Category: Hospitality

The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Ocean City, Md. has officially opened along the city’s famed boardwalk. Hyatt Place Ocean City/Oceanfront offers 105 guestrooms, beachfront views, a 24-hour gym and meeting spaces. The hotel is owned by PRBR Hospitality Group LLC and operated by TKo Hospitality Management, an affiliate of the Delaware-based Harvey Hanna and Associates “As…

By Ken Mammarella  Special to Delaware Business Times The new SpringHill Suites by Marriott at 402 Ogletown Road in Newark held a grand opening event Thursday. “The gateway to Newark has a grand new showcase,” said George Danneman, president of Danneman Hospitality, which owns the hotel property. The 132-suite hotel, Marriott’s first in Delaware, is…

Lodging tax a hot topic in hotel sector

By PAM GEORGE Special to Delaware Business Times A lodging tax is very much on the minds of area hotel operators and legislators involved in House Bill 377. Passed by House of Representatives and headed to the Senate, the bill allows a county government with a population or more than 500,000 residents to impose and…

Buccini/Pollin Group, PM Hotel Group and BPGS Construction yesterday held the official groundbreaking ceremony for Homewood Suites Wilmington, a 120-room, extended-stay hotel located at 820 Justison Street directly along the Michael S. Purzycki Riverwalk . Developers expect construction to finish up in September 2019. They also anticipate the project will create 100 construction jobs and 30…

The hotel industry in New Castle County is facing a direct challenge, driven by New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer’s singling out our industry for a 38 percent tax increase. House Bill 377 is legislation that would allow counties to levy a lodging tax of 3 percent on top of the existing 8 percent in…

SpringHill Suites by Marriott opened today in Newark. The 132-suite hotel, located at 402 Ogletown Road, is just a short drive from the University of Delaware, the STAR Campus, the Christiana Mall and the corporate headquarters for W.L. Gore, Siemens, JP Morgan Chase and Barclay. The nightly rate begins at $179. The Marriott franchise is owned…

Mayor Mike Purzycki and City Council President Hanifa Shabazz yesterday joined Canon Hospitality Management for the ribbon cutting of the first new hotel in downtown Wilmington in nearly 20 years. The Residence Inn by Marriott is located at the site of the former Beneficial Bank Building at 1300 North Market Street. The project drew praise…