Lucie Manley Appointed McKibbon Hotel Management’s Lifestyle Hotels VP of Brand Experience
Tuesday June 3rd, 2014 - 12:12PM Q
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TAMPA, FL—McKibbon Hotel Management has appointed Lucie Manley as Lifestyle Hotels VP of brand experience.
Manley will work with McKibbon Hotel Management’s Lifestyle Hotels division to create characteristics and programs at each property to incorporate the site’s surrounding culture. In addition, she will collaborate with the hotel leadership teams and corporate departments (such as Operations, F&B, Sales and Marketing, eCommerce, Revenue Management and Human Resources) to ensure that hotel associates are equipped to deliver high-tech, high-touch service to guests.
Manley possesses more than 20 years of senior executive hotel management experience with White Lodging and Marriott International.
McKibbon Hotel Management EVP Bruce Baerwalde said, “Lucie brings a unique set of skills to this new position in our company. We’re excited to have her on board and to have her input as we continue to develop the Lifestyle branding for our hotels.”
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