MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- White Lodging is pleased to announce it has officially taken over the management of the Hampton Inn Houston – Near The Galleria in Texas. This addition expands White Lodging's managed portfolio to 169 hotels, including 38 in Texas.
"We are very excited to continue to grow our portfolio and already strong presence in Houston, with the addition of the Hampton Inn Houston - Near The Galleria," said, Michael Hildum, vice president of regional operations.
The hotel will be brought into the White Lodging portfolio under the leadership of Sandi Dybala, who will serve as general manager of the hotel.
"I am excited to take on this new challenge and to enhance White Lodging's reputation of making an immediate impact," said Dybala. "It is a beautiful hotel to add to our portfolio in one of the top-producing markets in our company."
Prior to being named general manager of the Hampton Inn Houston – Near The Galleria, Dybala was the general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Mesquite. Dybala has held a variety of roles at hotels in the Texas area, including operations manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Houston by The Galleria, cluster sales manager for a 650-room cluster of four brands and front office manager for Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott Austin Downtown Convention Center.
The Hampton Inn Houston – Near The Galleria is located in the heart of Houston Galleria, Uptown Park and provides complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and a fitness center. Guests may dine at one of the numerous area restaurants or grab a free breakfast bag, available Monday through Friday, for a healthy meal to go. The hotel also features a heated outdoor pool and a professional business center.
The hotel is in close proximity to Houston's theater district and offers a variety of features for both leisure and business travelers. It features the Houston Galleria hotel boardroom and the Uptown Park banquet hall, which provides a venue for events for up to 80-seated guests.
White Lodging Services Corporation - was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid-to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio consists of more than 169 hotels in 21 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Preferred Hotels Group, Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.
For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com.
SOURCE White Lodging