Making Headlines...

Laura Burgi, Executive Housekeeper, Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport was named Schahet Hotel's RISE Associate for the 1st quarter, 2022! She is described as "our constant, the one who we count on!". Regardless of the leadership changes and all the events over the past 2 years, Laura has worked tirelessly to make sure her contribution to the hotel was top notch. She has volunteered to learn additional departments and taken on responsibilities of others, all while earning herself a major promotion. Laura is a hard worker who leads from the front and is willing to do anything for the good of her associates, her guests, and her hotel. She exemplifies the qualities of RISE every day and we congratulate and recognize Laura Burgi as Schahet Hotel's RISE Associate of the Quarter! (June, 2022)

THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR HAS NAMED SCHAHET HOTELS, LLC. A WINNER OF THE CENTRAL INDIANA TOP WORKPLACES AWARD AGAIN IN 2022!! Once again, Schahet Hotels, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by Indianapolis Star Top Workplaces. We were first given this award in 2021. Winners are selected solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization. Schahet believes that when their culture is in the forefront of their business, everyone benefits. (May, 2022)

Alex Carusone, Head Chef, DoubleTree Schenectady was named Schahet Hotels 4th quarter, 2021 RISE award winner, for not only his role at his property, but for being a tremendous help at the Hampton Inn Schenectady. During his time with Schahet he has jumped right in the middle of it all to learn different areas of the hotel. In fact, it would be easier to list the positions he hasn't worked! During these times of labor shortages and illness, Alex has been a mainstay. On top of it all he prepares delicious food with beautiful presentation. He exemplifies the qualities of RISE every day and we congratulate and recognize Alex Carusone as Schahet Hotels' RISE Associate of the Quarter. (January, 2022)

Schahet Hotels, LLC honored Allyshia Hoffman, Executive Housekeeper Hampton Inn Westfield, IN as its 3rd Quarter RISE Associate of the Quarter at a recent lunch in her honor.  She displays Excitement, a can-do attitude, a calmness, and positive demeanor that has motivated her team to work long days without their normal 2 days off due to high occupancy and limited staff to call on.  There were many evenings that turned into the early morning hour (2 am) where Allyshia could be found in the Hotel Laundry room, where she was washing and drying linen. In addition, during many early morning hours Allyshia can be found making beds for her housekeepers prior to their start for work on the next day.  Allyshia has been highly trustworthy, extremely passionate, embracing the RISE values and maintaining a positive impact on the people that she influences every day. (November 2021)

At the recent Stars of the Industry Event, Kelly Forner, General Manager Fairfield Inn & Suites Carmel, IN, was chosen as the Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association's Lodging GM of the Year.   Schahet Hotels is proud of Kelly, who joins a long list of GM's Schahet has had selected as the top GM's in the State of Indiana.  (November 2021)

Dawn Garrigus, Schahet Hotels, LLC Property Accountant, was selected as the 2nd Quarter RISE Associate of the Quarter.  Dawn has been a long term associate who has worked at our hotels as well as in the corporate office.  Her loyalty is beyond reproach. In the corporate office she makes sure birthday cards for not only our office, but all the hotels GM's & AGM's are signed by everyone in the office (and sees that they have lotto tickets included).  When we decided to add some excitement to the corporate office routine with 2X a week exercises, she stepped up to lead them.  When we held parties to celebrate (pre pandemic) she was always there to decorate, plan, get food, etc.  Her volunteering efforts include numerous times with Gleaners and others.  Outside of work she also volunteers for the DAR and a local high school Marching band.   It's the consistent things done every day that shows she understands and lives the RISE values.  (July 2021)

SHIMMERING HOTEL, OFFICE CENTER PLANNED ALONG CANAL WALK, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS.  Schahet Hotels, LLC is teaming up with a medical education institution to create a striking, 11-story hotel and office center.  Plans are to replace the American College of Sports Medicine facility.  The building will feature 75,000 sf of office space along with a 125 room hotel and 240 space parking garage.  The hotel will bear the Element flag, a sub brand of Marriott's Westin line.  The hotel will have both short and long term stay options.  The project will include some public green space through a collaboration with the city. (October 8, 2021)

INDIANAPOLIS STAR NAMES SCHAHET HOTELS, INC. A WINNER OF THE CENTRAL INDIANA TOP WORKPLACES 2021 AWARD
Schahet Hotels, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by Indianapolis Star Top Workplaces Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few. (June 06, 2021) 

Alex Harris
, Guest Service Agent at the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis, IN, received the Schahet Hotels RISE Associate for the 1st Quarter Award.  The Award criteria is based on showing shining examples of living the company's RISE values.  He was selected from over 30 nominations received from Schahet Hotels associates.  (May 2021)

The Holiday Inn Indianapolis, IN Airport receives the IHG True Spirit of Hospitality Award.  They are one of 17 hotels selected in the United States for this honor, as well as one of 47 in the North & South America.  This is the highest honor given by IHG in 2021 based on scoring for Guest Love, Room Cleanliness and Covid & Safety Scores.  (April 2021)

Schahet Hotels. LLC is again selected as a Lodging Magazine Management Company to Know in 2021.  "Switching gears after spending so long focused on survival might take some time, and hoteliers may be looking for assistance in moving their properties past the pandemic—that's when a hotelier may choose to partner with a third-party manager that make up the Management Companies to Know in 2021".  (April 2021)

Kelly Cain, GM Fairfield Inn & Suites Carmel, IN & Zachary Donofrio, GM Holiday inn Indianapolis Airport have been selected by Hotel Management Magazine as this year's Top GM's to Watch in 2020.  They were chosen from over 200 nominations based on their outstanding achievements and superb leadership and hospitality skills.  "General Managers are the backbone of every successful hotel, probably more so in 2020 than ever before," said Elaine Simon, Senior Managing Editor with Questex Hospitality and Hotel Management.  "We congratulate our winners for their hard work, creativity and grace under pressure."  http://www.hotelmanagement.net. (November 2020)

Hampton Inn & Suites Keystone at the Crossing, Indianapolis, IN, Fairfield Inn & Suites Carmel, IN and Holiday Inn Indianapolis, IN Airport are 2020 Travelers' Choice Award Winners presented by Trip Advisor.  The Award is based on reviews, ratings and saves from travelers.  Award winners are beloved for their exceptional service and quality.  The hotels are recognized as a part of the 10% of hotels worldwide. (August 2020)

 
Genny Pickle, Corporate Director of Sales
was honored with the Breakthrough Award by the Dale Carnegie Relationship Growth Class she recently completed. (July 2020)
 
Schahet Hotels, LLC
sponsors the Edward Hopper and the American Hotel Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields from July 19, 2020 through October 25, 2020.  In doing so, Gary Schahet, Chairman of Schahet Hotels, LLC comments “supporting this exhibition is a perfect way for Schahet Hotels to give back to our community as we all begin to emerge from our homes and visit arts and culture institutions again.” (July 2020)
 
Jeffrey Brown, CEO
was appointed by the Lt. Governor, Suzanne Crouch, to serve on Indiana Destination Discovery Council.  The Council's role is to assist the leisure and travel related industry in their recovery efforts caused by the Covid19 pandemic.  The Council will submit to the Indiana Economic Relief and Recovery Team (IERRT) their plan of action.  The IERRT has the responsibility to plan, administer, and account for the federal relief funds the State received for Covid19 relief. (May 2020)
 

Schahet Hotels, LLC was recognized as one of the TOP 25 “Hotel Management Companies to Know in 2020” by Lodging Magazine.  (May 2020)
 
Holiday Inn Indianapolis, IN Airport
for the 2nd year in a row, has been honored by IHG Hotels with its Torchbearer Award.  The winners are in the top 1% of the Holiday Inns in North American and South America.  The award is based on achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operations, from quality to customer satisfaction.  (March 2020)
 
Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis, IN Airport
completes their renovation.  The hotel recently underwent a major renovation of its lobby, restaurant and bar, and upgraded the patio with a fire pit and new furnishings.  In addition, they re-carpeted all guest rooms, and completely redid all the corridors with paint, wall covering and lighting.  (March 2020)
 
Hampton Inn Carmel, IN
recently renewed their Hilton franchise agreement that included a major refresh of the property at the cost of over $4 million.  The entire property received new furniture, fixtures and equipment along with décor changes throughout.  It also added 11 guest rooms, turned all their king bathrooms into rooms with shower units, and upgraded the exterior and porte cochere.  (February 2020)

Schahet Hotels, LLC continues its sponsorship of the annual Indianapolis Arts Council, Start with Art lunch. This marks the 5th year that Schahet Hotels, LLC has supported this event as its primary sponsor.  (September 2019)