Senior Management Team Named for Westport Inn
Tuesday June 11th, 2013 - 9:50AM O
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WESTPORT, CT—Officials of New Castle Hotels & Resorts named Paul Boyle general manager and Annette Martinez director of sales and marketing of the 117-room Westport Inn located here. New Castle assumed management of the hotel in April of this year.
“The Westport Inn is ripe for experienced management and creative marketing input,” Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle, said in a statement. “Paul and Annette are the two best people to reposition this hotel and fully integrate it into the business and social fabric of the community of Westport.”
Boyle’s 20-plus year career includes general manager positions with virtually every major brand family, including Starwood, Marriott, Hilton and IHG, as well as prominent management companies including HEI Hotels & Resorts, Interstate Hotels & Resorts and New Castle Hotels & Resorts.
Most recently, he served as general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in nearby Shelton, CT, where he oversaw two major renovations during the previous 24 months, simultaneously earning the highest guest and employee satisfaction ratings in the hotel’s history.
Martinez launched her hospitality career with Marriott in 2000 and has held increasingly responsible corporate and property-level sales positions throughout the region. Most recently, Martinez served as sales manager for the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, where she was responsible for double digit increases in both key accounts and government production.
Located off I-95 in the heart of Westport, the Ascend Collection hotel offers 6,000 square feet of meeting space, including the 3,200 square foot Westport ballroom, the largest event space in the city.
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