IDH gets contract to renovate Panama City hotel

Destin, FL.--Charles E. Noonan, Managing Partner of IDH Hospitality Group, announced today a management contract to renovate a hotel in Panama City into a beautiful Boutique Resort.
Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico, in the quiet beachside community of Laguna Beach in Northwest Florida, Pineapple Villas commands the ideal site for the ultimate vacation get away. All of our villas will be fully equipped with individual kitchens and private balconies overlooking the crystal blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This property is a unique expression of resort living, with renowned artist Peggy Adams, adding her special touches producing an ever-relaxing feng shui atmosphere. All artwork is being painted on site to ensure the incorporation of the local culture and enhancing the ambience of each villa. Guests of the Pineapple Villas will be only footsteps away from white sandy beaches and aqua blue water. Each villa will include wireless internet and private messaging. Other services will include private massages and customized gourmet meals prepared by a personal chef. Additionally, this resort will be eco friendly and will bear the seal of a Green Certified Hotel.

This is the third renovation and repositioning resort hotel in Northwest Florida for Mr. Noonan.   Mr. Noonan has recently departed from a 27-year tenure with various International Hotel companies including the Frankfurt, GE based World Hotels.  He has renovated and established the Inn on Destin Harbor, which has become the most successful independent hotel in the region.

In 2007, Chad E. Noonan joined his father to form IDH Hospitality Group.  He is a partner and Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Chad brings a fresh new sales approach to hotel internet marketing.  Prior to the establishment of IDH, Chad held the position of Director of Sales and Marketing for the Five Star Cotton Bay Resort located in the Bahamas.

IDH Hospitality Group (IDHG) is a Florida based professional hotel management, development, sales and marketing firm focused on unique independent hotels.  “Integrity, Diversity, & Honesty (IDH) is the cornerstone of our business philosophy and conduct.”  Charles E. Noonan, CHA, serves as President and CEO. 

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