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Parkwest’s Executive Vice President Craig Sullivan is Host of the Month on OCTalkRadio.net

Parkwest’s Executive Vice President Craig Sullivan is Host of the Month on OCTalkRadio.net

Parkwest’s Executive Vice President Craig Sullivan is Host of the Month on OCTalkRadio.net with his talk show “Check Out California.” Q: What is Check Out California?  A: It’s a show focused on the California Hospitality & Travel markets and what a vibrant part of the State’s economy they are. Q: How long have you had the show? 

Hotels Focused on Guest Wellness are Taking the Hospitality Industry by Storm

Hotels Focused on Guest Wellness are Taking the Hospitality Industry by Storm

Learn how wellness-focused services and amenities are changing the face of the hotel game. According to the Global Wellness Institute, wellness tourism revenues increased 14% between 2013 and 2015.  A quick examination of current lifestyles is enough to tell you that this growth rate won’t be slowing any time soon.  Now, more than ever, travelers

WoodSpring Hotels Roll Out Welcome Mat to Pets Nationwide

WoodSpring Hotels Roll Out Welcome Mat to Pets Nationwide

Learn about WoodSpring Hotels’ new pet-friendly policies. In late August, WoodSpring Hotels announced a 100% pet-friendly policy in all of their properties nationwide.  Now, with a one-time fee for dogs and cats (depending on your length of stay), you will be allowed to keep your furry friend with you at all times.  As an added

Dual-Brand Marriott Property Arrives in Florida

Dual-Brand Marriott Property Arrives in Florida

Learn about the new property in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The real-estate development company Key International opened a new dual-brand Marriott property in late August of this year.  Situated at 309 Coronado Drive, the property is divided into two hotels—the 140 suite Residence Inn and the 115 suite SpringHill Suites Clearwater Beach. Both hotels offer large

The New, Stylish Place to Stay in New York

The New, Stylish Place to Stay in New York

Midtown Manhattan gets its newest addition with the Whitby Hotel. The Whitby Hotel, named for the quaint fishing town in northern Britain, opened its doors in early 2017.  Lovingly decorated by owner Kit Kemp, the Whitby is notable for its luxurious materials, playful design, and thoughtful attention to detail.  The Whitby is the newest addition

8 Hotel Renovations to Look Forward To in 2017

8 Hotel Renovations to Look Forward To in 2017

Learn which hotels are getting spectacular updates this year! Those of us in the hotel business know that the industry is ever changing.  Everyone is looking to make their rooms more stunning, their restaurants more magnificent, and their amenities more luxurious.  This year is no different.  To learn which properties are getting amazing face lifts,

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Crescent Hotels to Make Duke Hotel Newport Beach

Crescent Hotels to Make Duke Hotel Newport Beach

Crescent Hotels & Resorts was selected to manage the Duke Hotel Newport Beach, a luxurious high-end hotel in Newport Beach that is adjacent to the John Wayne airport and will be named Renaissance Newport Beach hotel once renovations are complete by the winter of 2018. Earlier this year, Crescent Hotels & Resorts was chosen to

Southern California Commercial Real Estate & Lending Conference

Parkwest Sr. VP Craig Sullivan at the Hotel Investment Panel Parkwest is proud to be a Sponsor of Southern California Commercial Real Estate & Lending Conference. Our Sr. VP Craig Sullivan will be moderating the Hotel Investment Panel. Don’t miss out on this opportunity – Register today and use the discount code: parkwest

Trump’s Travel Ban: Uncertainty Surrounds and Affects U.S. Tourism

Trump's Travel Ban: Uncertainty Surrounds and Affects U.S. Tourism

Trump’s “travel” ban has hurt U.S. tourism and is costing airlines millions of dollars worth of revenue–$185 million to be precise–were lost in just one week. Trump’s executive ordered travel ban, which exclusively targets Muslim countries, has hurt the airline business significantly. The CEO of one airlines called the travel ban “divisive.” Trump signed the travel