News for the Hospitality Executive
Wash. – June 28, 2011 -- The Dow Hotel Company, LLC,
(DHC) a hotel ownership investment and management company, today
Ellen Ruane has been named general manager of the company’s 304-room
Hilton Long Island/Huntington in suburban Long Island,
owned by a joint venture between New Jersey-based Prudential Real
Investors and DHC.
“Ellen has a wide range of experience in the hospitality industry, which will be a great asset to the Hilton,” said Murray Dow, chief executive officer of The Dow Hotel Company. “The Hilton Long Island - Huntington has one of the area’s largest meeting facilities, which means we will attract groups from around the world. Her depth of experience will help the hotel to expand its leadership position in the market.”
Ruane managed several properties, including the Founders Inn and Spa, Virginia Beach, VA; the North Maple Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ; and The Forrestal at Princeton, Princeton, N.J. Ruane earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Montclair State University in Monclair, NJ with a major in Political Science.
Located at 598 Broad Hollow Rd., in the heart of Melville’s business district on the Route 110 corridor, the property is just 45 minutes from JFK airport, with easy proximity to New York City and the Hamptons. The full-service hotel features several resort amenities, including both indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center and tennis courts, as well as two restaurants and 26,000 square feet of meeting space.
About The Dow Hotel Company
Founded in 1997, Seattle-based The Dow Hotel Company is a hotel owner/investor and operator of 12 first-class, full-service hotels with properties throughout the United States. The company’s portfolio of owned and managed properties consists of institutional-grade hotels, under such brands as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Sheraton, and Crowne Plaza. The company aggressively seeks to acquire, co-invest with joint venture partners and/or manage mid- to large-size, first-class, full-service hotels, especially those with extensive food and beverage capabilities.
The company currently operates food and beverage facilities around the nation, ranging from casual dining to upscale, bars/lounges with Starbuck and Tully’s coffee outlets. In addition to Basil’s Kitchen, the division’s proprietary restaurant concepts include SunSpot, BC Bistro, and Basil’s Bistro.
Additional information about The Dow Hotel Company may be found at www.dowhotelco.com.
Jerry Daly, Chris Daly
Phone: (703) 435-6293
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of America, Acquires the 304-room Hilton Long Island/Huntington in
Melville, New York / June 2011
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