Quentin McElveen is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and holds a B.S. degree in Hospitality Management. He is a passionate Hotel Operations Manager who has excelled in several positions within full-service and select-service hotels. He believes that employee empowerment and communication is important to the success of hotels. As Quentin thrives in his career, he often encourages others to think big and follow their dreams, despite all challenges. Quentin’s dream is to become an owner of hotels.
Almost overnight, the roadside motel is a hot commodity. Travelers are going by car and when they stop they want the safest stay possible. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed health and safety to the top of hotel guests’ most-favored-amenity list and exterior-corridor properties appear to provide more of a risk-free stay than their interior-corridor cousins. Long Live Lodging examines the new shine travelers have put on exterior-corridor motels during the COVID-19 crisis and how brands heavy with motel-style properties are responding to the trend. This report is part of Long Live Lodging’s ongoing coverage of the coronavirus crisis and its impact on the hotel industry.
Hotel franchisers, brokers and private ownership groups know business investment can improve the lives of individuals, families and whole communities. Episode 284 of Lodging Leaders podcast explores how leaders in these industry sectors are telling the stories of wealth creation through hotel investment to Black and other minority business people. This report is part of read more