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Meet Our Rising Star: Jillian Glenn

“There’s a vastness here and I believe that the people who are born here breathe that vastness i...

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‘The Redmont Story’

By Julian MacQueen, Founder and CEO, Innisfree Hotels In 1992, I bought a hotel I knew I shouldn...

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Innisfree Hotels Hits Construction Milestone in Orange Beach

Best Western Premier, Tides Hotel Orange Beach Coming Spring 2016 On Jan. 8, 2016, Innisfree Hote...

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‘From the Ground Up’ Garden Grows Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities

Jeff’s Corner Garden, Pensacola FL When Innisfree Hotels planted the seed for its ‘From the G...

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Meet Sales Manager Jennifer Bovee

West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort in Traverse City, MI Jennifer Bovee had an interest in hospi...

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Transforming a Hotel Lobby into an Art Gallery

Innisfree's Modern Contemporary Children's Art Gallery The stylish, social lobby of the Hilton Pe...

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Innisfree Hotels Breaks Ground on Embassy Suites by Hilton

180 All-Suite Hotel Marks New Flag and Market for Florida-Based Hotel Management Company On Wedne...

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An Inspection Story

By Harlan Butler, Past President, Innisfree Hotels Back in Topeka, before Innisfree was establish...

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The Wedding Cake Story

By Harlan Butler, Past President, Innisfree Hotels Back in Topeka, at the hotel where I was worki...

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‘From the Ground Up,’ Up and Away

Innisfree Hotels Enters Phase Two of Community Garden Project In the spring of 2015, Innisfree Ho...

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Fall Festival at Dixon School of the Arts

On Oct. 23, 2015, as students at Dixon School of the Arts waited behind the ropes for their Fall Fes...

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Innisfree Sponsors Big Brothers Big Sisters

Innisfree Hotels strives to make a BIG impact in the communities where we do business. So when board...

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Innisfree’s Launches CSA Program

CSA Veggie Pick Up Day Every Saturday (11am to noon) In 2015, Innisfree Hotels formalized its cor...

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‘Back in Topeka’, President Mike Nixon

Reflections from Innisfree Hotels' President Mike Nixon It’s universal that young people barely...

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Meet General Manager Pat Sidler

General Manager, Hampton Pensacola Beach and Board Member Pensacola Tourist Development Council P...

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Meet General Manager Jessica Morito

General Manager, Hyatt Place Pensacola Airport Jessica Morito never thought she’d turn a stint ...

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Innisfree Hotels Wins IHG Newcomer

PENSACOLA, FLA. – Oct. 5, 2015 – Innisfree Hotels was recognized with a 2015 Newcomer Award from...

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Meet Anthony Eman

When you come to H2O Cajun Asian Grill, you’ll have fun. You’ll feel relaxed. You’ll be served...

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Meet Our Celebrity Chef Dan Dunn

Pensacola Celebrity Chef Dan Dunn is a casual, easygoing guy and a long time, well loved Pensacola B...

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Spotlight on Nick Murray

Executive Chef & B – West Bay Beach, A Holiday Inn Resort Traverse City, MI You could say ...

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Giving Guests a Voice in our Operations

Innisfree is a hotel company, but we are in the hospitality business. What’s the difference, you a...

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Meet Larisa Burnett

Meet Larisa Burnett: The New Face of Regional Operations at Innisfree When Larisa Burnett took he...

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Time Management Tricks For Busy Bees

Innisfree Hotels is proud to employ an in-house digital marketing agency called Bee Loud, a team of ...

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The Tides Are Changing

The Tides Are Changing Innisfree Hotels is setting sail on a new adventure, bringing a unique hotel...

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“Lettuce Eat” Garden Dinners

Next event is 'Experience the Orient' on Wednesday, November 11th - SOLD OUT! Join us ‘under the ...

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From Mullet Bellies to Multi-Million Dollar Properties

Jason Nicholson’s hospitality career began at the age of 15, when he sat in the heat scrubbing the...

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There’s Something Fishy Going On

Fish Art Fundraiser Supports Innisfree-Sponsored Dixon School of the Arts If you walk into the gi...

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Google Updates = Big Impacts for Hotel Marketing

Google recently implemented algorithm changes that have the potential to profoundly impact digital m...

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Building Community ‘From the Ground Up’

Urban Garden Project Digs Deep into Corporate Social Responsibility Among the first projects of I...

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Killington Deal Takes Innisfree Beyond the Beach

Innisfree Hotels Expands into Ski Market with Vermont Acquisition We're excited to announce we are ...

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Expanding to New Territory with Acquisition

Holiday Inn Resort in Traverse City, MI Joins the Innisfree Family Innisfree Hotels is well known i...

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Innisfree President Retires

Innisfree Corporate Structure Shifts as Harlan Butler Moves into Board Position In a year of treme...

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Trends in Digital Hospitality

Learning to Fail, Being Agile and Other Fun Ideas These days it’s impossible to think about marke...

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Endowing Education: UWF Hospitality

The program will be renamed The MacQueen Hospitality, Recreation and Resort Management Program. Jul...

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Electrifying the Board of Gulf Power

Gulf Power Company is an investor-owned electric utility with all of its common stock owned by Atlan...

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Not Your Average FBO

Innisfree's Jet Center & Sadie the Airport Dog Stepping out of a business jet at the Innisfree ...

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Founder & CEO Honored by Alma Mater

Julian MacQueen Receives Alumni Award from the University of South Alabama On Friday, March 7, 201...

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Business + Digital + Innovation

Should Your Digital Team Lead Business Innovation? There is a buzz cycle happening right now in al...

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The Branding of a Destination Restaurant

Red Fish Blue Fish Opens With Best Sunsets on Beach Innisfree Hotels is excited to announce there ...

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Holiday Inn Resort Comes to FWB

Innisfree's Newest Beachfront Hotel Celebrates Strong Ties to Military Community Located at 1299 Mi...

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Hyatt Place Opens at Pensacola Airport

An exciting “new generation” hotel, offering round-the-clock amenities and modern design. Innis...

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Aries Aids in Freeing Up Debt

Innisfree Hotels' Founder and CEO Julian MacQueen is happy to be part of a growing group of owners a...

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Promoting Community Wellness: LEAP Trail

To date, more than 1,200 people have completed the Leadership Pensacola program. In March 2013, Mi...

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Holiday Inn Resort Wins Three Brand Awards

The award recognizes the hotel for maintaining exceptionally high standards in product quality, hot...

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Students Rewarded With Pool Party

Students from Dixon School of the Arts were rewarded for academic improvement with a pool party spon...

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Hilton Worldwide Development Award

The property was chosen from more than 150 hotels worldwide that were opened, approved or under con...

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Innisfree Wins Developer of the Year Award

In 2011, Innisfree Hotels was selected by Intercontinental Hotels Group – owners of 4,400 hotels u...

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