We are assertive and determined, running hard in relentless pursuit of excellence. We’re not afraid to take on the tough jobs, and do the hard work. We’re committed to finding the potential in every property, and getting it back on a path to success. Whatever the circumstance, we’re ready to roll up our sleeves and get to work!
We take pride in our willingness and ability to pivot, adjusting quickly as need demands. We strive to be constantly learning, growing, changing, and adapting. We’re not afraid to try new things and learn as we go. If there is a better way to do it – we want to know it! Our team embraces change and thrives on a challenge.
Empire is creative, curious, and adventurous; always striving to be cutting edge and ahead of the game. We dream big, and think forward, questioning the status quo. We ask why, we research how, we invest in technology and refuse to settle!
Empire is a family. We collaborate, support, encourage and cooperate. We love healthy competition and cheer each other on! We’ll drop what we’re doing to lend a hand, giving our time, talents and expertise to help our colleagues succeed. We’re multiple properties, in many locations, committed to building the big picture.
Our Winning Formula combines Strategic Development, Thoughtful Operations, and Proactive Sales for proven results.
Led by VP Sam Fair, the Empire Hotels team is a diverse group of hospitality experts who each bring a depth of skill and real-world knowledge to the table.
Collectively drawing from over 200 years of hospitality experience in various brands, our leaders are specialists in their field who provide know-how, insight, and hands-on support to each stage of the process from investment to renovation, through to sales and operations.
We hire the best and brightest, and put them to work for you!
Vice President of Hotels, Sam Fair brings over 30 years of Multi-Unit Hotel Operations experience to the Empire Team. His expertise extends from luxury hotels to economy brands with a span of control in excess of 750 hotels. Sam’s significant knowledge includes all aspects of hotel management from acquisitions to daily operations. Sam knows how to spot potential, identify areas for improvement and position a hotel for long-term success.