RHG News & Press
Stay up to date on RHG news & press items that showcase our wins, our customers, and our community & industry involvement. From breaking ground to opening doors, our stories in the media showcase a hospitality management company on the move.
Real Hospitality Group - Senior Vice President Operations Ron Loman joined Chip Rogers, President & CEO AHLA, and other operations experts to look ahead at maximizing profits in 2022.
During the latest Hotel Business Hot Topics session, “Hotel Strategies: Success Strategies for the Year Ahead,” with sponsor support from Hotel Effectivness, industry experts offered their take on the current issues affecting the industry and how best to handle them.
Real Hospitality Group - COO John Parker sat down with Abby Elyssa with Hotel Business to speak about his insights on pandemic effects to what the recovery looks like for RHG.
When the pandemic hit, John Parker, COO, Real Hospitality Group (RHG), had a goal: ensure the safety and job security of his associates and owners. As Parker worked toward this goal, he also continued to oversee the operations, sales and marketing, and revenue management for RHG, ultimately building up the business and instituting new technology.
Real Hospitality Group - President & CEO Ben Seidel speaks alongside other panelists on how being 'democratic' creates a better balance for franchising.
Coming to grips with the still fluctuating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitality industry has been forced to reassess numerous time-honored procedures and models, not the least of which is one of its key pillars: franchising.
Real Hospitality Group - Vice President Revenue Strategy Dury Kim speaks with Dana Miller with Hotel News Now about Hotel Revenue Managers Adapt to Unpredictable Demand Patterns.
The unpredictable travel demand patterns of 2021 caused many hotel revenue managers to work harder and smarter to capture business. "The strategy for revenue management has been turned upside down. A lot of us have gone back to the basics [of] looking at what kind of demand is out there," Kim said.
Real Hospitality Group - President & CEO Ben Seidel speaks with Alan Rolleri about current travel trends and managing guests' expectations.
Alan and Ben took a few minutes at the NYU conference to talk about current travel trends, including the return of international travel and the trends to watch in the coming months. Take time to listen!
Real Hospitality Group - Sanjay Bedi speaks with Judy Maxwell regarding the impact 9/11 had on the U.S. travel sector and insight of his experience as a General Manager in the NYC area during that day in history.
As hospitality industry leaders and analysts dissect COVID-19’s enduring jolt on hotel performance, they frequently refer to 9/11 as an historical point of reference on how the post-pandemic economic recovery might unfold.
Real Hospitality Group - Dury Kim speaks with Dana Miller about Post-Labor Day Business Travel.
Hoteliers in the U.S. had been pinning their hopes on business travel picking up after Labor Day, but those projections are dimming as COVID-19 cases increase nationally.
Real Hospitality Group - Roy Madhok speaks with Hotel News Now, Takeout Cocktails, Guest Room as Office Space Among Ancillary Revenue Methods!
Hoteliers were put in a unique position in 2020 at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic when travel stopped and room revenue slowed to a trickle.
Real Hospitality Group - Ron Loman speaks with David Eisen, with HotStats & other hospitality leaders on Food for Thought!
The fourth installment of Profit Talks, a series of conversations about hotel profitability in the COVID era sponsored by HotStats and Hotel Management sister site Hospitality Insights, examined how food and beverage structures are changing in hotels, and how hoteliers can turn a profit despite lower occupancies, reduced operations and fewer team members on hand.
Real Hospitality Group - Roy Madhok speaks with LODGING Editor Christine Killion on Shifting Demand Trends in the U.S.
Roy Madhok, Vice President of Revenue Management at Real Hospitality Group, speaks about what markets they expect will outperform this summer and beyond, and how demand is shifting in the U.S. amid the current pandemic environment.”
Real Hospitality Group - Ben Seidel speaks with Jena Fox with Hotel Management on How to get guests from point A to point B
Ben Seidel, president and CEO of Real Hospitality Group, is not a fan of free shuttles for off-airport properties. “Personally, I would rather call an Uber and spend $15 to get there rather than wait for an airport shuttle to get there,”
Real Hospitality Group - Ron Loman speaks with Abby Elyssa with Hotel Business on Labor woes: The future of the hospitality workforce
Hospitality is an industry of people. Serving guests, bringing smiles to their faces and adding to an enjoyable experience. Extending beyond guests, the industry is one that prides itself on its own people, offering a fruitful place to learn and grow.
Real Hospitality Group - Matthew West tells Today's Hotelier - why companies are providing a path for career advancement in order to retain their best workers.
West said that communication strategy involves an ongoing effort to inform employees about the tools and resources his company offers to help them achieve their goals. Real Hospitality Group regularly updates its internal learning-management system, providing training tools such as online modules, a calendar of instructional webinars, and classroom sessions...
Real Hospitality Group - Jasmine Simon-Wallace speaks with Judy Maxwell regarding Ruff and Ready: ADA gives hotels a short leash when accommodating guests with service animals.
Real Hospitality Group’s Jasmine Simon-Wallace said during the Zoom interview with Lodging Leaders, Simon-Wallace held Bella, her teacup Morkie, on her lap. A Morkie is half Maltese and half Yorkie. She said many of the hotels in Real Hospitality’s management portfolio were not pet-friendly. But the pandemic changed that..
Real Hospitality Group - Ron Loman speaks with CoStar's Dana Miller on Hoteliers Find Ways To Turn Parking Lots Into Profit.
Real Hospitality Group’s Senior Vice President of Operations Ron Loman speaks about how hotel parking facilities can be highly efficient profit centers, but often are underutilized by hoteliers who lack revenue management discipline.
Real Hospitality Group Announces the Opening of the Newly Built
Even Hotel Atlanta - Cobb Galleria
Real Hospitality Group, Inc. (RHG) announced the opening of the 133-room EVEN® Hotel Atlanta – Cobb Galleria earlier this month. The second Atlanta-area location for the brand, both developed by EPELBOIM, EVEN Hotel Atlanta – Cobb Galleria offers the perfect balance of work and play.
Real Hospitality Group - Ron Loman interviews with Judy Maxwell on how independent hotels & resorts operated amid the pandemic.
Real Hospitality Group’s Senior Vice President of Operations Ron Loman said as the coronavirus crisis rapidly swept through the U.S. hotel industry in spring 2020, the independent hotels in its portfolio were free to quickly shift their business strategies..
Real Hospitality Group - Jasmine Simon-Wallace, speak with HNN's Danielle Hess on how rebooked ceremonies are dominating weddings business at hotels in 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, hoteliers have seen an uptick in weddings for this year, and most of the ceremonies on the books are re-bookings.
Real Hospitality Group - Roy Madhok guidance on COVID Comp Sets: The pandemic has dramatically altered hotels' playing fields
The coronavirus crisis has altered the business models of many hotels. For that reason, the pandemic also is forcing hotel managers to reconsider their competitive sets and how to benchmark their hotel’s business performance.
Real Hospitality Group - Alma Seidel on the importance of hiring and retaining those with the right stuff!
As vice president of human resources at Real Hospitality Group in Ocean City, Md., Alma Seidel is responsible for the successful administration of the organization’s human resources function.
Shelters From the Norm: Hotels used for hospitals and housing face unexpected problems...
Ben Seidel and Joe Yi share insight with Long Live Lodging
In March 2020, when the coronavirus crisis was quickly unfolding across the U.S., Hotel Investment Group in San Diego, California, willingly turned over two of its independent hotels to public health agencies in need of facilities to care for COVID-19 in-patients.
Real Hospitality Group - Katie Randrup provides guidance on what hoteliers should know about unjustified chargeback.
Since chip-and-PIN technology became mandatory in the United States, the standards for contesting credit card chargebacks have changed.
Real Hospitality Group - Dury Kim speaks about Leveraging Technology & Data to Make Smarter Choices.
Longitude's future of hospitality host Jeremy Wells took time to chat a bit about the methodology and the approach that RHG takes to all of their different properties and the success they've experienced, and the challenges experienced over the last year, especially.
Real Hospitality Group - Ben Seidel speaks with Lodging Leaders on their podcast "Calculated Risks".
Real Hospitality Group manages a portfolio of more than 100 hotels. Most of the properties are in the Mid-Atlantic region, including New York City, and some are in East Coast beach towns – markets where COVID-19 has killed off business or major storms have crippled local economies.
Real Hospitality Group - Alma Seidel interview with Hotel Business
As hotels reopen following temporary closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic and new hotels make their debut, companies involved in the hospitality industry may need to reassess their benefits package as new employees come aboard.
Real Hospitality Group - Ron Loman speaks with HNN's Dana Miller
In 2021, choosing a local partnership that creates the most value among businesses, communities and independent hotels has always required careful thought, but during the pandemic, these strategic connections have required a closer look.
Real Hospitality Group - Sara Martinez provides insight to Hotel News Now regarding wellness and the guest's journey
Wellness, Food and Beverage Operations Shift to Navigate Pandemic..
Real Hospitality Group - Joseph Yi speaks with Long Live Lodging
Joseph Yi of RHG provides insight on why investors’ pre-COVID strategies ‘should radically change’ as pandemic drags on...Listen In
Building on record levels of membership and engagement, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced that Ben Seidel, President & CEO, Real Hospitality Group has joined the Board of Directors for his second two-year term.
What independent hoteliers endured, learned in 2020....... Ron Loman & Roy Madhok share insights with HNN.
Independents had their share of challenges during 2020, such as lacking purchasing power and the ability to do contactless check-in, but they’ve also leveraged their skill of adapting on the fly.Read More
Roy Madhok - Capturing Demand in Beach Markets and Beyond
Roy Madhok, Vice President of Revenue Management for Real Hospitality Group (RHG), shares with LODGING how his team is able to quickly identify trends, price strategically, and forecast more accurately than competitors to capture business.
Real Hospitality Group Announces the Opening of the Newly Built
Fenwick Shores, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Real Hospitality Group, Inc. (RHG) today announced the opening of Fenwick Island’s first and only upscale hotel. The 65 guest room Fenwick Shores, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Little Assawoman Bay with sweeping views and beach access.
Real Hospitality Group Announces the Opening of the New Built Home2 Suites by Hilton, Lewes Rehoboth Beach, DE
Real Hospitality Group, Inc. (RHG) today announced the opening of the new built 110 guest suite Home2 Suites by Hilton™ Lewes Rehoboth Beach.
Tru by Hilton Ocean City-Bayside welcomed their first guests at the peak of summer vacation seasonThe property is owned by Deep Blue Hospitality, LLC, and managed by Real Hospitality Group, LLC.
"Clair" statue unveiled at The St. Clair Inn
The St. Clair Inn recently hosted a charity event that raised more than $100,000 for The Community Foundation of St. Clair County. Five statues by the river were also unveiled, each a past employee of the inn recreated from an old photograph.
RHG Announces Key Appointments
Ron Loman and Sanjay Bedi, both industry veterans and members of the RHG family, have been promoted to Senior Vice President's - Operations.
Get Your Hands Out of the Cookie Jar
Roy Madhok of RHG gives a lightening round master class on maximizing extra fees at HSMAI's ROC 2019.
RHG's puts the "fun" in fundraising for ECPAT-USA
RHG's Mary Rudd and Matthew West detail how to engage team members with fun & exciting fundraising events in this ECPAT-USA guest blog.
Moxy NYC Downtown Opens in Lower ManhattanRHG brings the fun to the Financial District with the opening of Moxy NYC Downtown. Guest can enjoy stunning views, custom designed rooms, and a bar/lounge/co-working space that features arcade games and a basketball court.
The Hotel Tech Podcast Features Michael Zayas of Real Hospitality Group
Michael Zayas recently sat down with Glenn Huassman of The Hotel Tech Podcast to discuss the latest trends in hotel digital strategy.
RHG & Aspect Investment Announce Acquisition of Four Hotels
This purchase represents the expanding of hotel ownership and management to three new markets including Nashville, Phoenix and Denver.
MADE & Boro Hotel in Condé Nast Traveller
RHG is proud to have two hotels on Conde Nast Traveller's best New York Hotels list. MADE Hotel in NoMad is featured for foodies while Boro Hotel in Long Island City is featured for those who seek inspiration from urban interiors.
Ben Seidel, President And CEO, Real Hospitality Group Recognized By The America China Hotel Association
Dedication to the Community, Exemplary Service and Outstanding Leadership Are Also Acknowledged by New York State and County Officials.Read Post