Category Archives: Hospitality

OTO Development Wins Hilton Developer of the Year Award — for 2nd Consecutive Year

[caption id="attachment_23077" align="alignnone" width="2880"] Award-winning Hampton Inn & Suites[/caption] South Carolina-based hospitality company earns national honor SPARTANBURG SC (June 13, 2018) -- OTO Development has been named Hilton Developer of the Year in the Focused Service category -- for the second consecutive year. The 2017 award was announced earlier this month during the NYU International…
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Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Unveils Revamped Property

[caption id="attachment_22939" align="alignnone" width="3240"] Lobby at Hilton Garden Inn Greenville[/caption] Top-to-bottom renovation project yields 'like new' hotel in well-established location GREENVILLE SC (June 7, 2018) -- A $4-million project has totally revamped Hilton Garden Inn Greenville. The renovations include both interior and exterior upgrades to the six-story, 120-room property at 108 Carolina Point Parkway, near…
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Ballentine Food Service Equipment Welcomes Tony Calvin, Director of Sales

Greenville, South Carolina – Ballentine Food Service Equipment company announces the selection of Tony Calvin as Director of Sales. Calvin brings extensive experience and leadership in the Food and Beverage Industry as well as in Commercial Food Service Equipment sales. At the Omni Grove Park Inn, the historic, luxury resort in Asheville, North Carolina, Calvin…
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Hyatt Honors OTO Employees with Sales, Leadership Awards

[caption id="attachment_22791" align="alignnone" width="2545"] OTO Development's Daniel Crangle, Hyatt Franchise Revenue Manager of the Year[/caption] SPARTANBURG SC (May 30, 2018) -- Two OTO Development employees won top honors for sales and leadership within the Hyatt brand's select service portfolio. Daniel Crangle received a Hyatt Leadership Award for Select Service Revenue Management and Osman Keskin won…
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Greenville Country Club Expands Its Service Team

Promotes Membership Director and Hires Private Events Director Greenville, S.C. – Greenville Country Club recently expanded its guest services team with the promotion of Julia Bankert to Membership Director and addition of Mikaela Freeman as Private Events Director. Julia Bankert has been promoted from her role as the Greenville Country Club’s Private Events Director to…
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euphoria Food, Wine and Music Festival Announces New Executive Director

Greenville, SC (March 26, 2018) – euphoria Food, Wine and Music Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Morgan Allen as its new executive director. The selection was made after an extensive, nationwide search and comprehensive selection process conducted by Swingbridge Consulting, a non-profit management support organization based in Charlotte, N.C. Having been a…
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The Venue at Falls Park to showcase event space

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Steps away from the picturesque Falls Park and in the heart of downtown, The Venue at Falls Park is Greenville’s go-to spot for upcoming events. Located in the historical Harper building on 631 South Main Street, The Venue at Falls Park will host a showcase along with an open house for potential…
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New Ownership Brings Live Music and Southern-Inspired Dishes to Blues Boulevard

Eat. Drink. Jazz. Greenville, S.C. – March 20, 2018 – The premier jazz and blues venue, Blues Boulevard, has reopened under new owners, Freddy Foster and Julius Tolbert. After years of success in the upstate, the two utilize their expertise in the hospitality industry. The venue will now include a delicious Southern-inspired menu, a variety…
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OTO Development Adds Four Properties to Managed Portfolio

[caption id="attachment_20999" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Hyatt Place Chicago/Hoffman Estates[/caption] SPARTANBURG SC (MARCH 15, 2018) -- With a proven operations strategy that provides measurable results in revenue, profitability and guest satisfaction, OTO Development is a preferred third-party management company for a variety of hotel ownership groups. OTO develops, owns and operates its own portfolio of select-service hotels…
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