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The Illusory Indemnification

Albert Pucciarelli
employment law

The major US hotel brands (e.g., Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton, InterContinental…) have become truly global in the past 20 years and many of them now franchise or manage more hotels outside the US than within the US. In the management agreements whereby these brand owners not only license their names and know-how for use by a […]

Keep the Social Media Buzz – Buzzing!

social media in hospitality

Managing your social media buzz can take 30 minutes to an hour a day, tops. While this may seem like a lot, many customers are making their choice based on what they see and read. Chat with your team; seek and enlist someone that is passionate about this, and let them go at it. Use these tips, and you will see fruitful rewards!

Iran as a Major Opportunity for US Hotel Brands and Developers

Albert Pucciarelli and Shirin Heidary
Iran tourism

Iran as a Major Opportunity for US Hotel Brands and Developers By: Shirin Heidary and Albert Pucciarelli of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (www.mdmc-law.com) Hyatt, InterContinental, Hilton, Sheraton – these United States hotel brands were once associated with Iran. During the Shah era, Hilton had a hotel in Tehran called the Royal Tehran Hilton; InterContinental had […]