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Historic Hotels of America Announces 2019 Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists

Historic Hotels of America® | September 6, 2019

WASHINGTON--September 6, 2019 --Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the nominee finalists for the 2019 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate the finest historic hotels and hoteliers from across the nation and from around the world. The 2019 Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence and Gala Dinner will take place at Pinehurst Resort (1895) in Pinehurst, North Carolina on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7 pm. The award winners will be announced before an audience of owners, senior management, industry leaders, and representative...

Why Historic Buildings Make Great Hotels

JLL Real Views | June 27, 2019

The UK’s rich history is a major draw for visitors – and the chance to stay in castles where former kings resided, or country homes fit for a Jane Austin novel, is the type of experience that resonates with many. Growing numbers of historic buildings in the UK are now enjoying a second life as high-end and mid-range hotels. Former mansion Cliveden House, near Windsor, was once home to royalty while Roch Castle, in Wales, has been given a boutique-style makeover and Solent Forts, near Portsmouth, offers an off-shore stay with a difference at former sea-based defences. For visitors, it’s all about the prestige of staying at a destin...

20th Century New York Mansion Joins The Ascend Hotel Collection

May 21, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 21, 2019 -- The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community, now has a century-old mansion in Johnson City, N.Y., among its members. Traditions at the Glen has welcomed the likes of Dwight Eisenhower, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bing Crosby to its halls, and today, invites all guests to experience its distinguished legacy. The 41-room Traditions at the Glen is located at 4101 Watson Blvd. along the Susquehanna River and 18-hole championship fairways once played by golf legends Ben Hogan a...

CBRE Issues U.S. Lodging and 2019-2020 Historic Hotels Forecast at Historic Hotels of America Annual Conference

CBRE Hotels | January 10, 2019

Historic Hotels achieve a substantial premium in ADR and RevPAR over comparable contemporary hotels. RevPAR forecast to grow faster for Historic Hotels than upper upscale Hotels. WASHINGTON, DC – January 10, 2019 The outlook for the U.S. lodging industry, particularly historic hotels, continues to be extremely strong, according to CBRE Hotels' Americas Research (CBRE). For the fourth consecutive year, CBRE Hotels' Americas Researchpresented a Historic Hotels of America – CBRE five-year forecast at the Historic Hotels of America annual conference. CBRE relies on historical hotel performance data from STR, and economic forecas...

2018 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Winners Celebrated

November 5, 2018

Historic Hotels and Recipients Honored at the Awards Ceremony and Gala at The Broadmoor (1918) Washington, DC – November 5, 2018, Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Awards of Excellence. Recipients were honored at a special ceremony and gala at The Broadmoor (1918) in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Thursday, November 1. Awards were presented before an audience of more than 200 industry leaders, owners, senior management, and representatives of the finest historic hotels from across America and from around the world. Honors were given in multiple categor...

The Top 25 Most Haunted Historic Hotels for 2018 From Historic Hotels of America

Historic Hotels of America | October 23, 2018

These "spirited" guests may have checked out, but never left these historic hotels WASHINGTON, D.C.—October 23, 2018 Historic Hotels of America® has over 300 hotels with long and storied histories representing over 36 decades in American history. From a former Carmelite convent to hotels that are adjacent to battlegrounds and a hotel that was once a morgue, many of these hotels have "spirited" guests that continue to haunt the halls long after they have checked out. Here is Historic Hotels of America's Top 25 Most Haunted Historic Hotels for 2018 along with some of America's spookiest hotel ghost stories: Concord's Colonial In...

Louis T Collection Names Robert C. Hauck Area Vice President and General Manager of The Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

August 7, 2018

SINGAPORE – (7 August 2018) – Louis T Collection has named Robert C. Hauck general manager of the iconic Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka and Area Vice President for South Asia. In this new role, Hauck will oversee the operations of the legendary, 156-room historic seafront property in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, while supporting growth objectives and driving operational excellence for Louis T as it accelerates its strategic expansion in South Asia. "Robert is an exceptional hotelier with a career that has spanned some of the world's top luxury hotels and brands", said Mikael Svensson, senior vice president of Lou...

The Statler Dallas Celebrated as the 300th Hotel Inducted Into Historic Hotels of America

Historic Hotels of America | March 14, 2018

The Statler Dallas, a true historic preservation success story, marks the 16th historic hotel from Curio Collection by Hilton to be inducted into Historic Hotels of America® WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 14, 2018 – Historic Hotels of America® is proud to celebrate the 300th hotel inducted into membership: The Statler Dallas (1956) in Texas. The 300th hotel inducted marks a significant milestone in the history and growth of Historic Hotels of America. Historic Hotels of America was originally founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to increase the recognition and celebration of historic hotels. "We ...

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