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Inaugural Master Class for Hotel & Restaurant Corporate Counsel

A few weeks ago we hosted our Inaugural Virtual Master Class for Hotel & Restaurant Corporate Counsel aimed at improving corporate counsel law departments. It consisted of an interview with Stuart Kreindler, VP, Assistant General Counsel – Litigation & Risk Management at Choice Hotels International, followed by a presentation on “What is Top of Mind for ...
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Voting Invitation for The Top 30 Hospitality Gurus 2022 list

Hello, We are excited to inform you that Global Gurus will be tabulating their 2022 rankings for The Top 30 Hospitality Gurus in December 2021 and our founder, Stephen Barth, currently ranked #16, is in contention again. If you are unfamiliar, Global Gurus is a research organization which seeks to identify remarkable leaders who make ...
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What Is Hospitality Law? An Explanation with Stephen Barth

Stephen Barth, founder of HospitalityLawyer.com®, provides an in-depth explanation of what hospitality law consists of, including what specific industries fall under the hospitality umbrella as well as what general and niche laws impact those in the hospitality communities. Individuals both new and old to hospitality will find the explanation useful, especially students who may be ...
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Resources to Combat the Coronavirus

This ConvergeBlog post features several articles that provide valuable information about COVID-10, or the Coronavirus. It is our hope that these articles can assist the travel and hospitality industries to combat the virus and manage the risks that come with it. We will continue to add links with updated information and valuable tips For more ...
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That Contractor May Be Your Employee

Employers tempted to outsource work to independent contractors in order to curb payroll costs should carefully consider the legal implications before doing so. Such arrangements are likely to violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as federal tax and state laws. Employers who violate the FLSA face liability for payment of back wages ...
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Charting a Course for Renewed Airline Consumer Loyalty

Click here to download the report. Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality, and Leisure practice is pleased to announce our new report, Rising above the Clouds: Charting a course for renewed airline consumer loyalty. In this report, we explore the state of loyalty in the airline sector. Our findings suggest that an undifferentiated one-size-fits-all approach to loyalty improvement will ...
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Cyber Security Risk in a Social Media World

The theft of intellectual property from the U.S. is “unprecedented,” and costs the nation an estimated $300 billion each year, according to the IP Commission Report, issued in May.  Worse, corporate employees—through their information sharing practices—are making it easy for IP thieves. Sharing information is now the way of business and social life. Companies have ...
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