DiamondRock Hospitality Co. selected Aimbridge Hospitality to manage The Westin Boston Waterfront. The 793-room hotel is operated under a franchise agreement with Westin Hotel Management, a subsidiary of Marriott International and the hotel’s former’s manager, which expires in 2026.
The 793-room hotel features nearly 90,000 square feet of event space and is the only hotel to connect to the Boston Convention & Exposition Center. The hotel is expecting 2020 to be a record year in terms of group roomnights sold with more than 130,000 group roomnights already under contract for the year, a 27 percent increase over last year.
“Aimbridge has the specialized expertise to drive results at Boston’s leading convention center hotel,” Mark Brugger, DiamondRock president/CEO, said in a statement. “With their proven track record of success, Aimbridge was the right choice to focus on maximizing profits. We look forward to our continued partnership with Aimbridge and providing a great hotel guest experience.”
Located in Boston’s Seaport District, The Westin Boston Waterfront is situated near Fenway Park, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Boston Public Gardens. In addition to meeting space, the hotel features a restaurant, bar, fitness center and indoor heated pool.
Aimbridge Hospitality operates more than 1,400 properties in 49 states and 20 countries. DiamondRock Hospitality owns 31 hotels with more than 10,000 rooms.