Historic Mansion Transformed into Luxury e-Boutique Hotel in Downtown New Bern

NEW BERN, NC – The Harvey, a cherished historic mansion in downtown New Bern, has undergone meticulous restoration to emerge as a luxurious e-Boutique hotel. Under the esteemed management of New Bern’s own Heron Hospitality, the 10-room hotel will welcome guests to its historic halls starting May 8, 2024. Located at 221 S. Front Street, […]

Heron Hospitality Selected For Triad Management Contract

Hotel in Winston Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Heron Hospitality, a leading North Carolina-based hospitality management firm, is proud to announce it will be the management company for the Best Western Plus University Inn. The property has 190 rooms and 5,000 square feet of event space. Located at 3050 University Parkway in Winston-Salem, the hotel is across the street from Lawrence Joel […]

Heron Hospitality Unveils Historic Office in Downtown New Bern

New Bern Office

NEW BERN, N.C. – Heron Hospitality, a leading North Carolina-based hospitality management firm, is proud to announce its latest renovation project in downtown New Bern. The company has now established its headquarters at the iconic Edward R. Stanly House, a strategic move that solidifies its position as a rising star in the hospitality industry across Eastern […]

Charles Cushman Wins Hotel Management 40 Over 40 Award

NEW BERN, N.C. — Hotel Management has recognized Heron Hospitality CEO Charles Cushman as a 40 over 40 award winner.   Each year, Hotel Management selects a class of hoteliers working at any level in a hotel field. This includes property-or company-level hotel operations, management, ownership, technology, asset management, consulting, training, sales & marketing. “Charles began […]

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 […]