Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Nick Lorusso New Director of Operations, Marriott Hartford Downtown

/Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Nick Lorusso New Director of Operations, Marriott Hartford Downtown

Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Nick Lorusso New Director of Operations, Marriott Hartford Downtown

|2015-05-28T11:36:30-04:00May 28th, 2015|

WATERFORD, CT (May 28, 2015) – Marriott Hartford Downtown has announced the appointment of Nick Lorusso as their new Director of Operations. In his new role, Lorusso is responsible for overseeing all rooms and food & beverage departments of the hotel, including budgeting, scheduling, associate training and development, inventory, as well as strict adherence to all Marriott and Waterford Hotel Group standards. Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. professionally manages the 409 room Marriott Hartford Downtown.

Lorusso joins the Marriott Hartford Downtown team from his most recent position as the Director of Food & Beverage at the Sheraton Birmingham, Alabama where he was responsible for five outlets of food & beverage operations as well as 375,000 square feet of meeting space. His past experience also includes serving as the Director of Operations / Assistant General Manager at the Sheraton Beach Resort in Key Largo, Florida.

‘We are pleased to welcome Nick to the Marriott Hartford Downtown,” commented John Fraher, General Manager of the hotel. “Nick’s extensive experience in both operations and food & beverage makes him the ideal candidate for this position and an important member of our team,” added Fraher.

Lorusso holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University. He currently lives in Hartford.

About Marriott Hartford Downtown

Located in the Adriaen's Landing District of Hartford, the Marriott Hartford Downtown overlooks the Connecticut River and is interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center. Attracting business and leisure travelers alike since 2005, this 409 room upscale hotel is AAA rated with four Diamonds. The hotel also features Vivo Seasonal Trattoria and Starbucks® Coffee House. Local Hartford attractions within walking distance include Infinity Hall, Spotlight Theater, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Bushnell for Performing Arts, Old State House, and the State Capital Building. The Connecticut Science Center, an interactive educational science museum for adults and children, is adjacent to the hotel. To book a reservation, or for more information, please call 860-249-8000 or visit the website at www.hartfordmarriott.com.

About Waterford Hotel Group

Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation's leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 29 properties in 8 states, representing more than 3,800 total rooms and 700,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. The collective expertise of the team and track record of success has earned Waterford distinction as an approved operator for the leading hotel brands. Whether the involvement begins at conception or during operation, Waterford Hotel Group strives for successful performance and profitability of each managed property, while maintaining the highest standards of quality, service, and cleanliness. For more information, visit www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.

Contact: Lisa Beers


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