Jefferson Hotel

In like a lion, out like a king


Richmond’s Landmark Theater is singing “Hakuna Matata” thanks to a Broadway production that brought in more than $5 million and lured thousands of theatergoers.

MBA students write their own lessons

MBA students at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business spent two weekends on lock-down — including a full weekend at the Jefferson Hotel — and then presented their findings to executives of a Fortune 500 company for judging.

Tech Review: Time to learn another social networking site

You know how co-workers or friends e-mail you articles or videos they think you might enjoy? Twine acts as an aggregator, allowing users to post those links directly to their Twine. Then they can match up with other Twiners who share the same interests. There could be a lot of potential there down the road if enough people jump on the bandwagon.

Site ranks Richmond’s best hotels for business

A major travel site recently launched a new ranking and review system targeted strictly at business travelers. The Business Travel Center is a new service of The special section ranks hotels and restaurants separately from those aimed and reviewed by tourists. BizSense browsed the site and looked up the best Richmond destinations for traveling… Read more »

Gee steps down from Massey board

Ohio State University president E. Gordon Gee has stepped down from his post on the Massey Energy board after nine years. Gee was re-elected at the company’s shareholder’s meeting held at the Jefferson Hotel on May 19. In a letter to CEO Don Blankenship, Gee said he wanted to focus on his role at the… Read more »

Richmond hotels still offering freebies

As hotels across the country downsize their staffs and cut back on freebies such as cookies at the front desk and 24-hour coffee, a handful of Richmond’s high-end hotels are dishing out the complimentary goodies.

Inauguration draws lodgers to Richmond

The buzz of Obama-mania stretched down to Richmond yesterday, and a handful of local businesses saw a boost of tourism dollars. Trains between Richmond and Washington were sold out all day yesterday, according to a station representative, and the Amtrak station was twice as busy as a normal Tuesday. Sales were also brisk over the… Read more »