Hospitality in photo form

Vision Hospitality Group Inc. celebrated the grand opening of the six-story Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Decatur/Emory, which is one of 11 Vision hotels either in development or operation in Atlanta. The Mayor of Decatur, Patti Garrett, and the Global Head of Hampton by Hilton, Shruti Buckley, spoke on behalf of the new hotel along with several Vision executives.


Extended Stay America Inc. topped off its hotel in Gibsonton – Riverview, FL, signifying the final beam has been placed and that the structural framework is complete. The 124-key hotel will open in the fall.


HospitalityMaine, the nonprofit trade group representing hotels and restaurants in Maine, named Gerard Kiladjian of the Portland Harbor Hotel its 2019 innkeeper of the year. Kiladjian is general manager of the downtown hotel and Inn at Diamond Cove.


The Hamilton Hotel Washington, DC celebrated the completion of a multimillion-dollar transformation with a grand reopening event co-hosted by Ashley Blazer Biden (left). The evening’s guests included other notable VIPs, including Ashley’s mother, Dr. Jill Biden (right), and guests, including local business leaders.


At Outrigger Hospitality Group’s 2019 Global Leadership Conference, the company announced its winners of the The Outrigger Way Awards. The annual recognition honors Outrigger hosts, teams and properties that have made contributions to the ongoing success and evolution of the hospitality company. Left to right are Outrigger’s Sean Dee; Ruthann Yamanaka; Monica Salter, CEO Award honoree; and Jeff Wagoner.

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