(Aug. 31, 2018) Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City Bayside, owned and operated by 67th Street Development of OC LLC/Real Hospitality Group, announced Kaitie Cochran has been appointed as the hotel’s new general manager and Samantha Shenton as director of sales.
Home2 Suites by Hilton is an award-winning brand of extended-stay hotels, part of Hilton’s All Suites portfolio.
The five-story, 100-suite hotel is located at 120 67th Street 3A. The property is currently under construction and is scheduled to open fall 2018.
As general manager, Cochran will be responsible for directing all aspects of hotel operations, including guest services, hotel administration and overseeing marketing efforts.
As director of sales, Shenton will be in charge of building relationships and assessing the needs of local businesses, working with the general manager to facilitate marketing efforts, and overseeing sales efforts that ensure the success of the hotel.
“Kaitie brings extensive experience in the hospitality industry as well as a commitment to excellent guest service,” said Jim Keely, regional director of operations, Real HospitalityGroup. “We are confident that she will be instrumental in ensuring the success of our hotel.”
Prior to joining Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City Bayside, Cochran was the opening general manager of Home2 Suites by Hilton Florence – Cincinnati Airport South.
Cochran is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and holds a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management, and is a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts.
“Samantha brings extensive experience in sales and the hospitality industry,” Cochran said. “We believe that her overall strengths and passion for building relationships will be essential to the ongoing success of our hotel.”
Prior to joining Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City Bayside, Shenton was sales manager for three years and front office manager of a Hilton property for nine years.
The hotel will offer all-suite accommodations featuring fully-equipped kitchens and modular furniture, providing guests the flexibility to customize their suite to their style and preference.
The hotel will also feature complimentary Internet, inviting communal spaces, and trademark Home2 Suites amenities such Spin2 Cycle, a combined laundry and fitness area, Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, and the Inspired Table, a complimentary breakfast that includes more than 400 potential combinations.
Guests can also enjoy an indoor saline pool and outdoor grill area. Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City Bayside will be pet-friendly.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City Bayside participates in Hilton’s award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors.
Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.
To make reservations, visit Home2 Suites by Hilton Ocean City Bayside or call 410-520-0150.