Pony Island Inn Wins International Award

OCRACOKE, N.C. — Tripadvisor has recognized the Pony Island Inn as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner.  Each year, Tripadvisor recognizes travelers’ favorite properties around the world, based on reviews and ratings collected over the last year. Through a holistic process, the Pony Island Inn was determined to rank among the top ten percent of […]

Phase One Completed at The Harvey

NEW BERN, N.C. — Heron Hospitality Chief Operating Officer Gary Curry provided the Craven County Tourism Development Authority with an update on the highly anticipated project, The Harvey, at February’s board meeting.  Mechanical and electrical construction are complete as part of phase one. Exterior and interior work on the building has commenced. Under Heron’s stewardship, […]

Pony Island Inn 2022 Highlights

OCRACOKE, N.C. — The Pony Island Inn closed out 2022 with significant growth. While many properties sought to return to 2019 revenue numbers, the Pony Island Inn set out to improve against 2021, and achieved a 21 percent RevPAR increase. This is more than double the national average (8.1 percent). The overall success was supported […]

Heron Hospitality Adds Wilmington Property to Portfolio

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Heron Hospitality, a hotel management company based in New Bern, is proud to announce the addition of a property in Wilmington, North Carolina. Effective, September 23, 2022, Heron Hospitality will take over the full management responsibilities for the Comfort Inn University Wilmington. The Wilmington property will join Heron Hospitality’s collection of properties […]