El Tropicano Hotel, on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas
Texas - June 5, 2006 - Morning Star Hospitality Services, Inc., (MSHS)
a Dallas, Texas based hotel management and consulting company, is proud
to announce the company’s most recent hotel management agreement.
MSHS has been selected to manage the El Tropicano Hotel, located on the famous Riverwalk in downtown San Antonio, Texas.
Originally open in 1962, the El Tropicano was the first full service hotel built on the famed Paso del Rio, now internationally recognized as the San Antonio Riverwalk.
Purchased in 2005 by three local businessmen, the new owners have undertaken an aggressive multi-million dollar renovation program transforming the hotel into a truly unique facility which will reflect a Latin-inspired design mixed with elements of the 1960-1970’s and cutting edge 2006 technology.
When complete, the hotel will offer 306 guest rooms and suites completely renovated and designed to meet the needs and wants of today’s traveler. The hotel’s 37,000 square feet of ballrooms, meeting rooms and reception areas have undergone an extensive renovation. The meeting and ballroom space has been designed to meet the business and social needs of the San Antonio community as well as those groups coming to San Antonio for conferences and business related meetings.
“MSHS is excited about the opportunity to assist the owners with this unique hotel. The El Tropicano will be unlike any other hotel in the San Antonio market while at the same time offering its guests all of the services and accessibility of our competitors. We are on the river, we have one of the largest ballrooms in the marketplace, we have a new, exciting and unique décor and with a strong focus on service,” says Norman Marks, President of MSHS.
Morning Star Hospitality Services, Inc. offers management and consulting services to owners of existing hotel facilities, developers of new hotel projects and to lenders in possession in need of experienced hotel operators to improve the value of their assets.