Chesapeake Hospitality Adds Country Inn and Suites to Growing Roster of Properties Under Management
By: Chris Austin
GREENBELT, Md., January 23, 2013 – Chesapeake Hospitality, one of the country’s fastest growing third-party hotel management companies, has transitioned management of the Newark, Del.-based Country Inn and Suites hotel to its growing full-service management portfolio. Kim Sims, president of Chesapeake Hospitality, made the announcement.
Located off Interstate 95, just south of Wilmington, Del., the hotel resides in close proximity to several large corporate offices, including Siemens, JP Morgan Chase, DuPont, and Bank of America. It is also located in close proximity to Christiana Mall, Christiana Hospital and the University of Delaware. The 59-guest-room Country Inn and Suites offers convenient guest amenities, including free Internet access, an on-site fitness center and a complimentary breakfast buffet that features eggs, bagels, assorted breads, fresh fruit, and hot and cold cereals.
“We are proud to continue to add to our growing portfolio of hotels with the addition of this Country Inn and Suites,” said Sims. “We look forward to putting our outstanding processes, great people and extensive experience in all areas of hotel management to work immediately to provide patrons with an unmatched guest experience.”
Chesapeake Hospitality assumed management of the Country Inn and Suites on Jan. 2, 2013. Robert Minto, who possesses nearly a decade of hotel property management experience, will serve as General Manager. Minto most recently worked as Takeover General Manager for Philadelphia-based GF Management. In that role, Minto ran multiple properties and different branded hotels, including performing all accounting, budgets and funding requests and HR functions for Best Western and Best Western South in Dayton, Ohio, Cheat Lake Gold Resort in Morgantown, W.Va., and Ramada in Valley Forge, Pa.
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.