PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Hotels LLC today announced that Alen Saric has been appointed General Manager and Deborah Roberts the Director of Sales for the new Hyatt Place Portland Old Port. The Hyatt Place is 130 rooms and is owned by Cow Plaza LLC, an affiliate of East Brown Cow.
As General Manager, Saric will direct all areas of the hotel's operations. "We are confident that Alen will be instrumental in ensuring the success of our Hyatt Place Portland Old Port," said Dan Fay, President of Commonwealth Hotels.
Prior to joining the Hyatt Place, Saric has served in the Hotel Industry for over 10 years, most recently with the Hilton and Marriott family of brands in the Portland area. Alen is a well practiced and dedicated hospitality professional. He enjoys family, outdoor activities, and being an active member in the community.
As Director of Sales, Roberts will direct all area of the hotel's sales and marketing efforts. Deborah has vast experience on building client relationships that result in a "win-win situation" for everyone involved. Prior to joining Hyatt, Roberts served in the Hospitality Industry for over 10 years. She enjoys her family, traveling and giving back to her community.
The uniqueness of the Hyatt Place brand and the character of Old Port complement each other in many ways. The architectural feature of the corner glass crinkle wall is like no other and this will be reflected in the distinctiveness of our guestrooms. The Hyatt Place being locally owned enhances the bond between the hotel and the city. Tim Soley, its principal stated "I am very excited about our hotel and we have challenged the designers to reduce our carbon foot print by using LED lighting, low flow water solutions, EnergyStar products, as well a combined heat and power plant and other efficient features."
Saric and Roberts look forward to being part of the team at Hyatt Place Portland Old Port, located at 433 Fore St, Portland Maine, due to open mid to late 2nd quarter of 2014.
Commonwealth Hotels, LLC. was founded in 1986 and is a proven partner in providing hotel development and management services. The company has extensive experience managing premium branded full service and select service hotels. Additional corporate information may be found on Commonwealth Hotels' Internet site, which may be accessed at www.commonwealthhotels.com
For more hotel information you can contact the sales office at 207-775-1000 or online at http://portlandoldport.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
Commonwealth Hotels Contact: Jennifer Schneider
SOURCE Commonwealth Hotels, Inc.