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Springwood Hospitality Appoints Brett Sechrist GM for
Country Inn & Suites Hershey At The Park

York, PA (June 9, 2010) – Springwood Hospitality is pleased to announce that it has selected Brett Sechrist as general manager for the Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park, 195 Hershey Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036. The hotel is scheduled to open September 2010.

As general manager, Sechrist will be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations including guest services, sales, marketing and hotel administration.

“I am thrilled to join the Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park.” said Sechrist. “Appealing to both the business and leisure travelers; can be a difficult feat. But our property meets the needs of everyone no matter what the reason for travel. We are located one mile from Hersheypark, the Giant Center, numerous major employers, medical facilities, great restaurants and shopping.
What more could a General Manager ask for?”

Sechrist joined Springwood Hospitality in 2009 as the general manager of the Comfort Inn & Suites - York where his duties included management, customer service and sales. Sechrist has managed hotels since 1987. From 1995 until 2009, he managed first a Hampton Inn, and then a Homewood Suites property for High Hotels, Lancaster, PA. Under his leadership during this period, his hotels won multiple awards from Hilton Worldwide. Sechrist has served on several Hilton Worldwide task forces, he received General Manager of the Year in 2001 and was a speaker at the 2007 national Homewood Suites General Managers Conference. Sechrist is a true hotel professional whose depth of experience brings significant strength to the team.

The Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park is conveniently located on 195 Hershey Road just one mile from Hersheypark, the Giant Center, major employers, medical facilities, restaurants and shopping. Some other local Hershey attractions are: Hershey Museum, Hershey Gardens, Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey’s Chocolate World, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Antique Automobile Museum, Indian Echo Caverns and many more attractions located nearby.

The hotel is 100 percent non-smoking and features an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center with strength and cardio equipment. Other amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast, business center and on-site sundry shop. The hotel offers a variety of guest room styles including one bedroom suites and an extended stay suite. All rooms feature complimentary wired and wireless high-speed internet access, microwave, refrigerator and a full cable TV lineup including HBO.

About Springwood Hospitality
Springwood Hospitality manages and develops select-service hotels located in Central Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. Springwood Hospitality’s objective is to achieve growth by developing and managing new hotels while improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. We believe Springwood Hospitality achieves results through our “Caring” culture. We care, so it’s easy to work with us and great to work for us. We know our markets and we know our business. We build our business on relationships.

We do what’s right – always. We master new challenges with urgency. We balance work with family, faith, and community.

Springwood Hospitality has a number of properties that we own, operate or manage. These properties include: Comfort Inn & Suites – York, PA, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – York, PA, Homewood Suites – York, PA and Country Inn & Suites – Hershey, PA opening in Fall 2010. For more information on Springwood Hospitality, visit


Justin Shelton
Telephone: 717-718-2989

Also See: Justin D. Shelton Appointed President of Springwood Hospitality LLC / July 2009
Pennsylvania's Hotel Hershey Unveils $70 million "Grand Expansion" / May 2009

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