of The Hilton Myrtle Beach
|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, September, 2004 - The Hilton Myrtle Beach,
a Felcor Lodging Trust property, is pleased to announce the appointment
of Eugene Silvestri to General Manager of the recently renovated 385-room
Silvestri holds the Certified Hotel Administrator along with the Food & Beverage Executive distinction from the American Hotel / Motel Association. He was active with the St. Louis CVC and St. Louis Sports Commission and served on the board of the St. Louis Hotel / Motel Association. Silvestri recently finished a 3-½ year term as Cluster GM for Missouri.
"Eugene brings to his position a proven history of success in the leadership of outstanding hotel teams," said Bob Barenberg, General Manager of Kingston Plantation. "With the Hilton Myrtle Beach fresh from a $15 million dollar renovation, Eugene joins us at an exciting time. We welcome his contributions."
A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (Hospitality Management) , Silvestri , his wife Joan and their three children, Reilly (age 10), Owen (age 7) and Danielle (age 5) are excited about joining the Kingston Plantation family.
Kingston Plantation, featuring two of the world's most trusted hotel brands, Embassy Suites and Hilton, is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service conference resorts on the East Coast boasting more than 100,000 square feet of overall meeting space.
Kingston Plantation is owned by FelCor Lodging Trust (NYSE: FCH), the nation's second largest lodging real estate investment trust (REIT) and the largest owner of full service, all-suite hotels.
FelCor Lodging Trust
|Also See:||Felcor's Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort Opens, Formerly Flew the Wyndham Flag / April 2003|
|FelCor Acquires the 385-room Wyndham Myrtle Beach Resort and Arcadian Shores Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for $35.3 million; Will Rebrand Hilton after Renovation / July 2002|