About Us

Hotel Investment Today is a comprehensive source of information for the hotel-investment community. As the companion to The BHN Group, the industry’s leading and largest hotel-investment conference owner and operator, Hotel Investment Today website and e-newsletter provides the latest multimedia content about breaking news, analysis and data on key deals, and profiles of dealmakers and developers.

Led by veteran industry journalists Jeff Weinstein, Mary Scoviak and Jeff Higley, Hotel Investment Today identifies trends and provides unique content that specializes in thought leadership and market intelligence for investment, development, ownership, brand, management and financing executives.

Hotel Investment Today brings expertise, experience, awareness, integrity and objectivity to the market with a powerful and meaningful media brand.

Editorial Team

Jeffrey Weinstein:

Jeff Weinstein, editor in chief, Hotel Investment Today, has a career in hospitality journalism spanning more than 36 years, having spent the past 29 years as editor in chief of global media B2B platform HOTELS and as creator of HOTELS Investment Outlook. During his tenure with HOTELS, he led noteworthy industry projects such as the annual 325 ranking of the world's biggest hotel companies, the Global Hoteliers Club and the prestigious Hotelier of the World awards. He previously covered the national restaurant industry and during his career has won five prestigious Jesse H. Neal awards for excellence in business journalism. Weinstein resides in suburban Chicago and has two children.

Mary Scoviak:

Mary Scoviak is an award-winning editor, conference director and content strategist with over 20 years' expertise covering all aspects of the hospitality industry, focusing on investment, operations and design. Most recently, she served as an editor and content strategist for Lindsey Henn Public Relations, an LA-based agency working with fast-growing companies in the tech sector. In that role, she was pivotal in the industry research, writing, editing and distribution strategies that netted almost 700 million UVM for a single piece of content and generated almost half a million dollars in publicity for one release. Prior to LHPR, Mary oversaw all editorial and branded content strategy and execution for Dermatology Times®, a leading medical publication.  She is the former Editor-in-Chief of Boutique Design magazine, an award-winning business-to-business publication for decision-makers involved in the hospitality design community worldwide, where she also served as conference director for Boutique Design New York (BDNY) and Boutique Design West (BDwest) and oversaw the Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design competition. Scoviak’s outstanding vision in all these areas earned her a place as one of the Folio: Top Women in Media for 2017. Prior to joining ST Media Group, Scoviak was Editor-in-Chief for HOTELS magazine and Executive Editor of HOTELS’ Investment Outlook, business publications that reach more than 66,000 readers in more than 164 countries. In addition to her post as Senior Editor for the personal finance magazine, MoneyMaker, Scoviak is the co-author with Anne Schmid of the book “International Hotel & Resort Design,” as well as “The Professional Housekeeper,” co-authored with Madelin Schneider and Georgina Tucker and a series of personal investment guides.

Rob Schneider: 

Rob Schneider is the managing editor of Hotel Investment Today, responsible for managing day-to-day production and reporting on news on M&A, development and return on investment for hotel investors. Previously, he was managing editor for the Dallas Business Journal. He also served as creative director for the B2B digital and print publication. He was previously presentation director for The Dallas Morning News.

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