GETTYSBURG, PA (June 6, 2016) — April Rose was recently appointed as the new Catering and Events Manager at the Gettysburg Hotel in Gettysburg, PA. Established in 1797, the 119-room hotel is located on Lincoln Square and is owned by Gettysburg College. Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm, manages the property.
As Catering and Events Manager, April will manage all of the property’s weddings and large social events. She will be responsible for prospecting events, booking them, and coordinating the event the day of. She joins the Gettysburg Hotel from her most recent position as Wedding Specialist at the Sheraton Baltimore North in Towson, MD. Prior to that she was the Banquet Manager/Assistant Food and Beverage Director at the Hunt Valley Golf Club in Phoenix, MD and the Logistics Associate at the Travel Destinations Management Group in Owings, Mills, MD. April holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications with a Minor in Sociology from The Pennsylvania State University.
“April’s experience in the hospitably and wedding industry make her an ideal candidate for this position,” commented Andrea Proulx, Director of Sales at the Gettysburg Hotel. “We are excited to welcome her to the Gettysburg team and know she will be a great addition to the hotel.”
About The Gettysburg Hotel
Established in 1797 and owned by Gettysburg College, the Gettysburg Hotel is within walking distance of Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater, as well as Gettysburg National Military Park, attractions, shops and restaurants. The hotel’s location and proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Harrisburg and Hershey make it an ideal spot for traveling to a variety of historic sites and places of interest. The hotel also features a business center, fitness center, roof top swimming pool, and restaurant. The Gettysburg Hotel boasts more than 9,000 square feet of meeting space, including a grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 300 people for any occasion. The property enjoys many accolades, including Celebrate Gettysburg Magazine’s “Best Hotel” award; Wedding Wire’s “Bride’s Choice” award and The Knot’s “2016 Pick: Best of Weddings”. The Gettysburg Hotel is a proud member of the Historic Hotels of America® and is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. REVPAR International is the asset manager on behalf of Gettysburg College. For more information, visit www.hotelgettysburg.com.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation’s leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 25 properties in 7 states, representing 3,330 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.