Industry Update
Appointment17 July 2018

Chris Tyner

Promoted Regional Vice President
At Concord Hospitality Enterprises in Raleigh - NC, USA

Chris Tyner

In 2012, Tyner joined Concord Hospitality as the opening General Manager of the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Springfield, Va. He worked closely with his ownership group to build trust and earn credibility from construction to daily operations after opening. Being credited with one of the fastest ramping Homewood Suites in the brand portfolio at the time, the hotel was awarded Hilton's Opening Hotel of the Year, with Tyner being named Hilton's General Manager of the Year for the Homewood Suites brand. Tyner moved within Concord to the Cambria Hotels & Suites Washington D.C. Convention Center more than two years ago. During his tenure there, the hotel improved on all metrics including revenue, employee turnover, and guest satisfaction. In 2017, he led the hotel to an eight percent revenue growth versus the prior year and decreased turnover by 50 percent. Tyner currently represents Concord on the Diversity & Inclusion Council and the Global Sustainability Committee. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for the North Carolina Central University Hospitality & Tourism Program and served as Chairman in 2016.

Concord Hospitality Enterprises

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and development company based in Raleigh, N.C., manages more than 90 hotels offering more than 13,000 guest rooms in 20 states and two Canadian provinces.
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