In episode 13 of LODGING On Demand, LODGING Editor Kate Hughes speaks with Adria Levtchenko, CEO of PurpleCloud Technologies, Tim Heim, Area GM of Focus Hospitality, and Phil Cordell, SVP and Global Head of New Brand Development for Hilton, about how the hotel industry’s approach to cleanliness will change post-COVID-19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGTJRJ00ovg&feature=youtu.be
The Tuxon to Open as First Design Hotels Property in Arizona By LODGING Staff- May 13, 2020 https://lodgingmagazine.com/the-tuxon-to-open-as-first-design-hotels-property-in-arizona/ TUCSON, Ariz. — The Tuxon, a modern boutique hotel in Tucson, has joined Marriott International’s Design Hotels portfolio as the collection’s first property in Arizona. Managed by Focus Hospitality Management, the hotel is slated to debut this [...]
Tucson hotels to tap brakes after accelerated growth Reprinted from Hotel Business: BY ADAM PERKOWSKY ON APRIL 7, 2020 Downtown Tucson has seen a revitalization. TUCSON, AZ—Over the last four years, this city has ranked first in average compound annual occupancy, ADR and RevPAR change among the 60 U.S. markets covered by CBRE’s Hotel Horizons, according to [...]
International Housekeeping Week: Last week the industry recognized the work and dedication of the amazing Housekeeping Department. The Housekeeping department is vital in helping create an exceptional experience for our guests to feel home away from home. Focus Hospitality Management would like to say THANK YOU to our outstanding Housekeeping Teams that constantly help deliver [...]
Tucson, AZ – August 9, 2019: TownePlace Suites by Marriott Tucson , managed by Focus Hospitality Management, will complete a multimillion-dollar renovation to its 76-room extended stay hotel, located at 405 West Rudasill Road, Tucson, AZ, 85704. The six-month project includes major renovations to guest rooms, lobby, breakfast area, fitness center and the exterior. “TownePlace [...]
On Tuesday morning, August 27, 2019, AzLTA gathered Southern Arizona Industry Leaders for a round table to review advocacy and education successes in the market, as well as listen to current issues and get feedback as we begin to look at legislative priorities for 2020. We are grateful for the strong support and participation by [...]
Renovations Are Part of Brand Revitalization Initiative TUCSON, Arizona– August 9, 2019 – Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Tucson Mall, managed by Focus Hospitality Management, has completed a renovation to its 109-room property, located at 5950 North Oracle Road. The five- month project includes updates to the property’s guest rooms, lobby, dining area, fitness center [...]
By Mia Taylor, Hotel & resort August 21, 2019 Hampton by Hilton is rolling out a new breakfast experience that will feature fresh, healthful menu items for guests, as well as newly renovated breakfast areas. The changes will take place across the brand’s more than 2,250 hotels in the U.S. and Canada, the company said [...]
A lot of people think travel is just plain expensive, but in reality there are incredible deals happening all the time. They usually don’t last too long, and you have to act quickly. That can sometimes be a problem when a deal requires jumping on a plane tomorrow (how many people can do that?), but in fact most deals are for months in the future.
Before visiting last month, my friends painted a picture of a city hot, filled with malls and expensive stores, restaurants, lots of expats, and a bit soulless.