|ORLANDO, Fla., April 1999—Industry experts share cutting-edge
ideas for maximizing hotel investment performance in the second edition
of Hotel Investments: Issues and Perspectives, published by the Educational
Institute of the American Hotel & Motel Association (EI).
This one-of-a-kind collaboration, edited by Lori E. Raleigh, president
of The Travers Group, and Rachel J. Roginsky, ISHC, Principal, Pinnacle
Advisory Group, includes articles on lodging REITs, hotel valuation techniques,
leveraging customer equity in the hotel industry, franchising, legal consideration
for hotel lenders, managing technology, and a Wall Street perspective on
the current hotel investment climate.
The roster of contributors comprises a veritable “Who’s Who” in the
hotel investment arena, including:
Hotel Investments: Issues and Perspectives, second edition, is priced at
$57.95 for AH&MA members and $71.95 for nonmembers. Royalties from
the book will be used to establish a scholarship fund.
Jason N. Ader, senior managing director, Bear Stearns & Co., Inc.
John V. Arabia, CPA, senior lodging analyst, Green Street Advisors
Paul Beals, Ph.D., director, Statler Hotel Management Program, Canisius
P. Peter Benudiz, partner and chairman—Mexico and Latin America Hotel Group,
Jeffer, Mangels, Butler, and Marmaro, LLP
Peggy Berg, ISHC, president, The Highland Group
James R. Butler, Jr., partner and chairman—Global Hospitality Group, Jeffer,
Mangels, Butler & Marmaro, LLP
Roger S. Cline, partner, director of Hospitality Consulting Services, Arthur
Jan deRoos, Ph.D., assistant professor, Cornell University School of Hotel
James J. Eyster, Ph.D., Hospitality Valuation Services Professor of Hotel
Finance and Real Estate, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, executive vice president and CEO, Hospitality
Sales & Marketing Association International
Robert N. Grimes, chairman and CEO, CynterCorp
Bjorn Hanson, Ph.D., global industry partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Lori E. Raleigh, ISHC, president, The Travers Group
Rachel J. Roginsky, ISHC, principal, Pinnacle Advisory Group
Stephen Rushmore, MAI, CHA, president, HVS International
Raymond S. Schmidgall, Ph.D., CPA, professor, Michigan State University
Randell A. Smith, chief executive officer, Smith Travel Research
John Todia, president and COO, Waterford Hotel Group, Inc.
Len Wolman, chairman and CEO, Waterford Hotel Group, Inc.
Peter C. Yesawich, Ph.D., president and CEO, Yesawich, Pepperdine &
For more information or to place an order, call 1-800-752-4567 or 407-649-8252,
email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit EI’s web site at www.ei-ahma.org.
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Hotel & Motel Association, the Educational Institute is the world’s
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and educational materials for the hospitality industry.