News for the Hospitality Executive
Seven Independent U.S. Properties Come Together
to Form Kindred Resorts & Hotels
A New Logo and Website Kicks Off the Initial Phase
October 23, 2009 (New York) Seven independent and iconic U.S. properties announce the launch of Kindred Resorts & Hotels, a newly-formed collaboration dedicated to giving independent hotels one voice in a cluttered hospitality marketplace with the ethos: Authentic in Spirit, Distinctive in Style.
The charter member properties of Kindred Resorts & Hotels include:
The Breakers - Palm Beach, Florida
The Carneros Inn - Napa, California
Colonial Williamsburg Resort Collection - Williamsburg, Virginia
Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island, Michigan
The Lodge at Torrey Pines - La Jolla, California
Ocean Reef Club - Key Largo, Florida
Saddlebrook Resort - Tampa, Florida
At a time when hotels across the country are confronting the challenges of ownership and management changes as well as high staff turnover, the independent Kindred properties remain solid organizations run by dedicated and highly motivated staff. Many are steeped in rich family traditions and legacies, and each embrace their own signature traits while joining together in the promise of quality service to travelers that has endured through good times and bad.
The aspiration of Kindred Resorts & Hotels is to provide a single voice for the independent true hotelier to promote the consistency in bespoke service and vibrant legacies offered by these iconic U.S. properties. In the changing hospitality landscape, the new alliance offers independent hotels the opportunity to pool resources and collaborate on sales and marketing initiatives by serving as a one-stop shop for travelers looking for the authentic experiences offered by these hotels.
Steve Pelzer, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for The
Lodge at Torrey Pines and the newly appointed spokesman for Kindred Resorts
& Hotels, said, We are thrilled to announce the launch of Kindred
Resorts & Hotels. The Kindred properties represent best-in-class hotels
offering authentic experiences and a sense of place unique to their own
destinations. Furthermore, these industry leaders also have long-term management
teams securely in place; this peace of mind is priceless for our loyal
guests and dedicated staff. We look forward to finally giving independent
hotels a cohesive voice with Kindred Resorts & Hotels.
Kindred Resorts & Hotels
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