New Orleans Wyndham now under new management

Louisiana based hotel management and ownership company Expotel Hospitality, in partnership with real estate investors Conor Acquisitions, Gries Investment Funds and Gianco Cos., assumed management of the Wyndham Garden Inn -- New Orleans Airport hotel. 

The 220-room hotel has more than 5,565 square feet of meeting space, a new lobby and a fully updated bar and restaurant. Amenities include a business center, fitness center, an outdoor pool and complimentary parking.

The joint venture between Conor Acquisitions, Gries Investment Funds and Gianco Cos. will be used to supply asset management and construction management for the hotel's most recent renovations, which are expected to be completed later this year and totaled $3.2 million.

"There’s no better group to have in place coming out of the renovations than Expotel. They know the hotel better than anyone, as they managed it prior to us purchasing the asset and have unmatched local expertise. With most of the common areas complete and only a few floors to go, we are already seeing a great response from returning guests and first-timers," said Gianfilippo, founder of Gianco Cos., in a prepared statement.

"As this property wraps up the current renovations, we are excited to add a refreshed product back into the market. Our transition team was quick to get right to work and have done an amazing job leading our property based team through the transition," Tim Waz, Expotel’s president & COO, said in a statement.