Lotus Management, Inc. Announces 40th Anniversary
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Lotus Management, Inc. Announces 40th Anniversary
June 25, 2019, San Jose, CA - Lotus Management Inc, a hotel Management and Development Company, is marking their 40th year in the industry with a refreshed, modern company logo, representing the future whilst honoring the founders’ original company logo from 1979. In the
last 40 years, Lotus Management, Inc. has created, developed, and operated quality hotel lodging establishments including brands of Marriott International, IHG Hotels, Choice Hotels, Best Western and independent motels throughout California, Oregon and Nevada.
The company originated in San Francisco in 1971 when J.C. Patel and Sumati Patel purchased a 102 room hotel in downtown San Francisco. In 1974, family members Prakash and Paresh joined their parents in the hotel industry, which then acquired five additional hotels, four in Santa Cruz, CA and one in Reno, NV. Under the family leadership, Lotus Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 where the expansion of hotels flourished. During 1982, Lotus Management, Inc. began development and construction, allowing for expansion of existing and purchased hotels. Continued growth of the company’s portfolio included real estate purchase in retail and rental units through Oregon and California. From humble beginnings, Prakash and Paresh turned a business dream into one that has flourished to become a multi-million dollar hotel development and management company.
Over the decades that followed, Lotus Management, Inc. added hotels and development projects in Santa Cruz, San Francisco, King City, Atascadero, Watsonville, Salinas, Lodi, Yreka, Oakdale, Paso Robles, San Jose, Cathedral City, Oroville, Santa Maria, Porterville, Lathrop, Scotts Valley and Chico California; and, Ontario, Lincoln City and Klamath Falls, Oregon. Currently, the company flag-ship hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz, CA is under construction.
J.C Patel passed away July, 2014. As an accolade to the company founder, Lotus Management, Inc. established “Lotus Foundation,” a supports of charitable projects designed at advancing social welfare through funding and promoting the project's initiatives. To date, Lotus Foundation, provides construction supplies for village schools, which will facilitate opportunities for learning in
Africa, India, and the United States; partners with Tenderloin Housing to acquire and coordinate residential housing for low-income households; coordinates group volunteer efforts for charitable community programs for various events; coordinates youth hostel accommodations for students seeking higher education by matching students abroad and in the United States with residential accommodations; identifies and assist villages in need of sanitation and clean water through implementation procedures of infrastructure; and, funding of the Hindu Temples youth classroom projects.
“Our team -- from the corporate office to our hotel personnel, have been making our community proud for decades and it’s an amazing opportunity to collaborate together in the communities where we live and work.” states Prakash Patel, President of Lotus Management, Inc.
“When we founded the company in 1979, we established a set of values that we believe are the intangible qualities of success,” said Paresh Patel. “When I think back on the past 40 years, I am most proud that our culture and these essential values have endured. We are as committed as ever to our original principles, which include the highest ethical standards, integrity, teamwork, and exceptional guest hospitality.”
Lotus Management, Inc. has been repeatedly recognized by industry consultants and high-profile firms including National Geographic, IHG Torchbearer, Marriott Silver Award, Central Coast Women of Distinction, and, Gold Medal by Choice Hotels International.
Marking the 40th anniversary, Lotus Management, Inc. introduced a refreshed, modern company logo, representing the future while maintaining the concept of the original company logo from 1979.
"This milestone of hospitality service affords Lotus Management Inc. a rare opportunity to reflect on our family's remarkable achievements that have provided an elevated hospitality experience and impeccable service standards. The logo evolution will remind us of the enormous responsibility to continue the legacy for future travel guests and that we are ready to embrace it.” said Sita Patel, Regional Director of Operations.
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About Lotus Management, Inc. - Lotus Management, Inc. was established in 1979 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Lotus Management, Inc. is a family run, fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid-to-large-scale hotels across the western US. Its current portfolio encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., InterContinental Hotel Group, Choice Hotels, Wyndham Hotel Group and independent hotels. For more information about Lotus Management, Inc., please visit our website at LotusMgmtInc.com.
About Marriott International, Inc. - The world’s largest hotel company with nearly 6,000 properties in 120 countries and territories, Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company’s 30 leading brands include: Bulgari®, The Ritz-Carlton® and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, W®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, The Luxury Collection®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Tribute Portfolio™, Design Hotels™, Gaylord Hotels®, Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Aloft®, Element®, Moxy® Hotels, and Protea Hotels by Marriott®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs including Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at Marriott.com.
About Choice Hotels International: One of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors in the world. Choice currently franchises more than 7,000 hotels, representing nearly 570,000 rooms, in more than 40 countries and territories. Ranging from limited service to full-service hotels in the upscale, midscale, extended-stay and economy segments, Choice-branded properties provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality, high-value lodging options throughout the United States and internationally. For more information on Choice Hotels, visit the company’s website: www.choicehotels.com.
About IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group): A global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN Hotels ®, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, voco™ Hotels, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,600 hotels and nearly 843,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty program, which has more than 100 million enrolled members. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 400,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally. Visit www.ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com for more on IHG Rewards Club.