AVIA Long Beach Appoints Bob Haury as General Manager


LodgeWorks, L.P., a privately-held hotel development and management company, which launched the AVIA boutique hotel collection in 2009, has recently named Bob Haury as General Manager of AVIA Long Beach. This marks Haury’s return to LodgeWorks after a nine year hiatus.

“Haury brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to AVIA,” stated John Cantele, Senior Vice President Operations. “His background in hotel operations, sales and development will be a tremendous asset to AVIA and the growth of the brand. We are excited to have him back on our LodgeWorks team.”

Haury’s latest position was a Private Consultant for RKH Hospitality Consulting Services where he handled all specialty services for independent hoteliers. Prior, Haury spent 12 years with Summerfield Suites, a brand previously owned and operated by LodgeWorks. Haury’s positions under the Summerfield umbrella were that of Area Director and General Manager.

AVIA Long Beach, opened its doors in August 2009, offering 138 rooms and suites with a vibe of Southern California relaxation, meets urban energy. A hotel inspired by the destination in which it sits, AVIA aims to serve as a “gracious local host” to guests, allowing them to experience the best this vibrant city has to offer. Within a sandal-toss of their room, guests will find the bustling waterfront of Pike at Rainbow Harbor brimming with shops, restaurants and entertainment as well as a bike path that hugs the shoreline, historic Art Deco buildings, and some great venues for enjoying live music.

For more information, visit www.aviahotels.com.

Posted 4/20/10.