• A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     
  • A Message of Hope in Hospitality

     
    POSTED April 3, 2020
     

Even during a worldwide pandemic, the hospitality industry is working to make people feel at ease. Though many hotels can only open their doors to health care workers and first responders, they’re reaching out to their local communities with bright messages in clever, socially-distanced ways. Through the heart-shaped lighting of windows at night, hotels are serving as beacons of hope in cities across the country. 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to lauren.pahmeier@tigeroak.com.

Donna Horii was recently named the national group sales manager for The Charter at Beaver Creek

1. What are you looking forward to most in your new role?

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to lauren.pahmeier@tigeroak.com.

Raul Moronta was recently named the chief commercial officer for Remington Hotels

1. What are you looking forward to most in your new role?

 

In 2020, Houston First Corp. (HFC) reported that the city was slated to host 252 meetings and 611,000 room nights. By March 14, the Bayou City had already hosted 115 conventions and 137,400 room nights. Then the pandemic hit, and meetings and events across the country came to a screeching halt.

We asked Michael Heckman, acting president and CEO of Houston First Corp. (HFC) how the health crisis has influenced the organization’s business model moving forward.