Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle and luxury division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, has been selected to manage the Le Méridien Houston Downtown in the US state of Texas.

The contract, awarded by Development Service Group (DSG, Inc), further bolsters Davidson Hotels & Resorts’ Lifestyle portfolio.

Le Méridien Houston Downtown is a 255-room hotel located within the historic Melrose Building.

It features 11,027ft2 of meeting and event space and three F&B outlets.

Davidson Hotels & Resorts president Thom Geshay said: “We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with DSG, Inc. and true to our core values, our team will create and deliver value in everything we do at the Le Méridien.

“This highly-styled hotel, with creative F&B and the potential for innovative activations plays to the strengths of Pivot Hotels & Resorts. We look forward to driving market share, profitability and an enhanced guest experience.”

DSG president Gary Prosterman said: “At Le Méridien Houston Downtown, our location enables guests to immerse themselves in the culture they crave based on our proximity to museums, theatres, attractions and much more.

“We are very confident in Pivot’s ability to serve as stewards for this exceptional, architecturally-significant property. We were drawn to the company’s hands-on approach, owner’s mentality and entrepreneurial management style; and we believe they will serve as the ideal extension of our team.”

Headquartered in Atlanta, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a full-service hospitality management company. Its portfolio includes 61 existing hotels and resorts and more than 120 restaurants, bars and lounges among others.

In June, the company added Snowpine Lodge to its portfolio.