Midas Hospitality Names John Gaydos, GM & Darlene Figlioli, DOS – Aloft Hotel – Beachwood, OH
06/29/2013

SAINT LOUIS, MO, June 28, 2013 – St. Louis-based hotel owner, operator and developer, Midas Hospitality names John Gaydos, General Manager and Darlene Figlioli, Director of Sales for the Aloft Hotel – Cleveland / Beachwood, Ohio.

Online PR News – 29-June-2013 – St. Louis, MO – Recently announcing the construction of a 135-room Aloft Hotel – Cleveland / Beachwood, OH, Midas Hospitality hires John Gaydos as General Manager and Darlene Figlioli as Director of Sales. Midas President – Robert Willard, states “We are extremely pleased to add these two seasoned hospitality veterans to the Midas Hospitality family and lead our new Aloft Hotel – Cleveland / Beachwood, OH”.

A native of northeast Ohio, John Gaydos has more than 12 years of experience in the industry and most recently was the General Manager of the Embassy Suites – Memphis, TN. Also a native of northeast Ohio, Darlene Figlioli has more than 20 years of hotel sales experience. Darlene joins Midas Hospitality, coming from the Hampton Inn – Cleveland Downtown. “Their tremendous industry experience, in-depth local market knowledge, coupled with the unparalleled product, positions the Aloft Hotel – Cleveland Beachwood for tremendous success.” states Kurt Furlong – EVP & Principal – Sales & Marketing
Breaking ground in September, 2012 the Aloft Hotel – Cleveland / Beachwood, OH is scheduled to open October 1, 2013. The new 135-room Aloft Hotel (a vision of W Hotels) will be located 12 miles east of downtown Cleveland, OH, just off of I-271, on the northwest corner of the Harvard Rd & Richmond Rd intersection.

Kurt Furlong, Midas Hospitality - EVP & Principal – Sales & Marketing, states “The Aloft Hotel – Cleveland / Beachwood, OH will be a great upscale hotel addition to a tremendous market.” Furlong added “the hotel is ideally located at the doorstep to the brand new $170 million, 53-acre Eaton Corporation World Headquarters, across the street from the new, state-of-the-art, University Hospital Ahuja Medical Center and close to many other fortune 1000 companies.”

Aloft Hotels is part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1112 properties in 100 countries and territories. Starwood family of brands include: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element SM. Starwood Hotels & Resorts boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. With 60 hotels open since the Aloft brand first arrived on the scene, Aloft, a vision of W Hotels, has changed the hotel landscape offering “style at a steal” everywhere from Baltimore to Beijing to Bogota to Brussels -- and everywhere in between. For more information, please visit www.alofthotels.com.

Located in the Westport Plaza area of St. Louis, Midas Hospitality, LLC, was established in 2006 and quickly became one of the premier hotel management groups in the Midwest. In the last three years, Midas has grown from 5 hotels to 20, recently announcing the groundbreaking of the Fairfield Inn & Suites – Wentzville, MO and Candlewood Suites – Greenville, SC.

Midas Hospitality, LLC is an owner, operator, and developer of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting of 16 hotels, in 9 states serving 6 different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com