Keyword: Marriott Marquis
In its second day, the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference included discussions about the industry's financial future, employee culture and changes needed.
The mood at the annual Atlanta event was marked by cautious optimism despite hotel executive's concerns about what the future will bring.
Stephen Borecki launched his hotel career at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina before relocating to the New Orleans Marriott.
Changing the industry from the bottom up is on the minds of the next generation of hoteliers.
The opening of the Marriott Marquis has added needed convention hotel supply to the city, which is being recast as a tourist destination.
The hotel will add a 600,000-square-foot conference and event center and 1,700 rooms to the area.
For the past three years, Tim Herrmann served as the GM at the Santa Clara Marriott, and he has more than three decades of experience in hospitality.
The 1,000-room hotel opened just in time for Super Bowl LI, to be held in the city on Feb. 5, 2017.