Economic Woes To Spur More Hotel Contract Disputes

Law360, San Diego (November 29, 2011, 7:22 PM EST) -- With the hospitality industry still struggling to recover from the economic downturn, we can expect to see more clashes over management agreements between hotel owners and the branded operators responsible for running the hotels, experts say.

While owners and operators often enter into hotel management contracts that can last several decades, concerns over declining profitability and alleged mismanagement at hotels have prompted several owners to try to get out of these lengthy arrangements with hotel chain operators, like Marriott International Inc. and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts...
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