Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints chief information officer

Interstate acquired a management deal with the 319-room hotel through a partnership with Hong Kong-based owner Junson Capital.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts manages 605 properties, including The Westin Alexandria (Va.) Old Town. Photo credit: Marriott International

Interstate Hotels & Resorts has appointed Andrew Arthurs chief information officer. Arthurs, with more than 15 years of technology leadership experience within the hospitality industry, will oversee the management company’s design and delivery of technical and business solutions.

Before joining Interstate, Arthurs served as chief information officer at Two Roads Hospitality, where he led the company’s partnership with Amazon to design and launch Alexa for Hospitality. Before that, he spent more than nine years with Vail Resorts, where he held a range of IT leadership roles.

"As part of Interstate's continued evolution, we are pleased to add Andrew to our executive team," Michael Deitemeyer, president/CEO of Interstate, said in a statement. "His leadership in building IT teams and technology-enabled solutions supports our objective to differentiate the company by leveraging our scale and performing best in class in all hospitality verticals."

Interstate is a U.S.-based global hotel management company. Its portfolio extends across 15 countries and represents 605 properties inclusive of a committed pipeline of hotels under construction or development.