York, PA (October 5, 2011) – Springwood Hospitality is pleased to announce that it has selected Jon Bottone as general manager and Madeleine Cobb as assistant general manager for the Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park, 195 Hershey Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036. As general manager, Bottone will be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations including guest services, sales, marketing and hotel administration. Cobb, as the assistant general manager will assist Bottone in these areas with a primary focus on guest services.
“It is extremely exciting to be in Hershey, PA. I look forward to
taking an active role in the community, not only here in the Hershey
area, but throughout Central PA. A community like this, coupled with a
company that share the same core values, is a win for my family and
Springwood Hospitality. Our beliefs in taking care of our associates,
guests and investors are in line and we are looking forward to long
term growth.” said Bottone.
Bottone brings his excellent leadership, teambuilding and communication
skills to Springwood Hospitality. Bottone has been in hotel management
since 1986. He has managed various hotel brands including Fairfield Inn
by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Hilton
Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Red Roof Inn & Suites. From 2000 –
2011, he was VP of Operations and Regional Director of Operations at
LBA Hospitality. Under his leadership, his hotels won multiple awards
which include 2002 Partnership Circle Award – Marriott International,
White Diamond Award – Fairfield Inn, Guest Tracking Platinum Award –
Courtyard by Marriott, Guest Tracking Gold Award – Residence Inn,
Opening of the Year Award – Courtyard by Marriott, top Hospitality
Award – Fairfield Inn. Bottone’s leadership and experience brings
significant strength to the team and Springwood is excited to have him
“Joining an organization where I could continue doing something that I
truly enjoy, while providing me the opportunity to become a General
Manager, made Springwood Hospitality a perfect fit.” said Cobb.
Cobb has joined Springwood ready to bring her abilities to identify and
resolve problems, build positive team spirit and look for ways to
continually improve and promote quality. Cobb has worked as a Director
of Sales and Assistant General Manager in the local area since 2001.
Her expertise in communication and organization will be a true asset to
“We are thrilled to have Jon and Maddie working together to manage
Hershey’s newest hotel. We feel this team is a perfect compliment to
the outstanding associates already at the property.” said Justin
Shelton, President of Springwood Hospitality.
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% smoke free 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
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.
For more information on Springwood Hospitality, visit www.springwoodhospitality.com