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David Duncan Named to 2024 AHLA Board of Directors
January 29, 2024
David Duncan Named to 2024 AHLA Board of Directors
David Duncan Recognized as 2023 Luminary by Lodging Magazine
December 01, 2023
David Duncan Recognized as 2023 Luminary by Lodging Magazine
First Hospitality Strengthens Indianapolis Presence with Hotel Indy
November 17, 2023
First Hospitality Strengthens Indianapolis Presence with Hotel Indy
First Hospitality Acquires Hostmark
September 18, 2023
First Hospitality Acquires Hostmark
Danny Py Shares F&B Passion and Insight with Hotel Business
August 11, 2023
Danny Py Shares F&B Passion and Insight with Hotel Business
President & CEO David Duncan Speaks to CoStar About Hospitality Industry Landscape at NYU Conference
June 26, 2023
President & CEO David Duncan Speaks to CoStar About Hospitality Industry Landscape at NYU Conference
President & CEO David Duncan Speaks with LODGING Magazine at 45th Annual NYU Conference
June 07, 2023
President & CEO David Duncan Speaks with LODGING Magazine at 45th Annual NYU Conference
First Hospitality Adds Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee West to Growing National Management Portfolio
May 18, 2023
First Hospitality Adds Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee West to Growing National Management Portfolio
New Albany City Council Votes to Support Investment of FH-Managed Hotel in Historic Elsby Building
May 02, 2023
New Albany City Council Votes to Support Investment of FH-Managed Hotel in Historic Elsby Building
First Hospitality to Manage The Elsby Hotel in New Albany's Downtown Historic District
May 02, 2023
First Hospitality to Manage The Elsby Hotel in New Albany's Downtown Historic District
First Hospitality Promotes Hospitality Veterans Geri Lombard & John Brosnan
April 04, 2023
First Hospitality Promotes Hospitality Veterans Geri Lombard & John Brosnan
First Hospitality Assumes Management of Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana
March 19, 2023
First Hospitality Assumes Management of Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana
First Hospitality Announces The Appointment Of Walter Peseski As VP, Business Development
March 15, 2023
First Hospitality Announces The Appointment Of Walter Peseski As VP, Business Development
Christina Santarelli-Foster has been appointed VP of Marketing at First Hospitality
March 07, 2023
Christina Santarelli-Foster has been appointed VP of Marketing at First Hospitality
First Hospitality SVP of Operations Chris Lorino on the Return of Hotel Buffets
March 07, 2023
First Hospitality SVP of Operations Chris Lorino on the Return of Hotel Buffets
First Hospitality Kicks Off 2023 Strong; Wins Several Prestigious Awards
February 28, 2023
First Hospitality Kicks Off 2023 Strong; Wins Several Prestigious Awards
First Hospitality's Stacey Brown Explains Why Being Underestimated is a Good Thing
February 13, 2023
First Hospitality's Stacey Brown Explains Why Being Underestimated is a Good Thing
First Hospitality Announces 2022 Growth, Increased Portfolio by 25%
January 20, 2023
First Hospitality Announces 2022 Growth, Increased Portfolio by 25%
First Hospitality Portfolio Grows with Addition of Two New Hotels
November 23, 2022
First Hospitality Portfolio Grows with Addition of Two New Hotels
First Hospitality Expands Presence in WI; Assumes Management of Three Hotels
October 06, 2022
First Hospitality Expands Presence in WI; Assumes Management of Three Hotels
More Than a Chef: Hotels Seek To Combine Kitchen Leader, Food and Beverage Director Role
September 16, 2022
More Than a Chef: Hotels Seek To Combine Kitchen Leader, Food and Beverage Director Role
First Hospitality Moves to Downtown Chicago to Attract Top Talent
August 12, 2022
First Hospitality Moves to Downtown Chicago to Attract Top Talent
David Duncan speaks with Hotels Magazine
May 02, 2022
David Duncan speaks with Hotels Magazine
First Hospitality Names Chris Lorino As SVP Of Operations
April 15, 2022
First Hospitality Names Chris Lorino As SVP Of Operations
First Hospitality Promotes Seven Senior Leaders
April 13, 2022
First Hospitality Promotes Seven Senior Leaders
Building A Digital Marketing Strategy from Zero with First Hospitality's VP of Marketing Emily Dailey
April 11, 2022
Building A Digital Marketing Strategy from Zero with First Hospitality's VP of Marketing Emily Dailey
First Hospitality Reports 2021 Performance Metrics
March 10, 2022
First Hospitality Reports 2021 Performance Metrics
The Georgetown Company & First Hospitality Purchase Iconic Hutton Hotel In Nashville
January 20, 2022
The Georgetown Company & First Hospitality Purchase Iconic Hutton Hotel In Nashville
Delivering On Revenue Management: How To Build A Truly Revenue-Focused Approach
October 03, 2021
Delivering On Revenue Management: How To Build A Truly Revenue-Focused Approach
First Hospitality, Georgetown Company Partner For $1b Lodging Investment
September 28, 2021
First Hospitality, Georgetown Company Partner For $1b Lodging Investment
First Hospitality's David Duncan Says Hotels Must Be More Efficient with Labor
August 26, 2021
First Hospitality's David Duncan Says Hotels Must Be More Efficient with Labor
Navigating The F&B Labor Shortage: 4 Factors To Consider
August 15, 2021
Navigating The F&B Labor Shortage: 4 Factors To Consider
E30 Leading The Pack: Innovative Tech For Hotel Revenue Management with First Hospitality's Jenna Fishel
August 04, 2021
E30 Leading The Pack: Innovative Tech For Hotel Revenue Management with First Hospitality's Jenna Fishel
Will You Remember Lessons Learned From The Pandemic?
July 14, 2021
Will You Remember Lessons Learned From The Pandemic?
First Hospitality's Janice Parks Names as One of Crain's 2021 Notable Executives in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
June 25, 2021
First Hospitality's Janice Parks Names as One of Crain's 2021 Notable Executives in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
First Hospitality President & CEO David Duncan Talks About the Challenges Ahead as Industry Recovers
June 18, 2021
First Hospitality President & CEO David Duncan Talks About the Challenges Ahead as Industry Recovers
First Hospitality’s Janice Parks Takes Change Beyond The Numbers
April 14, 2021
First Hospitality’s Janice Parks Takes Change Beyond The Numbers
First Hospitality Recorded 122% Revpar Index In 2020
March 30, 2021
First Hospitality Recorded 122% Revpar Index In 2020
What 2020 Taught Executives About Leadership And Doing Business
February 24, 2021
What 2020 Taught Executives About Leadership And Doing Business
Crain’S Notable Leaders In Hr
February 04, 2020
Crain’S Notable Leaders In Hr
First Hospitality Names New President/Ceo; More Personnel Moves
January 22, 2020
First Hospitality Names New President/Ceo; More Personnel Moves
First Hospitality Appoints David J. Duncan As Chief Executive Officer
January 22, 2020
First Hospitality Appoints David J. Duncan As Chief Executive Officer
First Hospitality Adds Fairfield By Marriott Fair Oaks Farms To Management Portfolio
January 09, 2020
First Hospitality Adds Fairfield By Marriott Fair Oaks Farms To Management Portfolio
First Hospitality Announces Management Team For Homewood Suites Orland Park
November 13, 2019
First Hospitality Announces Management Team For Homewood Suites Orland Park
First Hospitality Names Director Of Renovations And Facilities
October 29, 2019
First Hospitality Names Director Of Renovations And Facilities
First Hospitality Announces The Promotion Of Sam Schwartz To Vice President Of Asset Management
October 16, 2019
First Hospitality Announces The Promotion Of Sam Schwartz To Vice President Of Asset Management
First Hospitality Opens Holiday Inn Express & Suites Elkhorn
October 03, 2019
First Hospitality Opens Holiday Inn Express & Suites Elkhorn
First Hospitality Opens First Marriott Hotel In Lake Geneva, Wi
September 19, 2019
First Hospitality Opens First Marriott Hotel In Lake Geneva, Wi
First Hospitality Adds Homewood Suites by Hilton Orland Park to Management Portfolio
August 29, 2019
First Hospitality Adds Homewood Suites by Hilton Orland Park to Management Portfolio
First Hospitality Names Chief Human Resources Officer And 8th Member Of Executive Leadership Team
July 25, 2019
First Hospitality Names Chief Human Resources Officer And 8th Member Of Executive Leadership Team
First Hospitality Expands Executive Leadership Team
May 30, 2019
First Hospitality Expands Executive Leadership Team
First Hospitality Group Opens Hampton Inn & Suites Bridgeview Chicago
May 13, 2019
First Hospitality Group Opens Hampton Inn & Suites Bridgeview Chicago
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown Recognized With Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Success Award
April 23, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown Recognized With Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Success Award
First Hospitality Recognized By Forbes As One Of America’S Best Midsize Employers
April 17, 2019
First Hospitality Recognized By Forbes As One Of America’S Best Midsize Employers
First Hospitality Announces Opening Date For Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Bridgeview Hotel At Seatgeek Stadium
March 27, 2019
First Hospitality Announces Opening Date For Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Bridgeview Hotel At Seatgeek Stadium
Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel To Open Today In Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin With New Design And DéCor
October 17, 2018
Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel To Open Today In Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin With New Design And DéCor
First Hospitality’S Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel Recognized For Aaa Four Diamond Distinction
October 11, 2018
First Hospitality’S Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel Recognized For Aaa Four Diamond Distinction
First Hospitality Acquires The Hampton Inn Pittsburgh / Monroeville
August 21, 2018
First Hospitality Acquires The Hampton Inn Pittsburgh / Monroeville
First Hospitality And Hilton Open First Tri-Branded Hotel At Chicago’S Mccormick Place
August 07, 2018
First Hospitality And Hilton Open First Tri-Branded Hotel At Chicago’S Mccormick Place
First Hospitality Hires David Duncan As President
May 31, 2018
First Hospitality Hires David Duncan As President
First Hospitality And Marathon Petroleum Corporation Celebrate Opening Of The New Hancock Hotel
March 05, 2018
First Hospitality And Marathon Petroleum Corporation Celebrate Opening Of The New Hancock Hotel
Promoting From Within: The Sky Is The Limit With Fhg
December 19, 2017
Promoting From Within: The Sky Is The Limit With Fhg
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Receives Aaa 4 Diamond Award
November 06, 2017
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Receives Aaa 4 Diamond Award