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  Holly Shumate Named General Manager Glorietta Bay Inn,
 Coronado, California
Coronado, CA, June 2, 2006 – Glorietta Bay Inn announced today that it has hired Holly Shumate as general manager and promoted Claudia LudlowGonzales to reservations and sales manager. 
Ms. Shumate worked most recently as the general manager for the Coronado Beach Resort. She brings more than 10 years experience hospitality management to the inn and holds a bachelor’s degree in hotel administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Holly Shumate

Claudia LudlowGonzales
Ms. LudlowGonzales has been with Glorietta Bay Inn since 2002 in human resources and administration, and was promoted because of her outstanding performance. Prior to joining the inn, Ms. LudlowGonzales worked in sales for the U.S. Grant Hotel and Pala Mesa Resort. The Ludlow family has been part of the Coronado community since 1919.
“I am committed to building on Glorietta Bay Inn’s award-winning guest service and long-standing tradition of involvement in the Coronado community,” said Holly Shumate, general manager.
“Leadership and excellence are hallmarks of Holly’s career. She brings a passion for the hospitality business that comes through in everything she does. Claudia is especially adept at serving guests and managing people. We are delighted to have them both on board,” said Camille Gustafson, director of marketing.    
Overlooking Coronado’s scenic Glorietta Bay, Glorietta Bay Inn, combines old-world charm with contemporary comfort. Built in 1908 as the home of "Sugar Baron" John D. Spreckels, the hotel's sun warmed lobby, sitting porches and music room, complete with a baby grand player piano, welcome guests to a bygone era of innkeeping. For more information, visit

Camille Gustafson
Director of Marketing & Sales
Glorietta Bay Inn
Direct Line:  (619) 365-0242
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Also See: California Hotel & Lodging Association Names Kim Akers, General Manager, Glorietta Bay Inn in Coronado, the Outstanding General Manager of the Year / March 2006
Glorietta Bay Inn, Coronado, California Receives AH&LA's Best Guest Relations Program Award for Properties with 150 rooms or Less / April 2004

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