Media
Coverage


Present - 2013 | 2012

2016


Hotel Business, November 2016
Columbia Hospitality's founder and CEO, John Oppenheimer, was featured in an "Industry Insider" interview for Hotel Business magazine. Full article


Puget Sound Business Journal, October 2016
Senior vice president of Columbia Hospitality, Brian Flaherty, was included in a roundtable on Kitsap County's economic growth, saying “Bremerton and the peninsula are, without question, the best-kept secret in this region.” Read Story


Curbed Seattle, October 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article, “$45M Chambers Bay resort will include boutique hotel, Tom Douglas restaurant.” Read Story


Hotel Online, October 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article, “County picks developer for Chambers Bay property.” Read Story


The News Tribune, August 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article “Puyallup tribe buying Northeast Tacoma golf course.” The feature mentions that North Shore Golf Course’s daily operations will be managed by Columbia Hospitality. Full article


Seattle Business Magazine, July 2016
Columbia Hospitality was included in the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington Awards. Full article


Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned as one of the largest private companies headquartered in Washington. Full article


Meetings + Events Magazine, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned as the operator of visitor experiences and event sales at the newly renovated Smith Tower. Read story


Daily Journal of Commerce, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article, “Smith Tower’s 35th floor will be speakeasy, café.” Read story


Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned as the operator of visitor experiences and event sales at the newly renovated Smith Tower. Read story


Lodging Magazine, April 2016
The article, “Columbia Hospitality to Manage Palm Mountain Resort,” highlights Columbia Hospitality’s new management contract of Palm Mountain Resort & Spa. Full story


2015


Puget Sound Business Journal, November 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "'Intractable eyesore' by Pike Place Market will become a hotel." The article details the sale of the historic Eitel Building and highlights Columbia Hospitality as the management company for the future hotel on the site. Read article


Seattle Magazine, November 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Downtown's Long-Vacant Eitel Building Purchased for $5.35 Million." Full story


Curbed Seattle, November 2015
The article, "Eitel Building Gets New Lease On Life As Hotel (Again)," details the sale of the Eitel Building in downtown Seattle, and highlights Columbia Hospitality as the management company for the future hotel on the site. Full story


Daily Journal of Commerce, November 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in an online article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, entitled "Lake Union Partners pays $5M for Eitel Building, plans hotel." Read article


Puget Sound Business Journal, October 2015
The article, "Seattle company steps into New Mexico hotel market for first time with unique property," highlights Columbia Hospitality's new management contract of Sagebrush Inn & Suites. Full story


Hotel Business, October 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the piece, "Columbia Hospitality to Manage, Operate Sagebrush Inn & Suites." Full story


Kitsap Sun, August 2015
Columbia Hospitality was highlighted in the article, "Gold Mountain operator takes on McCormick Woods." Full story


Seattle Business Magazine, February 2015
The founder and CEO of Columbia Hospitality, John Oppenheimer, was honored in the 2015 Executive Excellence Awards. Full story


2014


NW Stir, November 2014
Columbia Hospitality was highlighted in the November 4 "National Notes" feature of NW Stir. Read article


Native Society, October 2014

Columbia Hospitality President, Bret Matteson was featured in the October 14 Native Society article, "5 Star Hotelier: Bret Matteson, President of Columbia Hospitality." Read article


Puget Sound Business Journal, July 2014

On July 18th Columbia Hospitality CEO and Founder, John Oppenheimer was featured in the full page article, "Where The Customer Is Always King". Read article


KKOL 1300, February 2014

Columbia Hospitality CEO and Founder, John Oppenheimer had the pleasure of being the February 21st guest on KKOL 1300's About Money with host Mike Adams. Listen to interview


2013


Daily Journal of Commerce, December 2013

The Daily Journal of Commerce highlighted the 2013 approved expansion of the Kitsap Conference Center - due to open in Summer of 2014. Full story


425 Magazine, November 2013

425 Magazine featured Columbia Hospitality Corporate Culinary Director, Shannon Galusha in their story, "Global Eats: Local Chefs and Foodies Reveal their Favorites." Full story


Meetings Focus, September 2013

Columbia Hospitality was featured in the Meetings Focus article, "Meetings are Brewing in Washington State" Full article


Hotel Business Review, August 2013

Columbia Hospitality was featured in the August issue of Hotel Business Review in an article entitled, "Food and Beverage Trend: Raising the Bar... Food" Full article


Puget Sound Business Journal, July 2013

Columbia Hospitality was featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal article, "Columbia Hospitality taps craft breweries as partners" for forming brewery partnerships for each conference center within their portfolio. Full article


Kitsap Sun, June 2013

Columbia Hospitality was highlighted in the Kitsap Sun, June 28th article, “Golden Hospitality”. The article highlights the success seen in Columbia’s first year in management of the Gold Mountain Golf Club. Full article


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