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John McKibbon, chairman of McKibbon Hospitality, was named the 2019 Gonzmart Family Tourism Ambassador of the Year by Visit Tampa Bay during a luncheon ceremony at the Tampa Hilton Downtown on Tuesday. The event kicked off National Tourism Week.Read More
"It's an honor to have been trusted to transform this historic landmark into a modern destination," says hotelier John McKibbon. "And to be able to do it under the unique Kimpton umbrella makes this project even more notable. As the pioneers of the US boutique hotel space, Kimpton's been on our radar as a partner for quite some time. We're thrilled to be joining their portfolio of best-in-class hotels."Read More
Asheville’s tallest building is transformed into the 128-room, four-star luxury property Hotel Arras. Get hike-ready accommodations with AC Hotel’s “Trail Blazer” package, complete with a picnic basket of hiking essentials, a personalized trail map and $50 credit toward dinner at the hotel’s rooftop bar and restaurant, Capella on 9.Read More
McKibbon Hospitality, headquartered in Tampa, FL, has been selected to operate Mississippi's first AC Hotel in Ridgeland, MS. The hotel is slated to open in fall 2020.Read More
McKibbon Hospitality added two new properties to its management portfolio: the Hampton Inn Columbia Northeast Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., and the Hampton Inn & Suites Charlotte Arrowood Road in Charlotte, N.C.Read More
McKibbon Hospitality has been awarded the management contract for the Hyatt House Chicago Fulton Market District. The hotel will be McKibbon Hospitality’s first managed property in the Fulton Market District of Chicago.Read More
You can find him most weekends behind bar of the sexy rooftop destination, Capella on 9. And boy are we are lucky he found his way here. Colin comes to Asheville by way of Chicago where he lived and worked in the food and beverage industry for 14 years.
You may have been up nine floors at downtown Asheville’s AC Hotel for a sunset cocktail at Capella on 9. If you’ve never sampled the delicious dishes there, now’s the time.
The Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Downtown held a grand-reopening this week after completing extensive renovations. The hotel now has updated guest rooms, bathrooms and public spaces, according to the hotel’s management company, McKibbon Hospitality.
McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in the hotel development and management industry, is pleased to announce the addition of Jasmine Malu as Market Director of Sales. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of sales tactics for the Tampa Westshore market, which includes the Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Airport Avion Park Westshore, Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore, Homewood Suites Tampa Airport Westshore, Residence Inn Tampa Westshore and TownePlace Suites Tampa Westshore.
The construction of Hotel Arras, the forthcoming luxury hotel and condo property at 7 Patton Ave, has been a fixture of downtown Asheville for years, and come this spring, the 19-story building will finally re-open to the public – along with two brand-new restaurant concepts from some of the city's most successful restaurateurs.Read More
The Aloft Jacksonville Airport hotel will receive a multimillion-dollar renovation that is expected to be completed early next year.Read More
In fact, you’ve got less than two weeks before “Pups on the Patio: Halloween Edition!” — an Oct. 20 canine costume contest at Aloft Orlando Downtown (500 South Orange Avenue). The free event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. and includes competition in the categories of most original, funniest, scariest and best dog/owner combo.Read More
Condo owners living on the 14th floor of the Arras Residences will soon enjoy a floor-to-ceiling view of downtown Asheville and the surrounding mountains.Read More
Add a new Uptown rooftop to your rotation. Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo is now open at the Epicentre. It’s located on the 22nd floor of the new dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn.Read More