INTERNATIONAL REPORT—RAR Hospitality is managing three new properties, Stonebridge adds more Denver hotels to its portfolio, and the first Four Points in Liberia gains new management. Here’s a closer look:
RAR Hospitality Assumes Management of Three Properties
RAR Hospitality has taken over management of the Wave Hotel and Crimson Hotel in Manhattan Beach, CA and Stay Tucson Inn and Suites in Tucson, AZ. The move furthers RAR’s expansion to the California coast and Arizona.
With the added independent properties, RAR’s hotel portfolio includes more than 20 properties ranging from full-service to select-service hotels and boutique properties in Southern California, Arizona, and Colorado. The third-party hotel management company is set to manage strategic planning and hotel operations for all three independent properties and RAR will oversee the re-brand and renovation of Stay Tucson Inn and Suites, formerly Quality Inn & Suites Tucson Airport North.
Stonebridge Expands Footprint in Denver Market
Stonebridge Companies will manage three metro Denver Hyatt properties, adding to the company’s current list of 60 hotels with more than 10,000 guestrooms nationwide.
Stonebridge Companies now manages the 135room Hyatt House Denver Tech Center; the 126room Hyatt Place Denver Tech Center; and the 127room Hyatt Place DenverSouth/Park Meadows.
With the addition of the managed Hyatt properties, Stonebridge Companies now owns and/or operates 30 hotels across Colorado. Further supporting the firm’s growth in Denver, the company also marked the opening of The Jacquard Hotel & Rooftop, an Autograph Collection hotel in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood. The firm is also developing a dual-brand Hilton property in downtown Denver, featuring a Tru by Hilton and a Home2 Suites by Hilton. It is planned to open later this year.
Aleph Hospitality to Manage First Four Points by Sheraton in Liberia
Aleph Hospitality revealed a franchise agreement with Marriott International for the first Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Liberia. Located in the capital city, Monrovia, the hotel is due to become the first internationally branded hotel in the country upon opening in 2020 and will be managed by Aleph Hospitality under the Four Points by Sheraton brand.
It will offer 111 guestrooms along with meeting facilities and a multitude of food and beverage outlets, including one all-day dining venue, one specialty restaurant, a beach bar and grill and a rooftop bar. Other amenities include a gym, spa, swimming pool and access to the beach.