The Hotel Group has named George M. Iannacone general manager of its DoubleTree by Hilton in Cleveland. In this role, Iannacone is responsible for all hotel operations including human resources, financial and supervision of department managers.
A hospitality industry veteran since 1982, Iannacone brings more than 30 years of experience to The Hotel Group and DoubleTree by Hilton. Prior to this role, Iannacone served as regional director of operations for the Gateway Hospitality Group and general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center in Cleveland. His leadership experience includes a wealth of experience and knowledge in the Ohio market with roles including general manager of the Sheraton Cleveland City Centre Hotel, vice president of support services at Metro Health Medical Center and general manager and regional vice president of Boykin Management. During his career, Iannacone has been awarded numerous General Manager of the Year titles, and he lends his expertise as a member of the Ohio Lodging Association and the Greater Cleveland General Managers Council.
“George is a great communicator and leader with a strong background in training management,” said Lara Latture, CHA, chief operating officer of The Hotel Group. “He brings an outstanding track record of project management and leadership and operations know-how to The Hotel Group, and his knowledge of the Cleveland area and networking connections make him an important addition to our team.”
Located at 1111 Lakeside Avenue in Cleveland, DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown–Lakeside overlooks the shores of Lake Erie and offers close proximity to popular attractions including the Cleveland Browns Stadium and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Guestrooms feature generous work surfaces, flat-panel TVs and complimentary high-speed internet access. The property boasts more than 10,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, business center with remote printing services, heated indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center and on-site restaurant.
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About The Hotel Group
The Hotel Group (THG) is a nationally-recognized Top 50 hotel company and currently manages and/or owns 26 properties in 10 states, representing 10 brands and employs more than 1,600 people. Since its inception in 1984, THG has managed more than 111 properties in 25 states, directed the design and construction of more than 40 new hotels, completed the acquisition of more than $150 million in private investment as the sponsor of Hotel Group Opportunity Funds I, II, II and IV. For more information, visit www.thehotelgroup.com or call 425-771-1788.