Category Archives: Hospitality

Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Earns 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

[caption id="attachment_16275" align="alignnone" width="2016"] Hilton Garden Inn Greenville in Greenville SC is one of 45 properties in the OTO Development portfolio to earn a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.[/caption] SPARTANBURG SC (AUGUST 15, 2017) – Built on a foundation of exceptional guest service, OTO Development encourages every hotel in its portfolio to solicit, and act…
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The Old Cigar Warehouse taps hospitality veteran as Sales Manager

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Old Cigar Warehouse has added Samantha Chapman as its venue sales manager. A College of Charleston graduate, Chapman brings more than seven years of experience in catering and venue sales focused on corporate events and meetings. Chapman will aid in the execution of corporate events at The Old Cigar Warehouse in…
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Aloft Greenville Downtown Announces Melissa Haines as Director of Food and Beverage

[caption id="attachment_16144" align="alignleft" width="200"] Melissa Haines, Aloft Greenville Downtown Director of Food and Beverage[/caption] Greenville, S.C. (August 9, 2017) – Aloft Greenville Downtown announced today that it has hired Melissa Haines as its Director of Food and Beverage. In her new role, Haines will oversee the food and beverage offering for the hotel’s W XYZ®…
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New Courtyard by Marriot slated for Millport Mauldin/Greenville Market

MAULDIN, SC – The City of Mauldin and Shaw Resources announce another project in the Millport at Butler Development. A new Courtyard by Marriott hotel will be developed on 2.2 acres of land in Millport Circle, just off I-385 at Butler Road. The franchise was recently awarded to Millport Hospitality, LLC. “The company hopes to…
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United Way of the Piedmont Presents Two Awards to OTO Development

United Way of the Piedmont presented two awards to OTO Development in recognition of the hospitality company’s employee generosity. OTO, a Johnson Management company, received the Employee Giving and Circle of Excellence awards during United Way’s recent annual meeting. “OTO Development believes in United Way of the Piedmont’s mission to connect, engage and inspire people…
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High Spirits adds Brown as Director of Event Sales

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Katherine Brown has joined High Spirits Hospitality as its Director of Event Sales. A graduate of the University of North Carolina , Brown brings more than a decade of work in the special event and wedding industry including time as the director of events for Top of the Hill’s Great Room in…
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OTO Development Expands Managed Portfolio: Company adds 7 new property management contracts

As one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, OTO Development expands consistently via smart developments and savvy operations – for itself as well as an increasing number of hotel ownership groups. The Spartanburg SC-based hospitality company develops, owns and operates its own portfolio of upscale select-service hotels while also lending its expertise to third-party leftrailmanagement clients…
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High Spirits Hospitality adds Director of Human Resources

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- High Spirits Hospitality has added Sarah Lusk as its Director of Human Resources. A graduate of Furman University, Lusk’s primary responsibilities will be in the hiring process, employee relations, compliance and the training of the High Spirits Hospitality staff. Lusk previously work in a similar position with Human Technologies (HTI) in the…
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Saskatoon Restaurant Announces New Nine-Acre Greenville Development With Northwestern Lodge Feel and Expanded Event Center

Greenville, S.C. – Edmund Woo, Upstate restaurateur and owner of Saskatoon restaurant, recently announced a planned nine-acre development along the Haywood Rd corridor that will serve as the new home for the expanded Saskatoon restaurant and new event center. The development, with estimated investment of approximately $2.5 million, is located at the corner of Haywood…
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