Salamander and Meyer Jabara join management portfolios
Salamander Hotels & Resorts and Meyer Jabara Hotels have been selected to manage properties in Colorado and Iowa, respectively.
Salamander Hotels & Resorts to Manage Aspen Meadows Resort
The Aspen Institute, a global non-profit organization, has selected Salamander Hotels & Resorts to manage its Aspen Meadows Resort in Aspen, CO.
With in-depth knowledge of repositioning a complex, Salamander will work on a plan with Institute management over the next five months and take over management of the property on May 1, 2022. The company also has extensive experience. in the organization of special events, which completes the range of activities of the Institute. programming, including the Aspen Ideas Festival.
As part of the development of the resort, a multi-million dollar renovation project to modernize all of its 98 rooms is underway and is expected to be completed in early 2023, when the property will be named Aspen Meadows. by Salamander.
The resort offers a variety of amenities, including mountain views at Plato’s Restaurant; a fitness center and spa services; an outdoor pool and hot tub; five tennis courts; and 22,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. A long-time supporter of sustainable travel, the property switched to 100% clean electricity in 2020.
Meyer Jabara to manage Mason City Hyatt Place and Conference Center
Main Street Community Capital (MSCCap), a Dubuque, IA-based development company, has selected Meyer Jabara Hotels (MJH) to manage the Mason City Hyatt Place and Conference Center in Mason City, IA. The 116-key hotel will feature a lobby bar, full-service restaurant, fitness center, indoor pool, and other popular branded amenities. Adjacent to the hotel, MSCCap will build a conference center that will connect to Music Man Square / Meredith Wilson Museum by a walkway and can accommodate more than 1,500 participants. The project will begin in spring 2022 and is expected to open in summer 2023. It is the third Hyatt Place in the Meyer Jabara hotel portfolio.
The design concept of the Mason City Hyatt Place and Conference Center pays homage to the famous American architect and Mason City resident Frank Lloyd Wright. Conceptualized by architecture, engineering, planning and interior design firm DLR Group of Omaha, NE, the Hyatt Place and Conference Center will infuse elements of the region. Warm wood tones and colors will reflect the landscape, adding line details and patterns similar to Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture in a modern expression. The hotel entrance opens onto the bar, the surrounding lounge and the fireplace.
Another focal point of the design is the modern metal main staircase, surrounded by windows and accented by a sculptural lighting element that connects guests to the main ballroom on the lobby level or complements the meeting space at the- above.