If you're looking for some hospitality, no need to travel to a South American country or a historic county in England. Columbia Sussex develops and manages about 50 upscale and midscale hotels in the US. The company is a franchisee for national hotel brands, with hotels operating under established banners such as
Westin brand. Properties include the Las Vegas Westin, the Williamsburg Marriott in Virginia, and the Doubletree Cincinnati Airport. CEO William Yung and his family own Columbia Sussex. Yung founded the firm in 1972.
Columbia Sussex develops and manages about 50 upscale and midscale hotels.
Columbia Sussex operates hotels in more than 25 states.
As a franchisee for national hotel brands, the company takes advantage of the national brands' name recognition and promotional campaigns.