Industry Update
Appointment 2 May 2016

Paul McNeil

Appointed General Manager
At Marriott Syracuse Downtown - NY, USA

Paul McNeilThe 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.”

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Paul McNeil (Class of 1985) is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts - United States
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Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,000 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 131 countries and territories.
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