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 BayStar Hotel Group Appoints Robert L. Frobish General Manager
of the Holiday Inn Express – Lake Buena Vista


TAMPA (Dec. 28, 2005) — BayStar Hotel Group, LLC has appointed Robert L. Frobish, CHA (Certified Hotel Administrator) as general manager of its Holiday Inn Express® – Lake Buena Vista. Frobish oversees the hotel’s operations, including staffing, occupancy, guest satisfaction, front office, housekeeping, budgeting, and maintenance. 

Frobish has more than 30 years’ experience in the hotel industry, mostly managing Holiday Inn properties.  Most recently he was general manager for the Ramada Plaza in Orlando.  Frobish studied business management at Illinois State University in Bloomington, Ill., and graduated from Holiday Inn University with a General Manager Certification. 

He has received numerous industry awards for outstanding customer service, including the Pinnacle and Heart and Hospitality awards from Ramada and Holiday Inn’s Torch Bearer Award. 

BayStar Hotel Group acquired the 200-room hotel, located at 8866 Palm Parkway in Orlando, near Disney Village on Sept. 15. After a $1.8 million makeover, the former Radisson officially became a Holiday Inn Express on Dec. 15. 

Formed in 2000 and based in Tampa, Fla., BayStar Hotel Group is a privately held hotel company that develops, acquires, operates and/or sells hotels in the southeastern United States. Its other Orlando property is the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – Orlando International Airport.  BayStar also manages properties for other owners and provides consulting services.


Helen Knight

Also See: Sheraton Safari Hotel and Suites Lake Buena Vista Completes $2 million Renovation, Named MeriStar's Hotel of the Year / October 2005

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