Category Archives: Hospitality

OTO Development Brings Internal Talent to AC Hotel Spartanburg

[caption id="attachment_12286" align="alignleft" width="800"] Alyssa Stroup (left) and Karen Williams (right)[/caption] Hotel Announces General Manager, Director of Sales Spartanburg, SC - As AC Hotel Spartanburg enters the final stages of construction, OTO Development, the hotel's owner / developer, announced Friday their appointment of a General Manager and Director of Sales. The two new hires are…
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Tacos N’ Tequila Fiesta slated for April

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Tapping into the region’s growing appreciation and love for tacos and good tequila, High Spirits Events is hosting the first Tacos n’ Tequila Fiesta in downtown Greenville presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila. This food and drink celebration will occur on Sunday, April 9 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The…
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Wilderness Skills School Moves to Greenville County

Entering its fifth year, primitive survival training instills confidence in living in the wild. EarthSkills, LLC, a wilderness self-reliance school, recently moved to its new teaching site on 10 acres in Pelzer, S.C. Their newly expanded program of study began in February with Survival Knife Skills, a single-day class. EarthSkills, LLC originally launched in the…
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Greenville-Based Hospitality America Celebrates Two Decades of Hotel Management

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FEBRUARY 13, 2017) – This year, Hospitality America, with offices in Nashville, TN and Greenville, will celebrate twenty years of developing and managing hotels across the US and in the Caribbean. The company was founded in 1995 by CEO Chris Cargen and currently operates 17 hotels with over 2,000 rooms. The Hospitality America…
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Commerce Club Welcomes New General Manager

GREENVILLE, SC, February 8, 2017— Commerce Club, a member of the ClubCorp family of clubs, announced today that John Welter has recently joined the Commerce Club as the General Manager. He relocated to Greenville from Kansas City, Kansas, where he has resided the last 25 years and most recently held the position of Clubhouse Manager…
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United Community Bank Ice on Main Celebrates End of Successful Sixth Season

[caption id="attachment_11011" align="alignleft" width="3584"] Michelle Seaver of United Community Bank Presents Donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 17, 2017) – United Community Bank Ice on Main celebrates the conclusion of its sixth season today in a Closing Ceremony at downtown Greenville’s only outdoor skating rink. City Councilmember Amy Ryberg…
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Old Cigar Warehouse wins WeddingWire Award for the third year in a row

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 third year in a row. It comes for a year where The Old Cigar Warehouse hosted more than 100 weddings as well as a CNN Presidential Debate. The esteemed…
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City of Greenville Tourism Grant Application Now Online

(Greenville SC) In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds. Tourism grant funds include accommodations tax and hospitality tax funds, which must be used for capital projects, marketing projects and/or events that promote and develop tourism through…
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Greenville Named One of The New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2017

At the end of 2015, VisitGreenvilleSC put together a wish list for 2016. At the top of that list was securing a spot on the New York Times annual 52 Places to Visit list. Well, we did it. Greenville, South Carolina was highlighted at #12 as “the next major food destination” and praised for its…
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