The past few years have been incredibly hard on our industry. We know — another person pointing out the obvious.
TAJ Hospitality remains vigilant and optimistic. A lot has changed over the last year so we would love to tell you more about how we are positioning our company and our teams towards a prosperous future.
July 2021 | Aloft by Marriott Lubbock Opens
Different. By. Design.
Our new hotel delivers a truly unique experience in Lubbock, TX. The Aloft features fresh, purposeful environments and vibrant spaces that bring people together. Book your stay today!
February 2022 | Super 8 I-27 Converts to Comfort Inn & Suites Lubbock South
After the biggest freeze in Texas’ history caused the roof and top floor of the Super 8 to collapse, we closed the hotel and decided to convert into a fantastic brand with Choice Hotels. Property is currently under construction with an anticipated opening date in September 2022 (fingers crossed).
April 2022 | TAJ Hospitality Partners with Revenue Management Consultant, Kriya RevGEN
Kriya RevGEN actively managed revenue for the Aloft by Marriott Lubbock and now manages our entire portfolio.
May 2022 | TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lubbock Closes for Renovations
Renovations will be complete by January 2023.
Summer 2022 | Sales Team Grows at TAJ Hospitality
The following teammates were added to the sales team:
Kellie Withrow | Area Director of Sales, Business Transient | Marriott, Best Western, Wyndham & Radisson Brands
Megan Gastelum | Area Director of Group Sales | IHG & Choice Brands
Gracie Ballou | Sales Coordinator | Marriott, Best Western, Wyndham & Radisson Brands
Ashlyn Douthitt | Sales Coordinator | IHG & Choice Brands
Lauren Foust | Area Director of Sales, Business Transient | IHG & Choice Brands
July 2022 | Construction Resumes for Hotel Development – Lubbock Downtown
We anticipate opening this new property downtown Lubbock on Avenue Q by Fall 2023.
July 2022 | TAJ Hospitality Appoints New Brand Directors to Streamline Operational Excellence
The following leaders have been appointed Brand Directors with TAJ Hospitality:
Kenia Estrada | Choice Brand Director
Valerie Duarte | IHG Brand Director
Talia Piseno | Wyndham, Best Western & Motel 6 Brand Director
Alexis Evans | Marriott Brand Director
September 2022 | TAJ Hospitality Welcomes Matt Teck as Vice President, Hotel Operations
Zack joined TAJ Hospitality to support overall hotel operations including daily activities, staffing, training, revenue management, and planning.
October 2022 | TAJ Hospitality Welcomes Joan Dalton as Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Joan joined TAJ Hospitality to oversee all sales and marketing initiatives, revenue generation strategies and to help maximize RevPAR across all brands throughout the portfolio.
Today | We Are Hiring
TAJ Hospitality has many open positions. Working in hospitality gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the days of guests, business partners, and co-workers. Working with TAJ Hospitality gives us the opportunity to help you advance your career and reach your goals in rewarding ways. Apply today!
We hope you are as excited as we are for the future!