Jim Traister

His mother’s wonderful cooking was a catalyst for Jim’s eighteen year career in the hospitality business. Jim has operated restaurants, worked as an analyst for a global restaurant company, and managed a bakery plant that had clients such as Disney. He currently runs the TCC Hotel & Restaurant program and volunteers his time as a facilitator for the DFW Area Tourism Council. His favorite thing in life is spending time with his son, Louis. Follow Jim on Twitter @Hospitalityfan.

Six Dallas Boutique Hotels Worth a Staycation

Six Dallas Boutique Hotels Worth a Staycation

Dallas is full of amazing sites to see and places to go. What do you do when you live here, have only a little vacation time, but want to have an incredible experience? Have a staycation in your own backyard! Stay in one of Dallas' incredible boutique hotels as ranked by a veteran in the hospitably world turned hospitality management college instructor. Out of eleven boutique hotels in Dallas, he chose these six.