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Acquisitions Costs vs. Revenue Growth

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

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Posted on September 4, 2014
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Independent vs. Franchised Brands

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

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Posted on September 2, 2014
Sewanee

The Sewanee Inn – Now Open

The much anticipated, Sewanee Inn, welcomed guests and officially opened its doors to the visiting public on May 7, 2014. Located at The University of the South, the new 43 room boutique hotel offers dramatic event space, a full-service lounge, and sweeping vistas of Sewanee's newly renovated 9-hole golf course and rolling mountain-top plateau. Charlestowne

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Posted on June 11, 2014
The Spectator Hotel

The Spectator Hotel – Foundation Ceremony

Charlestowne Hotels and Palmetto Commercial Properties are pleased to announce the spring 2015 opening of The Spectator Hotel, a vintage-style luxury hotel in the midst of Charleston’s Historic District. The official celebrations began with an on-site Foundation Ceremony on May 15, which hosted a group of Charleston’s prominent community members including Mayor Joe Riley. The

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Posted on May 17, 2014

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