Elaine Yetzer Simon is Senior Managing Editor of Hotel Management. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Kent State University and has been covering the hotel industry for more than 15 years. When not working on the pages of HM, she usually can be found spending time with her family or trying to tire out her very energetic dog. Elaine loves to go camping and is an avid sports fan, especially of Cleveland teams. She also believes that sitting down with a good book is one of life's great joys.