Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

SC Restaurant and Lodging Association Welcomes New Communications Manager

[caption id="attachment_22364" align="alignleft" width="250"] Lenza Jolley[/caption] (Columbia, SC) — The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) recently welcomed Lenza Jolley as their new Communications Manager. Jolley will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic communications campaigns to increase awareness, value and membership of the SCRLA. Prior to joining the SCRLA, Jolley served as communications…
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Country Music Artist Cody Webb Promotes Tourism in His Home Town

The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Office (CCLMC) is in partnership with Nashville Country Music Star, Cody Webb. Webb grew up in Saluda County on Lake Murray and is proud to promote the Lake Murray Country region. “I’m so excited about this opportunity to represent Capital City/Lake Murray Country. I spent all of my…
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Loyal South Carolina Subway® Guests to Enjoy Enhanced Dining Experience with Local Restaurant Refresh

[caption id="attachment_21118" align="alignnone" width="1141"] The new restaurant design at Subway restaurants – shown here at a shop on Pelham Road in Greenville, S.C. – gets a boost with a corporate investment for franchises. (Subway Photo)[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C., (March 27, 2019) — South Carolina Subway® restaurants near you are getting a refresh. Subway announces today a…
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New Upscale Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens in S.C.

ATLANTA (February 28, 2019) -- NorthPointe Hospitality Management announces the opening of the new Crowne Plaza® North Augusta, located in the $200-million Riverside Village development, along the banks of the Savannah River. The new 30-acre mixed-use development combines a beautifully crafted pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with single family homes, condominiums and apartments; a vibrant town and event…
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Checkers & Rally’s Announces Columbia Development Plan, 5 Restaurants

Off the heels of great statewide success, Checkers & Rally’s is planning a major expansion in the South Carolina – starting with Columbia -- bringing up to 5 restaurants (100 jobs) prioritizing sites around the college population hotbeds. Checkers & Rally's is doing this in a unique way utilizing the brand's Model 4.0 restaurant which…
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Hotel Trundle Receives Columbia Chamber’s 2019 Golden Nail Award

Columbia’s first boutique hotel recognized for renovations to historic building COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hotel Trundle, Columbia’s first boutique hotel, has been awarded the prestigious Golden Nail Award by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. This award is in recognition of Hotel Trundle’s contribution to enhancing the physical character of the greater Midlands region through the renovations…
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Bone-In Barbeque Launches New Weekend Hours, Saturday Brunch Menu

[caption id="attachment_19749" align="alignleft" width="296"] Saturday Morning Cartoon Plate[/caption] (Columbia, S.C.) February 5, 2019 - The BullStreet District's eclectic southern cuisine restaurant — Bone-In Barbeque — is now serving brunch every Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Along with the addition of Saturday lunch hours, chef Scott Hall has created a new menu featuring specialties for…
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Solara Hospitality Wins Prestigious Award

[caption id="attachment_19700" align="alignleft" width="225"] Clancy Cipkala & Andy Briggs presented award from Marriott executives[/caption] Marriott International Presents Solara Hospitality Its Prestigious 2018 Horizon Award COLUMBIA, S.C. , - Marriott International presented Solara Hospitality its Horizon Award at the brand’s recent annual 2018 Connect Conference held in San Diego, CA. Solara was recognized for its steadfast…
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