Hotel Equities and Worldhotels Create Joint Strategic Partnership
"Hotel Equities and Worldhotels share a common goal of growth and an unwavering commitment to positive guest experiences," said Joe Reardon, vice president of marketing and business development for Hotel Equities. "We are excited to embark on this strategic partnership, especially as we celebrate 25 years in business and look to further expand our rapidly growing portfolio of hotels in the Americas and globally."
With a collection of nearly 450 unique independent hotels in 250 destinations and 65 countries, Worldhotels is a full-service sales and marketing global distribution company servicing independent hotels and resorts around the world. Through a comprehensive range of services that includes global marketing, sales, training, ecommerce and state-of-the-art technology, Worldhotels backs independent hotels with the power of a global brand while preserving their individual character and unique identity.
"Hotel Equities' demonstrated success in both leisure and business-oriented hotels make them the perfect fit for a partnership with Worldhotels," said Thomas Griffiths, vice president, Worldhotels-The Americas. "With a large portfolio of hotels across the United States, we are excited to add another great value to our customer base and have the utmost confidence in their management abilities to help strengthen operations for our ownership groups. This partnership is one of a kind and we feel our owners will embrace the offer."
"Our newly formed partnership has created a buzz among independent hoteliers and we are already working on several new opportunities with current owners," said Reardon.
Worldhotels is a global brand that brings together some of the world's most unique independent hotels. With the tagline "Where Discovery Starts" it targets savvy business and leisure travelers that seek an authentic and local experience when choosing a hotel. With over 40 years of excellence in the industry, the company's mission is to provide access to 4 and 5-star hotels of character and distinction. Each hotel in the Worldhotels portfolio has been carefully selected to ensure it meets the group's strict quality standards. Each hotel is measured against over 1,000 quality criteria every year. For more information on Worldhotels, please visit www.worldhotels.com. ###
Margaret M. Jones
Dir. of Public Relations
Hotel Equities (HE) is an Atlanta-based full-service hotel ownership, management and development firm operating more than 100 hotels throughout North America. Frederick W. Cerrone, CHA, serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Brad Rahinsky serves as President and Chief Operating Officer. For more information, visit www.hotelequities.com.