Missy Rogalia Director of Sales at Armory Square

news_11 Dec. 20, 2012Shelton, Conn. (USA) – December 20, 2012 — Officials of New Castle Hotels and Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, today named Missy Rogalia director of sales and marketing for the Inns at Armory Square, a 78-room Residence Inn and 102-room Courtyard by Marriott combination hotel in the Armory Square district of downtown Syracuse. The hotels are being developed by a joint venture between RHS Holdings, LLC, a prominent Syracuse-based real estate development firm, and New Castle. The Inns at Armory Square are on track to open in the spring of next year.

“Missy started her hotel career in the Syracuse market and for the past seven years has held several prominent positions in this area, including, most recently working in Marriott International’s Global Sales division,” said Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels and Resorts. “That combined experience made her the perfect candidate to lead the sales effort for two new-build Marriott products. I am confident that Missy’s market experience coupled with her product knowledge will quickly establish the Inns at Armory Square as a market leader.”

“Having worked in this market for the past seven years, I am very involved in the community and extremely familiar with the other products in the area,” said Rogalia.

“The Inns at Armory Square are exactly what downtown Syracuse needs and I am certain that we will immediately be embraced by visitors to our city.”

Prior to joining New Castle, Rogalia was the mid-market account executive for Marriott International’s Global Sales Team. Prior to her assignment at Marriott, she was the general manager for the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Ithaca NY, and served as director of sales and marketing for the same hotel as well as the Maplewood Inn in Syracuse. Her brand experience includes Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Starwood hotels as well as several independent properties.

About New Castle Hotels & Resorts
Based in Shelton Connecticut, New Castle Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning independent third-party hotel manager, owner and developer with more than 29 hotels and resorts and nearly 5,000 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 100 hotel management and development companies in the United States. New Castle is a preferred operator for diverse brands within the Marriott, Hilton and Starwood families.

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