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At SPIRE Hospitality™, we believe in staying current, informed, and abreast of the times. Our commitment to remaining the industry leader in hospitality management, and elevating each of our hotels, is evident in global hotel management news. Stay in the know by perusing our latest hotel industry news below.

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High Peaks Resort

High Peaks Resort Can any other season really compare with winter at a top ski resort? In New York’s gorgeous Adirondacks—home to famed Lake Placid and its premier hill, Whiteface…
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Q&A with Chris Russell – Spire Hospitality

Q&A with Chris Russell – Spire Hospitality For Chris Russell, CEO, Spire Hospitality, success comes from experience. With humble beginnings in the restaurant industry, he learned in high school the…
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Hoteliers Struggle With Ongoing Labor Shortages

Hoteliers Struggle With Ongoing Labor Shortages Hoteliers across the U.S. are welcoming the increasing demand this year, but dampening that optimism is the ongoing labor shortage in the industry. Starting…
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Curbing rampant management transition cost

Curbing rampant management transition cost Transitioning from one management company to another typically costs an owner hundreds of thousands of dollars in disruption and hard costs if not done right.…
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40+ Management Companies to Know in 2021

40+ Management Companies to Know in 2021 Spire Hospitality is a comprehensive and hands-on hotel management company. Its executive team has a combined over 35 years of industry experience that…
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Concierge Desk: Doubletree by Hilton Annapolis

Concierge Desk: Doubletree by Hilton Annapolis If you really want to get people trash-talking around Annapolis streets, just ask them where you can get the best cream of crab soup.…
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How Hoteliers Are Inducing Future Demand

Flexibility With Cancellation, Attrition Rates Key to Group Offers Dawna Comeaux, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Spire Hospitality, said prepaid or advanced purchase programs that offer percentages…
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Cincinnati Marriott Wraps Renovation

Cincinnati Marriott wraps renovation The Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of the property’s 321 guestrooms, meeting rooms, public spaces, M Club and Marriott Greatroom. Each of…
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How leisure demand shifted day-of-week trends

HNN: How leisure demand shifted day-of-week trends With leisure stays dominating hotel demand due to the pandemic, some hotels, especially those in the U.S. top 25 markets, have seen a…
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6 U.S. Road Trips to Take This Winter

6 U.S. Road Trips to Take This Winter Where to stay: Nestled between Stowe Village and the slopes lies Topnotch Resort, an upscale haven with dining and soothing post-slope spa…
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5 Stunning Places to See Fall Foliage

5 Stunning Places to See Fall Foliage Everyone can agree, autumn is an absolutely stunning time of year. The skies seem to clear, the air gets crisp, and trees put…
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Top Fall Foliage Getaways in the Northeast

Top Fall Foliage Getaways in the Northeast Whether you’re looking to get away from home or the office this fall, or just want to get in some serious leaf peeping…
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Care Packages: Hotels can attract business with cause marketing

COVID-19 reshapes the traditional sales-and-marketing funnel Theresa Hajko is director of revenue management for Spire Hospitality, a third-party management company in Irving, Texas. Hajko works from her home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and…
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Hotel Optimization: Insiders talk health, revenue alternatives

Hotel Optimization: Insiders talk health, revenue alternatives Spire Hospitality also had to adapt quickly, said Richard Sandoval, the company’s VP of operations. “All hotels … recognized [that the] historical share…
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Spire Hospitality streamlines daily health checks

Tracking employees’ symptoms through a mobile app can help lessen the burden on human resources collecting daily health checks during the pandemic, according to Spire Hospitality’s VP of Human Resources…
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Hotels navigate guest conflicts over mask mandates

Over the last few months, the American Hotel & Lodging Association has urged hotels to require face masks for all guests, which sources said so far has been well-received. But…
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The Spire Drill | Episode 007 – Alan Tate

The Spire Drill | Episode 007 In this episode of The Spire Drill, our CEO Chris Russell is joined by Alan Tate, General Manager of the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank…
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The Spire Drill | Episode 005 – Antonio Jones

The Spire Drill | Episode 005 Spire Hospitality CEO, Chris Russell, is joined by Antonio Jones, General Manager of our dual-branded Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites in Midtown Atlanta.
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The Spire Drill | Episode 004 – Nicole Poggione

The Spire Drill | Episode 003 Spire Hospitality CEO, Chris Russell, sits down for a discussion with Nicole Poggione, Director of Sales at the Embassy Suites Detroit Livonia Novi.
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AWH Partners Acquire DoubleTree Nashville Downtown

AWH Partners Acquire DoubleTree Nashville Downtown AWH Partners, LLC, a privately held real estate investment, development and management firm, announces today an investment into the DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown, a…
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Annapolis’ Award-Winning Soup

Annapolis’ Award-Winning Soup Nothing serves up Maryland-style comfort like a bowl of cream of crab soup. If you’re looking for the best cream of crab soup in Annapolis, look no…
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Embassy Suites Laredo Acquired by AWH Partners

Embassy Suites Laredo Acquired by AWH Partners  AWH Partners, LLC, a privately held real estate investment, development and management firm, announces today the purchase of Embassy Suites by Hilton Laredo, a…
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The Spire Drill | Episode 003 – Chris Russell

The Spire Drill | Episode 003 In a special edition of the Spire Drill, Spire Hospitality CEO, Chris Russell, goes behind the mic to answer a few questions about himself…
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The Spire Drill | Episode 001 – Bill Keating

The Spire Drill | Episode 001 Spire Hospitality CEO Chris Russell sits down with Bill Keating to learn a little more about his past and some of his interests.
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Checking In With Chris Russell, CEO of Spire Hospitality

Checking In With Chris Russell, CEO of Spire Hospitality In June, Chris Russell became CEO of Spire 
Hospitality, AWH’s hospitality management division. He recently described to LODGING how he moved…
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Spire Hospitality appoints Dawna Comeaux to SVP

Spire Hospitality appoints Dawna Comeaux to SVP Spire Hospitality added Dawna Comeaux as SVP. Comeaux previously guided the sales, revenue management and operation teams at Pillar Hotels and Resorts. Alongside…