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Crown Hotel & Travel Management becomes Trustee for newly branded Camber Inn

April 15, 2017
Crown Hotel and Travel Management becomes Trustee for previous Hampton Inn Gretna/Chatham/Altavista and rebrands to Camber Inn                                                   Barry Eagle, President/CEO of Crown Hotel and Travel Management has been appointed as the trustee to operate and market the now deflagged Hampton Inn Gretna/Chatham/Altavista.  The hotel name was changed to Elba Inn by the previous operator and will now be rebranded as Camber Inn.  “Obviously this hotel has been through some tough times over the past few years and we are very excited at the opportunity to rebrand the hotel and get it back on the right track.  The Town of ... Continue Reading

Hampton Inn and Suites Swansboro by Hilton near Camp Lejeune wins Hampton Hotels 2016 Lighthouse Award

April 9, 2017
 Crown Hotel and Travel Management is pleased to announce the  Hampton Inn and Suites Swansboro by Hilton near Camp Lejeune  wins Hampton Hotels 2016 Lighthouse Award. The Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Swansboro near Camp Lejeune managed by Crown Hotel and Travel Management  wins Hampton Inn’s 2016 Lighthouse Award for Outstanding Service. Each year the top 5% of Hamptons are awarded the Lighthouse award for Outsanding Guest Service and Brand Excellence.  The hotel has won several of the top awards for Hilton and this is the second time the hotel has won the Lighthouse award.  “I am so proud of ... Continue Reading

Islander Hotel & Resort Receives a Makeover

March 17, 2017
Emerald Isle's Only Oceanfront Resort Receives a Makeover. The Islander Hotel & Resort, the only oceanfront hotel in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, is near the completion of a $2.5 million dollar makeover. The renovations include an Upscale Lobby, Grand Ballroom, Conference Room, Business and Fitness Center and new Market Place. The renovations also include the addition of 20 new interior corridor rooms. "The Islander Hotel & Resort is a special place and we believed it was time to update the look and feel of our public spaces, while adding needed guest rooms and amenities that will appeal to both the leisure ... Continue Reading

Fairfield Inn & Suites Dunn, NC Recognized by Hospitality Net

March 9, 2016
The following article was posted on Hospitality Net written on behalf of the upcoming grand-opening of our newest hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites in Dunn, NC. Click here to go directly to their site. "The 88-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Dunn, North Carolina is scheduled to open on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor. Located at 513 Spring Branch Drive, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Dunn I-95 will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Dunn Hospitality Ventures and managed by Crown Hotel and Travel Management of Wilmington, North Carolina. This is ... Continue Reading

New Management for The Islander Hotel & Resort, Emerald Isle, NC

February 9, 2016
The Islander Hotel & Resort, the only oceanfront hotel in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, has recently been added to Crown Hotel & Travel Management’s list of properties. “Adding this incredible property to our current portfolio has been very exciting for us. We have worked hand in hand with the developers and look forward to utilizing our skill set to showcase all this property has to offer.  The hotel sits on one of the most pristine locations on the island. The views are spectacular and being right off the bridge to Emerald Isle is an outstanding benefit,” stated Barry Eagle, President/CEO ... Continue Reading

Hampton Inn and Suites Swansboro near Camp Lejeune Bear Creek wins Lighthouse Award for 2014.

June 15, 2015
Hampton Inn and Suites Swansboro near Camp Lejeune Bear Creek wins Lighthouse Award for 2014. The Hampton Inn and Suites near Swansboro Camp Lejeune Bear Creek owed and managed by Crown Hotel and Travel Management out of Wilmington, NC wins the Lighthouse Award for 2014.  The Lighthouse Award is awarded to the top 5% of all Hampton Inns based on quality, service, and leadership.  Our Swansboro Team continues to amaze us with their consistent service levels.  We are very proud of Lina Thornley our GM and her team’s accomplishements.  Barry Eagle President/CEO of Crown Hotel and Travel Management states, “this is ... Continue Reading

bask @ Big Rock Landing Morehead City, NC Opening May 2015

May 1, 2015
The new Condo Hotel, Bask @ Big Rock Landing Morehead City, NC will open May of this year and will feature 53 spacious suites and rooms.  “The developers had to cross several hurdles to get this projecto off the ground, but we believe our property will be one that all residents of Morehead City will be proud of.  The size of the rooms and the views from this 10 story property are spectacular and being in the heart of Morehead City situated on the intracoastal waterway will set us apart from other hotels in the region” stated Barry Eagle, President/CEO ... Continue Reading

Hampton Inn and Suites Swansboro near Camp Lejeune Bear Creek Wins Connie Award for Second Consecutive Year

May 29, 2014
The Hampton Inn and Suites near Swansboro Camp Lejeune Bear Creek wins the Connie Award for the second consecutive year. Each year 10 hotels are awarded the Connie Award which is named after the founder Conrad Hilton and given to the top 10 Hampton Inn and Suites out of 1900 for comprehensive excellence and guest satisfaction. This is a very difficult award to win and to win it twice is something to be proud of. This would not have been possible without Linda and her team for providing outstanding service and excelling in all phases of brand standards. We have ... Continue Reading

The Hampton Inn & Suites Swansboro Celebrates Second Annual Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service

October 11, 2013
Local Hotel Volunteers Join Thousands of Team Members Across 90 Countries and Territories by Serving The USO of North Carolina Swansboro, NC – October 9, 2013 – In celebration of Hilton Worldwide’s second annual Global Week of Service, October 6 – 12, more than 10 volunteers from the hotel staff will work for 2 days this week and several days next week at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Swansboro to create Rack Packs for the single men and women returning home from deployment this week and in the coming months. Rack Pack bags are placed on the rack (bed) of ... Continue Reading

Award Winning Comfort Suites Magnolia Greens converting to Holiday Inn Express Leland-Wilmington Area – August 15th

September 13, 2013
Wilmington based Crown Hotel and Travel Management announces the rebranding of the 105 room Comfort Suites Magnolia Greens Leland to the Holiday Inn Express Leland-Wilmington Area. “We are extremely excited, we have enjoyed our affiliation with Choice Hotels for the past 4 years but our partners believed it was time for a flag change” stated Barry Eagle, Director of Operations.  The hotel will convert to the Holiday Inn Express on August 15. Eagle stated that the strength of the IHG rewards club frequent traveler program and the overwhelming worldwide recognition of the Holiday Inn brand was a major factor for ... Continue Reading

The Hampton Inn & Suites of Swansboro named Business of the Year

June 20, 2012
Swansboro Area Chamber of Commerce members had no reservations about their business of the year winner Wednesday evening during the group’s annual awards banquet. Read Article Here Continue Reading