Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Josie Kilgore, Brand President, Cobblestone Hotels

Earlier this year, Josie Kilgore was named brand president of Cobblestone Hotels. Based in Neenah, Wisconsin, Cobblestone Hotels is an upper-midscale hotel brand with over 140 hotels open, under construction or in development in 18 states. […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Jon Kennedy, President, GrandStay Hospitality

GrandStay Hospitality consists of extended-stay and select service hotels. From conversions to new builds, the company follows a back-to-basics philosophy that provides flexibility and one-on-one support to help its franchisees succeed. An industry veteran, Jon Kennedy, […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Bhanu Chopra, Founder and CEO, RateGain

Bhanu Chopra is the founder and CEO of RateGain, which has grown rapidly since 2004 as a provider of technology platforms for manage hotel revenue, reputation and online distribution in a unified manner. The company, with more […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Alex Shashou, Co-Founder and President, ALICE

Alexander Shashou is the co-founder and president of ALICE, which, as reported here, last month secured $26 million in series B funding from Expedia and also acquired GoConcierge. Alexander received his BA from the University […]