Sustainability in The Hospitality Industry: Working Towards “Travel Without a Footprint”
Mandeep S. Lamba | March 17, 2023
By Mandeep S Lamba, Dipti Mohan “Sustainability” has evolved beyond a trendy buzzword in recent years, with consumers and businesses alike becoming more conscious and involved in playing their part in preserving the planet for future generations. India has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2070, and in order to turn the country’s climate-change-related ambitions into reality, all industries must work together in an unprecedented collaboration. Thanks to the growing demand for “greener” holidays, sustainability has become crucial even in the tourism and hospitality sectors, which not only make significant contributions to...
Shaner Hotels Promotes David Belknap to Area Executive Chef for Ohio Region
March 17, 2023
AC Hotel Columbus Dublin is happy to announce that Executive Chef David Belknap has been promoted to Area Executive Chef and will be overseeing culinary in the entire Ohio region for Shaner Hotels, an award-winning hospitality and management company. Belknap first joined Shaner back in 2017 to lead the kitchen at Spanish-inspired rooftop lounge and restaurant, VASO at The AC Hotel. This next endeavor for the esteemed chef will take his culinary expertise and vision to new heights and regions, with an emphasized focus on supporting the opening of Shaner’s newest project, AC Dayton and their woodfired rooftop concept, the Foundry, due out in ...
Badrutt’s Palace Hotel Promotes Jeremy Degras to Executive Chef
Badrutt’s Palace | March 17, 2023
An iconic destination offering impeccable hospitality for more than 125 years, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is thrilled to announce the promotion of Jeremy Degras from executive sous chef to executive chef. Degras will oversee culinary direction for the hotel’s multiple restaurants and bars, as well as catering services for corporate and leisure events. Prior to Badrutt's Palace, Degras spent more than a decade honing his craft at France’s most revered Michelin-starred restaurants, including Restaurant La Rotonde under chef Philippe Gauvreau, and Restaurant Le Quartier Gourmand under chef Sylvain Gohier. Degras continued to be immersed i...
Younes Atallah Appointed General Manager of New Regent Santa Monica Beach
Regent Hotels & Resorts | March 17, 2023
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (MARCH 17, 2023) – Regent Santa Monica Beach, poised to open late 2023, is pleased to announce the appointment of Younes Atallah as the resort’s general manager. Atallah—awarded Outstanding General Manager of the Year 2022 by California Hotel & Lodging Association—joins Regent Hotels & Resorts to open the first destination in the Americas for IHG Hotels & Resorts’ reimagined upper luxury brand. He will oversee the launch and operations of the beachfront resort. “With an exciting opening ahead, we are honored to welcome Younes Atallah to Regent Hotels & Resorts,” shares Peter Clarke, Vice Pre...
Oceans Edge Resort & Marina Appoints Kevin Croke as New General Manager
Oceans Edge Resort & Marina | March 17, 2023
Key West, FL (March 2023) - Oceans Edge Resort & Marina, located in historic Key West, FL, has welcomed a new General Manager, Kevin Croke. With 30 years of lifestyle, luxury, and independent hotel and conference center management experience, Croke brings a unique blend of operations, sales, and marketing expertise that has positioned his various hotels for positive and profitable growth. Having successfully guided properties in major markets such as New York City, Washington D.C., Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Palm Beach, Croke’s early years in professional sports helped him to develop a competitive spirit and understand the value of tea...
First Hospitality Assumes Management of Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana
First Hospitality | March 17, 2023
CHICAGO (MARCH 17, 2023) — First Hospitality, a national hotel operating and development company, assumed management and operations of the Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana in Champaign, IL. First Hospitality will also manage Punch!, a bar and lounge located at the Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana. “Expanding our Hyatt brand footprint with the addition of the Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana is a meaningful step in our growth strategy to further diversify our branded portfolio,” said David Duncan, president and CEO. “We also look forward to bringing a fresh energy to Punch! through new offerings and programming that will provide added valu...
Rancho Pescadero Welcomes Henar Gil as General Manager
Rancho Pescadero | March 17, 2023
BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, (March 17, 2023) - Rancho Pescadero is pleased to announce the appointment of Henar Gil Rios as General Manager. With over 25 years of experience in luxury hospitality management, Gil brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to her role at the newly reimagined property, which opened its doors in November to unveil a top-to-bottom transformation inclusive of 103 suites and villas, three restaurant concepts, a 25,000 square-foot spa with culinary and wellness programs driven by authentic Baja culture and landscape. Hailing from Spain, the University of Valladolid Graduate is fluent in four languages with a keen cultur...
Residence Inn Largo Medical Center Drive in Maryland Completes Extensive Renovation
Tharaldson Hospitality Management | March 17, 2023
(Largo, Maryland, March 17, 2023) - The Residence Inn Largo Medical Center Drive, a top-rated hotel in the heart of Largo, Maryland, has completed a comprehensive renovation of its guest rooms and public spaces. The renovation project began in January 2023 and was completed in March 2023, and has transformed the hotel into a modern and inviting space that is perfect for both business and leisure travelers. The renovation of the Residence Inn Largo Medical Center Drive was focused on enhancing the guest experience by creating a comfortable, stylish, and functional environment that meets the needs of modern travelers. The hotel's 101 guest r...
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