Category Archives: Hotel Remodeling

Changing the Future of Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International held their annual convention in Las Vegas Nevada this week and there is now more exciting changes in store for the brand than ever before. The focus and theme of the brand was “igniting the future” which means quite a bit for the brand that was founded in 1939. The main changes

Red Lion Hotels Taps Brian Quinn as SVP/Chief Franchise Officer

As seen on Hotel Business:  Red Lion Hotels Corp. has named Brian Quinn SVP and chieffranchise officer. Quinn will oversee hotel franchise development and growth opportunities for the company in its plan to expand across the United States. With more than 25 years’ of experience in the hospitality industry, Quinn most recently served as EVP/development at Driftwood Hospitality

Half of New Construction in Hotel and Retail Will Be “Green” by Next Year

"Green" building has become increasingly popular in the construction industry, particularly in home construction. But while this sector has boomed, others have lagged behind–until now. The rapid expansion of green emphasis in hospitality and retail building sectors has hit its stride, doubling in growth since 2011 and predicted to swell to more than half of

GIVING HOTELS A GREEN THUMBS UP

In today’s world, we know that energy conservation is good for the Earth. Cost reduction is good for business and consumer pocketbooks. Guest comfort is paramount in the hospitality industry. Can you have all three? Energy Technologies Group, LLC says YES, and is proud to offer their patented S³E System™ to the hospitality industry to

IHG Charts the Path

LEED-certified property

The brand’s sweeping Green Engage program allows hoteliers to earn credits toward becoming a LEED-certified property By Judy Maxwell, for AAHOA Lodging Business InterContinental Hotels Group in January earned recognition from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for charting a path of preparedness for its franchisees and operators. In partnership with USGBC, a group called

Traveling, Public Wi-Fi, and the Security of your Information

Did you know that eighty-two percent of travelers suspect that their personal information is compromised or unsafe when they utilize public Wi-Fi?  Despite this staggering statistic, nearly eighty-four percent of travelers still do not take the precautions necessary for online protection. Your laptop, tablet, or smart phone are more than just conveniences – they are

Put Your Hotel on the Fast Path for Recovery by Hiring Hotel Renovation Experts

Hotel renovations are tricky business. You want to put your hotel on the fast path for hotel recovery but you’re not always sure about when the time is right, how much of an investment is wise for the needs of your hotel, and even who to turn to in order to get the help you

Great Lobby Design Encourages Hospitality

First impressions matter.  That’s one of those truths that everyone understands and accepts and, yet, it’s a concept that can be a bit difficult to define.  We all know, however, that some public spaces are spacious, welcoming and pleasant while other seems cold, institutional and stand-offish. We at Parkwest General Contractors can help you find

How Small Hotels Can Benefit from Strategic Planning of Their Next Remodeling Project

Starting any type of hospitality construction requires strategic planning. When it comes to small hotels that are remodeling, an efficient plan to update and refresh the hotel with minimal disruption to your guests and business are key. Normally, any remodeling project is stressful and takes a lot of time. Choosing the knowledgeable professionals at Parkwest

Parkwest GC Has Started Remodeling Project of the Hampton Inn Sea World — Airport Hotel

The gorgeous weather in San Diego always astounds vacationers, but so do the number of attractions San Diego offers visitors. A favorite hotel of visitors to San Diego is the Hampton Inn Sea World – Airport Hotel. It is convenient to so many things to do in San Diego. Following are some of the attractions