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JEKYLL ISLAND, Georgia/SHELTON, Conn. - - May 24, 2016—Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, today announced that Kathryn Poulin, will lead the Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island as the hotel’s new general manager.  Poulin most recently was the general manager of the Hampton Inn in Danville Kentucky.

Poulin boasts a long Hilton pedigree at both the corporate and property level having worked as a quality assurance auditor, 5-Advice manager and regional revenue manager.   She also was the assistant general manager of a Hampton Inn in Frederick, MD and an Embassy Suites in Washington, DC.

“This Hampton Inn has been a market leader since its opening and maintaining that leadership position as Jekyll Island continues to emerge as a revitalized tourist destination, will require the hands-on experience and brand knowledge that Kathy brings to the table,” said Chase.  “I am very confident of this hotel’s future with a GM of Kathy’s caliber at the helm.”

“Given its stunning beachfront location and richer amenities package, the Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island has the feel of a resort hotel,” said Poulin.  “I’m eager to learn the nuances of this market and implement the best-in-class programs and techniques I’ve acquired during my tenure with Hilton to this incredible hotel.”

The Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island is the winner of consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards, and also is a 2013 Expedia Insider's Select winner and back-to-back winner of the brand's Circle of Excellence Award given to the top 10 percent of Hampton Inns worldwide based upon customer satisfaction scores. 

The oceanfront Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island is located at 200 South Beachview Drive, just one mile from the Jekyll Island Convention Center and only 20 minutes from the Brunswick, Ga., Golden Isles airport.  The hotel offers a daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet, lounge, outdoor patio and swimming pool where guests can enjoy cocktails and light fare.  The hotel is known for beachfront weddings and intimate outdoor receptions for as many as 50 people.  For additional information, please go to www.jekyllislandhamptoninn.com.  

About New Castle Hotels & Resorts

The Hampton Inn and Suites Jekyll Island is operated by Shelton Ct. based New Castle Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning independent third-party hotel manager, owner and developer with 22 hotels and resorts and nearly 4,000 rooms under contract or in development.  New Castle’s growing portfolio of hotels spans 10 states and three Canadian provinces and includes several of Canada’s historic landmark resorts.  The privately-held company was established by CEO, David Buffam in 1980 and consistently ranks among the top hotel management and development companies in North America.  New Castle is a preferred operator for diverse brands within the Marriott, Hilton and Starwood families. For additional information, please go to www.newcastlehotels.com.

Contact: Lauralee Dobbins, Write Touch Public Relations

Lauralee@WriteTouchPR.com / 609-451-5102

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