White Lodging Promotes David Arena to General Manager of the Courtyard by
Arena joins his new property from the Courtyard by Marriott in Malvern, Pa
MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Dec. 6, 2012
MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --White Lodging is pleased to
announce David Arena has been promoted to general manager of the newly
renovated Courtyard by Marriott in Collegeville, Pa. This hotel will be a
testing facility for the new White Lodging company-wide training program.
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"I am honored to be a part of this exciting new and extremely beneficial
program. I see the tremendous impact it will have on the future of the company
and its impending growth and imminent success," Arena said.
Previously, Arena was the general manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in
Malvern, Pa. where he helped propel the guest service scores into the top 10%
of the Courtyard brand. Arena has held a variety of positions with other
companies including Penn Oaks Golf Club, Residence Inn by Marriott, Wyndham
Hotels, Crescent Hotels, Parcels Incorporated and The Shipley Grill/Arena's
Famous Delicatessen, a 4-star upscale American-Bistro style restaurant and
catering facility that he personally owned and operated until 2002.
"I am very pleased to see David's dedication to White Lodging," said Regional
Vice President Michelle Steffens. "He has shown his commitment and passion for
quality guest service by helping to achieve guest service scores in the top
10% at his previous property. I am excited to see what comes in 2013 from him
and his team!"
Last year, Arena was awarded the White Lodging General Manager of the Year
2012 Acquisition-Select Service Award.
White Lodging Services Corporation- was established in 1985 and is
headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel
ownership, development and operations company – a recognized leader that has
defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth
among mid-to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio
consists of more than 160 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation
of the following leading brands: Preferred Hotels, Marriott International,
Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts,
InterContinental Hotel Group and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.
For more information about White Lodging, please visitwww.whitelodging.com.
SOURCE White Lodging Services Corporation
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