Atrium Hospitality has expanded its portfolio by taking over the management of three new hotels in the US from Winegardner & Hammons Hotel Group.

Located in Kentucky and Ohio, the three hotels represent major brands of Marriott, Embassy Suites by Hilton, and Holiday Inn. They have a total of 612 keys.

The Columbus Airport Marriott in Ohio features 227-rooms/suites, the exclusive M Club Lounge, the RiverCity Grille for steak and seafood, and 17 flexible meeting rooms.

The 230-suite property Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream is located in Lexington, Kentucky. It has a newly renovated fitness centre, 13 meeting rooms, and a ballroom for up to 800 guests.

Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront is located in Covington, Kentucky, and features 155 rooms/suites, an on-site fitness centre, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The deal will complement the company’s expansion, as well as increases its asset portfolio to 84 hotels and 20,897 guest rooms/suites in 28 states.

Atrium Hospitality president Daniel Abernethy said: “We are focused on expanding the Atrium Hospitality management portfolio with the right strategic opportunities.

“We welcome our newest associates to the Atrium family with the addition of three branded hotels in Ohio and Kentucky, which are ideally situated near a mix of demand generators of business, education, entertainment, and retail.

“We are investing in shaping the hospitality industry’s talent of today and tomorrow as we add more hotels and career advancement opportunities for our nearly 10,000 associates. We are encouraging a culture of perseverance, respect, service, and teamwork.”

According to the company, the transition is effective immediately.