Who We Are History

Making waves since 1969

That’s when Thomas T. Walsh bought the Plaza Motel in Brewer, Maine. Tom had a vision of treating guests like family. Over the years Tom and his family formed separate corporations and business entities to own and operate each hotel and began to develop and manage hotels for third parties. Today, over 100 hotels share this marketing website and Tom Walsh vision with over 19,000 guestrooms across North America, from large conference centers to lush waterfront resorts.

The hotels and restaurants using this site have won coveted awards and have been recognized as some of the top hotels and properties in the US and Canada. If you want to read more about these awards.

Many of the hotels have managers and other staff that share Tom’s vision. In many cases, these managers and staff have over 20 years of hospitality experience. It is this dedication to serving you and making your stay remarkable and memorable that makes the hotels and other properties marketed on this site distinct, innovative and still making waves today.