Category Archives: Hospitality

Old Cigar Warehouse hosts Venue Showcase

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Old Cigar Warehouse will be hosting a venue showcase on February 21st. From 4-7p.m., the space will be set up as a mock ceremony and reception so engaged couples and other event planners can see and meet vendors from The Old Cigar Warehouse’s preferred list. Along with the list of preferred…
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Denise Beers-Kiepper Joins Leadership Team at OTO Development

[caption id="attachment_30567" align="alignnone" width="3132"] Denise Beers-Kiepper, VP/Human Resources at OTO Development[/caption] SPARTANBURG SC (FEBRUARY 20, 2019) – OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, has appointed Denise Beers-Kiepper as Vice President of Human Resources. She is tasked with leading and developing the Spartanburg-based hotelier’s human resources team, which supports ~2,400 employees across the country. OTO…
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The Cliffs Welcomes Tara Giltner as Content Marketing Specialist

(TRAVELERS REST, S.C.) – The Cliffs is pleased to announce the newest member of its marketing team, Tara Giltner, who has been named content marketing specialist. In this role, Giltner is responsible for the strategic development, management, and copywriting of marketing and communications initiatives while aligning content with The Cliffs’ voice, vision and brand standards.…
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OTO Development Earns Six Adrian Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Marketing

[caption id="attachment_29881" align="alignnone" width="1800"] Celebrating during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala, from left, are Lisa Giaimo, VP/Sales & Marketing; Jordan Trolinger, Multi-Media Manager; James Fowler, Senior eCommerce Manager; Diane Jackson, Public Relations Manager; and Aimee Cheek, eCommerce Director.[/caption] SPARTANBURG SC (JANUARY 29, 2019) – OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, earned six 2018 Adrian…
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Old Cigar Warehouse wins fifth WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. – WeddingWire has named The Old Cigar Warehouse as a Couple’s Choice Award Winner for Ceremony and Reception Space in South Carolina for the fifth year in a row. The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness,…
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Greenville’s Poinsett Club Named “Platinum Club of America”

Club Leaders Forum, the premier consulting source of the private club industry – recently announced that The Poinsett Club, one of the Greenville area’s oldest and most recognizable clubs, has again been named a “Platinum Club of America.” Recognizing the top 5% of clubs in each category (Country Clubs, Golf Clubs, City Clubs, Athletic Clubs,…
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High Spirits Hospitality welcomes three interns for spring

GREENVILLE, S.C. – High Spirits Hospitality has added three interns for the spring season, Rachel Ritter, Morgan Moja and Meg McAnally. Rachel Ritter joins the hospitality group as the social media and marketing intern. Ritter, originally from Delaware, found her southern hospitality roots from attending Clemson University where she is currently a junior pursuing a…
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Events at The Children’s Museum is latest High Spirits Hospitality venture

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Children’s Museum of the Upstate has paired with High Spirits Hospitality to offer guests a unique event experience. This new partnership, Events at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, is a key move for High Spirits Hospitality allowing the company to take the knowledge gained from putting on events at the…
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OTO Development Certified as a Great Place to Work®

[caption id="attachment_29180" align="alignnone" width="2103"] OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, has been certified as a Great Place to Work®.[/caption] SPARTANBURG SC (Thursday, January 3) – Employees have often said so and now it’s official: OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, is a Great Place to Work®. The Spartanburg SC-based hotel development and hospitality…
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