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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 05, 2019 -- Hilton Charlotte University Place, a beautiful lakeside hotel ideal for business and leisure travelers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Feliks Schwartz to General Manager at the property, effective immediately. Feliks has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and is passionate about upholding the world’s most famous hotel brand’s standard of excellence.

Boasting spacious accommodations and an impressive list of services, Hilton Charlotte University Place is one of the top-rated hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina. All the same, the property is confident Mr. Schwartz will elevate the already celebrated hotel and commit to Hilton’s innovative approach towards products, amenities and services. “We are delighted to welcome Feliks to our extraordinary team,” said Vineet Nayyar, Chief Operating Officer at GF Management. “We are confident he will be both committed to our standard of excellence ad successful in bringing new, innovative ideas to our hotel.”

Feliks’ professional career began at University of Houston where he received a Hotel & Restaurant Management degree and graduated magna cum laude. Following graduation he decided to pursue an opportunity with Bristol Hotels & Resorts in 1995. Over the next twenty-five years, Feliks evolved from a novice in the hospitality industry to a key player in every new venture’s success. Feliks learned the ins and outs of the hotel industry through dedication, hard work and learning directly from hospitality’s leading players. Needless to say, with a resume boasting with impressive experience and vast knowledge of multiple hotel brands (Bristol Hotels & Resorts, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Omni Richmond Hotel, Marriott Myrtle Beach, Marriott West, Marriott Williamsburg and The Westin Richmond), Feliks was the optimal choice for Hilton Charlotte University Place’s newest General Manager.

Feliks’ most recent position was General Manager at the picturesque Westin Richmond, providing direct support and full operational management to the 250 room hotel. Familiar with exceptional service and commitment to guest satisfaction, Feliks was a perfect fit for Hilton Charlotte University Place, and the team is thrilled to welcome him.

“It is my distinct honor and privilege to join GF Management at The Hilton Charlotte University Place,” said Feliks. “I ambitiously look forward to working with and leading our already talented and successful team to take the Hilton Charlotte University Place to new levels of product, service and performance.”

As an energetic and highly motivated team player, Feliks excels in optimizing operations, increasing revenues, reducing costs and fearless leadership in the competitive, rapidly evolving hospitality industry.

GF Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to welcome Feliks Schwartz into their dynamic and hardworking team. For more information please visit http://www.charlotteuniversity.hilton.com/ or call (704) 547-7444.

About Hilton Charlotte University Place

Hilton Charlotte University Place is a lakeside hotel ideal for business and leisure travelers. Located only 15 miles from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, this Charlotte hotel is near UNC Charlotte and next to the Shoppes at University Place, which offers multiple dining and shopping venues in a tranquil lake setting. The Charlotte Motor Speedway, where you can enjoy a variety of racing attractions, is only 5.8 miles from this hotel. Guests can enjoy complimentary access to the fitness center or swim in the seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Other amenities at this Charlotte, NC hotel include casual dining at Lakefront Restaurant, 20,000 sq. ft. of event space for groups of up to 800, and complimentary local shuttle transportation within a 5-mile radius Monday through Friday. Business minded guests can stay connected to the office, family and friends using complimentary standard WiFi access.

About GF Hotels & Resorts

GF Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hospitality ownership, management and advisory company founded in 1988 and based in Center City Philadelphia. With more than 120 hospitality assets under management, including hotels, resorts, conference centers, catering facilities, waterparks, casinos and golf courses in 32 states, GF Hotels & Resorts specializes in third-party management, asset management and advisory services for a variety of individual, private, institutional and financial clients. Many of GF’s core hospitality assets within the portfolio are owned by its principals and therein provide the strength and balance of ownership and management. The Company is currently seeking to expand its portfolio of full-service ownership and management assignments through long-term contracts and joint-venture investment opportunities. For more information about GF Hotels & Resorts call 215-972-2222 or visit www.GFHotels.com.

Contact: Vineet Nayyar

NayyarV@gfhotels.com / (704) 547-7444

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