SHREVEPORT, La – April 11, 2016 – HRI Hospitality, LLC recently appointed hospitality veteran Marianne McConathy-Nelson as General Manager of Hilton Shreveport after leading the hotel’s sales team since 2006.
As general manager, McConathy-Nelson will be in charge of directing all aspects of hotel operations, including guest services and satisfaction, hotel administration, and overseeing marketing efforts. She brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having worked for more than 20 years in the hospitality industry.
McConathy-Nelson has a long history with Hilton and the distinctive Shreveport-Bossier market, which spans over a decade. During McConathy-Nelson’s most recent position as Area Director of Sales and Marketing, Hilton Shreveport earned Sales and Revenue Team of the Year as well as numerous local awards including Outstanding Military Supporter and PRIDE Awards for outstanding tourism and hospitality. Prior to joining the hospitality industry, McConathy-Nelson spent 10 years in the airline industry for domestic and international flights.
“Marianne is no-doubt a seasoned veteran and expert on the Shreveport market,” said HRI Hospitality, LLC Vice President of Operations Larry Daniels, of the hotel’s New Orleans’s based management company. “Her commitment to leadership and proven track record made her the best candidate for the position.”
The 313-room Hilton Shreveport at Shreveport Convention Center is steps away from the area’s well-known casino and gambling scene as well as the Barksdale Air Force Base and the Red River. Corporate, group and convention travelers favor the hotel as the only non-casino and smoke free hotel in Shreveport. Hilton Shreveport features over 350,000 square feet of versatile meeting and event space, a heated rooftop pool and fitness center, the contemporary design and amenities expected from the Hilton brand and complimentary shuttle service to the Louisiana Boardwalk.
For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton Shreveport, or call +1 318 698 0900.
About HRI Hospitality, LLC
HRI Hospitality, LLC. (HRIL) is one of the 50 largest hotel management companies in the U.S. with a current portfolio of 24 hotels and resorts spanning the continental U.S. By building alliances with major domestic and international investment firms, the organization pursues a dual mode growth strategy of managing independent, boutique properties as well as partnering with industry leading brands, including Starwood, Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt. HRI Hospitality is the hotel management division of New Orleans-based HRI Properties, a full-service real estate development company and a national leader in the adaptive reuse of historic structures. For more information, please visit www.hrilodging.com.