SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 14, 2013 – HotelExecutive.com, the leading online hotel industry business resource, is pleased to announce that Tom Conran, Principal of Greenwood Hospitality, has joined the journal as a contributing editor to the publication’s primary business journal, the Hotel Business Review. As a member of the editorial board, Mr. Conran will be providing insight into developing and implementing strategies designed to increase profits by identifying and leveraging all possible revenue sources, streamlining operations and enhancing the overall guest experience.
Mr. Conran has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. As Principal of Greenwood Hospitality Group, he is responsible for the company’s strategic investments, third-party hotel management assignments and brand relations. Prior to Greenwood, he served as Vice President of Business Development for Richfield Hospitality, where he expanded the Richfield management platform to include investments and acquisitions. At Richfield and its predecessor companies, Mr. Conran held several key responsibilities, including sales and marketing, property management transitions and client relations within the management portfolio.
Conran Mr. Conran’s career also includes having served as Vice President of Acquisitions for Regal Hotels International and as Vice President of Acquisitions and Finance for Millennium Hotels, USA. “I am very much looking forward to joining the Hotel Business Review editorial board,” said Mr. Conran. “Opportunities to build market share, generate new revenue and increase operating efficiencies exist for every hotel. My three decades in the industry have provided me with unique insights related to these areas and I look forward to sharing them, along with my observations and recommendations, with Hotel Business Review readers.”
“We are pleased to add Tom as the newest member to our distinguished roster of editorial board members,” stated Benedict Cummins, CEO and Founder of HotelExecutive.com. “During the course of his 30 years in the hotel business Tom has been deeply involved in all of the disciplines that are critical to the success of any company. He will be able to apply his diverse experience and address many of the issues and challenges our readers face as they work to achieve the success goals they have established for their organizations and their respective properties.”
About Greenwood Hospitality Group Greenwood Hospitality Group is engaged in the acquisition, repositioning and management of upscale, full-service and select-service hotels throughout the United States. Greenwood’s portfolio includes over 2,100 rooms and 1,200 associates and is based in Denver and with offices in Hartford, CT, Harrisburg, PA and Houston, TX. Greenwood’s management team includes industry veterans and principals Tom Conran, Aik Hong Tan, Bill Zollars and Bill Kohl, who together have more than 125 years of industry investment and management experience. The company’s vision is to set new excellence standards regarding the relationship it forges with its investors, property level associates, and the communities in which they work. More information can be found at http://www.greenwoodhospitality.com/ About the Hotel Business Review.
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