Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

Alia Bostaji Joins Colliers International’s National Hospitality Group working with the Zaver Hotels Team

[caption id="attachment_25964" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alia Bostaji[/caption] Columbia, SC, January 6, 2020 – Alia Bostaji, a Brokerage Associate with Colliers International | South Carolina, has joined Colliers’ National Hospitality Group working with the Zaver Hotels team. This group of commercial real estate brokers specializes in hotel property transactions and has experience in franchise negotiations, financing, rebranding…
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South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association to Host its 67th Annual Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Industry Awards Gala

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) will host its 67th Annual Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Awards Gala on January 21 at the Embassy Suites Airport Charleston Convention Center Hotel. Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette will be the keynote speaker. The South Carolina Hospitality Stars of the Industry Awards has been recognizing outstanding performance…
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New Partnership is Taking Steps to Prevent Human Trafficking in South Carolina Hotels

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) has announced a new partnership with the Seattle-based nonprofit, Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to make human trafficking awareness training available to all SCRLA members and their employees, free of charge. BEST provides expertise in human trafficking prevention, and BEST’s Inhospitable to Human Trafficking training, sponsored…
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The Greater Columbia Restaurant Association Honors Their 2019 Restaurant Hall of Fame Inductees

The Greater Columbia Chapter of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) hosted it’s annual Columbia Benefit Dinner on November 25 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. At the dinner, four individuals were presented with Lifetime Achievement Awards and inducted into the Columbia Restaurant Hall of Fame. This honor represents a significant accomplishment in…
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Lakewood Camping Resort Named Park of the Year

Lakewood Camping Resort Named Park of the Year Award presented to park owners at the 2019 Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (DENVER) The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) has named Lakewood Camping Resort, located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., its Park of the Year at the 2019 Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (OHCE),…
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Historic Columbia Hosts Array of November Events

[caption id="attachment_25010" align="alignleft" width="960"] Palladium Fall Tour Afterparty at Hunter Gatherer at the Hangar, Nov. 3[/caption] Historic Columbia encourages people to spend more time exploring the history of Columbia in this cooler weather by offering new tours in November, including the Palladium Fall Tour (Sun., Nov. 3) and the Holiday House Tours. Visit historiccolumbia.org for…
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Bone-In BBQ Celebrates Spooky Season with Annual Bash at the Boneyard

Columbia, SC, October 31st: Bone-In BBQ is back with its annual Bash at the Boneyard! Owner and Chef, Scott Hall pays homage to one of his favorite childhood movies, “Little Shop of Horrors.” Decorations feature: a 6 ft tall human eating Venus flytrap, twisting vines growing from the ceiling, and the skeletal remains of the…
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M. B. Kahn Constructing ‘First of Its Kind’ Hampton Inn & Suites in Lexington

[caption id="attachment_24982" align="alignleft" width="4032"] We welcomed future staff members of our under-construction Hampton Inn & Suites in Lexington on Sunset Boulevard for a recent Hard Hat Tour. When the 4-story property opens in 2020, guests will enjoy 114 rooms, an open lobby with a breakfast area and abundant natural light, and a swimming pool. Thanks…
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