MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Hinde, general manager of the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, has received the prestigious 2012 General Manager of the Year Award – Full Service Division from Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Interstate operates the 400-room Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel in addition to 343 hotels with more than 65,000 rooms worldwide.
The General Manager of the Year award is designed to recognize a general manager who demonstrates exemplary leadership on a daily basis. Outstanding balanced scorecard performance in associate engagement, guest satisfaction, revenue, gross operating profit, RevPAR and flow are all critical factors in making this selection. Hinde was selected from about 100 other general managers in the full-service division based on these achievements.
Hinde started her career with Interstate almost 25 years ago and has continued to grow with the company. She and her family relocated to Myrtle Beach seven years ago when Interstate was selected to manage the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. Hinde is an extremely active member of the executive board of directors for the South Carolina Hospitality Association. She is also a board member for the Myrtle Beach Hospitality Association and the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.
"Suzanne has the drive of an Interstate general manager," said Ted Knighton, president and chief operating officer of Interstate Hotels & Resorts. "Her sheer tenacity, passion for excellence and leadership rightly earned her this revered accomplishment."
In addition to Hinde receiving the General Manager of the Year Award, the hotel was also honored with the 2012 Catering Sales Team of the Year Award and was a nominee for the Finance Team of the Year Award from Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
About the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel
The Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel is located two blocks from the beach and four blocks from Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach's largest entertainment complex. The hotel features 400 guest rooms and is attached to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, offering a combined total of 200,000 square feet of conference space. For more information, visit http://www.sheratonmyrtlebeach.com/ or call (843) 918-5000. The Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (www.interstatehotels.com), the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company.
SOURCE Interstate Hotels & Resorts