Concord Hospitality Enterprises, one of the top-ranked hotel operators in North America, today announced the promotion of Kevin McAteer to senior vice president marketing and sales. McAteer is responsible for the direct sales, e-commerce and revenue management endeavors for the company’s 90 owned and managed hotels.
“The business of marketing hotels has changed dramatically over the past decade, and thanks to Kevin’s initiatives, Concord’s hotels are consistent market leaders,” said Nick Kellock, Concord’s chief operating officer. “Kevin had the foresight to ensure that our hotels remained current in the rapidly evolving worlds of e-commerce and revenue management and as a result has played a major role in Concord’s growth and expansion these past several years.”
McAteer joined the company in 2003 and was promoted to vice president sales and marketing in 2005. Earlier in his career he held several leadership positions with Marriott International, including area general manager for Courtyard and certified regional sales trainer for Residence Inn. He holds a B.A. in hotel and restaurant management from Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa., and recently published his first book, “Daddy Can You Make Me Pancakes?” available at Amazon.com.
About Concord Hospitality
Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and development company based in Raleigh, N.C., owns and-or manages more than 90 hotels comprised of more than 13,000 guest rooms in 21 states and 2 Canadian provinces. The company operates hotels and resorts under leading brand affiliations including Choice Hotels, Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott and Starwood, as well as select independent boutique hotels. Concord properties are some of the most awarded hotels in the country, having won nearly 100 top honors in the past two years alone.