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Bob Nelson, General Manager at Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel &
Conference Center in Richmond, Virginia Named 'General Manager of the Year'
by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts



Glen Allen, Va.
(June 1, 2012) – Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center announced today that General Manager Bob Nelson has been honored by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® with the upscale hotel chain’s prestigious General Manager of the Year Award. 
 
“Bob’s commitment to the success of Wyndham Virginia Crossings truly represents excellence in leadership,” said John Green, brand senior vice president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. “His ability to approach problems creatively, effectively lead his team and create lasting impressions on those around him makes him a great asset to the hotel. I congratulate Bob on this tremendous achievement and thank him for his dedication to his staff, customers and the Wyndham® brand.”
 
Since joining the hotel in 2010, Mr. Nelson and his team have made significant strides in both operations and customer service, and it now ranks as one of Wyndham’s top hotels worldwide. 
 
Nelson, who is responsible for overseeing operations and management of the AAA Four Diamond property, was credited with demonstrating strong leadership and impressive business results in 2011.  Under his direction, the hotel also completed a major renovation including all meeting rooms and banquet facilities, The Tavern Grill, pool and terrace area and major additions to its 20 acres of lushly manicured grounds.
 
Along with the major business improvements, the hotel has been actively engaged in many community organizations throughout the Richmond area, such as March of Dimes, ChildFund and the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
 
“I’m especially proud to work with such generous and sincerely compassionate people,” said Mr. Nelson. “Our Wyndham Virginia Crossings team takes special pride in doing good works throughout the community and we look forward to contributing even more of our time and resources in the years ahead.”
 
About Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
Nestled on a three building campus that reflects the grace and charm of Old Virginia, the recently renovated Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center features 183 deluxe guest rooms, two restaurants, a fitness center, outdoor pool and privileges at the adjacent Crossings Golf Club.
 
Located at the interchange of Interstates 95 and 295, the hotel is 12 miles north of the City of Richmond, 20 miles north of Richmond International Airport, and 90 miles south of Washington, D.C.
 
Among its accolades, the hotel has gained recognition by a range of media and prominent hospitality industry organizations, including seven consecutive years of receiving AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond Award – one of only four Richmond area hotels to receive the honor. Other awards include being voted among Virginia's top Wedding Venues by readers of The Knot, one of the nation's most popular wedding resource magazines. The hotel is a member of the International Association of Conference Centers.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham® hotels are either franchised by the company or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by calling (800) WYNDHAM – (800) 996-3426 – or visiting www.wyndham.com.

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Contact: 

Anne Sweeney
Anne Sweeney Public Relations
(732) 329-6629
aspubrel@aol.com
 
or
 
Paul Brown
Director, Sales and Marketing
Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
Phone: 804-727-1411
E-mail: pbrown@wyndham.com 

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Also See: Katrina Mazcyk Named as Catering Sales Manager for the 183-room Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, Virginia / August 2011

Chris Moore Named as Guest Service Manager of 183-room Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, Virginia / June 2011

Peter Regan of Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center Named Sales Leader of the Year for 2010 by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts / June 2011

Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center Names Lisa Bainbridge as Catering Sales Manager / May 2011

Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center Adds Patricia Yeager as Senior Sales Manager and Hanna Mauck as Sales Manager / November 2010

Bob Nelson Named General Manager at Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center / January 2010

Peter J. Regan Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, Virginia / October 2009
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