Hotel Online  Special Report

 James DeLorge II Named General Manager
of the Wingate Inn Manhattan Midtown
July 11, 2006 – James DeLorge II has been named general manager of the new Wingate Inn Manhattan Midtown.  He assumed his duties on June 26, 2006.

As general manager, Mr.Delorge will be responsible for opening the new hotel and all phases of the hotel’s operations and management of personnel.  Previously he worked as the Director of Sales for the Four Points Sheraton Manhattan Chelsea and the Hilton Garden Inn Glastonbury Connecticut. He has also served as Director of Revenue Management for the Hilton, Hartford Connecticut.

Mr. DeLorge is a native of Springfield Massachusetts. He graduated from Western New England College where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.  

Wireless access is provided free as part of the Wingate Inn all-inclusive pricing policy, which includes free faxes and photocopies, free deluxe continental breakfast, free local calls and long-distance access and free use of its 24-hour, self-service business centers.

Every Wingate Inn room features a large desk, on-demand movies, Internet-enabled TV, cordless phone, two-line speakerphone with conference calling and voice mail, safe, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing boards.  Hotel facilities include meeting rooms, a fitness room with whirlpool and (indoor/outdoor pool).
While focused on serving the needs of business travelers, Wingate Inn hotels also cater to leisure travelers with larger-than-average guest rooms (12 by 28 feet) and free accommodations for children 18 and under when accompanied by an adult family member.

Wingate Inn hotels also offer a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee: When problems are brought to the attention of hotel management during a stay but cannot be resolved immediately, guests will receive a refund for that night.

The Wingate Inn chain gained the highest ranking in the midscale, limited-service segment by J.D. Power and Associates in its 2004 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM.  The chain also was recognized in the 2004 Zagat Survey of Top U.S. Hotels, Resorts and Spas guide.

All Wingate Inn hotels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Wingate Inns International.  Reservations can be made by calling the Wingate Inn toll-free reservation center at (800) 228-1000 or through the company’s Web site,  Wingate Inns International is a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD).

Wingate Inn Manhattan Midtown. 235 West 35th Street. New York, NY 10001. 212-967-7500


Teddi Davis

Also See: Wingate Inn(R) Hotel Breaks Ground in Midtown Manhattan / January 2005
Wingate Inn Brand Aims to Sustain Competitive Edge; Enhancement Plan Includes Upgrading Bed, Bath, Shower, Complimentary Breakfast, Adds Muscle to Marketing Plans / May 2005

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