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Trigild International, Inc. Awarded Management Contract
for the La Posada de Albuquerque Hotel


SAN DIEGO, CA - On March 29, 2004, Trigild International, Inc. assumed management of La Posada de Albuquerque hotel.  Trigild is a 27 year old professional hotel management company that operates hotels and restaurants nationwide. 

“We are excited about managing a property of such historic significance,” states Bill Hoffman, Trigild president.  “Conrad Hilton built this hotel in 1939 and included many beautiful architectural features that are typically unaffordable today.”

“The marriage between Trigild and La Posada de Albuquerque is perfect,” continues Hoffman.  “Trigild has a team of specialists in hotel and food & beverage operations, marketing and accounting who are working with the hotel’s skilled and talented onsite staff. Together we are further enhancing the hotel’s services and performance to create an even better guest experience.” 

The General Manager’s position is being shared by Hans Pastoor, La Posada Director of Sales & Marketing, and Manuel Mendoza, Trigild General Manager. 

La Posada is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a two-story lobby with a tiled fountain, hand painted murals, and carved beam ceilings and balcony.  The hotel played host to both Senator John F. Kennedy in 1957 and Vice President Al Gore in 1998, and accommodated Bill Gates when his short lived Albuquerque Microsoft venture started.  The property has also accommodated numerous movie stars such as Zsa Zsa Gabor and James Stewart.  Hotel features include:

  • 114 Guestroom and Suites
  • Seven meeting rooms totaling in excess of 7000 square feet of flexible function space
  • Conrad's Downtown, an award winning restaurant featuring a Yucatan Peninsula menu with a Spanish flair
  • The Lobby Lounge with a grand piano
  • The Jane Butel School of Southwestern Cooking
The La Posada de Albuquerque is located downtown at 125 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. 

Trigild is a division of AFM Hospitality Corporation, the largest multi-brand lodging franchisor in Canada and a leading North American hospitality services and hotel management company.  AFM Hospitality Corporation is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AFM). 

This Press Release contains certain forward-looking statements and information from AFM Hospitality Corporation relating, but not limited, to the company’s operations, anticipated financial performance, business prospects and strategies. 

Judy Hoffman
Sr. Vice President Marketing
Phone (858) 720-6700

Also See: Plans to Renovate La Posada de Albuquerque Hotel, Original Hilton Built in 1939 Under Conrad Hilton's Direction, Come Unraveled / April 2004
John Q. Hammons Hotels Completes $6 million renovation of the Crowne Plaza Pyramid, Re-branded as the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North / Dec 2002

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