company overview

From truly humble beginnings, MY HOSPITALITY has grown into a progressive hospitality group with a portfolio spanning the southeast and now expanding throughout the U.S. Our proven track record, stringent focus on team-building, and commitment to quality construction has resulted in key relationships with world-famous brands such as Marriott, Hilton, IHG, La Quinta, and Choice Hotels.

Our culture consists of two critical pillars: the associate and the guest. With specialized training, performance-based incentives, and a strong corporate culture, we empower our associates to provide memorable stays for each of our guests. Our commitment to helping build careers versus merely providing jobs is a critical factor in managing award-winning hotels!

MY HOSPITALITY also has the distinct advantage of being a hotel builder, developer, and manager – all under one roof! As a builder, our focus on quality materials, seasoned contractors, and award-winning design has been essential in delivering unparalleled returns for our investors, associates, and guests.

our vision

Our Vision is to build and nurture a team of dedicated associates to serve the soul of hospitality: the guest. Through meticulous training and a robust culture that prides itself on excellence in guest service, we empower our associates to create memorable stays at our award-winning hotels.

Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Damon Richards


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	            Covington/Madisonville, LA .

Marriot chooses Hammond for new five-story Courtyard hotel

HAMMOND — In a little over a year’s time, Hammond will have a new $3 million five-story Courtyard Marriott Hotel at 1605 S. Magnolia St.

SMike Sarona with MM Construction, the general contractor, is also an owner of Hammond Lodging LLC, the legal owner of the franchise property, which will be located across the road from North Cypress Fitness Center, behind Sonic Drive-In and visible from South Railroad Avenue.

SCourtyard Marriott hotels are located in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Covington and are part of Marriott Hotels International chain. MM Construction, 68073 Hwy. 59, Mandeville, applied for a building permit with the city of Hammond and was approved May 14 for the 56,167-square-foot construction with a value of $3 million, earning the city $8,425 in fees.

SSite work is under way on the property, which Sarona projects will take six to eight weeks, in preparation for the slab pour in July. “With everything going our way, no bad weather or unforeseen obstacles, we are confident we would be able to get that hotel open within 15 months of today,” he said. “There will certainly be an opening next summer.”

SSarona said he did not have occupancy numbers but with the sizable investment “we would imagine that it will do good occupancy, contribute to the local economy in a similar vein as the four-story hotel across the road,” referring to the Holiday Inn on south Railroad Avenue. He speculated that the new Marriott will be the tallest hotel in town.

SThe new hotel will have an onsite restaurant and bar called “The Bistro”, free Wi-Fi, exercise facilities, business libraries and other amenities offered by the JW Marriott family of hotels, one of the premier hotel brands in the world, Sarona said.

SThe company chose Hammond as the location for its new hotel because the city “has a market that’s growing.”

S”Hammond offers a lot of potential,” he said. “There are a lot of businesses that are relocating to the North Shore, and there is the added benefit of the I-12 and I-55 intersections, which allow for a lot of volume. We decided Hammond is one of the areas we’d like to develop.”

Sarona, of Houma, is a native of Staffordshire, England.

SCourtyard Marriott has more than 900 hotels in 37 countries