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Concord Hospitality Appoints Debra Punke Chief Human Resource Officer

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 17, 2021) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel development and management company, has announced that Debra Punke has been promoted to Chief Human Resource Officer. “At Concord, we believe our people are our greatest strength, and Debra is a shining example of this mantra in action,” said Mark Laport, President, and …

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Concord Hospitality Associates Participate in 12th Annual Share Day

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Concord associates across the United States donate 6,000 hours of service during annual day of giving RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2020) – For the 12th year in a row, Concord Hospitality Enterprises associates joined together for a day of giving known as Share Day. All 127 Concord Hospitality hotels across North …

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Concord Hospitality Launches “End Racism Now” Initiative

RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2020) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel development and management company, has announced the launch of its “End Racism Now” initiative. The goal of the program is to increase the level of understanding about the Black community amongst its associates, within the hospitality industry and across the U.S. and ultimately …

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Concord Hospitality Welcomes Hospitality Industry Veteran as Senior Vice President of Business Development

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 18, 2020) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises is pleased to announce that Melinda Griffith has joined the award-winning hotel management and development company as Senior Vice President of Business Development. In this role, she will spearhead the company’s business development and sales initiatives, focusing on forming strategic alliances, negotiating partnerships, forging relationships and …

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Concord Hospitality Announces “PureStay by Concord” Cleanliness Initiative

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2020) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel development and management company, has announced the launch of the new cleaning protocols in their hotels, branded as “PureStay by Concord.” Developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the health and safety of guests and associates at Concord properties across North …

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Concord Hospitality Poised for Growth, Expansion and Further Success in 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Following a banner year in 2019, Concord Hospitality Enterprises is well-positioned to experience further growth, expansion and success in the new decade. The award-winning hotel development and management company ended 2019 with 120 properties in its portfolio and is already in the process of executing on a robust pipeline …

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Concord Hospitality Awarded Three Certificates of Excellence from Marriott’s GPNS Program

RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2020) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel development and management company, announced today that its Information Technology (IT) department has been awarded three certificates of excellence from Marriott’s Global Property Network Standards (GPNS) program due to Concord’s focus on internet performance and commitment to guest service in 2019. Concord received …

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Concord Hospitality Celebrates Groundbreaking of Westin Atlanta Gwinnett Hotel

RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel development and management company, today celebrated the start of construction of the four-star Westin Atlanta Gwinnett Hotel. Concord Hospitality associates, representatives from Explore Gwinnett, Gwinnett County Government and Infinite Energy Center, along with other local dignitaries, gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the …

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