Aparium Hotel Group Appoints Jenai Sele Director of Sales for the Soon-to-Open Hewing Hotel

/Aparium Hotel Group Appoints Jenai Sele Director of Sales for the Soon-to-Open Hewing Hotel

Aparium Hotel Group Appoints Jenai Sele Director of Sales for the Soon-to-Open Hewing Hotel

|2016-10-12T14:25:44-05:00October 12th, 2016|

(CHICAGO; October 12, 2016) Hewing Hotel, set to open late Fall 2016, announces the appointment of Jenai Sele as Director of Sales for the Minneapolis boutique and lifestyle hotel. In this position, Sele leads the sales efforts for the hotel located in the historic North Loop Jackson building.

“As a local Minnesotan, I am proud to be part of the Hewing Hotel opening team supporting the hospitality growth in Minneapolis,” says Sele. “With a passion for sales and a dedication to sharing Minneapolis’ great story, I am thrilled to grow Hewing Hotel’s profile, and in so doing, that of our great city.”

A 12-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Sele oversees all sales efforts to drive revenue for the hotel, bringing a new wave of hospitality to Minneapolis’s North Loop neighborhood. Working with the larger Hewing Hotel team, Jenai strives to achieve revenue goals for the hotel and grow sales for groups and leisure visitors.

Since beginning her career, Jenai has showcased a strong history of financial performance and developing and managing high performing teams. Sele began her career in hospitality at her first college job at the Holiday Inn Express in Grand Forks, North Dakota where she found her love for hospitality. In 2007, she moved out west to serve as the Sales Coordinator for the Personality Hotels in San Francisco, assisting with the sales efforts for seven hotel properties. In 2009, she made her way to Minneapolis where she grew within the sales team at Aloft Minneapolis to serve as the Senior Sales Manager where she and her team constantly exceeded monthly revenue goals. Most recently, Jenai served as the Director of Group Sales at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel where she and her team contracted group business ranging from 10 – 300 people at the highly demanded property.

For more information on Hewing Hotel, please visit hewinghotel.com.

About Aparium Hotel Group

Aparium Hotel Group is a company founded and controlled by experienced professionals in hotel development, management, and marketing who hold the belief that great hotels are a destination sought out by travelers and a favorite place for locals – a philosophy Aparium calls Translocal Hospitality. Aparium’s passion and expertise centers on independent hotels and resorts in distinct cities and unexpected resort destinations. Each locale is built on the belief that it should be a brand in and of itself – a true celebration of independent identity and a product of its setting. The company is committed to and engaged in a visionary partnership with independent hotel owners who are intimately knowledgeable of their communities and, as such, view their properties as a source of pride. By fostering collaboration, Aparium delivers measurable and sustainable return on investment with transparency and accountability at all stages of operation. Aparium Hotel Group properties include: The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, WI; The Charmant Hotel in La Crosse, WI; Hotel Covington in Covington, KY. The group currently has several additional projects underway to be announced in the coming year. For more information about Aparium Hotel Group visit, www.aparium.com.

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About Fe Equus Development

Tim Dixon, a native of Minneapolis, owner of Fe Equus and developer of famed hotel The Iron Horse, has an extensive and diverse background, and his expertise, passion and ingenuity are evident in all of our firm’s projects. Dixon has more than 20 years of experience with historic renovations, urban renewal, and complete site development. He has also developed game-changing commercial, residential and hospitality properties for more than two decades, and has an exciting lineup of projects in the pipeline in cities including Scottsdale, AZ and Pittsburgh, PA. Dixon’s developments in the various areas in and around downtown Milwaukee have left an indelible impact on the city’s revitalization. Bringing housing, new business and attractions to previously underutilized locations- Dixon’s projects have diversified and enhanced the culture and economy of Milwaukee

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