The properties are located in Columbia, S.C., and Charlotte, N.C., bringing the number of hotels McKibbon manages in the two states to 16.

Dragan Andrejic, who originally is from Belgrade, Serbia, will lead the hotel while pursuing his master certificate in hospitality management.

Construction on the 97-room hotel will begin following the demolition of three existing motels, and the property is expected to open in 2020.

Spanning nearly 1,600 square feet, the Art Deco-inspired space includes a bar and breakfast area that overlooks the city’s Psiri district.

New York-based firm Yuji Yamazaki Architecture was involved in the design of the property.

The Hotel Elephant Weimar has 99 guestrooms, all redesigned to celebrate the property’s artistic and architectural heritage.

The brand revolution is coming to Europe where developers see value in some key emerging destinations, as well as some that are re-emerging.

Workplace retaliation claims have nearly tripled in frequency over the past decade and are one of the most difficult claims to defend against.

With falling occupancy and rates at smaller properties, local businesses are hoping an upcoming convention venue will help.