01-2017 - Indie hoteliers work with media, bloggers to tell story

Many independent hotels have a unique story to tell, and sometimes the best means to tell that story is through journalists, bloggers and influencers. But effectively communicating with the media can sometimes be difficult, especially with fast-paced requests flying in and little staff to support them. HNN’s Alicia Hoisington speaks with New Castle President and COO Gerry Chase on the importance of public relations for the independent hotel.
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11-2016 - New Orleans Will – A Conversation with Pat Coulter, General Manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown

Pat Coulter is the epitome of opportunity in the tourism industry. After starting in hotel housekeeping, she worked her up to the front desk then managed entire properties. Last year, she moved to New Orleans to guide the new Fairfield Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown/French Quarter as general manager.

Coulter took a moment recently to share her career path, her thoughts on tourism and the opportunities offered by the industry.
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