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Why Hospitality Matters in Coworking

Susan Post Susan Post Why Hospitality Matters in Coworking

The collision of hospitality and coworking is evident as soon as a member walks in the door at Serendipity Labs. An experience coordinator occupies the front desk with a friendly greeting, an offer of coffee, and a professional first impression of the space, and the members that occupy it. At first it might not seem […]

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Bridal Open House at The Reception House by Schmidt’s

  Bridal Open House at The Reception House by Schmidt’s

Calling all brides to be! Need a venue? Need a reception space? Need a caterer? Schmidt’s has you covered! Come join us for our bridal open house at The Reception House by Schmidt’s. Meet our team, taste our food, meet our preferred vendors and check out our beautiful venue. We hope to see you there!

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Airbnb Reports Rapid Growth in Columbus Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Airbnb Reports Rapid Growth in Columbus Market

National online hospitality service Airbnb released a new report this week, showcasing rapid growth across all the midwest. That includes a 200 percent increase in usage in Columbus over the past year. “Among the 14 largest home sharing cities in the Midwest, every market has experienced at least 90% year-over-year inbound guest growth over the […]

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New Culinary School Facility Planned at Columbus State

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Culinary School Facility Planned at Columbus State

The culinary program at Columbus State Community College has been ranked as one of the Top 20 culinary schools in the United States. So it only makes sense that the expansion of the program would serve as a first step toward implementing the college’s large-scale master plan. Originally unveiled in late 2013, the CSCC Master […]

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Downtown Residence Inn Undergoing $1.5 Million Renovation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Residence Inn Undergoing $1.5 Million Renovation

The Columbus hospitality market is heating up rapidly, with a slew of new hotel developments being planned for construction over the next two years. So it comes as little surprise that existing hotels are also stepping up their game. The Downtown Residence Inn on Gay Street is one such example, which is quietly undergoing a […]

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Tourism and Hospitality Industry Thrives in Columbus in 2011

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According to the Smith Travel Research Report, the hospitality industry continued to grow in Columbus in 2011, despite the economic recession. A total of 395,418 room nights were booked in 2011, which Experience Columbus cites as an increase of 10.3% over 2010. Additionally, Experience Columbus helped to host more than 600 meetings in 2011, bringing […]

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