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San Diego– June 10, 2016— RAR Hospitality is proud to announce that it has acquired the hotel management contract for three branded hotels in Southern California including Best Western Plus San Pedro Hotel & SuitesHampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach. The management contract for Best Western Plus San Pedro is the first hotel in Los Angeles for the leading hotel management and consulting firm headquartered in San Diego.

The Carlsbad hotel projects are joint ventures between hospitality development firm Alps Group of Hotels and RAR Hospitality and the agreement raises the hotel management company’s portfolio to 19 hotels. The three branded hotels joining RAR Hospitality’s collection illustrate the hotel management firm’s rapid growth.

“Our team is excited to enter a new market and apply our expertise in hotel management while continuing to expand our presence in San Diego,” said Marc Potash, president and chief operating officer of RAR Hospitality. “With the management takeover of these properties, RAR Hospitality is further strengthening its reputation within the hospitality industry.”

The 60-room Best Western Plus San Pedro Hotel & Suites is a Victorian-style hotel attracting both business and leisure guests, accommodating from one-night to extended stays. San Pedro is a cruise destination and the hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to cruise terminals at San Pedro World Cruise Terminal and is nearby Long Beach Convention Center, Catalina Island, and Port of Los Angeles. The hotel features a renovated 2,000 square-foot meeting and conference space, exercise facility with panoramic bay views, outdoor pool and jacuzzi, 24-hour business center and multilingual staff fluent in English, Spanish, and French.

At Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County, 94 spacious hotel rooms provide comfort and convenience to family and business travelers. The hotel at McClellan-Palomar Airport is within a short radius from entertainment and attractions including Legoland, San Diego Animal Park, and beaches of Carlsbad, Calif. Hotel guests have access to a range of amenities such as complimentary breakfast and high-speed Internet.

Opened in late 2013, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach is the only select service IHG property in Carlsbad offering accommodations to please every kind of traveler. The 120-room hotel has fully-renovated rooms and suites with expanded living spaces featuring new bedding, workspaces and guest bathrooms. The hotel offers an on-site health and fitness center, complimentary hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, and select corporate shuttle transportation. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad uses the IHG Green Engage System and applies green solutions at the hotel to reduce energy, water, and waste.

Best Western Plus San Pedro Hotel & Suites is located at 111 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, Calif. Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County is located at 2229 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, Calif. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach is located at 751 Raintree Drive, Carlsbad, Calif.

For more information on RAR Hospitality, please visit or call (858) 239-1800.

About RAR Hospitality

RAR Hospitality offers the full spectrum of hospitality management services to hotel and resort owners, developers, lenders, and investors. Founded by Bob Rauch, the “Hotel Guru,” RAR Hospitality is headquartered in San Diego and has a hotel presence in Southern California, Arizona and Colorado. RAR’s clients include boutique, branded, and independent hotels. With more than two decades of experience delivering expert services and oversight to hoteliers, developers, and hospitality finance professionals, RAR is one of the industry’s most trusted and respected names. For more information, visit

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About Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,100* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers seven hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western℠, Vīb ®, BW Premier Collection® and GLō℠. Now celebrating 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 26 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. The brand’s partnerships with AAA/CAA, Minor League Baseball, and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including Business Travel News naming Best Western as the best midscale hotel brand in 2014 and Best Western Plus as the best upper mid-price hotel brand in 2014 and 2015, four consecutive Compuware Best of the Web gold awards for best hotel website, and seven consecutive AAA/CAA Hotel Partner of the Year awards. Nearly sixty percent of Best Western branded hotels earned a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award in 2015.

About Hampton by Hilton

An award-winning leader in the upper mid-priced hotel segment, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers with more than 2,100 properties totaling more than 212,000 rooms in 20 countries and territories. High quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast, multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality which is backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive member rate that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit or

About Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express® hotels are modern, select-service hotels for on-the-go travellers, an affordable alternative to full service hotels with the reliability and consistency of an international hotel brand. Fresh and fuss-free, Holiday Inn Express® hotels are located in centre-of-the-action locations around the world, catering to the needs of both business and leisure travellers. Guests at Holiday Inn Express® hotels always enjoy a free hot Express Start® breakfast or Grab & Go option for those in a hurry, as well as free and fast Wi-Fi. There are currently more than 2,400 Holiday Inn Express® hotel locations around the globe. For more information or to book a reservation, visit

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