GREENBELT, MD., April 23, 2013 — Greenbelt, Md.-based Chesapeake Hospitality, one of the country’s fastest growing third-party hotel management companies ranked in the top 50 largest independent U.S. operators, announced today that Courtney Zotov has joined the corporate management team as corporate revenue manager. Kim Sims, president of Chesapeake Hospitality, made the announcement.
Zotov has more than eight years of experience in the hospitality industry, previously serving as revenue analyst at the Hyatt Arlington in Arlington, Va. and as revenue manager at the Mountain Club on Loon Resort & Spa in Lincoln, N.H. She is the recipient of a 2011 “Manager of the Quarter” award from the Hyatt Arlington in recognition of her exceptional leadership capabilities. Zotov earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies from Plymouth, N.H.-based Plymouth State University.
“At Chesapeake, we are committed to continuously finding ways to enhance our hotel revenue management operations and drive impactful top-line results that create value for owners,” said Sims. “Courtney’s expertise and leadership abilities will further strengthen the capabilities and capacity of our revenue management team.”
Chesapeake continues demonstrating its impressive growth with a same hotel year-over-year room sales increase of 8.3 percent for their portfolio during 2012, compared to a total U.S. industry increase of 6.8 percent (reference: Smith Travel Research). In the last two years, Chesapeake has doubled in size by expanding its hotels under management from 11 properties in 2011 to 21 properties today.
About Chesapeake Hospitality
Headquartered in Greenbelt, Md., just outside of Washington, D.C., Chesapeake Hospitality is a mid-sized, third-party hotel management company with a proven track record in both full- and select-service hotels. Ranked in the top 50 largest independent operators, the company manages properties under the Hilton, Starwood and InterContinental Hotel Group brand families. For additional information, visit the company’s website: www.chesapeakehospitality.com.