• Kaeding Management Group Appoints New Management and Announces New Home for Aviation Museum

     
    POSTED October 4, 2016
     

Family-owned hospitality company, The Kaeding Management Group, is experiencing rapid growth. As evidence of this they recently announced newly appointed managers and the creation of a new home for the museum of aviation, Northwest Airlines History Center.

The new appointments include Tim Blaschke who is now the general manager of Crowne Plaza AiRE in Minneapolis; Jamie Goodchild, who will be the general manager of Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis University Area; Janessa Bradley, the new assistant general manager of Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis University Area; and Nanci Figueroa, director of sales and marketing at Kaeding Management Group, who has been placed on the board of Global Business Travel Association and will serve as treasurer.

Early next year, The NWA History Center will move to the third floor of the Crowne Plaza AiRE in Bloomington, Minn. The museum will feature a collection of photos, model planes, uniforms and other content that focuses on the airline’s history. There will be assistance and guidance from former employees of the airlines; the museum will be available to both guests and non-guests of the hotel.

New York is welcoming its first sports betting bar and casino, Rivers Sportsbook Schenectady. The lounge, designed by DMAC Architecture, is approximately 1,800 square feet of comfortable chairs with charging ports, betting terminals and a gaming floor. With walls covered in high definition televsions, Rivers Sportsbook allows guests to place bets on several different games rather than just focusing on one.

 

PCMA recognized the achievements of business event professionals at the Visionary Awards ceremony on May 7. The annual celebration first began in 1987 as the PCMA Education Foundation Professional Achievement Dinner, which became known as the Visionary Awards in 2016 to celebrate inspirational leaders in the business events industry.

 

Lakhani Hospitality celebrated its 15th anniversary with a $10 million renovation of Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore. The family-owned company, which started in 2002 with the Holiday Inn Skokie, is now comprised of five Chicagoland hotel companies, totaling close to 1,000 guest rooms.