Jonas SjÖstedt, GM of Centara Pattaya Hotel in Pattaya, Thailand, presided over the Buddhist ceremony to celebrate the traditional Thai New Year and sixth anniversary of the hotel.
Groundbreaking took place on April 11 at Frisco Station in North Dallas for a first-of-its-kind four-brand, 600-room “lifestyle hotel campus” to be developed by NewcrestImage. Pictured left to right are: Yogi Patel, NewcrestImage; Chirag Patel, NewcrestImage; Mehul Patel, NewcrestImage; Eric Jacobs, Marriott International; Maher Maso, mayor of Frisco, TX; Mike Berry, Hillwood Properties; Mital Patel, NewcrestImage; and Sanjay Patel NewcrestImage.
My Place celebrated a groundbreaking in Twin Falls, ID (shown) and the grand opening of its 30th hotel in West Jordan, UT. The company is, at press time, preparing for the opening of its 32nd location in Boise, ID.
Noah Brodsky (left), Wyndham Hotel Group SVP/president of worldwide loyalty and engagement, and Leo Liu (right), Wyndham Hotel Group president/managing director for Greater China, congratulate Samuel Xu on becoming Wyndham Rewards’ 50 millionth member. Mr. Xu enrolled in the award-winning program while staying at the newly opened Wyndham Grand Xiamen.
La Quinta Conference
David Wilner, La Quinta’s SVP of franchise development, updated attendees on brand growth
This year’s conference had a 1970s theme—with a performance by KC and The Sunshine Band.
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