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Sheraton Great Valley Announces New Director of Sales, Amy Band

FRAZER, Pa., Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sheraton Great Valley Hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Chester County, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Band to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing at the property, effective immediately. With an impressive resume and over 20 years of experience in the sales industry, the property is thrilled to welcome Band to the team.

The Sheraton Great Valley Hotel is managed by GF Management and owned by one of its affiliates. Both the Sheraton Great Valley Hotel and GF Management are certain Band has what it takes to promote the hotel effectively. “We are pleased with the decision to officially add Amy to our extraordinary team,” said Paul Williamson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for GF. “We are confident in her knowledge of the sales industry and know her innovative marketing ideas will successfully create new business for our hotel.”

Previously, Band saw tremendous professional success and development with The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, where she was employed for the past 22 years. While holding the position of Director of Sales, she was responsible for $15-20 million in yearly revenue stream. Amy vows to use her problem solving and leadership capabilities to build upon the already excellent sales strategies at The Sheraton Great Valley Hotel.

“I am super excited to be part of the GF Management and Sheraton Great Valley Team,” said Band in a recent statement. “I am looking forward to helping expose this unique, beautiful property to the community that I’ve been a part of for over twenty years.”

The Sheraton Great Valley is dedicated to creating innovative, enriching and unexpected travel experiences, and Band is ready and willing to build upon that goal. Band’s organized ways and savvy communication techniques will help her keep in touch with existing clients and build relationships with new clients.

After completing a $4 million redevelopment, the Sheraton Great Valley Hotel is uniquely qualified to welcome guests and ensure they feel right at home, whether staying for business or leisure. The property is committed to the Sheraton Hotels & Resorts brand mission to bring people together through shared experiences. The property has created numerous opportunities to connect—to home, to colleagues, and to friends, both old and new.

GF Management, a leading national hotel ownership and management company purchased the Sheraton Great Valley Hotel, through an affiliate just over a year ago in June 2014. GF Management now owns, manages, and/or asset manages five premiere properties within the Starwood Hotels and Resorts portfolio, consisting of more than 1,300 guest rooms and suites.

To learn more about Director of Sales and Marketing Amy Band, and the Sheraton Great Valley Hotel, visit http://www.sheratongreatvalley.com/. Amy Band can be reached by calling (610) 280-2090.

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 more than 80 hospitality assets under management, including hotels, resorts, conference centers, catering facilities, casinos and golf courses in 28 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.

About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts is on a mission to bring people together through communal experiences because we believe that travel is better when shared. As the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 430 hotels in more than 70 countries around the world through signature offerings such as the exclusive Sheraton Club lounge and Paired, our new menu of expertly matched small plates, premium wines and craft beers. The brand recently launched Sheraton 2020, a comprehensive 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton, like all brands within the Starwood portfolio, is proud to offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® program, the industry’s leading loyalty program. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton: @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram and facebook.com/Sheraton.

Contact: Amy Band Tel: (610) 280-2090 Email: amy.band@sheratongreatvalley.com

Source:Sheraton Great Valley Hotel