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Press Release: San Francisco Sales Team New Additions
About 2 year(s) ago by Greystone Hotels
Greystone Hotels Adds Two Hospitality Veterans to
San Francisco Sales Team
SAN FRANCISCO, CA €" Eric Horodas, President of Greystone Hotels, is pleased to announce the newest additions to the Greystone Hotels Team by naming Richard Cole as Senior Sales Manager and Susanna Wong as Sales Manager. Cole will focus on the King George Hotel, while Wong will be responsible for the Hotel Griffon and Inn at Union Square.
Cole joins Greystone directly from his most recent stint at the Best Western Las Brisas, Laguna Beach, CA, where he served as Senior Sales Manager. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Richard began his hospitality career in the reservations department at the Regent Beverly Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, and has worked in hotel sales in Chicago, Palm Desert and Palm Springs, CA.
A native San Franciscan, Susanna Wong graduated from UNLV's Hotel Management program and spent her first decade in hospitality in Las Vegas working for the MGM Grand Hotel, Wynn Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel, and the Venetian & Palazzo Hotels. She most recently served as Area Sales Manager for two San Francisco hotels, the Harbor Court Hotel & Hotel Triton.
€œRichard and Susanna are two great additions to the Greystone family,€ Greystone Hotels President, Eric Horodas said. €œThese two sales professionals are poised to ensure Greystone's San Francisco properties continue to grow and thrive. It's a competitive market, but we feel we've got some of the best here at the King George, Hotel Griffon and Inn at Union Square.€
About King George Hotel:
With 153 rooms, the recently renovated, historic King George Hotel is a charming boutique hotel that features modern travel amenities like valet parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, and business and concierge services. Beautifully renovated rooms with contemporary dÃ©cor and vintage accents offer a European-inspired ambiance anchored by exceptional service. Located just one block from Union Square in Downtown San Francisco, the King George Hotel features over 500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space perfect for receptions and corporate meetings for up to 40 guests.
Originally built 1914, in time for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, the historic building is centrally located within close proximity to myriad shopping, dining, and iconic attractions. The Hotel's location offers convenient access to both San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) airports via fast, easy public transit on BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit, Powell St. Station).
About Hotel Griffon:
Established in 1906 on the Embarcadero waterfront, and recently voted €œBest Boutique Hotel" and "Best 24 Hour Getaway" by San Francisco Magazine, The Hotel Griffon features 62 elegant guestrooms and luxury suites, meeting facilities, spa services and much more.
In the heart of downtown San Francisco, €œThe Griffon€ is a certified member of the California Green Lodging Program that affords guests easy access to AT&T Park, Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, the Ferry Building, the San Francisco Museum of Art and various restaurants, shops and entertainment.
Enjoy spacious, well-appointed accommodations with luxurious amenities including high thread count linens, flat-screen televisions, nightly turn-down service and the classic San Francisco eating and drinking establishment, Perry's located on the lobby level.
About Greystone Hotels:
An independently owned hotel and hospitality management company with 11 West Coast properties in California and Oregon, Greystone Hotels was founded in 1995 by Eric Horodas (President) and Peter Trethewey.
Dedicated to superior customer service and eco-friendly hospitality management, the Greystone Portfolio consists of 8 independent, non-branded boutique hotels and inns, and 3 flagship affiliated properties (Best Western International and Marriott International).
Greystone's management focuses on providing exceptional guest experiences for discerning business and leisure travelers. All of Greystone's hotels offer great value, thoughtful amenities, and a comfortable, relaxing environment. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our guests, "Experience Exceptional Service."
In 2009, all seven of Greystone's California properties were certified by the California Green Lodging Association for our sustainability efforts, while Greystone's eight non-branded independent boutique hotels are all members of the L.E. Hotels family - a global hotel representation company.
Actual Publication Release Date: May 11, 2016