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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 Announces Promotions and Appointments of Four Seasoned Sales Leaders
McKibbon Hospitality | December 13, 2019
TAMPA, FL (December 13, 2019) - McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning industry leader in hotel management, is pleased to announce the promotions and appointments of four seasoned sales leaders. Kelly Schlitter was promoted to Director of Sales from Group Sales Manager at Aloft Greenville Downtown. In her new role, Kelly will be responsible for managing all sales and marketing efforts for the lifestyle hotel located on ONE City Plaza in downtown Greenville. A 15-year hospitality veteran, Kelly began her career as a conference services manager at The Hotel Viking in Newport, Rhode Island. She honed her sales expertise with management positi...
McKibbon Hospitality Appoints John Loute as Opening General Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lakeland
SpringHill Suites by Marriott | November 5, 2019
LAKELAND, Fla. (November 5, 2019) –McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, today announced the appointment of hospitality veteran John Loute as General Manager of SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lakeland. Beginning his new role on November 4, Loute will be responsible for overseeing all operations for the 126-room, all-suites hotel, which is slated to open in downtown Lakeland in spring 2020. “We are excited to have John join the McKibbon family to oversee the opening and operations of downtown Lakeland’s newest hotel,” said Todd Kinney, McKibbon Hospitality regional vice president of operations. “John’...
Lakeland Hospitality Group Celebrates Topping-Out of SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Lakeland, Florida
SpringHill Suites by Marriott | September 16, 2019
LAKELAND, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2019) – Lakeland Hospitality Group announced today the topping out construction milestone of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in downtown Lakeland. The topping out signifies the completion of the building’s preliminary structural framework with the placement of its final steel beam. The hotel broke ground on October 1, 2018 and is slated to open in mid-April 2020. “We are thrilled to bring the first SpringHill Suites by Marriott to downtown Lakeland, creating jobs and economic growth for the area,” said Wesley Barnett, manager of Lakeland Hospitality Group, and grandson of Publix Super Markets founder G...
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