Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Lori Woll to the Director of Sales position for the renowned 285-room Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, located in Groton, CT.
Online PR News – 02-August-2013 – Groton, CT – (August 1, 2013) - Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Lori Woll to the Director of Sales position for the renowned 285-room Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, located in Groton, CT. Woll previously served as Director of Catering for the Mystic Marriott from 2006 to 2009. The Mystic Marriott is managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm.
“We are delighted to welcome Lori back to the Mystic Marriott,” said Brien Fox, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Waterford Hotel Group. “Lori’s prior experience with the award-winning Mystic Marriott, coupled with her extensive industry experience and strong community relations, makes her the ideal candidate to lead the sales and marketing effort at the hotel,” added Fox.
Woll has more than fifteen years of valuable experience in both hotel and restaurant management. As Director of Sales for the Mystic Marriott, Woll will assume responsibility of the sales and marketing functions of the hotel and actively seek out new accounts, while continuing to grow existing client relationships. The Director of Sales will also be dedicated to consistency in meeting sales goals and exceeding the expectations of guests and clients.
Woll began her career in hospitality as the restaurant manager of the Ethan Allen Inn located in Danbury, CT. She has since held numerous management titles in various areas of the hospitality business including several AAA Four Diamond hotels. Her previous positions include General Manager at Bistro on the Green in Guilford, CT, Catering Sales Manager for the Grassy Hill Country Club in Orange, CT, and Omni Hotels in New Haven, CT. Most recently, she held the title of Director of Sales for the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Old Saybrook, CT.
Woll is a graduate of Trinity College in Burlington, VT, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Psychology. She is also currently affiliated with several organizations in the tourism industry including NEIRA and the Westfield and Connecticut River Valley MPI chapters, and serves as Vice President of the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce. Woll is a resident of Old Saybrook, CT.
About Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
Located in Groton, CT, the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa is the hub for corporate, group, conference and leisure travel in the beautiful Mystic region of Coastal Connecticut. This destination is an architecturally stunning Connecticut hotel boasting 285 rooms, including five luxurious suites. An ideal summer location, guests at the AAA Four-Diamond Mystic Marriott can indulge in the services offered at the hotel’s on-site, enhanced Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden, perfect for a girls’ getaway weekend. Visitors to the hotel can also enjoy the award-winning Octagon restaurant, a bar and lounge, Starbuck’s® coffee bar, indoor pool and fitness center. The hotel also offers a unique location for business meetings, conferences, social events and weddings, with 20,297 square feet of flexible event space including a 10,320 square foot Grand Ballroom. For more information, visit www.mysticmarriott.com.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation's leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 29 properties in 8 states, representing more than 3,500 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.