GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Embassy by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown, owned and operated by Suburban Inns, today announced that Michelle Burnett has been appointed as the hotel’s new director of sales. Embassy Suites by Hilton is a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT).
The 7-story, 250-suite hotel is located at 710 Monroe Ave. The property is currently under construction and is scheduled to open March, 2019. As director of sales, Burnett will be in charge of networking and assessing the needs of local businesses, working with the general manager to facilitate marketing efforts, and overseeing sales initiatives that assure the success of the hotel.
“Burnett brings extensive business experience as well as a commitment to providing unparalleled guest service,” said Brian Behler, general manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown. “We are confident that she will be instrumental in ensuring the success of our hotel.”
Prior to joining the Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown, Burnett has had over 20 years of experience in a variety of sales and marketing roles that span many industries including food and beverage. Most recently as a Corporate Sales/Account Manager for Ferris Coffee and Nut Company. Burnett has been involved with many networking organizations in West Michigan including GR Chamber, Hello West Michigan and Experience Grand Rapids.
Located near DeVos Place, Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown provides 250 contemporary suites and is ideal for any business or leisure traveler. Guests can experience its two-room suites where travelers are able to spread out, enjoy a free, cooked-to-order breakfast each morning, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary drinks and snacks during the evening reception. Additional amenities include indoor pool, indoor/outdoor hot tub, banquet and event space, a Big E’s Sports Grill, and balconies on most rooms with view of Grand River.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown is located at 710 Monroe Ave. For more information or to make a reservation, visit Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown (www.embassysuitesgr.com), call at 616.512.5700 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.