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The Hotel Group Appoints Barry Baxter as General Manager of the
130-room Doubletree By Hilton - Santa Fe, New Mexico

Edmonds, Wash. (January 18, 2013)The Hotel Group has named Barry Baxter general manager of its DoubleTree by Hilton in Santa Fe, N.M. In this role, Baxter is responsible for hotel management and will oversee overall operations, including sales, revenue, food and beverage, and property management.

Baxter brings experience in hotel management, staff development and leadership skills to The Hotel Group and the DoubleTree by Hilton - Santa Fe.  Prior to this role, Baxter served as assistant general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn in Issaquah, Wash. and director of rooms for the Arctic Club Seattle, both properties managed by The Hotel Group. He also served as night manager at the Hilton Suites Phoenix in Arizona.

“Barry has proven experience providing leadership and managing hotel operations,” said Lara Latture, CHA, chief operating officer of The Hotel Group. “He is a great mentor for future managers and excels at bringing teams together. We are thrilled to welcome Barry back to The Hotel Group and know he will be an asset to our team.”

Located at 4048 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe, N.M., the 130-room DoubleTree is located just six miles from the city center and minutes from cultural attractions including the Santa Fe Opera House and New Mexico History Museum. For outdoor enthusiasts, nearby Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing offers a range of recreational activities. The hotel features a heated indoor/outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour business center, Mezcal lounge offering traditional Southwest cuisine, a 2,419 square foot meeting and event space and complimentary chocolate chip cookies upon arrival.

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About The Hotel Group
The Hotel Group (THG) is a nationally-recognized Top 40 hotel company and currently manages and/or owns 26 properties in 10 states, representing 14 brands and employs more than 1,600 people. Since its inception in 1984, THG has managed more than 11 properties in 25 states, directed the design and construction of more than 40 new hotels, completed the acquisition of more than $150 million in private investment as the sponsor of Hotel Group Opportunity Funds I, II, II and IV. For more information, visit or call 425-771-1788.


Media Contacts:

Jessica Dawson / Lorne Richmond
Richmond Public Relations
206-682-6979 /

Katherine Steed
Director of Marketing
The Hotel Group
Tel: (425) 248-2978


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