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Battle Begins Over Control of Ace Hotel Chain

Battle Begins Over Control of Ace Hotel Chain

The estate of Alex Calderwood, the late founder of Ace Hotel, has filed suit against Ace Group International (AGI) and Calderwood’s former partner, Stefanos Economou, to gain control of the hotel chain. Acting as representative of the estate, Calderwood’s father, ...

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Starwood’s New CIO Talks Tech Innovation

Starwood’s New CIO Talks Tech Innovation

When Martha Poulter went to the University of Connecticut for computer science and engineering in the 1980s, there were very few women in the program. But that didn’t stop Poulter from pursuing her passion. The 25-year tech veteran recently left ...

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Waimea Plantation Cottages Appoints Gregg Enright GM

Waimea Plantation Cottages Appoints Gregg Enright GM

KAUAI, Hawaii—Waimea Plantation Cottages has announced the addition of Gregg Enright to its leadership team as the new general manager. Enright comes to this position with more than 30 years of experience on all four of the major Hawaiian islands. ...

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Marriott Testing Streaming Services in Select Hotels

Marriott Testing Streaming Services in Select Hotels

Binge-watching is now on the room service menu for select Marriott guests. Bloomberg has reported that Marriott International Inc. has made streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora available in eight properties. While guests can already access Netflix through the ...

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Gemstone Awarded Management Contract for Topnotch Resort

Gemstone Awarded Management Contract for Topnotch Resort

PARK CITY, Utah—Gemstone Hotels & Resorts has entered into an agreement to operate Topnotch Resort in Stowe, Vermont. The luxury resort looks out on Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, and recently completed a $15 million renovation focused on guestrooms, two ...

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