Category Archives: Hospitality

Greenville’s Allan Robins Wins Barberitos 2019 Trailblazer Award Local franchisee recognized at chain’s annual conference

[caption id="attachment_39142" align="alignnone" width="940"] Allan Robins, his wife, Denise Robins, and Barberitos Spokesperson, David Pollack at the Barberitos Annual Franchisee Conference.[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (Dec. 17, 2019) – Barberitos, a fast-casual Southwestern Grille and Cantina with 50 locations across the Southeast, named Franchisee Allan Robins as its 2019 Trailblazer Award recipient at the chain’s annual National…
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South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association to Host its 67th Annual Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Industry Awards Gala

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) will host its 67th Annual Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Awards Gala on January 21 at the Embassy Suites Airport Charleston Convention Center Hotel. Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette will be the keynote speaker. The South Carolina Hospitality Stars of the Industry Awards has been recognizing outstanding performance…
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New Partnership is Taking Steps to Prevent Human Trafficking in South Carolina Hotels

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) has announced a new partnership with the Seattle-based nonprofit, Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to make human trafficking awareness training available to all SCRLA members and their employees, free of charge. BEST provides expertise in human trafficking prevention, and BEST’s Inhospitable to Human Trafficking training, sponsored…
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McKibbon Hospitality Announces the Promotion of Kelly Schlitter to Director of Sales at Aloft Greenville Downtown

[caption id="attachment_38879" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kelly Schlitter[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (December 5, 2019) – McKibbon Hospitality an award-winning leader in hotel management, today announced the promotion of Kelly Schlitter to Director of Sales at Aloft Greenville Downtown. In her new role, Kelly will be responsible for managing all sales and marketing efforts for the lifestyle hotel located…
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Old Cigar Warehouse launches one of the first all-inclusive wedding packages in the upstate 

October 20, 2019 Contact: John Boyanoski (864)-289-9772 jboyanoski@completepr.net GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Old Cigar Warehouse has launched their Platinum Wedding Package, one of the first all-inclusive packages in the Upstate. The package pricing is simple. It is broken down into a base price, and a per person price. The Old Cigar Warehouse will keep track of your vendors and when you need…
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Pomegranate On Main Celebrates 12 Years as Downtown Becomes Foodie Hub

[caption id="attachment_38368" align="alignnone" width="604"] The former Surratt furniture store at 618 South Main Street in downtown Greenville became the home of Pomegranate on Main restaurant on November 21, 2007. As of 2018, downtown has become the premier destination for Greenville area diners boasting more than 100 restaurants.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C., November 16, 2019 — The success…
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Greenville Country Club Hostess Earns Employee of the Year Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. — LaVerne Young, hostess at Greenville Country Club (GCC), is being honored with the Front of the House Employee of the Year award by the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association. Young has served in the hospitality industry for over thirty years and views her role as more of a caretaker than a…
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High Spirits Hospitality hires new vice president of sales and marketing

October 28, 2019 Contact: John Boyanoski (864)-289-9772 jboyanoski@completepr.net GREENVILLE, S.C. – Holly Haraway is bringing her years of industry experience to the High Spirits Hospitality team as the new vice president of sales and marketing. A Greenville native, Haraway graduated from Furman University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. After working for six years…
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