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The Saunders Hotel Group, LLC Names Colin O'Donnell Area Director
of Revenue Management for Boston Properties

Harley Chien as Director of Sales for Hampton Inn

Boston MA (September 7, 2007) - The Saunders Hotel Group, LLC (SHG) has promoted Colin O'Donnell to the position of Area Director of Revenue Management for three of its metro-Boston properties and hired Harley Chien as Director of Sales for their 139-room Hampton Inn, located in Norwood, MA. 

Mr. O'Donnell was most recently Revenue Manager for the group's Lenox Hotel in Boston, responsible for coordinating reservations, sales, and third party distribution channel strategies to maximize revpar. In his new role he is now also responsible for those initiatives at SHG's Comfort Inn & Suites, Logan Airport and Hampton Inn in Norwood MA. He will report directly to Jeffrey Saunders, President & CEO of The Saunders Hotel Group, as well as to the general manager of each hotel. 

Ms. Chien brings nearly ten years of hotel sales experience in metro-Boston to her position at the hotel. Most recently, she was senior sales manager for the Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Boston/Dedham. She is a graduate of the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration.

The Saunders Hotel Group 
The Saunders Hotel Group is known worldwide for its genuine commitment to gracious hospitality, innovation, and environmental leadership. Saunders Hotel Group operates seven distinctive properties including: the historic, 4-Diamond Lenox Hotel (Boston, MA); the Comfort Inn & Suites (Boston, MA - Logan Airport); the Marriott Residence Inn (Merrimack, NH); the Holiday Inn/Outback Steakhouse (New London, CT); The Hawthorn Suites Hotel (Alexandria, VA); the Premiere Hotel and Suites in New Haven, CT, and the Hampton Inn (Norwood, MA). See the portfolio at


Stephanie Seacord 
Leading Edge 
135 Piscassic Road (Box 960) 
Newfields NH 03856 
T: 603-772-1835 


Also See: Saunders Hotel Group Purchases Sole Extended Stay Hotel in New Haven, Plans $3.3 Million Upgrade to New Haven Premiere Hotel and Suites / April 2007


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