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Hotel Development Center a Wealth of Resources

Today's launch of Lodging Hospitality's Hotel Development Center marks the latest chapter in the evolution of Now, in addition to daily news, feature and opinion stories brought to you by the Lodging Hospitality editorial team, the Hotel Development Center is the one-stop shop of resources for hotel owners, operators and developers.

Find information, contacts and links to industry events, associations and consultants, as well as to the top management, brand, purchasing and design companies. Try out the Franchise Calculator to compare annual fees from all the major brands, or peruse the Franchise Fact File for a breakdown of what those costs are. All the content is available to download in easy-to-read PDFs, or bookmark to keep all these resources at your fingertips.

Also check out the new poll question, now in an easier-to-use format at the bottom right of The current question, about your company's use of mobile applications, is a teaser to the June 15 cover story on how hotel companies are using this new technology.

Bookmark to keep abreast of the hotel industry. Check back every morning for an exclusive story of the day and take a look at the Front-Desk Blog for insight, analysis and wit (or not). Today's Top Reads are brief descriptions and links to the top hotel-related news from around the country. Read LHOnline to stay informed of issues and news that are important to you, and now use our handy Hotel Development Center as an encyclopedia of resources you need to do your job.

Beginning next week, the LHeReport will broadcast weekly, every Tuesday, from here on out. As always, please email [email protected] with any comments, suggestions or criticism. Lodging Hospitality is the magazine and website for you, the hotel owner, operator and developer.

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