Amara Resort and Spa | May 18, 2021
Sedona, Ariz. (May 17, 2021) – Amara Resort and Spa, a beloved resort in Sedona, Ariz., announced today that it has embarked on a multimillion-dollar renovation that will bring a new and sophisticated “tree lodge” aesthetic to all 100 guestrooms and public spaces on property. Nestled along the banks of Oak Creek, the renovation will be completed in phases in an effort not to affect the guest experience. Amara’s signature restaurant, SaltRock Southwest Kitchen, and the award-winning Amara Spa will also be enhanced, with the full project slated to be completed in fall 2021 ahead of Labor Day weekend. “When the new design is unve...
Northwood Hospitality, Implements the Entire BirchStreet Systems Procure-to-Pay Automation Portfolio – Including New BirchStreet Pay – to
BirchStreet Systems, Inc. | December 4, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, California - BirchStreet Systems, the market leader in procure-to-pay software for the hospitality industry, announces today that Northwood Hospitality has implemented BirchStreet’s full suite of modules, including new BirchStreet Pay. Northwood Hospitality already leveraged BirchStreet’s eProcurement and AP Automation modules. By adding Invoice Management, Capital Projects Management, Labor Management, and Recipe & Menu Management, Northwood Hospitality will have an end-to-end solution that improves spend compliance, drives back office efficiencies, expands food and beverage margins, and more. The company anticipate...
Northwood Hospitality Appoints Executive Team for The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte
The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte | November 19, 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina (November 19, 2019) – The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte is pleased to announce Christophe Le Chatton as its new General Manager and Beth Allen as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. Le Chatton will be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations and Allen will oversee all direct sales, public relations and marketing communications. Veterans of the hospitality industry, Le Chatton and Allen have more than sixty years of combined experience in operations, sales, and marketing communications in luxury hospitality. Christophe joins The Ballantyne with a strong background in luxury hotel o...
Northwood Hospitality Appoints Raj Radke as General Manager of The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte
The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte | January 23, 2018
Charlotte, NC (January 23, 2018) - Northwood Hospitality is pleased to announce the appointment of Raj Radke as General Manager of The Ballantyne. In this new role, Radke will oversee ongoing performance, daily operations and continued revenue growth for the luxury hotel located in a thriving business community. With over 25 years of global, luxury hospitality experience, Mr. Radke began his career in his native India at The Leela Beach Resort. Prior to joining The Ballantyne leadership team, Radke refined his luxury hospitality experience through tenures with the Four Seasons and St. Regis brands, gaining significant managerial experie...
Northwood Hospitality Appoints Paul Burke as Area Vice President, Florida & General Manager, Naples Grande Beach Resort
January 9, 2018
NAPLES, FL (January 9, 2018) - Northwood Hospitality is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Burke as both Area Vice President of Florida, as well as the new General Manager of Naples Grande Beach Resort. In this new role, Burke will oversee ongoing performance of three of Northwood's properties – Cheeca Lodge & Spa, Tranquility Bay Beach Resort, and Naples Grande Beach Resort, where he will also act as General Manger. With over 35 years of industry experience, Burke joins the Northwood Hospitality team from the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort where he served as President and COO. From 2011 to 2016, Paul was responsible...
February 17, 2015
NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 -- Northwood Hospitality ("Northwood") officially celebrated the completion of the independently branded Naples Grande Beach Resort & Naples Grande Golf Course. The hotel embarked on its $18 million dollar renovation in August 2014 that included a redesign of all 424 tower guestrooms and suites, three new restaurants, beach and pool areas and common spaces. Local residents and guests will be awed by the coastal contemporary makeover on the interior, and inspired by the chic, fun amenities and services in the upgraded beach and pool areas. "Naples Grande Beach Resort has the unique characteristics and offe...
Naples Grande Beach Resort | October 2, 2014
Naples, FL, October 2, 2014 - Hans Schmitt has been appointed General Manager at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in addition to his role as Director of Asset Management for Northwood Hospitality. In this position he will oversee operations of the hotel, which includes 474 guestrooms, suites and Garden Villas and over 83,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space. This iconic Naples, FL resort is currently underway on $18M renovations as part of its transition to a newly independent property. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Schmitt has worked for Northwood Hospitality for four years. Most recently, he served as the ...
Northwood Hospitality | September 9, 2014
Renovating and Converting the Florida's Iconic 474-key Waldorf Astoria Naples Naples, FL, September 9, 2014 - Northwood Hospitality ("Northwood") announced today that the Waldorf Astoria Naples has been transitioned to the independently branded Naples Grande Beach Resort & Naples Grande Golf Course. The hotel is currently underway on an $18 million dollar renovation and redesign of all 474 guestrooms and suites, three restaurants, beach area and common spaces. The hotel will remain open and operational through the renovation, with the completion to be unveiled in January 2015. Northwood purchased the property in October 2013 and has...
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