Keyword: Remington Hotels
Guests can check in via mobile phone, request a secure digital key and go straight to their room upon arrival at the company's more than 90 hotels.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts added four hotels, OLS Hotels & Resorts three and Remington Hotels two.
Lark Hotels, Atrium Hospitality, New Castle Hotels & Resorts and Remington Hotels named hospitality veterans to C-suite and SVP positions.
Sloan Dean III, formerly Remington's COO, is taking over from Ashford CEO/Chairman Monty Bennett as president/CEO.
The move was part of the hotel's strategy to create a scalable, unified setup and enable more consistent data and processes across its properties.
The real estate investment trust also plans to enter a new franchise agreement in Virginia.
The management company looks to increase operating profits by using analytics combined with the Hotel Effectiveness labor-management system.
Jarrad Evans is a hospitality industry veteran and most recently served as SVP of business development and strategy for Benchmark.
The property is the ninth Remington-managed property to open in the San Francisco Bay area.
The transaction, which is expected to close during the third quarter of 2018, is subject to approval by the company's stockholders and customary closing conditions.