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LOOKING UP AGAIN – Three years after the start of the pandemic, Boston-area hotels are optimistic again – Rachel Roginsky, ISHC, featured in the Boston Business Journal

January 20, 2023

Boston-area hotel leaders are finally seeing room for optimism. Boston Harbor Hotel General Manager Stephen Johnston. As we approach three years since the pandemic began, hotel occupancy rates continue to slowly come back. Relatively big progress was made in 2022, hotel managers said, and they’re optimistic about the new year. Signs mandating mask-wearing are few […]

No Room for Discounts as Hotels Recover – Rachel Roginsky, ISHC featured in Banker and Tradesman

December 18, 2022

Global Investors Rank Boston as Top 3 Market By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff The new owners of the former Loews Boston hotel are targeting “bleisure” travelers who combine business trips with sightseeing after acquiring the property for $117 million in August and announcing $20 million in upgrades.  Shuttered hotels and skeleton-crew staffs are fading […]

Hospitality Leaders Join Forces to Award Inaugural Celebrating Diversity Scholarship

June 21, 2022

From left to right: Chandler Williamson, Senior at North Carolina Central University; Rachel Roginsky, ISHC, Owner of Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc.; and Morgan Best, Junior at Virginia State University. New York — June 21, 2022 — This month, hospitality leaders across the industry joined forces to launch the first-ever Celebrating Diversity Scholarship – paving the […]

CHMWarnick and Pinnacle Advisory Group Form Strategic Alliance

April 28, 2021

Move Collectively Broadens Service Offerings to Provide Additional Asset Management and Advisory Services to Current and Future Clients BOSTON, April 28, 2021—Officials of CHMWarnick, the leading hotel asset management and owner advisory services company, and Pinnacle Advisory Group, a premier national hospitality consulting firm and women-owned business, today announced the formation of a strategic alliance. […]

Article for HNN – Silicon Valley Hotel Outlook: Darkest Before the Dawn Reliance on Tech Industry Struck Market Hard in 2020 – by Karen Johnson, ISHC, & Lana Yoshii

April 27, 2021

Tech companies were among the first employers to cancel meetings and halt travel as news of COVID-19 emerged from China. After first restricting international travel in February, most companies had restricted nonessential domestic travel by early March. Amazon and Facebook were conducting job interviews by video calls, and Twitter issued work-from-home orders well before counties […]

Boston & Cambridge Hotels Choose Dormitories over Dormancy – by Sebastian Colella

December 14, 2020

Article featured in Banker & Tradesman, November 30, 2020 The Boston & Cambridge lodging has ranked as one of the best performing markets in the country the last few years. Market occupancy was 82.3% in 2019, the seventh consecutive year above 80%.  However, as a result of the ongoing pandemic and its impact to the […]