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BayStar Hotel Group Hires Christopher Foerst as General Manager of the
150-room Holiday Inn - Capitol Center in Tallahassee, Florida

TAMPA (Sept. 17 2012) - BayStar Hotel Group has hired Christopher Foerst as general manager (GM) of  the Holiday Inn - Capitol Center in Tallahassee, Fla.

Foerst returns to Tallahassee after serving as multiple brands task force manager for Prism Hotels and Resorts in Dallas, Texas.  His duties there included responsibility for taking over and managing hotels under receivership.  Previously he was director of sales for the Four Points by Sheraton in Tallahassee.

Foerst's 21-year career in the hotel industry started with Amerinns Corp. in Cleveland, Ohio, and he has worked with several Marriott brands in Ohio and Florida, including serving as general manager for the Residence Inn by Marriott in Tallahassee for seven years.

About the Holiday Inn - Capitol Center
BayStar Hotel Group manages the 150-room, four-story Holiday Inn located at 1355 Apalachee Parkway, across the street from the Governor's Square mall in Tallahassee. Home to Applebee's Neighborhood Bar and Grill, the Holiday Inn offers room service, 2700 square feet of meeting space and complimentary hot breakfast.   Like all BayStar Hotels, this Holiday Inn welcomes pets.

About BayStar Hotel Group
Based in Tampa, BayStar Hotel Group is a privately held company that acquires, develops and operates hotels throughout the southeastern United States.  The company also manages properties for other owners and provides consulting services. In Florida, it also owns and operates the Hotel Indigo - Downtown St. Petersburg, Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites - Largo Central Park, Hampton Inn & Suites - Largo Central Park, and the Holiday Inn Express® - Lake Buena Vista near Orlando.  The company can be reached at 813-849-0001.

Helen Knight,APR
King Knight Communications

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