WATERFORD, CT (February 5, 2013) — Waterford Hotel Group recently appointed Chris Chiappa to the position of General Manager at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Waterford, CT. The 80-room property is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., a national hotel and convention center management firm.
Chiappa joins the SpringHill team from his most recent position as Operations Manager for the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, CT. In his new role as General Manager for SpringHill Suites Waterford, Chiappa will oversee all operational, sales and administrative aspects of the hotel. His prior experience includes positions within several Waterford Hotel Group managed properties, including Front Office Manager for the Residence Inn by Marriott in Hartford, CT and Guest Services Representative at the Courtyard by Marriott in Norwich, CT.
“Chris’s hospitality experience and enthusiasm for the job make him the perfect fit to lead the SpringHill Suites Waterford team,” commented Rob Winchester, President & COO for Waterford Hotel Group. “This is a well-earned promotion and we wish him great success in this new role.”
Chiappa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Foodservice Management from the University of New Hampshire.
He currently resides in Waterford, CT.
About SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waterford
With 80 guestrooms, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waterford features amenities for families and business guests alike. Accommodations include separate sleeping and living areas, pillow-top mattresses, free high-speed Internet access, a pull out sofa, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Other hotel features include a Grab ‘n Go Market, a complimentary extended continental breakfast buffet, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, and guest laundry facilities. Conveniently located off interstate 95, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waterford is just minutes from area casinos, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut College, Pfizer, Ocean Beach Park and other area attractions.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation’s leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 32 properties in 9 states, representing more than 4,000 total rooms and nearly 700,000 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.