Jenna B. -- Oyster Reporter

Jenna found her true calling in the hotel blogosphere. She put her hospitality degree and tireless Internet habits to good use as the editor of Conde Nast Digital's, where she covered virtually everything from property openings and renovations to ugly carpets and hotelier's love lives. Notable career achievements include lending Ritz-Carlton CEO Simon Cooper her Blackberry to send his very first Twitter update, making eye contact with Bill Marriott at an industry event and discovering precisely how to mix different hotel toiletries to concoct an effective deep hair conditioner.

  • Hometown: Plano, Texas
  • Places Lived: Toronto; Dallas; Ithaca, N.Y.; Vail, Colo.; New York
  • Education: B.S. in Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • Prior Experience: Editor,; Vail Mountain Marriott Resort; Great Performances Catering; Highgate Hotels; Metromedia Restaurant Group
  • My Favorite Hotel: The Ace Hotel, NYC; it's funky, it's unique, it's comfortable -- it's got a laid-back hipster-cool vibe without making you feel like you're not hipster-cool enough to stay there. Plus, some rooms have Heineken mini-kegs hidden inside those sweet Smeg fridges.
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