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40234 01 Jul 2021

Joe White Joins Aparium Hotel Group as General Manager for Hu. Hotel in Memphis

Hotel to reopen with exciting new programming and amenities geared toward travelers and locals alike

CHICAGO, IL (June 29, 2021) - Aparium Hotel Groupannounced the appointment of Joe White as General Manager of the Hu. Hotel in Memphis, TN. The 110 room hotel will reopen in summer 2021 with new and exciting guest programming, amenities and food and beverage experiences.

"Joe brings to Hu. Hotel a long history of building and managing successful sales operations within the hospitality industry" said Timothy Ryan, EVP of Operations at Aparium Hotel Group. "We're thrilled we can rely on his expertise as we look to establish the Hu. Hotel as the centerpiece of Memphis."

With over 25 years of hospitality industry experience, White has been recognized for his leadership and operational excellence having received the Marriott Service Excellence Leadership Award, Hotelier of the Year by the Alabama Hospitality Association, Hilton's Developer of the Year and Connie Award. Most recently, White was the General Manager for The Chattanoogan Hotel in Tennessee.

Under White's expert guidance, the 110-room Hu. Hotel is set to reopen in summer 2021. The hotel has undergone a light refresh and guests will be welcomed to a thoughtfully designed hotel experience backed by Southern hospitality and charm. The hotel is also revamping its dining offerings, with new menus and beverage programs for Lucy's cafe and the bespoke rooftop escape - Hu. Roof. Bookings are now open for stays from August 2021 onwards and may be made via the hotels website www.huhotelmemphis.com.


About Aparium Hotel Group:

Established in 2012 and led by founder Mario Tricoci, Aparium Hotel Group is a pioneer in the lifestyle hotel industry with individually unique, awe-inspiring, award-winning independent hotels in distinct yet underserved markets across the U.S. Inspired by the concept of trans-local hospitality and a desire to provide an important catalyst in the resurgence of many great American cities, Aparium Hotel Group creates memorable stays and cultural connectivity with top-of-market, design forward, locally relevant and dynamically programmed hotels and restaurants that are a destination for discerning travelers and locals alike. The hotels feature elevated services and amenities, with locally curated food and beverage programming, celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of each community and ultimately ingraining each hotel into the fabric of the cities they inhabit.

Aparium Hotel Group is a vertically integrated owner and operator of ten hotel properties across the U.S. including The Pontchartrain Hotel (New Orleans, LA), Surety Hotel (Des Moines, IA), Hotel Haya, (Tampa, FL), Crossroads Hotel (Kansas City, MO),Detroit Foundation Hotel (Detroit, MI), The MC Hotel (Montclair, NJ), Hewing Hotel (Minneapolis, MN), Hu. Hotel (Memphis, TN), Daxton Hotel (Birmingham, MI), Clayton Members Club Hotel (Denver, CO) and several projects in various stages of development. For more information about Aparium Hotel Group, please visit aparium.com.