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Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Timothy Santos as General Manager
of the 120-room Courtyard by Marriott in Norwich, Connecticut

NORWICH, CT (June 14, 2011) --- Waterford Hotel Group has announced the promotion of Timothy Santos to General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Norwich, CT.  The 120-room property is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., a national hotel and convention center management firm.

As General Manager, Santos will oversee all operational, sales and administrative aspects of the Norwich hotel.  He most recently served as Operations Manager for the Courtyard Norwich, after several years of hospitality experience within the Marriott brand. Santos’s previous positions include General Manager of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Williston, VT and Chief Engineer at the Courtyard by Marriott Burlington Harbor Hotel, the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Burlington, VT and the Courtyard by Marriott in Middlebury, VT.

“Timothy has done a wonderful job for us at the Courtyard Norwich and is well-respected by the hotel team. He is most deserving of this promotion and we wish him great success in this new role,” commented Rob Winchester, President for Waterford Hotel Group.

Santos currently resides in Niantic, CT.

About Courtyard by Marriott Norwich
With 120 guestrooms, the newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott Norwich can accommodate all types of travelers. Spacious guestrooms offer amenities such as high speed Internet access, remote-controlled TV with cable and premium movie channels, air conditioning, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, in-room hair dyers, as well as bathrooms that feature bathtubs equipped with massaging spray jets. Other hotel features include a 24-hour market, business center, indoor pool, whirlpool spa, exercise room, and guest laundry facilities. Conveniently located off interstate 395, Courtyard by Marriott Norwich is mere minutes away from area casinos, Mystic Aquarium and Seaport, Ocean Beach Park and other area attractions.

About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., with headquarters in Waterford, CT, currently manages 27 properties in nine states, representing more than 3,600 rooms. Waterford Hotel Group has experience operating virtually every type of hotel property, including limited services properties, all-suite hotels, conference centers, and large full service and resort properties. The company's approach to hotel development and operations is hands-on, and features frequent site visits and constant communication with customers and partners. Additionally, Waterford Hotel Group offers centralized accounting, financial reporting, strategic marketing, human resources, and day-to-day operations management systems to increase market share and profitability at all properties. For more information, visit the company's website at

Lisa Beers
Waterford Hotel Group, Inc.
Ph. 860-701-9621

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