Migis Hotel Group Announces Eric Poovey’s Promotion to General Manager of Hotel Domestique in South Carolina

Travelers Rest, South Carolina (November 28, 2018)-- Migis Hotel Group is pleased to announce that Eric Poovey has been promoted to General Manager of Hotel Domestique in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Poovey will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the hotel and Restaurant 17 adhering to the standards of service inherent in the Migis brand.

A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Poovey has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 15 years. He came to Greenville, North Carolina to attend Furman University and fell in love with the rich culture and history of the area. After graduation, Poovey owned and operated two businesses in the area and has extensive experience in the restaurant industry in downtown Greenville. In March 2017, Poovey joined the team at Hotel Domestique and Restaurant 17 as Guest Services Manager.

“Eric’s strong work ethic and dedication to hospitality will be a great asset to us as he takes on this new role,” said Migis Hotel Group Managing Partner Peter Twachtman. “His regional experience and perseverance will continue to move Hotel Domestique and Restaurant 17 forward.”


Inspired by the world travels of cyclist George Hincapie, Hotel Domestique offers luxurious stays and unmatched experiences in hospitality, cuisine, and adventure.

Tucked at the base of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Hotel Domestique offers a serene, quiet escape in the countryside of upstate South Carolina. The peaceful destination’s unique, luxurious blend of Old World style and modern design transports guests far beyond the routine of ordinary life, making every stay one to remember. Hotel Domestique has also become a favorite base camp for those seeking exhilarating adventures. World-class cycling, golf, fishing and hiking abound in every direction. Similarly, just as some guests spend their entire visit relaxing on property and savoring exceptional local flavors at Restaurant 17, others make the short trip to take in the award-winning culture and cuisine of nearby Asheville and Greenville.


Taking inspiration from the Abenaki word migis, a place to steal away to rest, Migis Hotel Group (MHG) is a family-run, Maine-based, and very personalized hotel management company founded in 1968. Operating boutique hotels, destination resort properties, and award-winning dining facilities, MHG properties offer guests a welcoming environment for rest and relaxation from an often hectic and overburdened life. MHG strives to provide each guest with heartfelt hospitality and a memorable dining experience for an exceptional value. Current properties managed include Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake, Maine; Black Point Inn on Prouts Neck, Maine; The Inn at Ocean’s Edge, Lincolnville, Maine; The Sparhawk Oceanfront Resort, Ogunquit, Maine; 250 Main, Rockland, Maine; The Emerson Inn, Rockport, Massachusetts; Higgins Beach Inn, Scarborough, Maine; The Groton Inn, Groton, Massachusetts; and Hotel Domestique, Travelers Rest, South Carolina. For more information visit migishotelgroup.com.

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