growing Local Economy

Diving In: For A Small Fee Hotels Open Pools, Make Amenities Available To The Public

Enjoy a mini-vacation without booking a trip

Now you can take a mini-vacation without booking a trip. Here’s how.

By Richard Spiropoulos

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Building Paradise

Include these three strategies in the foundation of your success

Fleeing famine and communism in Ethiopia, Tadiwos Belete came to America in the 1980s for…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , ,