Driftwood Hospitality Management has been hired by Sunflower Hospitality to serve as a pre-construction and development consultant for the companys new-build Miami property, a Cambria Suites franchise.
Driftwood will assume management responsibilities for the 122-suite hotel when it opens its doors later this year.
“The opportunity to help develop and manage a Cambria Suites new-build hotel is a phenomenal one for Driftwood, as it allows us to utilize our construction and development expertise, while also giving us the chance to manage our second property in the Miami market,” said Carlos Rodriguez, EVP of Driftwood Hospitality Management. “South Florida is really making a comeback as the economy is showing signs of recovering, and new construction is becoming more of a viable option for the big brands, which is exciting for everyone.”
When the property opens, Driftwood Hospitality will manage day to day hotel operations. The hotel, which is owned by Sunflower Hospitality and franchised by Choice Hotels International, is scheduled to be complete in late summer 2013. Cambria Suites Miami will be an ideal lodging option for business travelers in the Blue Lagoon Business Park, just minutes from Miami International Airport. The first Cambria Suites hotel in Miami, the hotel will feature 1,800 sq. feet of meeting space, an outdoor pool and spa, as well as an on-property restaurant, sundry store and state-of-the-art fitness center.
“Cambria Suites Miami is the perfect hotel for busy travelers, offering the space and amenities they need and want when away from home,” said Michael Murphy, senior vice president of upscale brands for Choice Hotels International. “It is a new-build, upscale hotel brand which offers award-winning design, exceptional services and the conveniences that help busy travelers live their lives on the road, including separate areas within the guestrooms for work and rest. It’s an ideal fit for this growing market.”
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