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Margaritaville Biloxi to Break Ground on Hotel Project

Margaritaville Biloxi to Break Ground on Hotel Project

BILOXI, Miss.—Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant Biloxi announced that it will break ground on a new hotel facility in the Spring, and estimates construction will be completed Spring 2015. The new hotel will feature 250 rooms—170 deluxe guestrooms and 80 two- ...

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Carlson Appoints David Berg as Chief Operating Officer

Carlson Appoints David Berg as Chief Operating Officer

MINNEAPOLIS—Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, announced the appointment of David Berg as chief operating officer for Carlson. He will report directly to Trudy Rautio, president and chief executive officer, Carlson. “David brings to Carlson a broad set of ...

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Starwood to Debut Aloft Yancheng in China

Starwood to Debut Aloft Yancheng in China

YANCHENG, China—Aloft Hotels, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide announced the opening of Aloft Yancheng in Jiangsu Province of eastern China. Owned by Yancheng Powerlong Real Estate Development Co., the hotel is the first international hospitality brand in the ...

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2013 in Review: Major Career Moves

2013 in Review: Major Career Moves

The lodging industry is full of insider shakeups as top hotel executives move to take different positions or resign from long-held posts—and we followed along with the shifting landscape of this high-powered business. Here are the comings and goings that ...

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La Quinta Confidentially Files for IPO

Following the huge Hilton IPO, Blackstone is continuing its momentum by filing an initial public offering for La Quinta. According to this post from Bloomberg, the prospectus was prepared under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups, or JOBS Act, which allows ...

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2013 in Review: Dynamic Hotel Renovations

2013 in Review: Dynamic Hotel Renovations

With funding for capital improvements loosening up, hotels across the country took on large-scale renovation projects to bring their properties up to modern-day standards. Here were some of the biggest hotel renovations to be completed in 2013: New York Palace– ...

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