This week’s partner news is highlighted by 135 hotels in the Concord Hospitality Enterprises portfolio implementing PVNG by Aptech; Innisfree Hotels Promotes Chef Manuel Rodriguez to Corporate Director, Food & Beverage; and Galgorm Resort Collection integrate new properties with Maestro PMS. Read about all of this and more below.
Concord Hospitality hotels now operate on PVNG by Aptech
Concord Hospitality Enterprises recently completed the transition of 135 owned and / or operated hotels to PVNG, an Aptech enterprise accounting solution. Previously running on Profitvue, Aptech’s previous generation solution, since 1999, the premium multi-brand, full-service and select-service property operator has rolled out the solution in spurts starting in 2020, and month last, he concluded the project with 35 hotels put online in just two days.
Brands now operating on PVNG and managed by Concord Hospitality include AC Hotels by Marriott, Aloft Hotels by Marriott, Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels, Autograph Collection by Marriott, Cambria by Choice Hotels, Canopy by Hilton, Courtyard by Marriott, Doubletree by Hilton , Element Hotels by Marriott, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Four Points by Sheraton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hyatt Centric, Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Garden Inn, Hyatt House, Holiday Inn, Hyatt Place, Homewood Suites by Hilton , Marriott, Renaissance by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Springhill Suites by Marriott and TownePlace Suites by Marriott.
PVNG offers the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Statistics, Finance, and Bank Reconciliation software that today’s hotel operators are looking for with browser navigation. Its processing of OCR invoices; a myriad of payment options; exploration capabilities in financial statements and reports; ability to manage the accounts of one or more buildings; and the fact that it can be deployed as a hosted service explains why this accounting solution is so in demand, according to the company.
Innisfree Hotels promotes chef Manuel Rodriguez
Innisfree Hotels has promoted Chef Manuel Rodriguez to Corporate Director, Food & Beverage, overseeing all food and beverage experiences at Innisfree properties on the Gulf Coast in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Caroline from the south.
Rodriguez, who received a classical training in the culinary arts and spent over a decade running professional kitchens, joined the Innisfree family in 2020 to lead culinary operations at one of their hotels. Originally from Washington, DC, he has cooked for politicians and dignitaries around the world.
Galgorm Resort Collection embarks on new properties with Maestro PMS
Galgorm Resort Collection, Northern Ireland’s premier luxury, uses Maestro PMS’s mobile contactless tools to welcome guests to its many properties.
All Galgorm Resort Collection properties use the following Maestro integrated modules: Analytics; Reception; Club and Spa; Digital recording; Customer experience measurement (GEM); Membership; Sales and catering; Spa & Activities; and performance management.
Galgorm Resort Collection streamlines operations between Maestro and the Amadeus HotSOS workforce management system to enable its team to complete checklists, record maintenance tasks, record water temperature and chemical tests in the spa, as well as managing its housekeeping service. Via Maestro, HotSOS receives information on maintenance issues, which rooms are ready and which rooms require additional services to be set up.
The brand is also in the final phase of commissioning with IDeaS RMS and integration with Maestro’s yield and rate management module to enhance its revenue management team with decision making and maximization of potential revenue.
Intellihot appoints Mike Reardon to its board of directors
Intellihot, the clean technology company that creates new solutions to transform the built environment, added water industry veteran Michael “Mike” Reardon as outside director and chairman of the audit committee. He will provide strategic advice as the company leverages its $ 50 million growth funding to invest and expand its R&D and innovation initiatives over the coming year.
Intellihot is particularly focused on disrupting the $ 81 billion HVAC industry with next-generation green technology, with a particular focus on reducing carbon emissions and water waste in commercial buildings. The built environment is responsible for a significant proportion of global carbon dioxide emissions.
Reardon brings decades of experience in the water industry, having served as a leader with United States Filter Corporation, Culligan and Everpure. Most recently, he was Founder / Chairman / CEO of Triwater Holdings from 2011 to 2016.
PPDS appoints Dave Dahm as new regional hospitality manager
PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips business televisions and digital signage solutions, has strengthened its national sales force with the appointment of Dave Dahm as the new regional hospitality manager.
As part of PPDS’s strategy of continued growth and expansion in North America, he brings over 15 years of specialist AV sales experience and knowledge to the newly created position, having previously held sales leadership roles. and leadership in several AV organizations including Peerless, Optoma Technology and Pivium.
His main responsibilities as Regional Director include continuing to accelerate national awareness of the PPDS brand. existing AV dealers and add new ones.