Interstate picks up operations of the Renaissance Philadelphia Airport

The Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel (The hotel, which was recently acquired by AMENA Hotels, will immediately undergo a top-to-bottom renovation.)

Interstate Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the 349-room Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel, recently acquired by AMENA Hotels. The hotel will immediately undergo a top-to-bottom renovation.

The Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel is located within minutes of Lincoln Financial Field, the Wells Fargo Center and the city's downtown district, and is one mile from the airport. The property also offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. The hotel offers 349 rooms, including 52 suites, in addition to 21,000 square feet of meeting and event space inclusive of 19 meeting rooms and a 6,600-square-foot ballroom.

“It is gratifying to earn new business with a quality developer such as AMENA Hotels,” Leslie Ng, chief investment officer at Interstate Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “With a planned renovation and repositioning in addition to an ideal location, we expect to take this hotel to a leadership position and maximize investment returns.”

“We are pleased to partner with an industry leader like Interstate Hotels & Resorts to manage the Renaissance Philadelphia Hotel Airport,” Marc El-Khouri, chief development officer, AMENA Hotels, said in a statement. “Our focus is on dynamic and exciting markets like Philadelphia and we are proud to be contributing to the community’s economic growth. We look forward to a successful future with Interstate and its top-quality team.” 

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is a U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels, resorts, convention centers and independent hotels. Currently, Interstate’s global portfolio represents 540 properties in 12 countries inclusive of committed pipeline of signed hotels under construction or development around the world.

AMENA Hotels, based in Phoenix, is a privately held owner, developer and operator of hotels and resorts. The company’s expertise spans ground-up construction, adaptive reuse, value-add acquisition as well as repositioning projects.