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Posts for Fall 2014
Fall 2014

Letters from WSU alumni cover Ferdinand's murals and past articles. The new Residence Inn hotel is highlighted in What's New?


Categories: Alumni, Washington State Magazine
Tags: Ferdinand's, Hotels


Tim Hills ’93—Hotels and history
Summer 2014

Historian Tim Hills has captured the colorful history of the many McMenamins hotels and restaurants.


Categories: History, Alumni
Tags: McMenamins, Hotels


Something Old Something New—A history of hospitality
Summer 2013

When Washington State College introduced its hospitality program in 1932, no one had yet imagined an airport hotel, a drive-through restaurant, a convention center, or the boom of international travel. Eighty years later, as the industry grows in new and unexpected ways, the School of Hospitality sends its graduates out to meet its evolving needs.


Categories: Business
Tags: Restaurants, Hotels, Hospitality, Hotel management


Hotel at the Top
Spring 2009
Pioneer James “Cashup” Davis dreamed big. At a time when most Washington settlers were carving farms out of the Palouse, he was so awed with the panoramic views of the Palouse from Steptoe Butte, he decided to build a hotel at the top. Davis’s...
Categories: Washington state history, History
Tags: Palouse, Hotels


A home for hotel history
Summer 2008
One day in the late 1920s, hoteliers Severt W. Thurston and Frank Dupar met by chance in a coffee shop in Yakima, Washington. Unbeknownst to one another, each had gone to Yakima to make separate hotel deals. But by the time they parted company tha...
Categories: History
Tags: Hotel management, Hotels


Putting on the Ritz: American management methods meet European hotellerie
Winter 2003
The child of Swiss peasants, no one would have expected Cesar Ritz to become the hotelier of kings. But then, who would have expected WSU to add American business management methods to the fine art of European hotellerie in the town where Ritz got his start?
Categories: Business
Tags: Hotels, Hotel management


Overseeing the Davenport Hotel with an appreciation for history
Winter 2002
"It's wonderful to be a part of an environment where all you have to do is make people happy and make them comfortable." —Lynnelle Hull Caudill Being part of something as elegant and historical as the Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane...
Categories: Business, Alumni
Tags: Spokane, Hotels, Hotel management