Mr. Bates joined Island Hospitality in 2015 and brings with him over 15 years of hotel sales and operations experience. He has held roles such as, Director of Sales, General Manager, and most recently Area General Manager for Colwen Hotel Management in New Hampshire.
Mr. Bates has been the recipient of several awards, including the Choice Gold award and Marriott’s Gold award. He has served on the board for New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association (NHLRA) for over six years and held several positions on the Executive board including Chairman of the board.
Mr. Bates graduated with a B.A. Honors Degree in Business Administration from Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham England.