A Greenville-based hotel developer and operator has acquired a Florida property.
Auro Hotels’ newest addition is the Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Airport. The property acquisition adds to Auro’s base in the Orlando market, bringing the total to eight properties and 1,521 rooms, according to a news release.
With a legacy of continuous ownership and operation in the Orlando Airport submarket since 1995, Auro is well positioned to leverage its cluster sales and revenue management teams to drive improvements in market share and operating efficiency, the release stated.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The Courtyard Orlando Airport is located just over two miles north of Orlando International Airport, one of the nation’s busiest airports, the release stated. The 149 guest rooms and suites hotel features an elevated experience with each room featuring a balcony or patio.
The outdoor pool allows space for a cocktail or American fare from The Bistro, an onsite restaurant. In addition, the Courtyard Orlando Airport features 1,500 square feet of total events space, ideal for intimate weddings, bridal showers, award banquets, meetings and more, the release stated.
As place makers creating people-centric experiences, Auro strives to be experts in the art of inspired hospitality, the release stated. Its design and construction teams are at work reimagining the hotel to better appeal to today’s experience-seeking travelers, the release stated. Ensuring continuity in leadership, Scott Disson retained his role as the hotel’s general manager.
“The Courtyard Orlando Airport is an amazing opportunity to create a positive environment in a hotel that has welcomed travelers to Orlando for many years,” Sid Wall, executive vice president of Select Service Operations for Auro Hotels, said in the release. “We are excited to start the work to create the next evolution of this hotel that will present hospitality in a new light for our guests, associates, and community. We know this market is strong, and we are pleased to grow our presence here.”s