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Davidson Hospitality Group Names Rick Colangelo Executive Vice President Of Pivot Lifestyle Vertical

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:37pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Davidson Hospitality Group has newly appointed Rick Colangelo to head its lifestyle operating vertical, Pivot, which encompasses independent and soft brand properties in 15 states throughout the U.S. As Executive Vice President, Colangelo is responsible for driving the overall success and bottom-line results for the premier hospitality management company's lifestyle & luxury operating division.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Davidson Hospitality Group has newly appointed Rick Colangelo to head its lifestyle operating vertical, Pivot, which encompasses independent and soft brand properties in 15 states throughout the U.S. As Executive Vice President, Colangelo is responsible for driving the overall success and bottom-line results for the premier hospitality management company's lifestyle & luxury operating division.
  • Building his career at both global and emerging hospitality companies, Colangelo has extensive experience and an established reputation in the industry's lifestyle sector.
  • Pivot is the lifestyle operating vertical ofDavidson Hospitality Group.With a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation, Pivot offers exceptional service delivery, revenue generation, integrated marketing and financial responsibility.
  • In keeping with the company's heritage of delivering value, Davidson Hospitality Group is comprised of four highly specialized operating verticals: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts and Davidson Restaurant Group.

Davidson Hospitality Group Appointed New Management Company For Charleston's Iconic Mills House Hotel

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:32pm

"It's a privilege to be granted the opportunity to expand our Charleston footprint even further with the addition of this historic asset," said Davidson Hospitality Group President Thom Geshay.

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  • "It's a privilege to be granted the opportunity to expand our Charleston footprint even further with the addition of this historic asset," said Davidson Hospitality Group President Thom Geshay.
  • In the city of Charleston, Pivot also operates Hotel Bella Grace and The Ryder Hotel.
  • Davidson Hospitality Group is an award-winning, full-service hospitality management company comprised of 67 existing hotels and resorts; more than 165 restaurants, bars and lounges; and nearly 1.5 million square feet of meeting space across the United States.
  • In keeping with the company's heritage of delivering value, Davidson Hospitality Group is comprised of four highly specialized operating verticals: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts and Davidson Restaurant Group.

stayntouch Launches New Website and Unveils Mission to Help Hotels Deliver 'Unburdened Hospitality' with Guest-Centric Cloud Technology

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- stayntouch, a global leader in guest-centric technology and cloud hotel property management systems (PMS), has unveiled a new website and mission to deliver the most flexible and intuitive cloud technology, empowering hotels to deliver unburdened hospitality.

Key Points: 
  • BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- stayntouch, a global leader in guest-centric technology and cloud hotel property management systems (PMS), has unveiled a new website and mission to deliver the most flexible and intuitive cloud technology, empowering hotels to deliver unburdened hospitality.
  • stayntouch's CRO Michael Heflin comments, "Great technology like great hospitality exists to amplify the human experience, not burden it.
  • Our guest-centric cloud PMS unburdens hospitality, empowering hoteliers to deliver their own unique version of the ideal guest experience.
  • Explore the new stayntouch website and learn more about how your hotel or group can deliver the guest experience you dream of, unburdened!

Davidson Hospitality Group Promotes Thom Geshay To CEO And President

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:17pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Davidson Hospitality Group announces the promotion of Thom Geshay to Chief Executive Officer & President, effective January 1, 2022.

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  • ATLANTA, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Davidson Hospitality Group announces the promotion of Thom Geshay to Chief Executive Officer & President, effective January 1, 2022.
  • As CEO & President, Geshay will carry forward the company's direction and promise to create value, infuse heart into the business of hospitality, and deliver industry-leading services to its property owners, brands, team members, and guests.
  • "I couldn't be more pleased, nor more confident, that our team members, property owners and investors are in excellent hands and will be well-served under Thom's tremendous direction," said John Belden, current Chairman & CEO, Davidson Hospitality Group.
  • In keeping with the company's heritage of delivering value, Davidson Hospitality Group is comprised of four highly specialized operating verticals: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts and Davidson Restaurant Group.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Acquires Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:25pm

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) (the Company) today announced that it acquired the 369-room oceanfront Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida for $270 million from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, LLC.

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  • Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) (the Company) today announced that it acquired the 369-room oceanfront Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida for $270 million from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, LLC.
  • Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, the flagship property to an internationally recognized brand synonymous with a casual-luxe lifestyle, is located on 6.2 oceanfront acres, along 450 linear feet of direct beach frontage, and is the focal point of the famous Hollywood Beach Broadwalk.
  • Ideally located between Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort benefits from its proximity to both cities, including numerous recreational, retail, and entertainment activities.
  • Curator Hotel & Resort Collection is a distinct collection of hand-selected small brands and independent lifestyle hotels and resorts worldwide, founded by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and a group of industry-leading hotel operators.

Total Economic Impact Study Reveals 484% Three-Year ROI for Organizations Using Frontline Communication Solutions

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:03pm

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nudge, the digital communications platform for organizations with deskless and frontline employees, announced today the findings of its recently-commissioned Total Economic Impact™ study conducted by Forrester Consulting. Forrester's study reveals that organizations using Nudge's digital platform realize an average return on investment (ROI) of 484% over a three-year period, with the technology paying for itself in less than six months.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nudge , the digital communications platform for organizations with deskless and frontline employees, announced today the findings of its recently-commissioned Total Economic Impact study conducted by Forrester Consulting.
  • Forrester's study reveals that organizations using Nudge's digital platform realize an average return on investment (ROI) of 484% over a three-year period, with the technology paying for itself in less than six months.
  • "Forrester Consulting's Total Economic Impact study puts a spotlight on our impact, and we are thrilled to continue to enable the success of organizations with deskless and frontline workers."
  • Nudge is the digital communications platform that improves workforce productivity for organizations with deskless and frontline employees.

Margaritaville® St. Somewhere™ Punta Coco, Holbox Island Now Accepting Bookings

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 2:07pm

Nestled in Isla Holbox, a budding yet remote island northwest of Cancun and just across the water from the port of Chiquil in Mexico's captivating Yucatan Peninsula, Margaritaville St. Somewhere is a seaside escape in a relaxed, intimate setting.

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  • Nestled in Isla Holbox, a budding yet remote island northwest of Cancun and just across the water from the port of Chiquil in Mexico's captivating Yucatan Peninsula, Margaritaville St. Somewhere is a seaside escape in a relaxed, intimate setting.
  • Beyond the resort's high-end accommodations and delectable dining offerings, Margaritaville St. Somewhere will feature a robust slate of activities.
  • Located in the most exotic and unexpected destinations, Margaritaville St. Somewhere Resorts promise the intimacy, exclusivity, and attention one would expect on a private island.
  • Following the opening of Margaritaville St. Somewhere Punta Coco, Holbox Island in Mexico, additional properties will open in burgeoning locations around the globe.

StayNTouch Expands to Gulf Region, Selected by Riyadh Based Hotel Management Company, IRIS Hotels

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

Founded in 2011, IRIS Hotels is a premier, full-scope hotel management, acquisition and development company headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and centered around six major brands IRIS Hotel, IRIS Boutique, IRIS Inn, IRIS Lodge, IRIS Resort and Nairo Motel.

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  • Founded in 2011, IRIS Hotels is a premier, full-scope hotel management, acquisition and development company headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and centered around six major brands IRIS Hotel, IRIS Boutique, IRIS Inn, IRIS Lodge, IRIS Resort and Nairo Motel.
  • Michael Heflin, Chief Revenue Officer for StayNTouch, replied, "We are very excited to partner with IRIS Hotels as the first StayNTouch customer in the Gulf region.
  • Our diverse brand portfolio, including IRIS Hotel, IRIS Boutique, IRIS Inn, IRIS Lodge, IRIS Resort and Niro Motel, caters to a wide variety of travelers and their unique guest journeys.
  • Backed by a team of professionals with deep roots in the hospitality industry, StayNTouch is a trusted partner to many forward-thinking hotels and resorts, including the TWA Hotel, First Hotels, Conscious Hotels, Margaritaville, Valencia Hotel Group, and Modus Hotels.

ROOMDEX, a Hotel Upsell Innovator, releases Full 2-way Integration with StayNTouch's Guest-Centric PMS

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Within weeks of the integration finalization, more than 40 StayNTouch hotels signed up for ROOMDEX.

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  • Within weeks of the integration finalization, more than 40 StayNTouch hotels signed up for ROOMDEX.
  • ROOMDEX's Upgrade Optimizer is an automated hotel upsell tool that generates revenue almost immediately after installation.
  • ROOMDEX's hotel upsell software, "Upgrade Optimizer," automates, monetizes, and ultimately simplifies the hotel room upgrade process by putting the power of choice in the hotel guest's hands.
  • StayNTouch is also a preferred PMS partner to some of the leading independent hotel collections around the world including; Design Hotels, an Independent Marriott Brand, and Curator Hotel & Resort Collection.

Innisfree Hotels Chooses StayNTouch to Deliver Guest-Centric Mobile PMS Across 5 Independent Properties

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

Innisfree chose StayNTouch to implement an intuitive mobile PMS across their independent portfolio, facilitate more efficient staff training, enable flexible management of inventory, and deliver a more unique and memorable guest experience.

Key Points: 
  • Innisfree chose StayNTouch to implement an intuitive mobile PMS across their independent portfolio, facilitate more efficient staff training, enable flexible management of inventory, and deliver a more unique and memorable guest experience.
  • We needed a PMS that could empower each of our independent properties to deliver their own unique and exceptional guest experience, while also helping to boost staff productivity and increase revenues.
  • Michael Heflin, Chief Revenue Officer for StayNTouch, said, "Partnering with Innisfree Hotels is an exciting opportunity for StayNTouch, particularly because we share a commitment to deliver a customer experience driven by innovation and excellence.
  • StayNTouch is also a preferred PMS partner to some of the leading independent hotel collections around the world including; Design Hotels, an Independent Marriott Brand, and Curator Hotel & Resort Collection.