Holiday Inn Charlotte Center City Appoints New Director of Sales

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Holiday Inn Charlotte Center City hotel, located in the heart of Uptown and Charlotte's Business and Entertainment District, is pleased to announce the appointment of Randi Cashion to Director of Sales and Marketing at the property, effective immediately. Randi has over 25 years of experience in the sales, marketing and hospitality industries.

Boasting spacious accommodations, modern amenities and the award-winning Caffe Siena Restaurant, the newly renovated Holiday Inn Charlotte Center City is one of the top-rated hotels in Charlotte. The property is certain Randi has what it takes to promote the hotel efficiently and effectively. "We are thrilled to bring on such a highly skilled and seasoned professional to lead our sales efforts," Senior Vice President for G.F. Management, Vineet Nayyar, stated. "With her vast knowledge of the area and her admirable customer service focus, choosing Randi was an easy choice."

Randi, originally from Charlotte, NC, has resided in multiple locations across the Northeast while advancing her career in the Hospitality Industry. Her 25 years of experience in Hotel Sales and Marketing include handling National Association, National Corporate, National Corporate Incentives, Business Travel and Key Accounts. Most impressively, Randi developed BT/Sales Best Practice Training for Stanford Hotels in 2012, which was rolled out to all hotels in the portfolio.

Randi is also very involved in community service through affiliations with the American Heart Association, the Charlotte Area Hotel Association, Leadership Charlotte, the Humane Society, Second Harvest Food Bank, Hospitality House, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, Charlotte Regional Partners and the Charlotte Chamber Board of Advisors.

The hotel's management company, GF Management, is committed to the Holiday Inn Brand Promise of providing business and family-friendly hotel accommodations and services at an excellent value. GF Management is pleased to welcome Randi to its growing team, and believes Randi will be an excellent asset in endorsing the hotel effectively.

The Holiday Inn Center City unites sophisticated comfort with all the convenience of a Center City address. Guests will find the perfect hotel accommodations and lodging whether staying alone, with a friend or with the entire family. With 294 deluxe guest rooms, 24 suites and a concierge level with a state-of-the-art lounge, there's no better way to sample the luxurious twenty-first century version of southern hospitality.

For questions and inquiries, please contact the hotel's new Director of Sales & Marketing, Randi Cashion, at (704) 335-5400.

About GF Management

GF Management is an award-winning, full-service hospitality ownership, management and advisory company founded in 1988 and based in Center City Philadelphia. With 130 hospitality assets under management, including hotels, resorts, conference centers, catering facilities, waterparks, casinos and golf courses in 34 states, GF Management specializes in third-party management, asset management and advisory services for a variety of individual, private, institutional and financial clients. Many of GF's core hospitality assets within the portfolio are owned by its principals and therein provide the strength and balance of ownership and management. The Company is currently seeking to expand its portfolio of full-service ownership and management assignments through long-term contracts and joint-venture investment opportunities. For more information about GF Management call 215-972-2222 or visit www.GFHotels.com.

CONTACT: Vineet Nayyar (704) 335-5400 NayyarV@gfhotels.comSource:Holiday Inn Charlotte Center City