by Sam Trotter, Marketing Strategy Manager When it comes to the marketing strategy at your hotel, it’s important to remember that email is still an effective tool and it’s fairly inexpensive to use. That combination is powerful for both your reach and your budget. At Charlestowne, we see a healthy open rate of about 20
Slated to Open Summer 2017, The Bristol Hotel Will Enrich City’s Thriving Downtown Charlestowne Hotels, a full-service hospitality management company, announces they will oversee the operations and management of The Bristol Hotel, a boutique hotel property opening in downtown Bristol, Virginia. Expanding the company’s robust portfolio of independent hotels and resorts, franchised properties and condo-hotels
French Quarter Inn Named One of the Top 20 Hotels by Travel + Leisure for Third Consecutive Year Charlestowne Hotels is proud to announce that the French Quarter Inn, located in historic downtown Charleston, is again one of the Top City Hotels in the United States as the 15th best in the Travel + Leisure 2016
Charleston, SC – July 6, 2016 – The Spectator Hotel is ranked No. 1 on the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016 list of Top City Hotels in the Continental U.S. and No. 2 on the list of Top 100 Best Hotels in the World. Located in Charleston, South Carolina, The Spectator is managed
Charleston, SC – Charlestowne Hotels has once again partnered with The Highland Group and several other leading management companies to update last year’s definitive guide on boutique, lifestyle, and soft brand hotels. The 2016 report covers the latest trends the boutique, lifestyle, and soft brand space, and is a must read for developers and hoteliers alike. Friends of Charlestowne Hotels are entitled to a $100 discount off the $495 list price. Click the title above to read an excerpt from last year’s report, and find out how to get this year’s edition.
Courtesy Luxury Hoteliers Magazine: A luxury hotelier with an underperforming independent hotel has several options available to him or her to improve performance without giving up independence. Assuming the asset is in good condition and is competently staffed, the most significant options available are to acquire a soft brand, engage a management company, or both.
Brent Gresham, general manager of the award-winning French Quarter Inn, will also serve as the general manager for its sister property, The Spectator Hotel, which is slated to open in the spring of 2015. Brent has been the driving force behind the French Quarter Inn’s remarkable success, which has included multiple recognitions by Conde Nast
A recent study and white paper titled "The Rising Costs of Customer Acquisition" released by the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA), has generated a few talking points within the hotel industry during the last couple weeks. Many are wondering if acquisition costs are exceeding hotel revenue growth, and whether or not operators and owners understand the
Charlestowne's President & COO Shares Insights at STR Data Conference - Just two weeks ago, more than seven members of Charlestowne Hotels joined 450 industry leaders at the 6th annual Hotel Data Conference, hosted by STR and Hotel News Now in Nashville, TN. Conference sessions covered a wide range of topics from hotel development and
Being developers and hotel owners themselves, Charlestowne Hotels understands the inherent risks that owners face, as well as the importance of adaptability and expertise in each project. Its current portfolio includes AAA Four-Diamond hotels, boutique historic inns, beachfront condominium hotels, deluxe mountain inns, resorts, and branded full-service and limited-service properties.