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At White Lodging, we’re always doing something worth talking about.  Whether it’s announcing our latest award or updating you on a recent development, this is the place to hear about our ongoing projects, new contracts and exciting milestones.

July 16, 2015

July 16, 2015

The Westin Austin Downtown Opens Its Doors in the Live Music Capital of The World®

AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 16, 2015) – Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HOT), today announced the opening of its latest Austin hotel, The Westin Austin Downtown, located in the heart of the city at the corner of San Jacinto Boulevard and Fifth Street. A joint venture among White Lodging Services Corporation, the Harry Whittington family and REI Real Estate Services, LLC., the 20-story hotel, which draws design inspiration from the local music scene, is Westin’s second Austin property, and one of five new openings in North America this year.

July 8, 2015

July 8, 2015

White Lodging Announces New General Managers Named in Q2 2015

Both internal promotions and external hires helped the company grow

Merrillville, Ind. (July 8, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers last quarter across the company.

July 6, 2015

July 6, 2015

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT UNVEILS INNOVATIVE NEXT GENERATION DESIGN AND DÉCOR

Redefining moderate tier lodging, Marriott’s rapidly expanding brand launches intuitive, flexible design and warm, natural décor

(Bedford Park, Illinois) – July 6, 2015 – White Lodging Services is excited to announce the Fairfield Inn & Suites by in Bedford Park, Illinois is unveiling its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor. The RLJ Lodging Trust owned hotel now features the brand’s new design and décor, which enhances the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment.

July 2, 2015

July 2, 2015

White Lodging Assumes Management of Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville and Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates

The Hotels Expand the Hilton Garden Inn Portfolio for White Lodging

MERRILLVILLE, Ind.– July 2, 2015 – White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over management of the Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville in Indiana and the Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates in Illinois. These hotels mark White Lodging’s 18th and 19th Hilton Garden Inn properties in its portfolio.

June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015

RADISSON STAR PLAZA NAMED VENUE OF THE YEAR BY THE INDIANA CHAPTER OF MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL

The hotel was honored and recognized at IMPI’s annual IMPRESS Awards

MERRILLVILLE, IND. (June 30, 2015) – The Radisson Star Plaza was named Venue of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (IMPI) at the Chapter’s annual IMPRESS Awards. The awards ceremony honored and recognized individuals and organizations for their work in the meetings and events industry.  The event was held June 18, 2015 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015

Chase Bey Kimo Akana has been Named Executive Chef at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

Akana brings over 18 years of experience with Hyatt Hotels to his new role

Merrillville, Ind. - (June 30, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Chase Bey Kimo Akana has been named executive chef at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University. Previously, Akana was an executive chef at the Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade in Ohio.

June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015

Dov Dorati Named Director of Sales for Hampton Inn Miami-Doral Dolphin Mall in Florida

The hotel was acquired by White Lodging in May

Merrillville, Ind. - (June 25, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Dov Dorati has been named Director of Sales of the Hampton Inn Miami-Doral Dolphin Mall in Florida. Previously, Dorati was a booking.com Revenue Account Manager for the Florida Keys since 2013.

June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015

HYATT PLACE CHICAGO/MIDWAY AIRPORT CELEBRATES OFFICIAL OPENING

148-room Hyatt Place hotel located at the Midway Hotel Center, just two blocks away from the airport

CHICAGO (June 18, 2015) – White Lodging Services, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and the Weglarz Company today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Chicago/Midway Airport, just two blocks from Midway International Airport in Bedford Park, Ill.

June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015

BOULDER MARRIOTT ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF AND RESTAURANT CONCEPT
The new concept introduces a new name and menu for guests

Boulder, Co. – [June 18, 2015] – The Boulder Marriott is proud to announce Thomas Mah has been named executive chef at the hotel.

June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015

White Lodging Announces Brian Long has been Named General Manager of the Courtyard Austin North/Parmer Lane

Long will be re-joining the White Lodging team

Merrillville, Ind. - (June 18, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Brian Long has been named general manager of the Courtyard Austin North/Parmer Lane. Previously, Long was a Regional Director of Operations for Pearl Hospitality.

June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015

White Lodging Announces Lance Taylor has been Promoted to General Manager at SpringHill Suites Austin South

Taylor brings over 15 years of hospitality experience to his new role

Merrillville, Ind. - (June 18, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Lance Taylor has been promoted to general manager at the Spring Hill Suites Austin South. Previously, Taylor was the general manager at the Courtyard Austin North.
 

June 17, 2015

June 17, 2015

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Omaha/Downtown Completes Property Renovations to Guestrooms and Public Space

Renovations Are Part of Brand Revitalization Initiative

OMAHA, Neb. – June 17, 2015 – Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Omaha/Downtown, announces the completion of its renovations to the property. As part of the renovation, changes were made to guestrooms and the hotel’s public space. 

June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015

White Lodging Announces Meagan Prazeres as the General Manager at the Residence Inn Chicago Naperville/Warrenville

Prazares joins her new position with experience from downtown Chicago

Merrillville, Ind. - (June 11, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the appointment of Meagan Prazeres to general manager of the Residence Inn Chicago Naperville/Warrenville in Illinois.

June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015

White Lodging Announces Abner Benitez has been Promoted to Executive Chef at the Marriott Austin South

Benitez brings over 14 years of food & beverage experience to his new role

Merrillville, Ind. - (June 11, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Abner Benitez has been promoted to Executive Chef at the Marriott Austin South.

June 2, 2015

June 2, 2015

Boulder Marriott Announces Dustin Kovats As New General Manager
Kovats joins the Marriott from the Courtyard Pittsburgh North

Boulder, Co. – [June 2, 2015] – The Boulder Marriott is proud to announce Dustin Kovats as the property’s new general manager.

May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015

White Lodging Appoints Executive Chef for the Westin Austin at the Domain

Austin, Texas. - (May 22, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Irvin as the executive chef of the Westin Austin at the Domain.

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

White Lodging Announces Lou Demarchi as the General Manager at the Hilton Garden Inn Mettawa 

Demarchi brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the position

Merrillville, Ind. - (May 21, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the appointment of Lou Demarchi to general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Mettawa in Lake Forest, Illinois. 

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

White Lodging Announces Jamie Hopwood as the General Manager at the Hyatt Place Bloomington 

Bloomington, Ind. - (May 21, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Hopwood at the general manager at the Hyatt Place Bloomington. 

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

White Lodging Announces Claire Wroblewski as the General Manager at the SpringHill Suites Schaumburg

Wroblewski joins her new position from the Residence Inn Chicago Southeast

Merrillville, Ind. - (May 21, 2015): White Lodging is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Wroblewski to general manager of the SpringHill Suites Schaumburg in Illinois.

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015

Residence Inn Hartford Rocky Hill Unveils Room Renovation

Total redesign of suites allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

Rocky Hill, Conn. – [May 6, 2015] – The Residence Inn by Marriott in Rocky Hill, Conn. has undergone a renovation of its public areas and 96 suites, transforming them into upscale guestrooms, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Hartford Rocky Hill’s suites offer guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling.

May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015

White Lodging Assumes Management of Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites in Downtown Omaha

The hotels mark the 2nd and 3rd managed hotels in Omaha for White Lodging

Merrillville, Ind. (May 1, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management of the Hampton Inn & Suites Omaha-Downtown and Homewood Suites by Hilton Omaha-Downtown.

April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015

Chef Drew Anderson Appointed to Executive Chef for the Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel

Chef Anderson brings over 10 years of culinary experience to the hotel

Broomfield, Colo. - (April 30, 2015):  The Renaissance Boulder Flatiron is pleased to announce the appointment of Drew Anderson as executive chef of the Renaissance Boulder Flatiron hotel. In Anderson’s new role, he will oversee and manage the hotel’s restaurant, Flatz Restaurant, and banquet production.

April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015

Courtyard in Farmington, Connecticut Completes a Major Lobby and Rooms Renovation

Intuitive lobby design features high-tech GoBoard®, flexible work and social spaces, and 24/7 food and beverage market

Farmington, Conn. – April 28, 2015 – The 119-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 1583 South East Road in Farmington, Conn. has completed a major renovation of its guest rooms and public spaces, including adding a Bistro. The hotel now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. 

April 23, 2015

April 23, 2015

White Lodging Announces New General Managers Named in Q1 2015

Both internal promotions and external hires helped the company grow

Merrillville, Ind. (April 23, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers last quarter across the company.

April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015

Residence Inn Louisville Northeast Unveils Rooms and Public Space Renovation

Total redesign of suites allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

[Louisville, Ky.] – [April 20, 2015] – The Residence Inn by Marriott in Louisville, Ky. has undergone a complete renovation of its public spaces and 102 suites, transforming them into upscale guestrooms, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Louisville Northeast’s suites offer guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling.

April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015

Residence Inn Denver West Golden Unveils Rooms Renovation

Total redesign of suites allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

[Denver, Colo.] – [April 20, 2015] – White Lodging is pleased to announce the Residence Inn by Marriott in Golden, Colo. has undergone a complete renovation of its 88 suites, transforming them into upscale guestrooms, and public space designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Denver West Golden’s suites offer guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. 

April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015

Residence Inn Mount Olive at the International Trade Center Unveils Room Renovation

Total redesign of suites allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

[Stanhope, New Jersey] – [April 20, 2015] – The Residence Inn by Marriott in Stanhope, New Jersey has undergone a complete renovation of its public spaces and 123 suites, transforming them into upscale guestrooms, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Mount Olive’s suites offer guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling.

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015

White Lodging releases information about data breach investigation at select food and beverage outlets

Merrillville, Ind. (April 8, 2015):  Officials of White Lodging Services Corporation, an independent hotel management company, announce the suspected breach of point of sales systems at food and beverage outlets, such as restaurants and lounges, from the period July 3, 2014 through February 6, 2015 at 10 properties. Systems other than the point of sales systems at the food and beverage outlets are not believed to be affected. 

March 2, 2015

March 2, 2015

White Lodging Assumes Management of Hampton Inn Miami-Doral Dolphin Mall

This hotel marks the 14th managed hotels in Florida for White Lodging

Merrillville, Ind. (March 2, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management of the Hampton Inn Miami-Doral Dolphin Mall in Miami, Fla. 

February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks Unveils Total Hotel Renovation and New Restaurant

The renovations included an addition of six guest rooms, indoor patio area with fireplace and new restaurant 703 bar + kitchen

Fairfax, VA – [Feb. 18, 2015] –White Lodging is pleased to announce the completion of a total renovation at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, including the launch of a new restaurant 703 bar + kitchen.  

February 17, 2015

February 17, 2015

Richmond Marriott Downtown Unveils Renovated Meeting and Event Space

The renovated space design was inspired by Richmond’s James River and industrial history

Richmond, VA – [Feb. 17, 2015] – Ownership group Apple REIT and management company White Lodging are pleased to announce the completion of Richmond Marriott Downtown’s meeting and event space renovation.

February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015

LONE STAR LUXURY: JW MARRIOTT AUSTIN OPENS ITS DOORS

JW Marriott’s First Austin Hotel Honors U.S. Armed Forces with First Check-In

AUSTIN, TEXAS, February 13, 2015 – JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts opened its first property in Austin today, approximately two and a half years after the hotel first broke ground. The 34-story JW Marriott Austin is not only the largest hotel in Austin, but also the largest JW Marriott in North America and the second-largest JW Marriott in the world. The JW Marriott Austin employs approximately 800 associates, has achieved a LEED Silver certification and a two-star Austin Energy Green Building rating.

February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015

White Lodging Names Jason Kreul as Senior Vice President of Full Service Operations

Kreul brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the position

Merrillville, IN. (February 12, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Jason Kreul has been hired as Senior Vice President of Full Service Operations.

February 11, 2015

White Lodging To Build a Dual-Branded AC Hotel and Le Méridien Hotel in the Heart of Downtown Denver

Le Méridien Denver and AC Denver are Slated to Break Ground in Late Spring 2015, Open in early 2017

Merrillville, IN. (February 11, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce it will build a dual-branded hotel development in downtown Denver, featuring AC Hotels by Marriott hotel as well as a Starwood-branded Le Méridien Hotel. Construction on the 18-story development will begin in Spring 2015 with an opening scheduled for early 2017. 

Jan. 27, 2015

White Lodging Names Chad Cuddy as Opening General Manager of  Hyatt Place Denver/Downtown and Hyatt House Denver/Downtown

The hotels are scheduled to open in the fourth quarter 2015

Merrillville, Ind. (January 27, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Chad Cuddy has been named as opening dual general manager position for the new Hyatt Place Denver/Downtown & Hyatt House Denver/ Downtown.  

Jan. 27, 2015

White Lodging Announces New Regional Vice Presidents and General Managers Named in Q4 2014

Both internal promotions and external hires helped the company grow

Merrillville, Ind. (January 27, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named regional vice presidents and general managers last quarter across the company. 

Jan. 19, 2015

White Lodging Names Chris Anderson as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Full Service Hotels

Anderson brings more than 22 years of hospitality experience to the position

Merrillville, Ind. (January 19, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Chris Anderson has been hired as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of Full Service Hotels.

Jan. 12, 2015

White Lodging Hires Kris Carlson as opening general manager of the Westin Austin Downtown

The hotel is scheduled to open in the summer of 2015

Merrillville, Ind. (January 12, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Kris Carlson will join White Lodging as the opening general manger of the Westin Austin Downtown. 

Jan. 21, 2014

White Lodging Names Esther White As Opening General Manager Of The SpringHill Suites Houston Downtown

The hotel is scheduled to open in Spring 2015

Merrillville, Ind. (January 21, 2015):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Esther White has been named as the opening general manager of the SpringHill Suites Houston Downtown.

Dec. 19, 2014

Dec. 19, 2014

White Lodging Honored with Two Key Awards from Hyatt Hotel & Resorts

The company’s recognitions include “Operating Excellence” and “Best New Development Project”

Merrillville, Ind. (Dec. 19, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce it has again been recognized by a brand partner for excellence in hotel management, this time by Hyatt Hotel & Resorts.

White Lodging executives attended a Hyatt owners conference in November where they accepted two awards for 2014 on behalf of the company, “Operating Excellence” and “Best New Development Project.” Read More.

Dec. 15, 2014

Dec. 15, 2014

White Lodging Hires Jason Druso as Vice President of Restaurants

Druso will lead a strategic F&B initiative within the company

Merrillville, Ind. (December 15, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce Jason Druso as its new Vice President of Restaurants, working on improving the company’s Food and Beverage operations and revenue growth of its outlets. Read More.

Dec. 8, 2014

Dec. 8, 2014

MARRIOTT TO OPEN COURTYARD AND RESIDENCE INN HOTELS IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

Dual-branded hotel is adjacent to the First Freedom Center

Richmond, Virginia –December 09, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. Monday announced the opening of a combined 135-room Courtyard hotel and 75-suite Residence Inn hotel in Richmond, Virginia. The hotels are owned by Apple Hospitality REIT and will be managed by White Lodging Services of Merrillville, Indiana.

Nov. 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014

The Westin Austin Downtown celebrates Topping Out

The Topping Out milestone signifies the completion of structural construction

Merrillville, Ind. (Nov. 19, 2014):  The Westin Austin Downtown welcomed clients and guests to downtown Austin today to celebrate the completion of structural construction on the 20-story, 366-room hotel.

The hotel broke ground Aug. 5 and is scheduled to open in June 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. The Westin hotel is a joint venture between White Lodging Services Corporation, the Harry Whittington family and REI Real Estate Services, LLC. Read More.

Oct. 20, 2014

Oct. 20, 2014

White Lodging announces new general managers named in Q3 2014

Both internal promotions and external hires helped the company grow

Merrillville, Ind. (Oct. 20, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers last quarter across the company. Read More.

Oct. 2, 2014

Oct. 2, 2014

JW Marriott Indianapolis’ Lead Bartender Selected as a Chopped! Bloody Mary Contest Finalist

Jessica Taylor selected as top 12 finalist to compete in New York City on Oct. 18

Merrillville, Ind. (Oct. 2, 2014):  White Lodging and the JW Marriott Indianapolis are excited to announce that Jessica Taylor, lead bartender of the JW Marriott Indianapolis, has been selected as a top 12 finalist for the Chopped! Bloody Mary Contest live competition and was selected as Indiana’s state champion in the entry round. Read More.

Aug. 12, 2014

Aug. 12, 2014

HYATT PLACE BLOOMINGTON CELEBRATES OFFICIAL OPENING

172-room Hyatt Place hotel located in the heart of downtown Bloomington, just blocks away from Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (August 12, 2014) – Hyatt Hotels & Resorts,White Lodging Services and REI Real Estate Services, LLC today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Bloomington, just one block from the Bloomington Convention Center and a short distance from Indiana University. Read More.

Aug. 5, 2014

Aug. 5, 2014

White Lodging names Pete Sams as New Full Service Regional Vice President
Sams bring more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the position

Merrillville, IN. (Aug. 5,  2014): We are pleased to announce that Pete Sams will be joining White Lodging as a new full service regional vice president. Sams’ region will be identified shortly after he joins the organization in early August

After serving honorably in the U.S. Army, Sams started his hospitality career as a restaurant server at the Omni Corpus Christi while completing his college education.  Over the course of the next 20 years, Sams put together a successful and highly decorated career with Omni Hotels.  He initially held several positions in the finance discipline, including leadership roles as an area director of finance for Omni Hotels, having responsibility for as many as ten hotels at one time in this capacity.  Read More.

Aug. 1, 2014

Aug. 1, 2014

White Lodging announces new general managers named in Q2 2014
Both internal promotions and external hires helped the company grow


Merrillville, Ind. (Aug. 1, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers last quarter across the company. Read more.

July 16, 2014

July 16, 2014

White Lodging Assumes Management of Embassy Suites West Palm Beach
The hotel will remain under the leadership of General Manager Jay Badillo

Merrillville, Ind. (July 16, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce it has assumed the management contract of the Embassy Suites West Palm Beach Airport Hotel, owned by RLJ Lodging Trust.
“We believe West Palm Beach is a vibrant, exciting part of Florida and are looking forward to bringing the White Lodging culture to the Embassy Suites West Palm Beach,” said David Lanterman, regional vice president at White Lodging. “We are fortunate that so many of the associates at the hotel chose to stay and start careers within White Lodging.” Read More.

July 1, 2014

July 1, 2014

HILTON GARDEN INN AUSTIN NORTH CONTINUES TO GROW WITH NEW RENOVATIONS

117-room hotel undergoes extensive brand revitalization initiative
 
Merrillville, Ind. – June 14, 2014 – White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the 117-room Hilton Garden Inn Austin North completed its renovation of the lobby. The hotel now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative that includes upgrades to the hotel’s communal spaces including the lobby and the guest reception area.   As a result, Hilton Garden Inn Austin North updated carpet, wall vinyl, light fixtures, accent décor and added new and inviting sitting areas. Read more.

June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014

COURTYARD IN HOUSTON, TEXAS COMPLETES A MAJOR LOBBY AND ROOMS RENOVATION
Intuitive lobby design features high-tech GoBoard® 5.0, flexible work and social spaces, and 24/7 food and beverage market

Houston, Texas – June 27, 2014 – The 191-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 916 Dallas St. in Houston, Texas has completed a major renovation. The hotel now features guest room updates, an expanded fitness center and added a presidential suite. Read more.

June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014

RESIDENCE INN HOUSTON DOWNTOWN UNVEILS INNOVATIVE RENOVATION
Total redesign of suites and public spaces allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

Houston, Texas – June 27, 2014 – The Residence Inn by Marriott in Houston, Texas has undergone a renovation of its fitness center, guest spaces and updates to the suites appliances, transforming it into an upscale hotel, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Houston Downtown Convention Center offers guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. Read More.

June 17, 2014

June 17, 2014

White Lodging Names Bruce Hoffmann as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Hoffmann joins the company with more than 25 years of hospitality experience


Merrillville, Ind. (June 17, 2014):  White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Bruce Hoffmann has joined White Lodging as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective June 9, 2014. Read More.

June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014

HILTON GARDEN INN CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT CONTINUES TO GROW WITH NEW RENOVATIONS
174-room hotel undergoes extensive brand revitalization initiative


Bedford Park, Illinois – June 13, 2014 – White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the 174-room Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport, owned by RLJ Lodging Trust, completed its full hotel renovation.

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport renovation contains elements of “Project Grow”, a major brand revitalization initiative that includes upgrades to the hotel’s communal spaces including the lobby and the guest reception area. As a result, the hotel updated carpet, wall vinyl, light fixtures, accent décor and added new and inviting sitting areas. Read more.

May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014

RESIDENCE INN HOTEL OPENS IN WILMETTE, ILLINOIS
Stylish and functional hotel design lets extended-stay guests thrive on the road

Wilmette, Illinois – May 16, 2014 – The 130-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Wilmette, Illinois is now open for business and features the brand’s innovative, new design. Located at 3205 Old Glenview Road, the all-suite Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette operates as a Marriott franchise and is managed by White Lodging Services of Merrillville, Indiana. Read more.

May 6, 2014

May 6, 2014

RESIDENCE INN MARRIOTT GRAND JUNCTION UNVEILS INNOVATIVE RENOVATION
Total redesigned public spaces allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO – MAY 6, 2014 – White Lodging is pleased to announce that the Residence Inn by Marriott in Grand Junction, Colorado has undergone a lobby and public space renovation, transforming it into an upscale hotel, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Grand Junction, owned by RLJ Lodging Trust, offers guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. Read More.

May 6, 2014

May 6, 2014

COURTYARD IN GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO COMPLETES A MAJOR LOBBY AND PUBLIC SPACE RENOVATION
Intuitive lobby design features high-tech GoBoard® 4.0, flexible work and social spaces, and 24/7 food and beverage market

Grand Junction, Colorado – May 6, 2014 – The 136-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 765 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction, Colorado has completed a major renovation of its lobby. The RLJ Lodging Trust owned hotel now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read More.

April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT AUSTIN NW/ARBORETUM PUBLIC AREA RENOVATION
Total redesign of suites and public area allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

[Austin, Texas] – [April 9, 2014] – White Lodging is pleased to announce that the Residence Inn by Marriott in Austin, Texas has undergone a complete renovation of its public space.The newly refreshed Residence Inn Austin NW/Arboretum’s suites and public space offer guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling.

April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

White Lodging announces new general managers named in Q1 2014

Both internal promotions and external hires helped the company grow

Merrillville, Ind. (April 8, 2014):  White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last three months across the company. 

April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014

THE RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT SAN ANTONIO DOWNTOWN UNVEILS ROOM RENOVATION
Total redesign of suites allow extended-stay guests to thrive on the road

[San Antonio, Texas] – [April 7, 2014] – The Residence Inn by Marriott in San Antonio, Texas has undergone a complete renovation of its suites, transforming them into upscale guestrooms, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed Residence Inn San Antonio Downtown’s suites offer guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. Read More

April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014

Marriott Hotels Expand in Colorado with the Denver Marriott Westminster

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, the hotel and restaurant Tiller’s Kitchen & Bar open today

Westminster, Colo. (April 2, 2014):  Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners and White Lodging Services today announced the opening of the 215-room Denver Marriott Westminster full service hotel and Tiller’s Kitchen & Bar restaurant in Westminster, Colo. Read More

March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CHICAGO SOUTHEAST/ HAMMOND UNVEILS INNOVATIVE NEXT GENERATION ROOM DESIGN AND DÉCOR
Redefining moderate tier lodging, Marriott’s rapidly expanding brand launches intuitive, flexible design and warm, natural décor

(Hammond, Indiana) – March 25, 2014– Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is unveiling its smart, inventive guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor, in Hammond, Ind. The RLJ Lodging Trust owned hotel now features the brand’s new design and décor, which enhance the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment. Read more.

March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014

COURTYARD IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA COMPLETES MAJOR LOBBY AND ROOMS RENOVATION
Intuitive lobby design features high-tech GoBoard®, flexible work and social spaces, and 24/7 food and beverage market

[Phoenix, Arizona] – March 24, 2014 – The 164-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 2029 W Whispering Wind Drive in Phoenix, Arizona has completed a major renovation of its lobby and guest rooms. The hotel now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read more.

March 17, 2014

March 17, 2014

SpringHill Suites Opens In The Heart Of Downtown Bloomington Stylish, all-suite hotel offers space for travelers to spread out and recharge Merrillville, Ind. (March 17, 2014):

White Lodging is pleased to announce the 158-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Bloomington, Indiana opened today. Located at 501 North College Avenue, the SpringHill Suites Bloomington will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Bloomington-based KPM Hotel Group and managed by White Lodging Services of Merrillville, Indiana. Read More

March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014

COURTYARD IN MIRAMAR, FLORIDA COMPLETES MAJOR ROOMS RENOVATION

[Miramar, Florida] – March 13, 2014 – White Lodging and hotel owner RLJ Lodging Trust are pleased to announce that the 128-room Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale SW/Miramar (“Courtyard Miramar”) located at 14500 Hotel Road in Miramar, Fla. has completed a major renovation of its guest rooms after having recently completed a lobby renovation as well. Read More

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014

COURTYARD IN MALVERN, PA COMPLETES MAJOR LOBBY AND ROOMS RENOVATION
Intuitive lobby design features high-tech GoBoard®, flexible work and social spaces, and 24/7 food and beverage market

MALVERN, PA – March 12, 2014 – The 127-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 280 Old Morehall Road in Malvern, PA has completed a major renovation of its lobby and guest rooms. The hotel now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read More.

March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014

WHITE LODGING CHOSEN TO MANAGE THE MARRIOTT AT GLENPOINTE
Hotel and Conference Center Part of Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ Mixed-Use Glenpointe Complex

TEANECK, N.J., March 10, 2014 – White Lodging, one of the fastest-growing, fully-integrated independent hotel ownership, development and management companies in the country, has been selected to manage the Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, N.J. The 345-room hotel and conference center is part of the Glenpointe complex, one of northern New Jersey's foremost mixed-use developments. Located at the crossroads of I-80 and I-95, the complex was developed and is owned by Alfred Sanzari Enterprises of Hackensack, N.J. Read More.

February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014

White Lodging releases additional information about data breach investigation

Merrillville, Ind. (February  3, 2014):  Officials of White Lodging Services Corporation, an independent hotel management company, announce the suspected breach of point of sales systems from the period March 20 - December 16, 2013 at food and beverage outlets, such as restaurants and lounges, at 14 properties.

In addition, there was one property where the point of sale system and property management system used at the front desk were also suspected as affected. Read More.

January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014

HILTON GARDEN INN LAKE FOREST/METTAWA CONTINUES TO GROW WITH NEW RENOVATIONS
170-room hotel undergoes extensive brand revitalization initiative 
METTAWA, Ill. – January 30, 2014 – White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the 170-room Hilton Garden Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa completed its renovation of the lobby and restaurant areas.
Hilton Garden Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative, that includes upgrades to the property’s communal spaces, including the lobby and the guest reception area. 
As part of the “Project Grow” initiative, the hotel updated carpet, wall vinyl, light fixtures and accent décor. Additionally, new and inviting seating areas were created. Read more.

January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014

HILTON GARDEN INN DETROIT/ NOVI CONTINUES TO GROW WITH NEW RENOVATIONS
148-room hotel undergoes extensive brand revitalization initiative

NOVI, Mich. – January 29, 2014 – White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the 148-room Hilton Garden Inn Detroit/ Novi has completed lobby and guest space renovations.
Hilton Garden Inn Detroit/ Novi now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative, that includes upgrades to the hotel’s communal spaces including the lobby and the guest reception area.
Tailored color schemes, seating arrangements, lobby bars and updated floor and tile work are hallmarks of the “Project Grow” initiative and Hilton Garden Inn Detroit/ Novi has brought that philosophy to its hotel.    Read More.

January 17, 2014

January 17, 2014

BEDFORD PARK, Ill. and MCLEAN, Va. – January 16, 2013 – The Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport today announced the completion of its newly renovated guest rooms and public space.  The hotel, which is owned by RLJ Lodging Trust, completed renovations on December 23, 2013. Read More.

January 13, 2014

January 13, 2014

WARRENVILLE, Ill. – January 13, 2014 – White Lodging Services are pleased to announce the 135-room Hilton Garden Inn Naperville/Warrenville completed its renovation on December 8, 2013. Read more

January 13, 2014

January 13, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. – January 13, 2014 – White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the 149-room Hilton Garden Inn Boca Raton completed its lobby and guest space renovations on November 1, 2013. More

November 12, 2013

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and White Lodging Services today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown, just steps from the Music City Center and the city’s famous Broadway entertainment district. Read More

October 18, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

October 16, 2013

White Lodging Services is proud to announce Dave Kennedy will join the Denver Marriott Westminster leadership team as general manager. Read more

October 15, 2013

The JW Marriott Indianapolis and White Lodging Services are excited to announce the Indianapolis hotel has received its first 2013 Pinnacle Award, presented by Successful Meetings Magazine. The award is given to those hotels, resorts, and conference centers that represent the highest standards of excellence. Read more

October 15, 2013

White Lodging Services and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the formation of a joint venture to develop Denver’s first dual-branded Hyatt Place/Hyatt House. A Hyatt affiliate and White Lodging will each own 50 percent of the joint venture and White Lodging will operate the hotels under franchise agreements with a Hyatt affiliate. Read more

September 27, 2013

Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brand of upscale, yet affordable hotels, and White Lodging Services are proud to announce the completed renovation of the 112-room Hilton Garden Inn Saratoga Springs. The Hilton Garden Inn Saratoga Springs now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative that includes upgrades to the property’s communal spaces including the lobby and the guest reception area. The renovation was completed April 10. Read more

September 24, 2013

White Lodging Services Corporation hosted a groundbreaking celebration for a second Westin hotel in Austin, Texas. The Westin Austin Downtown broke ground Aug. 5 and is scheduled to open in Spring 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. The 20-story, 366-room Westin hotel is a joint venture between White Lodging Services Corporation, the Harry Whittington family and REI Real Estate Services, LLC. Read more

September 19, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

September 13, 2013

White Lodging Services is proud to announce that the company completed a renovation of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Tampa/Brandon located at 10240 Palm River Rd. in Tampa on July 3. Read more

September 12, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce it will host a two-day job fair for positions at the Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown, scheduled to open in November on 3rd Avenue South. Read more

August 29, 2013

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge that is setting the new standard in all-inclusive dude ranch resorts announced key entertainment and speakers for  an exceptional weekend, “Cowgirl Up for the Cure,” to take place October 3 to 6 and benefitting the Denver Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. During this ladies-only all-inclusive weekend, guests will enjoy a variety of special activity-based and educational programs on the 15,000-acre Brush Creek Ranch plus nightly entertainment, including a performance by Lisa Loeb. Read more

August 19, 2013

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge, officially announced the opening of their 2013 wing shooting program today. Now through October 12, 2013 guests can experience the thrill of a guided, private hunt for pheasant or chukars with the Ranch’s team of National Champion bird dogs, as well as popular continental tower hunt experiences from the Brush Creek Ranch Founder’s Gun Range shooting tower. Seasonal Duck hunts at Brush Creek Ranch take place October 3 to 12 via the Encampment River and Ponds across Brush Creek Ranch’s 15,000 private acres. Read More.

August 13, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read More.

August 7, 2013

White Lodging Services Corporation today announced construction has commenced for a second Westin hotel in Austin, Texas. The Westin Austin Downtown broke ground Aug. 5 and is scheduled to open in Spring 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. The 17-story, 366-room Westin hotel is a joint venture between White Lodging Services Corporation, the Harry Whittington family and REI Real Estate Services, LLC. Read More.

August 7, 2013

The Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is excited to welcome authors Steve Wollett and Michael West to the hotel for book signings during the week of Gen Con. Read More.

August 1, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management of the Hampton Inn Houston – Near The Galleria in Texas. This addition expands White Lodging’s managed portfolio to 169 hotels, including 38 in Texas. Read More.

July 30, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the Homewood Suites by Hilton Wallingford-Meriden, located at 90 Miles Drive in Wallingford, Connecticut, completed a major renovation on April 1. Read More.

July 30, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce Vicki Wicks has been named general manager for Springhill Suites Bloomington in Bloomington, Ind., opening in 2014. Read More.

July 29, 2013

The Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, a White Lodging Services managed property, was named a Gold Key Award recipient by Meeting & Conventions magazine for 2013, making this the fourth consecutive year. Read More.

July 29, 2013

The JW Marriott Indianapolis and White Lodging Services are excited to announce the Indianapolis hotel has been named a Gold Key Award Winner by Meetings & Conventions magazine for 2013 and named Best of the MidAmerica by Meetings Focus magazine for 2013. Read More.

July 22, 2013

White Lodging Services and Flatz Restaurant are pleased to announce that Executive Chef Sean Rush has been recognized as the Chef of the Year across the company’s managed properties. Read More.

July 22, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read More.

July 18, 2013

JW Marriott Austin is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Blalock as general manager of the new hotel slated to open in March 2015. Read More.

July 3, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Janice Zoeller has been promoted to corporate director of sales and marketing, where she will be oversee sales effort for 17 hotels. Read More

July 2, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management of the Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn hotels in West Palm Beach, Fl. The acquisition expands White Lodging’s managed portfolio to 168 hotels, including 10 in Florida. Read More

July 1, 2013

White Lodging and the Denver Marriott South Hotel (the “Hotel”) are pleased to announce the recently completed lighting renovations to the Hotel’s 8,190 sq. ft. ballroom.  In efforts to create substantial energy and cost savings, the Hotel took advantage of emerging LED lighting technology with a $65,000 investment. Read more

June 28, 2013

White Lodging Services and Hilton Garden Inn® are pleased to announce the 169-room Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North completed its renovation on March 22. The Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative that includes upgrades to the hotel’s communal spaces including the lobby and the guest reception area. Read More

June 28, 2013

The 90-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Longmont, Colo. completed its renovation on May 8. The RLJ Lodging Trust owned hotel now features the brand’s new design and décor, which enhances the guest experience through flexible features, and a contemporary and welcoming environment. Read More

June 27, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Mary Pat Hartmann has been promoted to regional director of operations where she will be responsible for overseeing the operations of hotels in Kentucky and Ohio. Read More

June 24, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce Laura Presnol has been named senior director of talent acquisition for the company. Previously, Presnol was a talent acquisition manager, overseeing college recruiting efforts. Read more

June 20, 2013

River North continues to expand its 24/7 appeal to tourists, business travelers and locals alike as three unique hotel concepts – Aloft Chicago City Center, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/River North and Hyatt Place Chicago/River North – and a new Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises concept, Beatrix, open to the public on Thursday, June 20. Read more

May 28, 2013

JW Marriott and White Lodging Services are pleased to announce that the JW Marriott Indianapolis received the ‘JW Hotel of the Year’ award for Marriott’s Western Region at the Marriott Western Region General Managers Conference held in San Antonio. Read more

June 14, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

June 11, 2013

Denver Marriott South hotel and White Lodging are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Patrick Miranda as Sous Chef at the restaurant Sonoma’z Wine Bar & Grill. Read more

June 07, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce 105 hotels managed by the company were named as 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients. Read more

June 4, 2013

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge that is setting the new standard in all-inclusive dude ranch resorts kicked off it’s season opening recently by hosting two private events: a corporate group followed by a destination wedding. The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch has plenty of new offerings for 2013 including packages, experiences and fresh takes on both the children’s and food & beverage programs. Read more

May 24, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce Laura Brouk has been named senior vice president of revenue generation for the company’s select-service portfolio. This new role will oversee sales, revenue management and eCommerce efforts. Read more

May 22, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce Cory Chambers has been promoted to vice president of revenue generation for the company’s full-service portfolio. This new role will oversee sales, revenue management, eCommerce and communications channels. Read more

May 20, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

May 17, 2013

 White Lodging is proud to announce 40 properties have been accepted into the TripAdvisor® GreenLeaders™ program, which helps travelers plan greener trips by identifying environmentally-friendly accommodations across the United States. Read more

May 16, 2013

White Lodging (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has executed two new management contracts with RLJ Lodging Trust for the Residence Inn and Courtyard at Houston’s Downtown/Convention Center.  The hotels increase the number of management contracts the Company operates in Texas to 37 and also increases the number of contracts with its long-time partner RLJ Lodging Trust to 106. Read more

May 14, 2013

White Lodging Services and JW Marriott Indianapolis are excited to announce the May 16th opening of Tavern on the Plaza the seasonal, outdoor patio located on the hotel's northwest corner. Read more

May 14, 2013

JW Marriott and White Lodging Services are pleased to announce Chef Rino Baglio, the award-winning chef at Osteria Pronto in the JW Marriott hotel in Indianapolis, IN, was one of 21 chefs in the world to receive the first Master Chef F.I.C. certification awarded by the World Association of Chefs Society (WACS). Read more

May 9, 2013

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge that is setting the new standard in all-inclusive luxury ranch resorts, announced today that it will, for the first time, offer a package that will allow guests to experience Cheyenne Frontier Days as part of a vacation of a lifetime. Now in its 117th year, Cheyenne Frontier Days will take place July 19 to 28 and is the largest outdoor rodeo and Western celebration in the world. Read more

May 9, 2013

White Lodging and REI Real Estate Services, Inc. are pleased to announce they have begun construction on a 172-room Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Bloomington, slated to open in July 2014. Read more

May 6, 2013

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, an exclusive Preferred Boutique luxury guest ranch and Orvis endorsed fly fishing lodge set amid a century-old working cattle ranch in south central Wyoming, announced today the appointment of new Director of Operations Schelby Betz to its team. Betz brings her knowledge and vast hospitality experience to the Ranch and will oversee all operations including coordinating guest services, serving as a liaison between the Outfitter’s Barn and activities team and ensuring seamless dining and entertainment experiences for each guest. Read more

May 1, 2013

White Lodging Services is proud to announce Bill Farrell will join the Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown leadership team as general manager. He will join Director of Sales Nicole Nielsen. Read more

April 26, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce Dave Montrose and Michelle Steffens have been promoted to senior regional vice presidents of select-service. Previously, Montrose and Steffens were regional vice presidents for the company. Read more

April 24, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce that the Sheraton Erie hotel received six prestigious awards at their annual 2013 General Managers Conference Awards Night on April 3 held in Richmond, VA. Read more

April 23, 2013

White Lodging Services announced today it will construct a Hyatt Place/Hyatt House dual-branded property in downtown Denver and that it will operate the property under a franchise agreement. Read more

April 19, 2013

White Lodging Services and RLJ Lodging Trust is proud to announce the Residence Inn by Marriott in Plantation, Fla. completed a renovation of its public spaces, transforming it into an upscale hotel, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today on Dec. 14, 2012. The newly refreshed Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Plantation offers guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. Read more

April 17, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce it was awarded the “Apple REIT Companies Management Company of the Year” earlier this month. The award marks the second time White Lodging has won the recognition out of the three years the award has been presented. The previous win was in 2010. Read more

April 16, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

April 15, 2013

White Lodging Services is excited to announce the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is unveiling its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor, in Denver, Colorado. The RLJ Lodging Trust owned hotel now features the brand’s new design and décor, which enhances the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment. The renovation was completed on January 31. Read more

April 8, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the 85-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 7730 Corinne Drive in Hammond, Ind. has completed a major renovation of its guest rooms after a lobby completion in February 2012. The hotel owned by RLJ Lodging Trust completed its rooms renovation on April 10. Read more

April 4, 2013

White Lodging Services and RLJ Lodging Trust are pleased to announce the 306-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 165 East Ontario St. in Chicago, Illinois has completed a renovation of its lobby. The hotel, which completed its renovation January 30, now features new furniture offering greater functionality for work and relaxation, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read more

March 29, 2013

The Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport today announced the completion of its newly renovated lobby space. The layout follows the hotelier's Perfect Mix Lobby design, featuring unique amenities to enhance the Hampton guest experience. Read more

March 26, 2013

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a award-winning Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge that is setting the new standard in all-inclusive luxury ranch resorts, announced today the itinerary for its fourth annual Independence Day celebration which will include a week of unforgettable activities from dazzling fireworks and country and classic rock concerts under the stars to a professional rodeo and Lil’ Wranglers camp for kids, along with gourmet rocky mountain cuisine and relaxing spa experiences. Read more

March 25, 2013

Chef Michael Cerrie, the executive chef at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Grille, was inducted on March 11th as Chef Rôtisseur, a professional member, into the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs’ Pittsburgh Bailliage (chapter) in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. Read more

March 25, 2013

The Louisville Marriott Downtown, a White Lodging Services and RLJ Lodging Trust property has completed full renovation to the hotel’s 616 guestrooms, suites, concierge lounge, pool, spa and fitness center. Read more

March 19, 2013

White Lodging Services and Hilton Garden Inn® are pleased to announce the 122-room Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North/Perimeter Center completed its renovation in December 2012. The Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North/Perimeter Center now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative that includes upgrades to the hotel’s communal spaces including the lobby and the guest reception area. Read more

March 18, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

March 15, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management contract for the Marriott Fairfax at Fair Oaks.  This is the company’s 2nd management contract in Virginia. Read more

March 14, 2013

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is unveiling its smart, inventive guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor, in Austin, Texas. The hotel owned by RLJ Lodging Trust completed its renovation on January 25. Read more

March 12, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Nikki Thomas has been promoted to regional director of sales & marketing where she will be responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing efforts at properties in Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee. Read more

March 8, 2013

White Lodging services welcomed clients and guests to downtown Nashville today to watch the final beam be put in place to complete the Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown’s structural construction at a Topping Out ceremony. Read more

March 6, 2013

With 15,000 acres of possibilities, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is the ideal paradise for honeymoons, combining intimate romantic adventures with the true spirit of hospitality found at the Ranch.  In addition to all-inclusive wedding packages, the Ranch is now continuing its dedication to romantic luxury with a new Rustic Romance Honeymoon Adventure package. This all-inclusive, customizable honeymoon package gives couples the chance to experience everything Brush Creek Ranch has to offer including gourmet meals, countless activities and intimate one-on-one moments created especially for the newly wedded couple. Read more

March 5, 2013

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and White Lodging Services today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Austin Downtown, just steps from the Austin Convention Center and the city’s famous Sixth Street. Read more

March 4, 2013

The 110-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 14700 West 6th Avenue in Golden, Colo. completed a major renovation of its lobby and guest rooms on February 28. The hotel owned by RLJ Lodging Trust now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read more

March 1, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the 162-room Courtyard by Marriott, located at 1311 American Lane in Schaumburg, IL., has completed its major full property renovation on Jan. 23, 2013 including guest rooms, public areas and meeting space. Read more

February 25, 2013

The 154-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 948 West Dillon Road in Louisville, Colo. completed a major renovation of its lobby and guest rooms on January 31. The hotel owned by RLJ Lodging Trust now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read more

February 21, 2013

The 154-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 4843 Douglas Corrigan Way in Salt Lake City completed a major renovation of its lobby and guest rooms on February 1. The hotel owned by RLJ Lodging Trust now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read more

February 19, 2013

The 128-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 14500 Hotel Rd. in Miramar, Fla. has completed a major renovation of its lobby. The RLJ Lodging Trust hotel that finished its renovation on January 3 now features the brand’s intuitive Refreshing Business lobby concept, where guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Read more

February 18, 2013

White Lodging Services is proud to announce the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is unveiling its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor, in San Antonio, Texas. The hotel owned by RLJ Lodging Trust completed its full renovation February 5. Read more

February 15, 2013

White Lodging is pleased to announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the last month across the company. Read more

January 28, 2013

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce its participation in to launch the Austin, Texas chapter of Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness transform their lives and achieve employment and independent living. Read more

January 22, 2013

White Lodging Services and RLJ Lodging Trust is proud to announce the 90-room Courtyard by Marriott located at 7180 West Hampden in Lakewood, Colo. completed a major renovation of its lobby and guest rooms on Jan. 11. The hotel now features the brand’s new Refreshing Business lobby concept, designed to give travelers the flexibility to work and socialize however they choose while on the road. The property now also has updated guest rooms featuring the new Courtyard guest room design. Read more

January 10, 2013

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and White Lodging Services Corporation today announced plans to open a second Westin hotel in Austin, Texas. The Westin Austin Downtown is scheduled to break ground in 2013 and open in Spring 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. The 17-story, 326-room Westin hotel will be a joint venture between White Lodging Services Corporation, the Harry Whittington family and REI Real Estate Services, LLC. Read more

December 19, 2012

White Lodging Services and RLJ Lodging Trust are pleased to announce the completion of a full property renovation of all 200 guestrooms, concierge lounge, lobby, banquet space, restaurant, lobby bar, fitness center and business center at the Chicago Marriott Midway. Read more

December 18, 2012

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique® destination in the heart of the American West is proud to announce that it is has been distinguished as a Finalist in Condé Nast Johansens 2013 Awards for Excellence for Most Excellent Ranch in the U.S. and Canada. Read more

December 17, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Michael Galligan has been promoted to general manager of the Residence Inn Round Rock in Austin, Texas. Previously Galligan was the general manager of the Fairfield Inn Austin South. Read more

December 12, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Cynthia Smoyer has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard Philadelphia Malvern in Pa. Previously Smoyer was the assistant general manager at the same hotel. Read more

December 11, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Tim Grant has been named general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn in Annapolis, Md. Read more

December 6, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce David Arena has been promoted to general manager of the newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott in Collegeville, Pa. This hotel will be a testing facility for the new White Lodging company-wide training program. Read more

November 27, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Rebecca Guse has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Benton Harbor, Mich. Read more

November 26, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Carrie Rosencrans has been named the new regional vice president of operations for the Denver, Colo. region. Read more

November 21, 2012

At Marriott International’s annual North America Owner’s meeting, White Lodging Services was awarded the Food & Beverage Excellence Award and the Strategic Partnership Award. Read more

November 20, 2012

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing lodge that is setting the new standard in all-inclusive luxury ranch resorts, announced today a collection of Holiday and Winter 2012 packages ideal for creating family memories set amidst a sparkling winter wonderland backdrop. Read more

November 6, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Jeremy Wilson has been named the general manager of the Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport in Bedford Park, Ill. Previously, Wilson was the assistant general manager at the Tucson Marriott University Park in Tucson, Ariz. Read more

November 5, 2012

The JW Marriott Indianapolis is proud to announce a new monthly photo contest where guests can enter to win a 2-night stay at the downtown Indianapolis property. The photo contest will launch Nov. 5. Read more

November 2, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce that the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown was named a Gold Key Award winner by Meeting & Conventions magazine for the third year in a row. The hotel was one of 152 other domestic and international hotels and resorts named as 2012 Gold Key Award winners. Read more

October 29, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Giorgi Di Lemis will lead White Lodging’s food and beverage team as the vice president of food and beverage. Read more

October 22, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Rocky Wruck as the new regional director of operations for Region 5. He will lead eight hotels in Florida. Read more

October 19, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Chris O’Donnell as the new ¬regional director of operations for the newly created Region 16 where he will oversee seven hotels in Indiana and Ohio, specifically Fishers, Carmel, the Indianapolis airport and Milford. Read more

October 18, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the JW Marriott Indianapolis has been named a Platinum Choice Award winner for 2012 by Smart Meetings magazine. Read more

October 17, 2012

JW Marriott Austin® hosted a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday to commemorate the official groundbreaking of Austin’s largest hotel, and JW Marriott’s largest U.S. hotel to date. Speakers included Congressman Lamar Smith, Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau President Bob Lander, Deno Yiankes, president and CEO of investments and development for White Lodging, and Mitzi Gaskins, vice president and global brand manager for JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts at Marriott International. A celebratory cocktail reception for guests followed the groundbreaking ceremony. Read more

October 16, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Linda Hunt as the new regional director of operations for Region 10 where she will oversee seven hotels in Merrillville and Valparaiso in northwest Indiana. Read more.

October 9, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Michael Christian has been promoted to General Manager of the Homewood Suites Milford, Ohio. Previously, Christian held the operations manager position at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Louisville, Ky., a property currently nominated for Hotel of the Year. Read More

October 8, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Lauren Wenger has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Salt Lake City, Utah. Previously, Wenger was the general manager at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Salt Lake City. Read More

October 4, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City Airport celebrated its grand opening today. The hotel opened six weeks ahead of schedule and under budget. Read More

October 2, 2012

White Lodging is proud to announce Chris Dougherty has been promoted to general manager of the SpringHill Suites in Westminster, Colorado. Previously, Dougherty was the general manager at the Residence Inn in Lakewood, Colorado. Read more

October 1, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Mehdi Spadavecchia has been hired as the company's corporate executive chef. Read More

September 26, 2012

White Lodging is pleased to announce Nathan Park has been promoted to general manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Cherry Creek in Denver, Colo. Park started his career with White Lodging in 1994 as the operations manager at the same location. Read more

September 21, 2012

The team creating the restaurant at the new Downtown Milwaukee Marriott today unveiled early details of the new eatery, a contemporary urban tavern and dining room highlighting the hallmarks of Midwestern cuisine – meat, cheese and beer. Read more

September 13, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the JW Marriott Indianapolis has been named a Gold Key Award winner by Meetings & Conventions magazine for 2012. For over 30 years, this award has been given to the world’s finest meeting properties. Read more

September 11, 2012

Merrillville, Ind. (Sept. 11, 2012): White Lodging is pleased to announce Charlotte Tyer has been promoted to director of model hotel implementation. In her new position, Tyer will be responsible for helping train properties to become model hotels. Read more

September 5, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Ashley Clark has been promoted to general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott in Fishers, Indiana. Read more

August 28, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Brad Williams has been named as the general manager of the Fairfield Inn San Antonio Downtown/Market Square in San Antonio, Texas. Read More

August 24, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Scott Crowley has been named as the General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Merrillville, Indiana. Read More

August 22, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Tony Marco has been promoted to general manager of the Hampton Inn Chicago Midway in Bedford Park, Illinois. Read More

June 1st, 2012

White Lodging Services is pleased to announce 27 hotels managed by the company were named as 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients. Read More

May 30th, 2012

Back on My Feet (BoMF), a nonprofit organization that promotes the self-­‐sufficiency of people experiencing homelessness by engaging them in running, is the proud recipient of a $65,000 gift from the Bruce and Beth White Family Foundation. The funding will help Back on My  Feet Indianapolis move more people experiencing homelessness toward employment and independent housing. Read More