LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 18, 2015) — DoubleTree by Hilton in Little Rock, AR recently announced the appointment of David Hicks as Director of Operations at the 288-room hotel. Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm, manages the hotel.
Hicks, as Director of Operations, will oversee the rooms, food and beverage departments of the hotel. Hicks is a 15-year hospitality industry veteran and joins the DoubleTree team from his most recent position as Assistant General Manager/Director of Food and Beverage, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock, AR. Prior to that, Hicks was the General Manager at the Las Cruces Convention Center in Las Cruces, NM and the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Century Center in South Bend, IN.
“David has a vast knowledge of the hospitality industry. His experience and skills combined will be a welcome addition to the DoubleTree team,” said Tina Fleming, General Manager of the hotel. “We are excited to welcome David to the DoubleTree Little Rock team.”
About DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock
The 288-room DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock features flexible banquet, catering, and meeting space, business center, outdoor swimming pool, and Plaza Grille and Bar. The hotel is connected to Arkansas’ Premier Performing Arts Venue, the Robinson Center, which is currently closed for a multi-million dollar renovation and scheduled to reopen in Fall 2016. The hotel is in historic downtown Little Rock, located just off I-30 in the heart of Arkansas’ capital city. The hotel is conveniently located near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Statehouse Convention Center, William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library, Verizon Arena, Little Rock’s Government and State Offices, the shopping district, and much more. The DoubleTree Little Rock is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group. For more information, please visit www.doubletreelr.com.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation’s leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 27 properties in 7 states, representing more than 3,500 total rooms and 630,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. The collective expertise of the team and track record of success has earned Waterford distinction as an approved operator for the leading hotel brands. Whether the involvement begins at conception or during operation, Waterford Hotel Group strives for successful performance and profitability of each managed property, while maintaining the highest standards of quality, service, and cleanliness. For more information, visit www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.