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Newport Hospitality Group’s Hilton Garden Inn Frederick Recognized at the MHLA Stars of the Industry

Williamsburg, VA and Frederick, MD: (April 3, 2017) Newport Hospitality Group Inc., (NHG) a leading hotel management company, proudly announces the Hilton Garden Inn Frederick (HGI Frederick) has been recognized with five awards at the Maryland Hotel and Lodging Association (MHLA) 28th Annual Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon.

The prestigious Stars of the Industry awards program celebrates outstanding accomplishments in the lodging industry, honoring lodging employees and properties that best symbolize the quality of industry.

78 individuals and 14 hotels were named as nominees at the Awards Luncheon on February 7, 2017. Winners were announced in 14 different categories and presented with a plaque at the luncheon. MHLA winners who are eligible for the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s awards program will be submitted as the state of Maryland’s nominees at the national level. AH&LA winners will be awarded on May 17, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

The HGI Frederick was recognized as the Guest Relations, Property/Company winner. In addition four of its employees were acknowledged with individual nominations for their superior performance, including:

  • Room Keeper of the Year (Div. 1): Anna Martinez
  • Guest Services Employee of the Year (Div. 1): Tricia Decker
  • Food & Beverage Employee of the Year (Div. 1): Robert Chaney
  • Stevan Porter Emerging Leader (Div. 1): Mathew Fields

"Our congratulations go out to each of the candidates and the entire team at the HGI Frederick for their outstanding contributions to the hospitality industry", said Chief Operating Officer, Wayne West III of NHG. “The nominees bring invaluable assets to the company and the property, and we are thrilled to see them recognized as they continue to raise the bar for hospitality excellence.”

The Hilton Garden Inn Frederick is owned by ROCH Capital Inc. and managed by Newport Hospitality Group Inc.


Newport Hospitality Group Inc., located in Williamsburg, Virginia, is a leading hotel management company specializing in select and full-service hotels. They operate more than 40 hotels in the Eastern United States. Their diverse portfolio includes independent boutique hotels as well as many of the top brands such as Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, Choice, Wyndham and Intercontinental Hotel Group.

ROCH Capital Inc., located in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, is one of the region's fastest growing real estate investment companies. ROCH Capital invests in diversified real estate opportunities including hospitality, office, retail, industrial, multifamily, student housing and mixed-use.

Hotel Management Opportunities Contact: Wayne West //Newport Hospitality Group//waynew@nhghotels.com//757.221.0100

Development Opportunities Contact: Carl Kruelle//ROCH Capital//Carlkruelle@Rochcap.com//484.840.2709