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Tim Cepek Named General Manager for the 68-room
Antioch Hotel & Suites in Antioch, Illinois

Currently Undergoing Renovation and Rebranding to
BEST WESTERN PLUS Antioch Hotel & Suites

ANTIOCH, Ill. – November 29, 2011 – Tim Cepek has been appointed Area General Manager for the new Antioch Hotel & Suites which is undergoing a major renovation and remodeling.  It  will reopen as a full-service BEST WESTERN PLUS hotel.   The Antioch Hotel & Suites  was recently acquired by New Midwest Hotels Antioch, LLC, and is managed by Associated Hotels.  The hotel remains fully operational, with the renovations scheduled for completion in early 2012.

Mr. Cepek, a resident of Schaumburg, Illinois, brings more than 18 years of hospitality management and operational experience to his new position.  Most recently he opened the 135-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites as General Manager in Hillside, Illinois.  Previous to the Hillside project, Cepek opened the Hyatt Place Hotel, a conversion from AmeriSuites, in Schaumburg, IL.  His extensive management experience also includes formerly The Fitzpatrick Hotel in Chicago, the Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, and the opening of The Westin Savannah Harbor Resort in Savannah, Georgia.

“Tim’s dedication to quality service and his extensive opening experience makes him an excellent leader for this hotel which is a focal point of Antioch and Lake County,” said Jay Fishman President of Associated Hotels Management.  “We look forward to his innovation in reaching out to area residents and welcoming them to enjoy the new amenities of the hotel,” added Fishman.

About the BEST WESTERN PLUS Antioch Hotel & Suites
The hotel overlooks Lake Antioch and  is in close proximity to Chain O’ Lakes State Park, the Port of Blarney, and the areas many other recreational facilities.  It is less than a one hour drive from both downtown Chicago and Milwaukee.

The renovation includes all 68 guestrooms and suites as well as the hotel’s lobby,  the indoor/outdoor pool and Jacuzzi and multi use sundeck, a new  exercise room,  and new mixed-use meeting and banquet space, The hotel lounge is also undergoing a complete revitalization and will reopen as Fox’s with the addition of a 2000-square foot outdoor patio and an all-season fireplace with fiber optic lighting and water features.  Each guestroom is upgraded to include a 37-inch flat screen TV,  plush pillow-top bedding,  contemporary furnishings  and an in-room coffee maker, mini-fridge and microwave.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Antioch Hotel & Suites is located at 350 West Highway 173, Antioch, IL .  For information and reservations visit:   or call: 847.395.3606.

Gayle MacIntyre
Global Ink Communications

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