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Arbor Lodging Management Announces Appointment of New Role: Corporate Director of Food & Beverage Vasileios Ioannou

Arbor Lodging Management, a Chicago-based leading operator of hotels, proudly announces the appointment of Vasileios Ioannou as the company’s first-ever Corporate Director of Food & Beverage. Joining the Arbor Lodging team most recently from The Westin Chicago Northwest, Vasileios brings over 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry and a strong service-based management philosophy.

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Arbor Lodging Partners buys Des Moines Marriott

Arbor Lodging Partners, an integrated owner and operator of hotels, through an affiliate, acquired the Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek in West Des Moines, Iowa. This acquisition is Arbor Lodging’s fourth Marriott-branded hotel purchased in the past 24 months. The 102-room property will be managed by Arbor Lodging Partners’ affiliate Arbor Lodging Management (formerly NVN Hotels).

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Arbor CEO Talks with Hotel News Now about the Hotel Owner Outlook in California

Vamsi Bonthala, Arbor Lodging Partners CEO, gave his perspective on opportunities for hotel owners looking to invest in California, responding to the latest California hotel sales survey by Atlas Hospitality Group.

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NVN CEO Discusses Bringing Out the Positives From Negative Reviews

Excellent customer service is always NVN Hotel's goal.  But when the mark is missed, there's a lot to learned from customers' online reviews, and addressing those reviews with creative solutions. By responding to customers' concerns and implementing solutions across hotels, NVN can seize opportunity from negative reviews and bolster customer satisfaction.

Read NVN's latest blog online at HotelsMag.com here.

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The Kansas City Star Speaks with NVN Owners about Hotel Phillips History and Renovation

NVN co-founders and owners of Hotel Phillips discuss what drew them to the hotel, and how they captured its spirited past in renovations fit for the contemporary traveler.


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The Kansas City Star Goes Inside the Revamped Hotel Phillips and New Dining Offerings

The Kansas City Star tours the completed $20 million renovation of the Hotel Phillips, including its new restaurant Tavernonna, Kilo Charlie coffee bar and P.S. Speakeasy.

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NVN's Jaavid Bharucha Takes Part in Hotel Management Roundtable on Revenue Management

NVN’s own Jaavid Bharucha, Corporate Director of Revenue Management, speaks about the benefit of real-time accountability and collaboration as part of Hotel Management’s Roundtable on Revenue Management.

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NVN CEO Talks to Bisnow about Preparing for the Unexpected

NVN Chief Executive Officer, Sheenal Patel, is one of seven CRE professionals interviewed about handling emergency situations on their properties.

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NVN Promotes Jamie Hopwood to Vice President of Operations

NVN Hotels announced the promotion of Jamie Hopwood to Vice President of Operations. In this role, Hopwood manages day-to-day operations, forecasting and budgeting for eight hotels in the NVN portfolio.

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Kilo Charlie Opens in Historic Hotel Phillips

As the $20 million renovation of Hotel Phillips draws to a close, NVN announces the opening of Kilo Charlie, a new coffeehouse created in partnership with Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee Roasters.

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