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The Hotel Group Appoints Lloyd Huskey, CHA, as General Manager of the
114-room Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Fairbanks, Alaska

Edmonds, Wash. (January 29, 2013)The Hotel Group has named Lloyd Huskey, CHA, general manager of its Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this role, Huskey is responsible for hotel operations, human resources, budgeting and supervision of department managers.

A hospitality industry veteran since 1989, Huskey brings 24 years of experience to The Hotel Group and Holiday Inn Express and Suites. Prior to this role, Huskey served as general manager at the Super 8, Westmark Hotel and Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks, Alaska and the Days Inn in Portland, Ore. His leadership experience includes general manager at the Tanana Valley State Fair in Alaska and director of operations at Creekside Management Co. in Seattle.

“Lloyd is very involved in the Fairbanks business and tourism community and will be a great steward of The Hotel Group’s commitment to integrity, initiative and innovation,” said Lara Latture, CHA, chief operating office of The Hotel Group. “We are pleased to welcome him to our team.”

Located at 400 Merhar Avenue in Fairbanks, Alaska, the 114-room Holiday Inn Express is located just minutes from dining, shopping and entertainment and is well-suited for visits to attractions including the Carlson Center, historic downtown Fairbanks and the University of Alaska. The hotel features complimentary wireless Internet and Express Start Breakfast Bar, an on-site business center, a fitness center and an indoor pool.

For more information about The Hotel Group, visit

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


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