Stephen Aird is appointed as Senior Sales Manager for Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, and Hilton Mystic.
Aird’s expanded role will bring strong business growth and account development demonstrated to date with Hilton Mystic to Madison Beach Hotel. Aird will focus efforts on key business segments such as regional corporate and association meetings for both properties.
Aird is a hospitality and destination marketing sales executive who excels in promoting and business development within the northeast geographic market.
Experienced in sales, strategic planning and account management, Aird’s professional background includes Northeast Regional Sales Director for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau; Northeast National Sales Director for hinton + grusich; Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing for Mohegan Sun; Director of Sales and Marketing for Water’s Edge Resort & Spa; Regional Sales Manager for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts; and Sales Manager for Windows on the World managed by Hilton International. Aird earned his Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Management at the University of Houston.
“We are delighted to add Stephen to the team at our spectacular Four-Diamond hotel on the Connecticut shoreline,” said Christine Roberts Tascione, Vice President of Sales for Distinctive Hospitality Group. “His passion for hospitality and tenacious customer-centric sales approach have been extremely valuable to DHG during his tenure with Hilton Mystic. I know he will continue to be successful in his additional efforts for Madison Beach Hotel.”
Aird resides in Old Lyme, Conn.
About Hilton Mystic:
Hilton Mystic offers over 8,000 square feet of meeting space, an outdoor pavilion, feature restaurant, lounge, Precor fitness center, and a heated indoor saltwater swimming pool. The hotel features 184 guest rooms and six whirlpool suites, all with high-speed internet access, a fully equipped 24-hour business center. Located just off Interstate 95, with proximity to Boston, Hartford and New York City, Hilton Mystic is a convenient choice of coastal Connecticut hotels where travelers can enjoy dozens of colorful attractions including Mystic Aquarium, the Mystic Seaport, Historic Downtown Mystic, Olde Mistick Village, the Connecticut Wine Trail as well as Foxwoods Resort & Casino, and Mohegan Sun Casino. Hilton Mystic is owned and operated by Distinctive Hospitality Group.
About Madison Beach Hotel
Madison Beach Hotel is a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique resort and was chosen as Hotel of the Year by Hilton, the highest hotel award across all Hilton brands. The hotel, with 32 rooms offering luxurious accommodations with sweeping ocean views, private balconies, and beach, is part of Curio – A Collection by Hilton. Opened in May 2012, Madison Beach Hotel features The Wharf Restaurant with both dining room and porch seating, concierge spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and private yoga studio, and more than 5,000 square feet of private event space. Madison Beach Hotel is managed by Distinctive Hospitality Group.
Located at 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, Connecticut. For more information, please call: 203-245-1404 or visit: www.madisonbeachhotel.curiocollection.com | www.madisonbeachhotelweddings.com
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is an upper-upscale, global portfolio of nearly 80 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts. Curio Collection properties provide travelers authentic, curated experiences through distinctly local offerings and unexpected amenities, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Read the latest brand and hotel stories at newsroom.hilton.com/curio, and connect with Curio Collection on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 100 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Distinctive Hospitality Group:
Founded in 2010, Distinctive Hospitality Group is led by president and owner, Lou Carrier who offers years of experience in the hospitality industry and has overseen several the most successful hotel establishments in the country. Lou launched DHG with a mission to build a portfolio of unique high-end hotels and comprised a solid team of seasoned hospitality professionals to work towards his dream. Located in Natick, MA, DHG is quickly building a name for its constant dedication to overseeing projects with lasting power and quality, ones that provide hotel guests and restaurant diners with the utmost in experience, service, style, and atmosphere. For more information, please visit: www.DistinctiveHospitalityGroup.com.