Palm Beach, FL., June 17, 2015 – Island Hospitality Management, Inc. announced today the internal promotion of Alex Bates to Regional Vice President of Operations.

Alex Bates joins Island Hospitality with 15 years of hotel sales and operations experience, having worked with Marriott, Choice, Historic Hotels of America and IHG. Mr. Bates has held roles such as Director of Sales, General Manager, and most recently was with Colwen Hotel Management, as Area General Manager in New Hampshire.

Over the years, Mr. Bates has been the recipient of several awards, including the Choice Gold award and Marriott’s Gold award. Mr. Bates 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.

 

Mr. Bates region is a total of 15 hotels located in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Ohio

About Island Hospitality

Headquartered in West Palm Beach, Fla., Island Hospitality Management, Inc, is a third-party, independent management company. It operates over 175 hotels under eighteen different brands, primarily premium select-service hotels, upscale, extended-stay properties, and upscale hotels, in 32 states and the District of Columbia.