(PRWEB) March 19, 2013
Officials of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, announced the promotion of John Fields to Area General Manager of the Connecticut Region comprising the Hilton Garden Inn, Norwalk, Conn., the Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn Shelton, Conn., where he also will have General Manager responsibilities. Simultaneously, Michael Marques was named Area Director of Sales and Marketing for both Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn, Shelton Connecticut.
John is excited about his area general manager role as well as his new position as general manager of the Shelton hotel A veteran hotelier, Fields joined New Castle in 2011, bringing with him some 20 years of industry experience in the New York and New England areas. Earlier in his career, Fields earned certification as a Hampton and Hilton Garden Inn General Manager and served with Linchris Hotels, Island Hospitality, IHG and Cendant, among others. With his passion for the community, Fields is an active member of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Connecticut Convention and Sports Bureau serving each on the Government Affairs Committee.
Marques’s hospitality career started with Marriott International in Danbury, CT as part of a preopening hotel team and had continued for 14 years in various sales and marketing roles. Joining New Castle Hotels & Resorts in 2010, Marques led sales efforts in Westchester County, New York until his recent promotion where he has become a graduate of Connecticut’s Greater Valley Leadership Program.
“In this competitive hospitality environment, experience matters,” said Gerry Chase, CEO of New Castle. “With John and Michael, we have two hospitality veterans who are passionate about their guests’ experiences and making a difference in the community.”
The Shelton Hilton Garden Inn include an onsite restaurant and bar, a heated indoor swimming pool, a state of the art newly renovated fitness center with Precor equipment ensuring a perfect Connecticut getaway. The Shelton Hilton Garden Inn is an ideal place to stay while visiting the Corporate Towers, Sikorsky, Pitney Bowes or visiting for a tour of the local campus including Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University or Yale University.
About New Castle Hotels & Resorts
Shelton Ct. based New Castle Hotels & Resorts, is an award-winning independent third-party hotel manager, owner and developer with more than 29 hotels and resorts and nearly 5,000 rooms under contract or in development. New Castle’s growing portfolio of hotels spans 10 states and three Canadian provinces and includes several of Canada’s historic landmark resorts. The privately-held company was established by CEO, David Buffam in 1980 and consistently ranks among the top 100 hotel management and development companies in the United States. New Castle is a preferred operator for diverse brands within the Marriott, Hilton and Starwood families. For additional information, please go to http://www.newcastlehotels.com.