About Aimbridge Hospitality

Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the largest and most dynamic independent management companies in North America and the Caribbean. With an award winning portfolio of over 500 hotels and resorts with more than 70,000 guestrooms, our company operates across a full spectrum of property types in addition to independent luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels. Our highly resourced company offers an unrivaled track record of creating and maximizing asset value and holds an enviable position as an exclusive management company approved to operate all brands within the Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Wyndham, and InterContinental systems as well as their respective newly launched soft brands.

Our management capabilities include:
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Restaurants and Lounges
  • Spas
  • Golf Courses
  • Casinos
  • Marinas

Leveraging off more than 32 years of experience as an owner, operator and franchisor in the hospitality industry, Aimbridge Hospitality was started in 2003 by Les Bentley and Dave Johnson with a handful of hotels and since has grown into one of the largest privately held hotel/resort operating companies in the world.

The company has its corporate headquarters in Plano, Texas with regional offices in Chicago, Illinois, San Clemente, California and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Key milestones of our company:
  • 2003: Aimbridge founded with 8 hotels
  • 2006: Assumed management of our 25th hotel
  • 2009: Launch Interim and Receivership business platform
  • 2010: Launch Luxury & Resort Division
  • 2012: Launch Channel Point Hospitality Division
  • 2014: Portfolio surpasses 250 hotels and resorts
  • 2015: Completes acquisition with Evolution Hospitality