Hyatt House Orlando Airport Opens Bringing 156 Guestrooms to Orlando’s Gateway Village
Hyatt House | February 3, 2023
CHICAGO (February 3, 2023) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt House Orlando Airport, marking an all-new modern, extended-stay lodging option in Orlando’s Gateway Village while also expanding the Hyatt House brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. Owned by McKibbon Equities and managed by McKibbon Hospitality, Hyatt House Orlando Airport is conveniently located at the entrance of Orlando International Airport and will provide guests with the service and convenience of hotel living with the casual comforts of home. “We’re thrilled to offi...
McKibbon Hospitality Opens AC Hotel by Marriott Jackson Ridgeland
MCKIBBON HOSPITALITY | January 28, 2022
RIDGELAND, MS – January 28, 2022 – The highly anticipated AC Hotel by Marriott Jackson Ridgeland, the brand’s first property in Mississippi, began welcoming guests on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The design-driven hotel is a collaboration between local developer Kerioth Corporation and hospitality manager Mckibbon Hospitality. AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland adds a sophisticated, urban-inspired lodging option to the Township at Colony Park, a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood in the heart of the Ridgeland community. “We are excited to bring an upscale hotel experience to Ridgeland, Highland Colony Parkway, and The Township,” ...
McKibbon Hospitality Appoints Matthew Ram as Vice President of Acquisitions
McKibbon Hospitality | August 31, 2020
TAMPA, FL (August 31, 2020) – McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Ram as its Vice President of Acquisitions. Bringing more than 10 years of financial analysis expertise to McKibbon, Ram will be responsible for leading the charge as the family-owned and operated company moves into the acquisition space, managing deal sourcing, underwriting and investment analysis, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, transaction support, and investor relations. Prior to joining McKibbon, Ram most recently served as Investment Manager for the Tampa-based commerci...
LNW Hospitality Celebrates Topping Out of Dual-Branded Courtyard by Marriott & Residence Inn by Marriott on Jekyll Island, GA
LNW Hospitality | August 14, 2020
August 14, 2020 - LNW Hospitality and New Castle Hotels, the developers of the new dual-branded Courtyard/Residence Inn coming to Jekyll Island, announced the formal topping out of the building. This important construction milestone, the completion of the support structure of the roof, was marked by a ceremony on site. The 209-key property, scheduled to open in the spring of 2021, features 120 Courtyard by Marriott rooms and 89 Residence Inn by Marriott rooms. Sitting on 5.8 acres of oceanfront land, this hotel will provide an exceptional guest experience. Amenities include the largest pool on Jekyll Island, a large hot tub, a splash pad ...
McKibbon Hospitality Appoints Todd Kinney General Manager for Hyatt House Tampa Avion Park
Hyatt House | August 11, 2020
Tampa, FL (August 11, 2020) – McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, today announced the appointment of hospitality veteran Todd Kinney as General Manager of the new Hyatt House Tampa Avion Park. Upon completion, Kinney will be responsible for overseeing all operations for the 145-room, extended-stay hotel, which is slated to open at the end of this year. Kinney, who has been with McKibbon Hospitality since 1997, brings nearly 30 years of extensive and tenured hospitality management experience to Hyatt House Tampa Avion Park. Most recently, he served as a Regional Vice President of Operations for McKibbon, whe...
Lakeland Hospitality Group and McKibbon Hospitality Open New SpringHill Suites in Lakeland, Florida
SpringHill Suites by Marriott | June 29, 2020
LAKELAND, FL (June 29, 2020) – Lakeland Hospitality Group, McKibbon Hospitality, and local officials gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of Lakeland’s newest and cleanest hotel, SpringHill Suites Lakeland, with a ribbon cutting and tours. The hotel, which broke ground on October 1, 2018, and was completed this spring, will be managed by Tampa-based McKibbon Hospitality with General Manager John Loute overseeing all operations and leading the team on property. “Opening this hotel – the first SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Lakeland - has been such a rewarding experience” said Wesley Barnett, manger of Lakeland Hospitali...
McKibbon Hospitality Appoints Luis Arancibia as General Manager of Aloft Orlando Downtown
Aloft Hotels | March 23, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. (March 23, 2020) - McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, today announced the appointment of 13-year hospitality veteran, Luis Arancibia, as General Manager of Aloft Orlando Downtown. In his new role, Arancibia will be responsible for overseeing all operations and functions of the historic 8-story, 118-room building owned by GDC Properties. In 2012, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. “Luis is a highly dedicated professional and we are thrilled to have him continue his career within the McKibbon portfolio,” said Karl Oates, vice president of Lifestyle Hotels. “...
McKibbon Hospitality Establishes Associate Assistance Fund
McKibbon Hospitality | March 23, 2020
Tampa, FL (March 23, 2020) – In the 94 years that McKibbon Hospitality has been in business, we have never endured more challenging times. COVID-19’s impact on our business, our industry, our communities and the entire world, have been rapid and nothing short of devastating. For that reason, we’ve been forced to make extremely difficult decisions, including completely suspending operations at several hotels and laying off the majority of our highly valued associates. As a result of recent layoffs, Tampa-based hotel management company, McKibbon Hospitality, has established an associate assistance fund in respons...
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