Courtney Major brings more than 19 years of industry experience to the position


ALPHARETTA, Ga. – June 8, 2021 – Courtney Major has been named the new director of sales at the 160-room Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta North – Halcyon, which is expected  to open in December 2021. Major will lead all strategic sales and marketing endeavors while supporting the hotel’s mission to provide outstanding service to guests. Located at the intersection of McFarland Parkway and Georgia State Highway 400 (exit 12) in Northwest Alpharetta, the hotel is owned by Heritage Hospitality Group and managed by SUN Development & Management Corp.

“Courtney’s passion for the Embassy Suites brand and extensive sales and marketing knowledge make him the perfect fit to lead Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta North – Halcyon in achieving its business goals,” said Susie Etienne, Executive VP of Sales at SUN Development & Management Corp.

“I am honored to join the Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta North-Halcyon team,” said Major. “Halcyon is such a unique development that offers a sense of community and connectivity, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to unlock new business opportunities and ensure our hotel is the top choice for guests traveling to the area, for business and leisure alike.”

Major, a 19-year veteran in the hotel industry, joins Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta North – Halcyon after spending six years as the Director of Sales at Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta – North Point. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and holds a B.S. in Hotel/Restaurant Management. As a Forsyth County resident, Major has volunteered for many years as a youth athletics coach with i9 Sports, the Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Department, and the City of Cumming Parks and Recreation Department. He has also been involved with Clean the World and Atlanta’s Toys for Tots program and supports several local animal welfare and rescue organizations, underscoring Hilton’s philosophy of service and corporate responsibility.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta North – Halcyon is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard WiFi. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using Digital Key.

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