Driftwood Hospitality Management (www.TheDriftwoodDifference.com
) today announced their selection to manage the Holiday Inn Express Wilkesboro in North Carolina (pictured left). The 100-room property is set in the foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains and is Driftwood’s third property in the state.
“Driftwood plans to utilize the hotel’s convenient positioning in the market as well as its reputation for superior service to bring the property to the next level and implement positive changes across the board,” said Brian Quinn, EVP of Development at Driftwood Hospitality Management. “Growing our third-party management portfolio is a direction Driftwood has strategically chosen to align with, and the Holiday Inn Express Wilkesboro reinforces this strategy as well as our position in the market.”
As the only area hotel with a conference center, including six meeting rooms totaling more than 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, the Holiday Inn Express Wilkesboro offers facilities for every type of function – from large meetings to intimate gatherings. Hotel guests can utilize amenities such as a business center, complimentary hi-speed wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, a complimentary hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, a gym and a recently renovated pool. Wilkesboro is home to many annual festivals and events, and the hotel is proud to host visitors to the area, including artists and vendors during Merlefest, the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival and Singing in the Foothills.
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About Driftwood Hospitality Management
Based in North Palm Beach, Fla., Driftwood Hospitality Management, LLC is a leader in providing solutions-based services for the domestic and international hotel industry. Guided by The Driftwood Difference – Flexibility, Diversity, Integrity, Accessibility, Originality, the company covers the full spectrum of lodging business needs. From full-service, upscale and upper-upscale hotels to mid-size extended-stay, select and limited-service properties, Driftwood’s portfolio represents virtually every segment of the hospitality industry. Focused on strategic acquisition, development, third-party management, asset management and receivership, Driftwood has extensive management experience and relationships with most major brands, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group, Inc., Carlson, Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Wyndham Worldwide. With additional offices in Costa Rica, Scottsdale, Ariz. and Miami, Fla., the company and its hotels have received more than 20 industry awards in the past three years.