Appointed General Manager
At Marriott Syracuse Downtown - NY, USA
The Marriott Syracuse Downtown today announced the executive leadership team for the
historic hotel. Currently in the latter stages of a $70 million renovation to restore the historic
former Hotel Syracuse to its 20th Century grandeur, the hotel is slated to open in July 2016.
Experienced hotelier, Paul McNeil was named General Manager of the property in 2015.
“In addition to the depth of their expertise in the hotel industry, what makes this team unique
is their commitment to the project and to the region,” said Joe Blewitt, regional director of
operations for Crescent Hotels & Resorts. “This project is close to the hearts of the Central New
York community. I’m confident we’ve put in place a team that balances the historical
significance of the hotel with the vision for cutting-edge technology and exceptional service that
high-end travelers and hotel guests expect.”