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Buffalo Lodging Appoints Scott Layman as Director of Sales for the 158-room
Hilton Garden Inn Orlando - International Drive North in Orlando, Florida

BUFFALO, NY (May 16, 2011)
– Buffalo Lodging Associates, LLC, a hotel development and 3rd party management company, is proud to announce that Scott Layman has been hired as director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando - International Drive North hotel, located at 5877 American Way in Orlando, Florida. The hotel is 1 mile from Universal Orlando® Resort.

Mr. Layman joins the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando hotel from the Hyatt Place Orlando Airport, where he worked as the director of sales for over a year. Scott’s professional experience also includes sales and marketing for the Hyatt Place Orlando Universal and for Hyatt Regency at the Orlando International Airport.

Scott began his hospitality career working for hotels in Columbia, South Carolina after graduating from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. Mr. Layman currently resides in Orlando, Florida.

“We are happy to have Scott on board,” stated Connie Foote, regional director of sales and marketing for Buffalo Lodging. “He comes to us with years of experience in the Orlando hotel market and a passion for sales and service. We look forward to him having great success at Hilton Garden Inn Orlando”, added Foote.

The 158-room, 6-story hotel is located ½ mile from Wet ‘n Wild and one mile from Universal Orlando® Resort. The property features the Great American Grill restaurant, offering freshly prepared breakfast, dinner and room service; a comfortable lounge area with a television; 1300 square feet of flexible meeting space, and a 24-hour, complimentary business center.

Guest rooms include a hospitality center with a microwave oven, coffee maker and mini refrigerator; a sitting area with an easy chair and ottoman; the Mirra® chair by Herman Miller; a high definition flat screen television and an innovative clock that allows guests to play their MP3 or portable CD player. The hotel also features a game room, a fully-equipped fitness center, an outdoor heated pool with whirlpool, and a Tiki Bar.

Hilton Garden Inn Orlando International Drive North 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

For more information about Hilton Garden Inn Orlando, please visit their website at, call 1-877-STAY-HGI in the U.S. and Canada or contact the hotel directly at 407-363-9332.


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

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