Industry Update
Appointment 6 November 2019

Thomas Dolan

Named Director of Sales and Marketing
At JW Marriott Charlotte - NC, USA

 Thomas Dolan

White Lodging welcomes Thomas Dolan as the director of sales and marketing of the first JW Marriott in the Carolinas, opening spring of 2021. Dolan brings nearly 30 years of hospitality experience to the role and will lead the JW Marriott Charlotte sales and marketing team.

Dolan spent 27 years of his career with Marriott International in various sales roles, and most recently served as the director of citywide sales for the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. In his new role, Dolan will focus on opening the JW Marriott Charlotte and supporting economic growth for tourism, travel and convention business in the local Charlotte market place.

White Lodging

White Lodging, established in 1985, is one of the leading ownership, development, and management companies in America. An innovative trendsetter, the organization’s portfolio includes convention, urban lifestyle, and suburban select hotels with more than $1 billion in managed revenue.
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