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Marriott’s Sorenson, STR’s Smith Inducted into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders

U.S. Travel Association | November 16, 2017

The pair join 94 previous recipients of the travel industry's highest honor WASHINGTON (November 16, 2017)—Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, and Randy Smith, co-founder and chairman of data and analytics firm STR, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders Tuesday night. Inclusion in the Hall of Leaders, widely regarded as the highest honor in the travel industry, is bestowed to recipients by the U.S. Travel Association for "sustained, noteworthy contributions that have positively impacted the travel industry, stimulated greater achievement and raised industry-wide standards." "...

Avison Young Hospitality Group Announces Nine Closings in June

U.S. Travel Association | June 29, 2017

ATLANTA – June 29, 2017 – The Avison Young Hospitality Group announced today that it has brokered nine hotel transactions, including one full service hotel and eight select service hotels, in June. Marriott, IHG and Choice franchise systems were notable hotel brands the hospitality group helped close. Assets were primarily located in the Pacific Northwest and Southeast, with one in New York. Chris Stark, Wendy Blissett, Rex Cagle, Andy Broad, Joe Jones and Keith Thompson represented Avison in the transactions. "Our closings this month illustrate buyers' desire for well-located hotel assets," said Andy Broad, principal at Avi...

HSMAI Honors Randy Smith and Melanie Brandman with Lifetime Achievement Awards

HSMAI | January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017, McLean, VA The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards. Randy Smith, Chairman & Co-Founder, STR, will be honored with the 2016 Albert E. Koehl Award. Melanie Brandman, Founder & CEO, The Brandman Agency, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Winthrop W. Grice Award for Public Relations. HSMAI will recognize Brandman and Smith at the Adrian Awards Dinner Reception and Gala on February 21, 2017, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have spent a maj...

Industry Vets Ed Watkins, Jerry Daly & Randy Smith to be Honored at 20th Annual Lodging Conference

The Lodging Conference | July 22, 2014

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 22, 2014 - Officials of the Lodging Conference, a national hospitality conference targeting hotel owners, operators, developers and investors, today announced that it will present Randy Smith, chairman and co-founder of STR, Inc., with its annual "Above and Beyond Award," a distinction is given to a hotel industry executive who has made a valuable contribution to his or her community and/or to society at large. Additionally, the conference will recognize Ed Watkins, editor-at-large for Hotel News Now, and Jerry Daly, co-founder and chairman of Daly Gray, Inc., with lifetime achievement awards. "Over the years, Randy...

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