Officials of New Castle Hotels and Resorts today named Jason McCarthy general manager of the 122-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach.
An award-winning hotelier, McCarthy recently oversaw the $1.5 million renovation and rebrand of a Norfolk-area hotel. Prior to his turnaround success, McCarthy served as the general manager for the SpringHill Suites in Chesapeake, Va., where he was responsible for achieving the brand’s award for improving guest satisfaction.
“I am confident that his background in food and beverage, coupled with his past success in sales, will enable him to extend this hotel’s successful track record.”“Jason brings a wealth of experience in select service and extended stay brands and a tremendous depth of market knowledge accumulated over more than a decade in the Virginia Beach area,” said Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels and Resorts. “I am confident that his background in food and beverage, coupled with his past success in sales, will enable him to extend this hotel’s successful track record.”
“An all-suite hotel like the Homewood is a tremendous asset in a market that has strong drivers from the Naval base, nearby universities, vacationers and business travelers, all of whom appreciate the brand’s generous food and beverage amenities and family-friendly accommodations,” said McCarthy. “As a longtime resident of the area, I am keenly aware of the many ways to attract each of these groups of travelers and feel certain that I can maximize this hotel’s share of the market.”
Located just a few miles from the Norfolk airport, as well as General Dynamics, Naval Station Norfolk, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, and Old Dominion and Virginia Wesleyan Universities, the pet-friendly Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach offers guests spacious suites equipped with full kitchens and comfortable sofa beds, suitable for family vacations, extended business trips or visiting with members of the Armed Forces. The hotel features the brand’s signature, complimentary, daily hot breakfast, and midweek dinner and drinks. An indoor pool and fitness center, complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, and free parking lead the hotel’s list of amenities designed to meet the needs of vacation and business travelers alike.
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