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Buffalo Lodging Names Sheryl Rodgers New Director of Sales for
Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater-Bayside, Clearwater, Florida

BUFFALO, NY (April 5, 2011) - Buffalo Lodging Associates, a hotel development and management company, is proud to announce that Sheryl Rodgers has been appointed director of sales for the Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater-Bayside hotel. The property is located at 3070 Gulf to Bay Boulevard in Clearwater, Florida.

A hospitality professional with more than 20 years of sales and management experience, Ms. Rodgers joined Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater from the Largo Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, where she served as the director of membership. In this role, Sheryl managed events and community relations on behalf of the chamber’s 650 members. She previously held the same position for the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce for 850 members.

A business administration graduate of the University of Tampa, Sheryl’s previous industry experience includes sales positions for Best Western hotels in Albany, NY and Niantic, CT, as well as corporate travel management for Atlas Travel and Travel Smith Ltd. Ms. Rodgers also spent time as the marketing and event coordinator for the US Army’s base in Weisbaden Germany. Sheryl currently resides in Palm Harbor, FL.

“We are pleased to have Sheryl on board”, stated Connie Foote, corporate director of sales and marketing for Buffalo Lodging. “She brings a wealth of local area tourism experience and a proven track record of sales success to this new role,” added Foote.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater-Bayside is located 1 mile from Ruth Eckerd Hall and minutes from beautiful Clearwater Beaches, the Clearwater Aquarium, and less than 30 minutes from BayWalk in St. Petersburg, Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, and Busch Gardens/Adventure Island in Tampa Bay.

Amenities at the hotel include complimentary wireless internet access, a free hot breakfast buffet featuring fresh scrambled eggs, make-your-own waffles and healthy options, an outdoor, heated pool and whirlpool spa, and a fully equipped fitness center. The hotel also features a 24-hour business center and a boardroom for meetings up to 10 people. All rooms and suites feature 32” HDTVs and free wireless internet access.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater-Bayside offers a variety of room types including popular suites. Thoughtfully designed suites offer separate living, working and sleeping areas and include an additional television, microwave, and mini-fridge. The sleeping areas feature plush mattresses, down blankets and crisp linens. The spacious living area provides a well-lit work desk, comfortable desk chair and an entertainment area with a second television and CD player/stereo system.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater-Bayside is owned and operated by Buffalo Lodging Associates, LLC, a hotel development & management company. Buffalo Lodging Associates owns and operates hotels throughout the Eastern United States and Ontario, Canada. A fully integrated hotel development and management organization, Buffalo Lodging provides operations, marketing, accounting, architectural, construction and MIS services for its own account as well as providing third-party management for outside owners and investors. The company is equipped to develop, construct and manage properties, and is constantly seeking new opportunities throughout the country. For more information about Buffalo Lodging Associates’ management services or group of award-winning hotels, please visit

To make reservations or request information about Fairfield Inn & Suites Clearwater-Bayside, please call 727-724-6223 or access the hotel at


Krista L Glenn
Marketing Manager
Buffalo Lodging Associates
(716) 878-9697
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