PRLog - Nov. 30, 2012 - WATERFORD, Conn. -- COATESVILLE, PA --- Kimberly Nicolas has joined the Courtyard by Marriott in Coatesville, PA as the hotel’s new Director of Sales. The 125-room Marriott Courtyard, which opened earlier this year, is managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm.
Utilizing her nearly 25 years of hospitality experience, as Director of Sales Nicolas will be responsible for the total sales efforts at the Courtyard Coatesville, including developing and maintaining new accounts, supervising sales related personnel, and implementing sales and marketing strategies so as to maximize profits of the hotel while maintaining guest satisfaction. She joins the Courtyard Coatesville from her most recent position as Corporate Sales Manager for the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Malvern, PA, where she also previously served as Director of Sales. Nicolas’s previous sales experience also includes a Director of Sales position at Elbo Marketing and Sales in Chester Springs, PA.
“I am confident that given her years of sales experience in the area, Kimberly will be a great asset to the Coatesville team,” commented Paul Jensen, General Manager for the hotel. “We are excited to have her join us and are confident she will excel in this new role.”
Nicolas has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management & Administration from Alvernia University in Reading, PA. She currently resides in Downingtown, PA.
The 125-room, four-story Courtyard Coatesville opened its doors in May, and was the 500th in the Courtyard brand and the first in the area to feature Marriott’s “refreshing business” makeover, which includes an open, bright and contemporary new Courtyard hotel lobby. The hotel, part of a 22-acre redevelopment project known as “30 West”, is owned by Coatesville Inn Associates, an affiliate of the hotel’s developer Oliver Tyrone Pulver Corporation.
About Courtyard by Marriott Coatesville
The 125-room Courtyard by Marriott Coatesville is one of the most high-tech hotels in the region. Overlooking the beautiful Brandywine River, the new 74,000 square foot Courtyard Coatesville features a modern, state-of-the-
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation's leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 33 properties in 9 states, representing nearly 4,000 total rooms. The collective expertise of the team and track record of success has earned Waterford the 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 http://www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.