Key hotel markets in South America are still struggling to regain profitability due to inflation, pandemic-driven gaps in travel, and lessened impact from events.
The Central/South America hotel industry reported slight improvement month over month, but low overall performance, according to July 2020 data from STR.
Accor accounts for the largest hotel room presence in the Central/South America region, followed by Marriott International, according to census data from STR.
Following a two-year total renovation of a 1929 mansion in Santiago’s historic downtown, the 42-room Hotel Magnolia opens formally to the public in early October, with a soft opening since early August.
The 86-room hotel features an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Turkish bath, a full service fitness facility, plus a 100-seat auditorium, a 300-square-meter conference and a private meeting room for 10.
Chef Rodriguez comes to Peru by way of the Cayman Islands, where she spent four years at Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, scaling the management ladder to Chef de Cuisine.
Chaves brings 13 years of experience with Marriott, most recently as Director of Operations at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.
Set in a quiet section of the Chico neighborhood in the capital city of Bogotá, the 88-room, full-service hotel offers easy access to the city’s business district and the Autopista Norte highway.