SpringHill Suites and the TKo Hospitality Hire General Manager and Director of Sales

SpringHill Suites and the TKo Hospitality Hire General Manager and Director of Sales

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Newark announced today that Scott Craver has been named General Manager and Stephanie Patterson, Director of Sales of the 132-Suite hotel, which is expected to open in May, 2018.

Craver will be directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel. While, Patterson will build client relationships and lead the sales program.

Most recently, Craver served as General Manager at the luxurious Royal Blues Hotel in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He previously worked for Meyer Jabara Hotels in Eastern Pennsylvania and chaired Discover Lehigh Valley, a tourism promotion agency. Ms. Patterson was most recently Sales Manager at the Westin Wilmington, leading and managing their corporate business travel portfolio. She is a native of Newport, Delaware.

“Scott and Stephanie are great additions to our team and bring years of diversified hospitality experience. We look forward to opening under their leadership soon!” said George Danneman, President of Danneman Hospitality.”

The new SpringHill Suites by Marriott will be the first of this brand in the Delaware market. The location, 402 Ogletown Road, is the gateway to downtown and the only brand name hotel located in downtown Newark. It is owned by Danneman Hospitality and managed by TKo Hospitality,

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tko hospitality management company in delaware

There’s a New Hospitality Company in Town!

There’s a new hospitality company in Delaware that is hoping to become a big player in the Mid-Atlantic region hotel industry. TKo Hospitality launched six months ago and is based in Newport, Delaware. The company will soon start development of five new hotels in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Harvey Hanna & Associate’s co-founder, E. Thomas Harvey, has launched the hospitality company, TKo Hospitality, along with 2 former top-level executive employees of a Connecticut-based hospitality company, Meyer Jabara Hotels.

Kostas Kalogeropoulos and Vince DiFonzo, are more familiar with the hotel management side of the hotel industry and TKo Hospitality’s first venture was to take over the management of Lighthouse Cove from their former employer.

Harvey also heads Dewey Beach Enterprises (DBE), the development company of Lighthouse Cove which encompasses the Hyatt Place Hotel; penthouse and bayside residential condominiums; retail stores and restaurants; a future conference center; and an array of public amenities.

“The hotel industry is finally starting to pick back up and we think we’ve assembled a team that’s uniquely poised to take advantage of that growth,”

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