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 Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. Appointed as Manager of the
Doubletree Hotel Bradley International Airport

WATERFORD, CT (November 17, 2005) --- Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. has been appointed as manager of the Doubletree Hotel Bradley International Airport located at 16 Ella Grasso Turnpike in Windsor Locks, CT.  The addition of this management contract brings the Connecticut-based hotel management firm’s portfolio to 30, two of which are Hilton Hotels-brand products.  The hotel is owned by AFP 100 Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Capital Corp. (AMEX: AFP) with offices located in Great Neck, New York.  Hotel ownership will invest $2 Million in renovating and enhancing the 200-room Doubletree Hotel.

“We are looking forward to working with the ownership and staff of the Doubletree Hotel in Windsor Locks,” said Terry Bickhardt, president and coo, operations and marketing for Waterford Hotel Group.  “Our extensive presence and experience on a regional and statewide level makes Waterford the right choice to manage this facility,” he added.

The full-service Doubletree Windsor Locks is located only 1 mile from Bradley International Airport.  The hotel is an easy drive from New York City, Boston, and all points between, and guests are encouraged to take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary airport shuttle service.  Other hotel amenities include high-speed wireless internet access, a fitness center, heated indoor pool, a well-equipped Business Center, and 4,000 square feet of meeting space.

The Doubletree Windsor Locks offers two on-site dining establishments.  Guests can enjoy a casual, traditional dining experience for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the Windsor Park Restaurant, or relax with a cocktail at the quaint, English-style Brewster's Pub lounge.  The hotel also provides a wide selection of menu items available for room service.

Doubletree Hotels
With a growing collection of upscale accommodations in more than 150 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America, Doubletree features distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today's business and leisure travelers.  Doubletree Hotel provides uniquely-designed properties which include a full-service restaurant and lounge, room service, swimming pool, health club, complete meeting and banquet facilities and comfortable guest rooms with luxury amenities. It can meet both your business and leisure travel needs. 

Waterford Hotel Group, Inc.
Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. is a national hotel management firm currently operating 30 properties in 10 states.  With corporate offices in Waterford, CT, Waterford Hotel Group is one of the most successful management companies in the hospitality industry.  The company’s nationwide roster of properties consistently achieves exceptional market share and returns well above industry averages.  This outstanding record of accomplishment is based on strategic growth, intimate knowledge of industry trends, and providing value for customers and investors.  


Waterford Hotel Group, Inc.
Lisa Beers
 914 Hartford Turnpike
P.O. Box 715, Waterford, CT 06385
telephone (860) 701-9621

Also See: Waterford Hotel Group Awarded Management of Clarion Inn & Suites Albany Airport; The Firms Portfolio Now at 28 Properties / May 2005


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