08-2017 - Re-engineered Housekeeping Program Saves Backs and Bucks

By Vince Barrett Vice President Last year we had a revelation at our annual corporate staff meeting.  While it wasn’t exactly biblical or earth shattering, it was one of those “ah ha” moments. It occurred to us that even though housekeeping is the very essence of hospitality,  the way we deliver that service hasn’t changed Read more...

08-2017 - Building a Better Castle

The US Census Bureau report released August 1 said that nonresidential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $437.8 billion in June, and I’m glad to say that New Castle is doing its part to contribute to both the US and Canadian construction industries. Homewood Suites VA Beach teamed up with local charities Read more...

06-2017 - New Castle Marks 90th Anniversary of Westin Portland

 Governor Paul LePage Recreates Opening Ceremony Tossing the Key into Casco Bay Westin Portland GM Jeff Burrell, Maine Governor Paul LePage and Nat Thompson grandson of hotel founder Henry Rines toss ceremonial keys (made from eco-friendly fish food) into Casco Bay as a symbolic wish that the hotel will remain open forever. Celebrating 90 years Read more...

06-2017 - New Castle Doubles Down on Dual Brands

New Castle President and COO Gerry Chase discusses dual-brand plans with Hotel Business' CJ Arlotta Reaches Beyond Urban Markets into Beach Resort and Business Park Shelton, Conn., - - June 13, 2017 - - With one of the industry’s first dual-branded hotels, the 78-suite Residence Inn and the 102-room Courtyard by Marriott, operating successfully in Read more...

03-2017 - Julian Buffam Joins Biz Development Team

  Julian Buffam Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading third-party management company and hotel developer, today announced that Julian Buffam has joined the company’s acquisitions and development team as director of business development. Buffam most recently was an investment analyst with HEI Hotels and Resorts, charged with underwriting Read more...