GAVIN PHILIPP Promoted to Vice President of Operations at Charlestowne Hotels CHARLESTON, May 23, 2018—Charlestowne Hotels, a full service hospitality management company, proudly announces the promotion of Gavin Philipp as Vice President of Operations. Philipp originally joined the Charlestowne team in 2013 as a Regional Director of Operations, overseeing various flagship properties in the company’s

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Posted on May 23, 2018

Executive Insight: Hunter Hotel Conference

The Hunter Hotel Conference brought out insights from every corner of the industry, marking potential upsets and opportunities to gain ground for U.S. hoteliers in 2018. Vice President of Development Charles Snyder explains the biggest takeaways regarding the conference’s hottest topics, New Supply and Labor. New Supply Nationally, the new construction pipeline is tapering off

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Posted on April 16, 2018

Charlestowne Hotels welcomes Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa

Charlestowne waves a new flag with the portfolio’s first Hotel Indigo Property. TUSCALOOSA, AL, April 16, 2018—Charlestowne Hotels proudly welcomes Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa as the newest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding portfolio. Boasting riverfront views, a rooftop lounge, and close proximity to the University of Alabama, The Indigo Tuscaloosa has, in its first year,

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Posted on April 16, 2018
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Charlestowne Hotels welcomes the Autumn Inn

Charlestowne continues its study of university markets with the addition of this Northampton Inn. NORTHAMPTON, MA, April 16, 2018—Charlestowne Hotels is proud to welcome The Autumn Inn as one of the newest additions to the company’s ever-expanding portfolio. Primely located mere steps from downtown Northampton and Smith College, The Autumn Inn is comprised of 32

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Posted on April 16, 2018

The Palms Oceanfront Hotel opens after complete renovation

Located on Isle of Palms, SC, The Palms Oceanfront Hotel offers guests unparalleled ocean views in a now completely renovated space.   ISLE OF PALMS, SC, October 20, 2017—The Palms Oceanfront Hotel opens to the public December 1 after renovating all 57 guest rooms and suites, as well as all public spaces, including the lobby and

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Posted on October 20, 2017

Key Insights from the 2017 Stay Boutique Conference

2017 STAY BOUTIQUE CONFERENCE Key insights and takeaways from President and COO Michael Tall  As consumers clamor for more genuine travel experiences and increasingly seek out independent and boutique properties, the hotel industry is rapidly redefining itself to keep up with the new demand. Regardless of the type of asset, those that wish to meet a guest's need for

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Posted on October 11, 2017

Charlestowne Hotels Expands

From the shores of the Grand Strand to the banks of the Ottauquechee, Charlestowne Hotels is expanding one hotel at a time.  Properties recently signed under CH management About the Best Western Plus Grand Strand The Best Western Plus Grand Strand Inn & Suites offers guests the best of Myrtle Beach, whether visiting for a romantic

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Posted on September 12, 2017

Charles Snyder Appointed Vice President of Business Development

  Charlestowne Hotels announces the appointment of Charles Snyder as Vice President of Business Development. With more than a decade of experience in hotel investment, development and market research, Snyder will be responsible for cultivating relationships with hotel ownership and development groups as he continues to grow Charlestowne’s robust portfolio of boutique hotels, resorts, franchised

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Posted on August 24, 2017

Email is Still King of Hotel Marketing

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

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Posted on June 13, 2017

How to Capture and Retain Direct Bookings

by Johnathan Capps, Vice President, Revenue Management While online travel agencies (OTAs) can be part of an overall healthy channel mix, direct bookings will never fail to be the most profitable. Not only are these bookings more lucrative from a rooms revenue standpoint, but guests who book direct usually contribute to higher overall spend while

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Posted on May 16, 2017

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