ATLANTA, GA — January 30, 2018 — North Point Hospitality Group, Inc. is pleased to announce industry veteran, Felton Clark, as their 2017 Executive of the Year. Felton first joined the company in February 2002 and has since served in many roles to include his current position as General Manager of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Lumberton, NC.
“It has been an honor to work with Felton over the last several years,” said Whip M. Triplett, Executive Vice President of North Point Hospitality Group. “Felton has always served from the heart and that spirit of hospitality has catapulted him from his first position with us as a Night Manager to the General Manager that he is today.”
Since joining North Point Hospitality, Felton took on a variety of roles including, Night Manager, Hotel Training, Front Office Manager, and Assistant General Manager before ultimately being promoted to General Manager. Felton has also assisted in opening multiple North Point Hospitality hotel brands to include a Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton in Savannah, GA.
In addition to announcing the 2017 North Point Hospitality Executive of the Year the company is pleased to present a new award; North Point Hospitality Hotel of the Year. The 2017 Hotel of the Year is the Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront, led by General Manager, Bryan Cornelius. This award will be given every two years to the hotel that exceeds all expectations and outperforms its goals.
“Since opening its doors in November 2015, Bryan and his team have continuously outperformed expectations and goals, continued Triplett. “It is our pleasure to recognize Bryan and the Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront as our 2017 Hotel of the Year.”
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District is the first hotel located in the company’s newest development, River Street East. The hotel features 160 studio and one-bedroom suites, many offering breathtaking views of the Savannah River and surrounding areas. The hotel is conveniently located on Savannah’s famous River Street and is within walking distance to hundreds of restaurants, shops, museums, and entertainment venues.
Guests will experience all-suite accommodations including fully-equipped kitchens with a full-size refrigerator, microwave, two-burner stove and dishwasher, free daily-full hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. Additional essentials include a complimentary evening social, including beer and wine, served Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour on-site convenience store, and complimentary grocery shopping service. In addition, the hotel features a resort-style rooftop area, exclusively accessible to hotel guests only, which includes a pool, full-service bar with food menu, cabanas, fire pit and live music most evenings from many of Savannah’s most popular artists.
About North Point Hospitality
Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality Group is an award-winning hotel development and operations company. North Point Hospitality and its affiliate companies have developed 35 hotels from the ground up with a total investment of over $400 million. The company currently owns and operates nine hotels in the southeast, including eight Hilton and Marriott branded products. An additional eight hotels are either under construction or in active development at a total project development cost of over $380 million.
For more information visit www.NorthPointHospitality.com.