The firm has purchased One Jackson Square and is in discussions to brand it a Canopy by Hilton. The fate of first-floor restaurant tenant Ike & Jonesy’s has yet to be determined.
A New Orleans company wants to build a 15-story hotel and a seven-level parking garage on downtown property where two previous attempts from other developers have failed.
Bjorn Hanson, of New York University’s Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, expressed doubt at the home-furnishing retailer’s plan to open at least five hotels, including one in Indianapolis.
Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company after the $13 billion acquisition.
The closure of a handful of hotels across the city has essentially wiped out the gains made when the JW Marriott opened with its 1,005 rooms. Now Visit Indy and the city’s Capital Improvement Board are studying whether the city needs more rooms and more convention center space.
Hotel officials say Merrillville's Star Plaza Theatre and its adjacent Radisson Hotel will be demolished next year to make room for a new hotel.
While the new law applies to all employers, it could hit the hospitality sector harder than most. The hotel industry is one that relies heavily on modestly paid middle managers, who are exempt from overtime, to pick up the slack—and extra hours—when called upon.
A local couple wants permission to list a garage apartment through the lodging platform. Some residents think Airbnb could attract tourism dollars, while others worry about safety and the area’s character.
Only 1 percent of the events booked over the last year at the Indiana Convention Center asked for gender-neutral bathrooms, but hospitality experts say it’s a big and growing issue.
The revamp of the 622-room Marriott is meant to bring the hotel up to the same standards as the JW Marriott a block to the west. The latter’s owners have agreed to buy the former for $165 million.
White Lodging Services Corp. and REI Investments have a contract to acquire the 622-room Indianapolis Marriott Downtown hotel, the owner said Thursday.
Attendance for the third annual Indiana Comic Con was up more than 4,000 and the event’s economic impact increased by $1 million, according to local tourism officials.