Spokane, Washington, USA
Magnuson Hotels is pleased to announce the promotion of Laura White to the position of Director of Revenue Managament. Previously serving as Client Services Director, White is now responsible for overseeing the revenue strategy implementation for the group’s portfolio.
With a background in hotel management and expertise in strategic revenue management, Laura has been able to make a strong impact on the success of hotels under her direction. Most recently, Magnuson Hotels announced a 77.83% growth in RevPAR since pre-pandemic (2019) for its Independent Group hotels, a growth rate 10 times the USA industry average of 7.6% as reported by STR.
“From her first day with us, Laura has emerged as a motivated team player and a natural leader focused on providing our clients with the best support possible,” said Thomas Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Hotels. “She is a strong communicator and a thorough professional with 12 years of hotel industry experience. With her knowledge of Revenue Management and experience as a General Manager, we believe Laura will be an excellent Director of Revenue Management.”
Laura White commented, “This new responsibility presents a tremendous opportunity to contribute to Magnuson Hotels’ vision of creating freedom, opportunity, and growth for hotel owners. I am excited to continue to support the success of our valued clients.”
White joined the company as Revenue Manager in 2019 and simultaneously took on many additional roles including supporting Business Development and monitoring corporate compliance efforts. Prior to joining Magnuson Hotels, White served as General Manager at Ramada Inn and Woodbridge Hotels.
About Magnuson Hotels
Magnuson Hotels has championed the cause of fair franchising for hotel owners since its inception in 2003, helping over 2000 hotels in the USA and UK succeed against some of the biggest brands in the hospitality industry. The group offers affiliation with brands that do not require mandatory renovations and procurements, long-term contracts, or excessive commissions, as well as an Independent Collection model. The Magnuson Hotels platform achieves a non-seasonal 52-week occupancy strategy with comprehensive human support and an OTA-alternative distribution.