Strong Momentum Continues for Industry Leader Aimbridge Hospitality due to Continued Investments in Talent and Operational Expertise - Company continues to secure top industry executives and expand global portfolio driving strong growth during first six months of 2022

    Aimbridge Hospitality, a leading global hospitality company, continues its impressive growth trajectory in 2022 with notable leadership appointments and significant investments aligned with the company’s focus on operational expertise, growth, and expansion of its worldwide portfolio of managed properties.

    Aimbridge delivers focused expertise with demonstrated operational expertise and efficiencies, synergistic tools, and collaborative engagement. The company leverages the best of industry-leading technology innovation and people-powered personal engagement along with unmatched brand support. The result is memorable guest experiences and bottom-line impacts across a growing portfolio that includes some of the most successful hotel properties in the world.

    Aimbridge President & CEO Michael J. Deitemeyer has been named the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Hotel News Now Stephen W. Brener Silver Plate Award. Deitemeyer will receive the acclaimed hospitality industry leadership award at the 44th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference on June 5-7, 2022.

    “This honor is a reflection of the strength and talents of our entire team, who dedicate themselves to providing exceptional service as a management leader on a global scale,” Deitemeyer said. “This year, our momentum has been strong, and, in the face of challenges, our team has shown resiliency and drive to be the best. We’ve never been more ready to embrace what the future holds.”

    Notable achievements thus far in 2022 include:

    ●             Travel and tourism industry veteran Mark Tamis joined the Aimbridge team in the role of President, Global Operations: The addition of Tamis represents Aimbridge’s commitment to and investment in providing an elevated management experience to hotel owners and creating lifelong memories for guests. As Aimbridge continues to evolve, the expertise and leadership Tamis brings will empower Aimbridge’s global operations team to further define industry best practices, partner with brands, ultimately add greater value for owners and set new standards in the hospitality industry.

    ●             The addition of several noteworthy properties to Aimbridge’s robust global portfolio: In Europe, a property in Brussels, Belgium; four properties in the United Kingdom; two highly anticipated luxury resorts at Frenchman’s Reef in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. – The Westin Beach Resort & Spa and The Seaborn, Autograph Collection; and, in Mexico, the JW Marriott Guadalajara, Aloft Guadalajara Punto Sur, and Aloft Playa del Carmen.

    ●             The acquisition of Dallas-based Prism Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning full-service management, investment and advisory services company known for both their service-focused approach to hotel management as well as their industry-leading hotel receivership advisory. Prism represents more than 48 properties across the country and, in addition to a strong presence in traditional hotel management, boasts industry-leading hotel receivership advisory and turnaround services involving the management and restructuring of economically distressed properties.

    ●             Aimbridge’s selection by NewcrestImage, an award-winning hotel development company based in Dallas, to operate a 27-hotel portfolio, which transitioned to company management in January. With this partnership, NewcrestImage and Aimbridge will build on their respective strengths, with NewcrestImage developing and acquiring new hotel properties and Aimbridge further building on its value-added services as one of the largest global hotel operators.