Top Hotel CEOs Meet with President Trump to Keep Hotels From Shuttering

Leading hotel CEOs met with the White House to discuss urgent economic recovery solutions needed to protect millions of U.S. hotel employees and 33,000 small businesses as travel grinds to a virtual halt across the country.  From Main Street to major cities...

Long-Anticipated Salt Lake Convention Center Hotel Breaks Ground

After extensive planning, Visit Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Portman Holdings and Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the plans, timeline and details of the long-awaited and much-anticipated Salt Lake convention center hotel during a groundbreaking ceremony held Friday, January 10, at the Salt Palace Convention...

Muckleshoot Casino Sets 2022 Reveal for Resort Opening

With 20,000 Square-feet of Technologically Advanced Function Space On the cusp of its 25th anniversary, Muckleshoot Casino is setting its vision firmly on the next quarter-century to come. After starting in a humble tent, the Pacific Northwest’s largest gaming destination will soon reach a milestone...

Fort Collins is to Receive a Duel-Branded Hotel in Fall 2020

Hart Hotels, an Omaha hotel development company, is planning a 98-room dual-branded hotel at Johnstown’s 2534 development in Fort, Collins Colorado.  This developer is building a Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites hotel, and it is expected to open in the fall of 2020. The hotel...

Two New Hotels Planned at International Drive

Two hotels, with a combined total of 600 rooms, are being proposed near International Drive and across from Universal Orlando Resort’s future Epic Universe project.  The two properties were initiated by Auro Hotels, which filed plans with Orange County’s Pointe North development for the construction...

Midas Hospitality is Now Managing Two Tulsa Hotels

Midas Hospitality—a leading hotel development, management and investment firm—recently added two Oklahoma hotels to its growing management operations. The two Hilton properties are the Hilton Garden Inn located at 420 W. Albany St. and the Homewood Suites located at 4900 W. Madison Place.  Both are...

The Largest Drury Hotel is Planned for Orlando

Drury Hotels Co. plans to build its largest property to date near Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The company expects the 604-room Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista to open in spring 2021 and to fully open by year-end 2021. The hotel will...

A New Loews Hotel is Being Planned for Arlington

The developers at Loews Hotels and Co. and The Cordish Companies are planning a new 888-room hotel and convention center, with an apartment complex attached to Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.  Loews Hotels will break ground on this new Arlington hotel in the city’s...

Dual-Branded Hilton Hotel Planned for Downtown Nashville

Tara Investments plans to build a dual-branded Hilton hotel at 910 Division St., Nashville, Tennessee.  One hotel is a boutique Canopy and the other is a Homewood Suites. Combined, they would have 334 rooms, a rooftop bar, and amenity space, as well as street-level...

MJM Group Opens New Aloft Charlotte Airport Hotel

Leading hotel developer MJM Group recently opened its sixth Marriott brand hotel in North Carolina.  Its new Aloft Charlotte Airport hotel is the first Aloft to be built in City Park Charlotte, a 150-acre community that includes residential, retail and offices surrounded by a...