The Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel unveiled extensive, multimillion-dollar renovations as part of its annual Global Day of Discovery. The renovations are the first to take place since the hotel’s opening in 2007. Pictured, left to right, are: Amy Rees, area director of sales and marketing, TPG Hospitality; Jennifer Tavares, area director of group sales, Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel; Kimberly Greene, general manager, Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel; and Regina DelBonis, regional director of sales, TPG Hospitality.
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Maine Course Hospitality Group celebrated the topping out of Marriott’s first hotel on Clearwater Beach along with city officials, contractors, bankers and investors. The 102-key Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is expected to open in the spring of 2017. George Cretekos, Mayor of Clearwater, signed the last beam.
Midas Hospitality, a hotel management group, and sister company MC Hotel Construction, a general contractor specializing in new hotel construction and renovations, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new headquarters located at 1804 Borman Circle Dr. in Maryland Heights, MD. The 20,000-sq.-ft. building was purchased for $1.85 million and MC Hotel Construction made $750,000 in renovations. Gray Design was the project’s architect. City of Maryland Heights’ council member Jim Carver holds the scissors with Midas Hospitality’s Managing Member and CEO David Robert, left.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and Foxhall Partners have opened the Kimpton Glover Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Shown here, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony are, left to right: Graham Kin, Urban Athletic Club; Council Member Mary Cheh; Steve Uhr, Schlow Restaurant Group; Ben Timashenka, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants; Michele Oka Doner, Doner Studio; Jennifer Harris, Kimpton Glover Park Hotel; Brian Friedman, Foxhall Partners; Stephen Tanner, Iron Point Partners; Matthew Wexler, Foxhall Partners; and Ursula McNamara, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants.
TOP TO BOTTOM: Best Western Hotels & Resorts marked the arrival of its new GLo brand with a triple groundbreaking event. The company broke ground on its first three GLo properties during simultaneous festivities in Nashville, TN; Goshen, IN ; and Sheboygan Falls, WI. Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ President and CEO David Kong; SVP, Brand Management Ron Pohl; SVP and CMO Dorothy Dowling; VP of Owner Relations Michael Morton; and Managing Director Design Amy Hulbert, deployed across the U.S. to join ownership group representatives and local dignitaries marking the milestone moment.