News Releases


When the news cycle moves at the speed of social media, everyone’s a journalist now, and while formal hotel press releases have their limits, there’s still a place for hospitality news direct from the source.

If you have a press-related question or media inquiry, please contact Baltz & Company or Karolina Kielbowicz, VP, Public Relations.

Two Roads Hospitality Recognized with Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards: Nineteen Hotels & Resorts Are Among the World’s Best

San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO (October 18, 2016) – Condé Nast Travleler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Two Roads Hospitality recognized for nineteen leaders in the hotels and resorts categories. Top standings include Thompson Chicago, named the 14th best hotel in the world as well as No. 2 in the U.S. and Chicago, in addition to No. 1 rankings for Carmel Valley Ranch, a Joie de Vivre Hotel and L’Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel as the top resort in Northern California and top hotel in Southern California, respectively.

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts Introduce Two Roads Hospitality

DENVER, CO (September 26, 2016) – Recently merged, Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts today unveiled their new overarching company: Two Roads Hospitality. The newly created international lifestyle company features an unrivaled collection of truly individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences that caters to guests’ personal journeys.

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts appoint Todd Wynne-Parry to Executive Vice President of Global Acquisitions & Development for new, combined company

Englewood, CO (June 20, 2016) – Following a recent merger of the two successful, growing companies, Destination Hotels, the preeminent operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the United States, and Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group comprising Joie de Vivre, Thompson Hotels, tommie, and Alila Hotels & Resorts, are pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Wynne-Parry as Executive Vice President of Global Acquisitions & Development for the combined company.

Commune Hotels & Resorts and Destination Hotels Merge to Create the Leading Operator of Independent and Lifestyle Hotels and Resorts

San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO (January 22, 2016) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel management company comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts, and Destination Hotels, the preeminent operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the United States, today announced that they have merged to create the leading operator of independent and lifestyle hotels and resorts.

Stay Behind the Scenes With Thompson Hotels During the Tribeca Film Festival

New York, NY (April 13, 2016) – Those looking for a front row seat at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival® (TFF) are invited to Thompson Hotels’ two New York City luxury lifestyle properties, Gild Hall and Smyth, where guests and attendees can be swept up in the action. From jury deliberations and press gatherings to festival-inspired lobby pop-ups, the hotels will serve as a social destination for this year’s festivities from April 13 through April 24, 2016.

Thompson Hotels Announces Thompson Seattle’s Culinary Partnership with Huxley Wallace Collective

Seattle, Wash. (January 27, 2016) – Thompson Hotels today announced a culinary partnership between Thompson Seattle – set to open its doors in Summer 2016 as the brand’s first Pacific Northwest property – and locally-loved and nationally-acclaimed Huxley Wallace Collective restaurant group. Award-winning Executive Chef Josh Henderson, whose restaurant endeavors have been featured in The New York Times, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and SAVEUR, will oversee the culinary direction of Thompson Seattle.

Commune Hotels & Resorts and Destination Hotels Merge to Create the Leading Operator of Independent and Lifestyle Hotels and Resorts

San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO (January 22, 2016) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel management company comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts, and Destination Hotels, the preeminent operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the United States, today announced that they have merged to create the leading operator of independent and lifestyle hotels and resorts.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Expands its Collection of Joie de Vivre Hotels in California

San Francisco, CA (December 21, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of 968 Park Hotel in South Lake Tahoe and Monterey Tides, the only beachfront hotel in Monterey, to its growing, native-California brand, Joie de Vivre Hotels. The recently-transitioned properties will be the first Joie de Vivre hotels in their respective locations, giving travelers California lodging alternatives that take full advantage of scenic surroundings, local culture and adventure.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Expands National Presence of its Joie de Vivre Hotels Brand with the Announcement of New Properties in Chicago, Washington, DC and New Orleans

San Francisco, CA (November 19, 2015) – Three major U.S. cities – Chicago, Washington, DC, and New Orleans – are being infused with the “Joy of Life” as Commune Hotels & Resorts has taken over the management of two new properties under its Joie de Vivre Hotels brand – The Talbott Hotel in Chicago and The Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, DC – and prepares for the conversion of the former Rault Center in New Orleans into a 184-room boutique hotel, set to open next fall and join the rapidly-expanding, native California brand.

Thompson Meets Beach with Official Debut of Thompson Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Playa del Carmen, MX (November 16, 2015) – Thompson Hotels today announces the official opening of Thompson Playa del Carmen, located in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Moves Beyond the App and Partners with Mobile Technology Provider CheckMate to Launch Personalized Guest Communication System

San Francisco, CA (October 27, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts today announced the launch of its personalized guest communication program powered by CheckMate.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Welcomes Alila Hotels & Resorts into its Portfolio; Extends International Presence to Asia

San Francisco, CA (June 2, 2015) – One year since announcing a strategic partnership, San Francisco-based Commune Hotels & Resorts formalizes its presence in Asia with the addition of Alila Hotels and Resorts to its portfolio of boutique hotel brands.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces Its First Two New-Build Hotels in Los Angeles

San Francisco, CA (May 28, 2015) – The international lifestyle hotel management company Commune Hotels & Resorts, comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie, announces two new-build hotels in the greater Los Angeles area as part of its continued national expansion.

The Playful Wanderlust of Joie de Vivre Hotels Extends to the East Coast for the First Time

San Francisco, CA (January 21, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts is bringing its native California brand, Joie de Vivre Hotels, cross-country as part of a national expansion. The addition of two Joie de Vivre hotels in primary gateway cities will establish the brand’s foothold on the East Coast, adding to its existing presence in Hawaii, the Midwest, Southwest and West Coast regions.

New Joie de Vivre Hotels Website Invites Travelers on a “Joy Ride”

San Francisco, CA (September 9, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group, has launched a new website – www.jdvhotels.com – for its Joie de Vivre Hotels brand. The innovative site, created for discovery-driven travelers, is anchored in responsive design and optimized for all devices.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces Newest Thompson Hotel Will Open in Nashville’s The Gulch Neighborhood

San Francisco, CA (August 21, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group comprising the Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels and tommie brands, continues to strategically expand the portfolio of Thompson Hotels in the country’s fastest growing cities.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces First Thompson Hotel in Pacific Northwest

San Francisco, CA (August 1, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, along with Geolo Capital and the Seattle-based real estate firm Touchstone, today jointly announced plans for a ground-up, mixed-use development – inclusive of hotel, residential, and retail components – that will operate under the Thompson Hotels flag as Thompson Seattle.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces First Thompson Hotels Property in Miami Beach

San Francisco, CA (May 28, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the newest Thompson hotel, Thompson Miami Beach. Following a multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel will open in late 2014 to be Miami’s first Thompson property.

Thor Urbana and Commune Hotels & Resorts Announce First-of-its-Kind Mixed-Use Project in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico (January 27, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts will bring its innovative and luxurious lifestyle hotel brand – Thompson Hotels – to Playa del Carmen, Mexico as part of a transformative, mixed-use project from Mexico-based real estate development firm, Thor Urbana, executives from both companies announced today.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Welcomes Alila Hotels & Resorts into its Portfolio; Extends International Presence to Asia

San Francisco, CA (June 2, 2015) – One year since announcing a strategic partnership, San Francisco-based Commune Hotels & Resorts formalizes its presence in Asia with the addition of Alila Hotels and Resorts to its portfolio of boutique hotel brands.

Chicago Athletic Association Reopens as a Luxury Hotel and Epicenter for Spirited Play

Chicago, IL (May 27, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts today proudly announces the opening of the 241-room luxury, boutique Chicago Athletic Association hotel, following the groundbreaking restoration of the iconic 1890 vintage building.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Transforms Historic Chicago Athletic Association into Lifestyle Boutique Hotel

San Francisco, CA (March 18, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group comprised of the Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels and tommie brands, proudly announces the groundbreaking restoration of the iconic Chicago Athletic Association and its conversion to a 241-room luxury lifestyle hotel, slated to open in Spring 2015.

Destination Hotels Launches Destination Event Producers (DĒP) Program

Englewood, CO  (January 21, 2016) – Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the country, announces the launch of its new event designing program, entitled Destination Event Producers (DĒP – pronounced “deep”). Positioning Catering and Conference Service professionals within the Destination Hotels portfolio with a competitive advantage through their ability to design extraordinary experiences for customers and drive revenues for owners, DĒP is serving as a catalyst to evolve the event planning industry.

Destination Hotels Teams Up with Tesla Motors

Englewood, CO (January 19, 2016) – Destination Hotels has teamed up with Tesla Motors to provide an increasingly desirable amenity; Tesla Destination Charging.  Tesla High Power Wall Connectors add nearly 60 miles of range per hour to Model S and Model X, charging the vehicles overnight and replicating the convenience Tesla owners are accustomed to at home. The Tesla Destination Charging Stations are offered across the Destination Hotels collection from coast to coast. Destination is the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in North America.

Destination Hotels Appoints Andrew Arthurs as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Englewood, CO (Jan. 13, 2016) – Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences across the US, announces today the appointment of brand-experienced, management expert Andrew Arthurs, as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Destination Hotels and Lowe Enterprises.

Destination Hotels Shares 2016 Trend Forecast in Fourth Annual ‘State Of The Meetings Industry’ Survey

Englewood, CO (Dec. 2, 2015) – Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences across the US, releases key findings on 2016 meetings trends today from its fourth annual “State of the Meetings Industry” survey. Nearly 300 meeting planners* across North America – of which 53.5 percent control more than $100,000 per year in direct meeting spend for their organizations – were surveyed on how their planning duties and their meetings are changing for 2016. The following is a summary of the most significant survey results, plus front-line insight from meetings-focused executives within Destination Hotels.

Miramonte Resort & Spa, A Destination Hotel, Completes Renovation

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (December 1, 2015) – Miramonte Resort & Spa, A Destination Hotel, announces the completion of a $4 million renovation, reinvigorating its luxury accommodations and amenities. Located in the heart of the valley and nestled at the base of the scenic Santa Rosa Mountains, the resort boasts transformed guest rooms, suites and social spaces – including the installation of a bocce court and numerous fire pits and seating areas throughout the 11-acres of grounds. Miramonte is by a joint venture between real estate investors Rockpoint Group and Channel West Group.

Destination Hotels Expands Distinctive Collection to Park City, Utah

ENGLEWOOD, CO  (November 17, 2015) – Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in North America, has expanded its prestigious mountain portfolio into Utah with the addition of the Newpark Resort. Situated at the edge of the scenic 1,200-acre Swaner Nature Preserve, the Newpark Resort is minutes from the fabled ski resorts of Park City. Blending contemporary luxury with easy access to world-class skiing and the summertime mountain splendors, the property features 124 spacious guest rooms and suites and 20 two-bedroom townhomes including gas fireplaces, heated bathroom floors and private decks with hot tubs.

Rockbridge Names Destination Hotels as New Operator Of The Cliff House Resort & Spa

Ogunquit, ME. (November 2, 2015) – Rockbridge named Destination Hotels as the new operator for The Cliff House Resort & Spa, a spectacular oceanfront hotel located on 70 acres outside Ogunquit, Maine, just an hour North of Boston. Destination Hotels specializes in independent hotels and resorts in North America.

Destination Hotels Enhances Brand with Innovative, Authentic and Local Offerings through Launch Of Signature Touchpoints

Englewood, CO (October 5, 2015) – Destination Hotels – the largest operator of independent hotels in the country – announces today the launch of its Signature Touchpoints, a brand-wide initiative created to truly enhance the guest experience through authentic and locally-inspired offerings at each hotel and resort. The three Signature Touchpoints – Destination Taste, Destination Discovery and Destination Suitcase – will be a complimentary offering extended to every guest, set to debut at all of the properties across the portfolio by the end of 2015. The program was developed as part of Destination Hotels’ recent brand re-energize, showcasing a new look and attitude as it evolves into a consumer-facing, foundational brand and will bring to life the company’s motto, “true to our place, diverse by design.”

Destination Hotels Vacation Residences Portfolio Expands In Vail

ENGLEWOOD, CO (October 5, 2015) – Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in North America, will assume management of the Christiania Lodge and its vacation rental portfolio. Purchased in 1976 by Paul and Sally Johnston, the Christiania Lodge is an authentic Bavarian-styled property and features 22 charming rooms & suites, as well as 37 privately-owned condominium residences.

Destination Hotels Welcomes Autumn with Travel Packages, Harvest Menus and Fall Activities

Englewood, CO (September 9, 2015) – With the fall season quickly approaching, Destination Hotels, the largest owner and operator of independent hotels in the country, has an assortment of activities, culinary offerings and travel packages that celebrate the shifting of the seasons across their more than 40 properties. From harvest festivals, fall picnics, Halloween celebrations and football feasts, guests can experience an authentic interaction with the property and the natural beauty surrounding as soon as the leaves begin to change color.

Destination Hotels Offers Local Farming, Foraging and Fishing Experiences for Foodie Travelers

Englewood, CO (July 22, 2015) – Foodie tourism is on the rise and Destination Hotels, the largest owner and operator of independent hotels in the country, boasts a number of extraordinary locally-immersed, hands-on and delicious culinary offering for travelers who seek out memorable mouthwatering experiences. With over 40 hotels and resorts from coast to coast, Destination Hotels provides guests with authentic culinary interactions with each of its destinations – whether that’s touring a local farm and picking fresh produce, reeling in the freshest catch for dinner, harvesting sea salt from nearby caves or learning cooking tips from local chefs. Travelers hungry for their next culinary adventure will be satiated by any the collection’s gastronomic getaways.

Destination Hotels Energizes Its Foundational Brand

Englewood, CO (July 9, 2015) – Destination Hotels has a new look, a fresh attitude and is now evolving into a consumer-facing, foundational brand that expresses itself through its unique experiences. As one of the industry’s largest operator of upscale and luxury independent hotels, resorts and residences, Destination Hotels is staking its claim in a space where it has demonstrated excellence and success over the past 40+ years and is looking towards a continued evolution for the company to better suit its customers and lead to enhanced cross-selling success for its owners. Destination is defining who it is through a new website, logo, signature touchpoints, and like-minded brand partners, positioning Destination Hotels as a cohesive collection of properties unlike any other hotel company. The distinct set of hotels and resorts, each true to their location and diverse by design, hold the common Destination Hotels brand pillars that unify the collection: Authentically-immersed, Service with a story, Unscripted discoveries, Individually empowered.

Destination Hotels Announces Partnership with Nest Fragrances

Englewood, CO (May 7, 2015) – This spring, Destination Hotels – the largest owner and operator of independent hotels in the country – announces its partnership with NEST Fragrances to offer in-room amenities to guests. Destination Hotels is the first hotel brand partner to carry NEST Fragrances’ luxury scented bath products, which includes Moss & Mint shampoo and conditioner; Sicilian Tangerine body wash and bar soaps; and Bamboo body cream. This partnership debuted at La Cantera Hill Country Resort, A Destination Hotel, in San Antonio, Texas.

Destination Hotels Shares Top Wedding Trends For 2015

Englewood, CO (February 18, 2015) – Destination Hotels, the largest owner and operator of independent hotels in the country, has revealed key wedding trends for 2015. Based on the bookings and client requests at properties from coast to coast, Destination’s wedding planners weighed in on the most popular décor, cuisine and more. After analyzing results from wedding and events teams, below are the most buzzed-about elements for this year’s weddings.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Expands its Collection of Joie de Vivre Hotels in California

San Francisco, CA (December 21, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of 968 Park Hotel in South Lake Tahoe and Monterey Tides, the only beachfront hotel in Monterey, to its growing, native-California brand, Joie de Vivre Hotels. The recently-transitioned properties will be the first Joie de Vivre hotels in their respective locations, giving travelers California lodging alternatives that take full advantage of scenic surroundings, local culture and adventure.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Expands National Presence of its Joie de Vivre Hotels Brand with the Announcement of New Properties in Chicago, Washington, DC and New Orleans

San Francisco, CA (November 19, 2015) – Three major U.S. cities – Chicago, Washington, DC, and New Orleans – are being infused with the “Joy of Life” as Commune Hotels & Resorts has taken over the management of two new properties under its Joie de Vivre Hotels brand – The Talbott Hotel in Chicago and The Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, DC – and prepares for the conversion of the former Rault Center in New Orleans into a 184-room boutique hotel, set to open next fall and join the rapidly-expanding, native California brand.

Joie de Vivre’s First-Ever East Coast Hotel, The Hall, to Open in South Beach Late Summer 2015 with Star Power

Miami Beach, FL (April 13, 2015) – When Joie de Vivre, the boutique lifestyle hotel brand from San Francisco-based Commune Hotels & Resorts, opens its first East Coast hotel – The Hall – late summer, it will introduce a distinctly fresh approach to South Beach hospitality.

The Playful Wanderlust of Joie de Vivre Hotels Extends to the East Coast for the First Time

San Francisco, CA (January 21, 2015) – Commune Hotels & Resorts is bringing its native California brand, Joie de Vivre Hotels, cross-country as part of a national expansion. The addition of two Joie de Vivre hotels in primary gateway cities will establish the brand’s foothold on the East Coast, adding to its existing presence in Hawaii, the Midwest, Southwest and West Coast regions.

New Joie de Vivre Hotels Website Invites Travelers on a “Joy Ride”

San Francisco, CA (September 9, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group, has launched a new website – www.jdvhotels.com – for its Joie de Vivre Hotels brand. The innovative site, created for discovery-driven travelers, is anchored in responsive design and optimized for all devices.

The Epiphany Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Property, Opens in Downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto, CA (March 10, 2014) – Joie de Vivre Hotels today announces that The Epiphany Hotel is officially open, becoming one of only two hotels to debut in downtown Palo Alto in more than a decade.

Thompson Hotels Celebrates its Expansion to the Pacific Northwest with Landmark opening of Thompson Seattle

Seattle, WA (June 1, 2016) – Thompson Hotels today proudly announces the opening of Thompson Seattle – the brand’s first property to open in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.

Stay Behind the Scenes With Thompson Hotels During the Tribeca Film Festival

New York, NY (April 13, 2016) – Those looking for a front row seat at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival® (TFF) are invited to Thompson Hotels’ two New York City luxury lifestyle properties, Gild Hall and Smyth, where guests and attendees can be swept up in the action. From jury deliberations and press gatherings to festival-inspired lobby pop-ups, the hotels will serve as a social destination for this year’s festivities from April 13 through April 24, 2016.

Thompson Hotels Announces Thompson Seattle’s Culinary Partnership with Huxley Wallace Collective

Seattle, Wash. (January 27, 2016) – Thompson Hotels today announced a culinary partnership between Thompson Seattle – set to open its doors in Summer 2016 as the brand’s first Pacific Northwest property – and locally-loved and nationally-acclaimed Huxley Wallace Collective restaurant group. Award-winning Executive Chef Josh Henderson, whose restaurant endeavors have been featured in The New York Times, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and SAVEUR, will oversee the culinary direction of Thompson Seattle.

Thompson Meets Beach with Official Debut of Thompson Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Playa del Carmen, MX (November 16, 2015) – Thompson Hotels today announces the official opening of Thompson Playa del Carmen, located in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces Its First Two New-Build Hotels in Los Angeles

San Francisco, CA (May 28, 2015) – The international lifestyle hotel management company Commune Hotels & Resorts, comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie, announces two new-build hotels in the greater Los Angeles area as part of its continued national expansion.

Thompson Hotels Brings its Urban Sensibility to Los Cabos with the Debut of The Cape, Opening Summer 2015

Los Angeles, CA (March 30, 2015) – Thompson Hotels announces the Summer 2015 opening of its first luxury resort in Mexico, The Cape, located along Monuments Beach in Cabo San Lucas.

Thompson Miami Beach Announced as Host Site for Fox New Year’s Eve Broadcast: “Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution”

Miami Beach, FL (December 9, 2014) – The newly revealed Thompson Miami Beach today announces that it will be the official location for FOX’s December 31, 2014 New Year’s special entitled: Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution.

Modern Miami Meets Art Deco Glamour with Debut of Thompson Miami Beach

Miami Beach, FL (November 21, 2014) – Thompson Hotels today announces the official opening of its namesake property in the Miami market and the flagship for the brand: Thompson Miami Beach, located at 4041 Collins Avenue.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces Newest Thompson Hotel Will Open in Nashville’s The Gulch Neighborhood

San Francisco, CA (August 21, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel group comprising the Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels and tommie brands, continues to strategically expand the portfolio of Thompson Hotels in the country’s fastest growing cities.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces First Thompson Hotel in Pacific Northwest

San Francisco, CA (August 1, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts, along with Geolo Capital and the Seattle-based real estate firm Touchstone, today jointly announced plans for a ground-up, mixed-use development – inclusive of hotel, residential, and retail components – that will operate under the Thompson Hotels flag as Thompson Seattle.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces First Thompson Hotels Property in Miami Beach

San Francisco, CA (May 28, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the newest Thompson hotel, Thompson Miami Beach. Following a multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel will open in late 2014 to be Miami’s first Thompson property.

Thor Urbana and Commune Hotels & Resorts Announce First-of-its-Kind Mixed-Use Project in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico (January 27, 2014) – Commune Hotels & Resorts will bring its innovative and luxurious lifestyle hotel brand – Thompson Hotels – to Playa del Carmen, Mexico as part of a transformative, mixed-use project from Mexico-based real estate development firm, Thor Urbana, executives from both companies announced today.

Thompson Hotels Announces the Fall Debut of a New Chicago Property

Chicago, IL (July, 2013) – Thompson Hotels announces October 2013 as the opening of its 11th property, Thompson Chicago, as the company continues to expand its global portfolio of lifestyle hotels.

Commune Hotels & Resorts Announces Its First Two New-Build Hotels in Los Angeles

San Francisco, CA (May 28, 2015) – The international lifestyle hotel management company Commune Hotels & Resorts, comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie, announces two new-build hotels in the greater Los Angeles area as part of its continued national expansion.