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Washington, D.C. – Decmeber 4, 2017 – The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection is pleased to announce the appointment of seasoned hospitality executive Kori Johnson as General Manager.  With an extensive background within the Marriott portfolio, Kori will bring over two decades of hotel expertise to spearhead the historic D.C. landmark. As General Manager, Kori will be responsible for all property operations, including 581 modern guestrooms & suites, over 42,000 square feet of newly restored meeting & event space, and the vibrant EDGAR Bar & Kitchen.

“Kori brings an extensive resume of workforce innovation, customer loyalty and staff retention,” said Elaine Richard, Area Vice President. “As the first female to step into this role at The Mayflower, we are excited to see how the property flourishes under her leadership.”

Most recently, Kori served as General Manager of the Washington Marriott Georgetown, where she oversaw a $28 million dollar hotel renovation that was completed in less than seven months. Prior stints include several General Manager roles within Marriott Select Brands, Hotel Manager at Washington Marriott Georgetown & Resident Manager at New Orleans Marriott. Kori began her career with Marriott over 21 years ago as a Guest Services Agent at Residence Inn Bethesda. 

“It’s an honor to join this passionate staff that has kept The Mayflower one of the Capital’s most alluring properties for decades,” said Kori. “I’m excited to breathe new energy into The Mayflower, and am confident that we will continue to expand on the tradition of innovation that has allowed the hotel to be a market leader in the past.”

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection is located at 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. For more information or hotel reservations, please call 877.255.6036 or visit Stay up to date on what’s happening at the hotel by visiting The Mayflower on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

About The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Effortlessly blending historic tradition and modern luxury in the heart of the nation’s capital, The Mayflower Hotel inspires with sophisticated venues for gatherings, including 27 versatile meeting rooms and over 42,000 square feet of event space where national history has taken shape. To enter these doors is to step into timeless style and grandeur—experiencing a hotel that is legendary and alive. The hotel’s 581 guest rooms with 64 luxurious suites delight with a sophisticated blend of elegance and grace, mixed with contemporary flair, delivering an ever-relevant style and an exceptional Washington, D.C. experience. The hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center, in-room amenities including high-speed Internet access. Visitors can tuck in to American brasserie fare featuring fresh and local ingredients at Edgar Bar & Kitchen. From its commanding post on Connecticut Avenue, The Mayflower Hotel places guests perfectly in the city center – The National Mall, business district and fashionable Georgetown in easy striking distance. Surrounding, the local flavor of the Shaw, Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom neighborhoods, and the U Street Corridor with their many shops, restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, and music venues. For more information or hotel reservations, please call 877.255.6036 or visit

Contact: Lisa Glover or Ashley Day or / 212-696-0660

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