Ambassador Hotel Collection has announced the addition of Gina K. McKee as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Ambassador Hotel Wichita. McKee will lead the development of 2013 corporate and group room and hospitality programs. The hotel is scheduled to open in December and is now booking weddings, special events and meetings for 2013
“Gina is an integral part of an elite team introducing an entirely new level of hospitality to Wichita,” said General Manager Michael Frimel. “We are thrilled to find such incredible talent right here in Wichita. Gina brings a decade of invaluable experience, learning from hotel operator and developer Jack DeBoer and entrepreneur Phil Ruffin. “
McKee was most recently Director of National Sales at Hotel Interactive leading a national program matching buyers and sellers in the hospitality industry. As Vice President of Franchise Development for Value Place, McKee sold more than 400 license agreements. She was part of the team that built the brand into one of the fastest growing hospitality franchises in the U.S. with over 185 open properties in 7 years. Previously, McKee led business transient sales at the Wichita Marriott Hotel. She also brings over 15 years of executive experience in the non-profit sector raising millions for national and local Wichita charities.
“This is an incredible opportunity to join such an important new development that will be an asset to our entire community,” said McKee. “I’m excited to get started; I’ve already seen a lot of interest in Ambassador for corporate visitors and events.”
McKee is a local resident of Derby, Kan. Along with husband Mitch, they have 5 children and enjoy playing golf, attending soccer games and spending time with family.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 316-239-7100
More about Ambassador Hotel Wichita
The Ambassador Hotel Wichita operates inside an historic Chicago-style building that opened in 1926 and originally housed the Union National Bank. Opening in December 2012, the hotel features 117 spacious contemporary style guest rooms, including 11 spacious suites and the decadent 1,500 square foot Rock Star Suite. Also provided are a full-range of luxury amenities including complimentary Cadillac Escalade guest transportation, 24-hour room service, and plush bathrobes. The hotel restaurant, located on the ground floor, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Ambassador Hotel Wichita event center and catering service can accommodate a variety of meetings and receptions. The hotel is less than 15 minutes from business, shopping and entertainment areas in both east and west Wichita. The Ambassador Hotel Wichita is currently accepting reservations for event and block bookings starting in January 2013. The Ambassador Hotel Collection operates boutique luxury hotels in unique historic buildings in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kansas City, Missouri and Wichita, Kansas.