Stonebridge Companies' Renaissance New York Midtown Awarded Opening Hotel of the Year by Marriott

Stonebridge Companies’ Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel Wins 2016 Marriott Opening of the Year

Dave Farmer Uncategorized

Originally appeared in Yahoo! Finance in December, 2016

DENVER, CO– Stonebridge Companies is pleased to announce that its Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel was honored by Marriott with the 2016 Opening of the Year award, which recognizes full-service Marriott franchises for momentous and well-executed openings nationwide.

This is the fifth consecutive year Marriott has bestowed this award and out of the many hotels which opened in 2016, the Renaissance New York Midtown won due to their organization, timely opening strategy, and communication with the entire conversion team.

“Opening of the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel has been one of our companies’ proudest moments to date,” said Navin C. Dimond, founder and CEO of Stonebridge Companies. “Our team worked tirelessly to ensure that the opening was a success under our unique brand of Distinguished Hospitality™.”

“This flagship hotel is in a position to capture the eyes of hundreds of thousands of New York commuters,” said Anne Marie Wemmlinger, Vice President, Full Service Franchising – Operations, Marriott International. “Our award winner has pioneered unique customer experiences by creating the brand’s first fully-interactive Navigator.”

Opened in the spring of 2016, the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel is located in the fashion-forward Garment District, and is defined as New York’s first “living” hotel with state-of-the-art ambient intelligence technology. Guests entering the AAA Four Diamond hotel are offered the unique experience of interacting with ever-changing digital displays projected along the corridors. Showcasing the vision of our digital future through a variety of technologies, including reflective wallpaper, motion detectors, projectors and 3D cameras, the hotel walls create a dynamic tapestry, responsive to the presence of people, and reflecting the energy of the surrounding neighborhood.

Stonebridge Companies has received several other industry recognitions from Marriott International including the 2016 Spirit to Serve award, the Service Excellence, and Food and Beverage Excellence in 2015, as well as Developer of the Year and Outstanding Contribution for Select Service in 2013.

About Stonebridge Companies
Founded in 1991 by Navin C. Dimond, Stonebridge Companies is a privately owned, innovative hotel owner, operator and developer headquartered near Denver, Colorado. The diverse portfolio of properties includes select-service, extended-stay, mid-scale and full-service hotels in markets throughout the U.S. For detailed information, visit