Hotel Online
News for the Hospitality Executive

Hay Creek Hospitality Announces Dean P. Andrews;
Former Senior Executive of Orient Express Hotels, Ltd
as a New Principal Partner


WESTPORT, CT. MAY 29, 2009 – Hay Creek Hospitality continues to expand, announcing today that former Orient Express Hotels Ltd, senior executive Dean P. Andrews has joined the company as a Principal Partner.

Dean will immediately begin his focus working with equity investment and debt funds to expand Hay Creek’s joint-venture capital partnership reach for the acquisition of small luxury independent hotels and resorts. He will also have responsibilities in the identification and deal structure for acquisitions in the Mid Atlantic, Southeast and West Coast regions as well as partnership and banking relationship management. Mr. Andrews will also serve in a senior operational oversight capacity.

“Dean has the ideal background to assist in our overall growth program,” stated Norman MacLeod, Founder and President of Hay Creek Hospitality. “His experience and success in capital formation in the United States, Caribbean, French Polynesia and Mexico will help accelerate our acquisition goals and position Hay Creek as a front runner for opportunities in our specific niche as they arise, and we believe there will be many in the coming months,” MacLeod added.

Dean Andrews has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Hay Creek, Dean was President of Orient-Express, Ltd. properties in the North American Division. He was part of the senior team that took the company public in 2000 and helped expand Orient-Express from eleven properties to over fifty. He established and operated hotels and resorts in the US, Caribbean, French Polynesia and Mexico. Previously he worked as a regional Vice President with Omni Hotels, and early in his career with London-based Lex Hotels. He has served on several industry and non-profit organizations’ advisory boards and received an honorary doctorate from Johnson & Wales University for his role in defining and supporting their food and beverage apprenticeship programs. His undergraduate studies were at the University of Colorado and Columbia University.

About the Management Company:

Founded in 2005 by Norman MacLeod Hay Creek Hospitality is a full service management company that combines veteran hospitality industry experience with fully integrated management systems that were specifically designed for the small upscale property. Hay Creek specializes in the development and management of independent full service boutique Inns and hotels in the 30 to100 room range throughout New England and the mid Atlantic states.

For more information and to view our fine collection of hotels and inns, please visit:

Media Contact:

Dean Andrews
(212) 980-9100

Hay Creek Hospitality:


Also See: Hay Creek Hospitality Completes a Restaurant Transformation at the Orchards Hotel in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Appoints Chris Bonnivier to Executive Chef / April 2009

Hay Creek Hospitality Launches Management System Designed Specifically for Small Independent Boutique Inns and Hotels / March 2009

Hay Creek Hospitality Commences Total Restoration of the Wolfeboro Inn, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire / February 2009


To search Hotel Online data base of News and Trends Go to Hotel.OnlineSearch
Home | Welcome| Hospitality News | Classifieds| One-on-One |
Viewpoint Forum | Industry Resources | Press Releases
Please contact Hotel.Onlinewith your comments and suggestions.