The Verve Hotel entrance day

Lou Carrier, president of Distinctive Hospitality Group, weighs in on the lack of business travel and its impact on the hotel industry.  “Business travelers use hotels, go to restaurants and retail, engage in sports entertainment and get the economic systems firing on all cylinders,” Lou Carrier, president of the Distinctive Hospitality Group, said. “You may have a leisure traveler engine firing on two or three cylinders, but a business traveler engine is firing on eight.”

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[NATICK] - SKYBOKX, an upscale sports bar and grill, closed at the outset of the pandemic and reopened in July with several safety measures in place, including plexiglass dividers between tables and seats at the bar. “In many ways, we’ve gone above and beyond with our sanitation protocols,” said Carrier.

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photo of Johan Liebenberg

MYSTIC, Conn. - [July 1, 2020] - Hilton Mystic today announced that Johan Liebenberg is General Manager for the 184-room hotel in the heart of Mystic, Connecticut. Liebenberg brings two decades of hospitality experience, including General Manager at Doubletree by Hilton, Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks; Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area; Courtyard by Marriott Norwich; Radisson, New London; and SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waterford.

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Ribbon Cutting at The Verve Hotel Reopening

HOPKINTON — Hopkinton resident and president of Distinctive Hospitality Group Lou Carrier recently attended the ribbon cutting at DHG’s The VERVE Hotel Boston Natick, celebrating the hotel as the latest addition to Tapestry Collection by Hilton. (Courtesy Photo/Charlie Pasewark)

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Madison Beach Hotel Named Winner in 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®

Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique resort and chosen Hotel of the Year by Hilton, was announced a winner of the 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®, an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire.

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The Verve Hotel Boston Natick To Join Tapestry Collection By Hilton

Seven-story hotel offers 251 guest rooms/suites and convenient access to Boston NATICK, MA — January 8, 2020 — The Verve Hotel Boston Natick, a contemporary hotel located just a short drive from downtown Boston, has been announced as the latest addition to Tapestry Collection, one of Hilton’s 17 market-leading brands, officially joining the portfolio of original, upscale hotels in early January 2020. The modern hotel celebrates the exuberant nature of American pop culture in the

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Madison Beach Hotel employee Joshua Ruzibuka has worked tirelessly to help other refugees in his community. His efforts not only drew the attention and respect of his co-workers, his supervisor, and the family that owns Madison Beach Hotel, has inspired them to help him help others. In recognition of his work on behalf of others, Joshua has been awarded the Connecticut Lodging Association Stars of the Industry Award.

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