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Fairmont Austin set to open in 2017

Fairmont Austin set to open in 2017

7 August 2016 Hotel News

The Fairmont Austin, a new 37-story luxury hotel, is set to open in summer 2017. Once representing an important common ground between east Austin and downtown, Palm Park will be restored as a leafy, shady respite at the water’s edge, a gathering place that serves the hotel, Convention Centre and surrounding neighbourhoods.

Smith to lead Omni Frisco Hotel

Smith to lead Omni Frisco Hotel

25 July 2016 Hotel News

Omni Hotels & Resorts has appointed Jeff Smith as general manager for the Omni Frisco Hotel. In this role, he will lead the opening of the hotel and oversee all departments including operations, sales and marketing, rooms, risk management and food and beverage. As a veteran of the hospitality industry, Smith has been with Omni Hotels & Resorts for nearly 15 years serving in various corporate and property leadership positions.

AC Hotel by Marriott breaks ground in San Juan, Puerto Rico

AC Hotel by Marriott breaks ground in San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 July 2016 Hotel News

The ground-breaking ceremony for the first AC Hotel by Marriott in San Juan took place earlier at 1369 Ashford Avenue, a privileged location within the active and progressive Condado Area. Ashford 1369 Hospitality, an affiliate of Interlink, acquired the former Radisson Ambassador Plaza & Casino. A comprehensive renovation of the property will take place to convert it into the sophisticated and contemporary Marriott International brand.

Choice Hotels expand in Savannah, Georgia

Choice Hotels expand in Savannah, Georgia

3 January 2016 Hotel News

Choice Hotels International has signed an agreement with franchise partner HOS Management to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in Savannah. The new 103-room Cambria hotel & suites hotel will be located at 321 Montgomery St. in the heart of Savannah’s historic district and steps away from world-class shopping, dining, museums and entertainment.

Omni Hotels teams with Atlanta Braves for new Cobb County property

Omni Hotels teams with Atlanta Braves for new Cobb County property

29 April 2015 Hotel News

The Atlanta Braves and Omni Hotels & Resorts are partnering to develop a new hotel in the mixed used development adjacent to SunTrust Park in Cobb County. The luxurious Omni property will be a full-service hotel and will serve as a cornerstone of the mixed-use community. The Omni Atlanta Hotel at SunTrust Park will feature 16 floors, approximately 260 finely appointed guest rooms and suites, rooftop hospitality suites, approximately 12,500 square feet of meeting space, an elevated pool deck and bar overlooking the plaza and ballpark, and a signature restaurant.