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Sessa Sends Letter to Ashford Hospitality Prime Shareholders

Sessa Sends Letter to Ashford Hospitality Prime Shareholders

NEW YORK—Sessa Capital (Master), L.P. (Sessa), owner of 8.2 percent of the outstanding common shares of Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (Ashford Prime or the company) today sent the following letter to Ashford Prime shareholders in response to the company’s termination ...

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Rochester Launches Hotel Industry Accreditation Initiative

Rochester Launches Hotel Industry Accreditation Initiative

ROCHESTER—Rochester has launched a new hospitality industry accreditation initiative focused on hotels, restaurants, retail, and transportation companies to enhance the experience of patients, visitors, and community members. The Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau (RCVB), Mayo Clinic, and Destination Medical Center ...

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Kimpton Goodland Hotel to Open Record Shop

Kimpton Goodland Hotel to Open Record Shop

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—Kimpton The Goodland Hotel announced today it has partnered with LA-based VNYL, a music discovery subscription service, to create a vinyl record shop on the property. Not only is this initiative a first for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, ...

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Apple Hospitality REIT, Apple REIT Ten to Merge

Apple Hospitality REIT, Apple REIT Ten to Merge

RICHMOND, Va.—Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. and Apple REIT Ten, Inc. (“Apple Ten”), collectively the “Pro Forma Combined Company,” announced today that the boards of directors of both companies have approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will create ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

Antoine Blanc has been named chief financial officer for North America, Central America, and Caribbean Region for AccorHotels, effective immediately. In his new position, Blanc will support the NCAC executive team in developing and maximizing operational performance, reinforcing partner relationships, ...

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Twenty Four Seven Hotels to Use Uber Shuttles

Twenty Four Seven Hotels to Use Uber Shuttles

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Newport Beach based Twenty Four Seven Hotels, an operator of upscale, select service, and lifestyle brand hotels in the western U.S., has replaced traditional airport shuttle service with Uber. Twenty Four Seven Hotels has formed a strategic partnership ...

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