Industry Update
Appointment17 February 2020

Carla Simpson

Named Director of Finance
At Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites in Orlando - FL, USA

Carla Simpson

Simpson was most recently the opening Director of Finance for Dockside Inn and Suites' sister hotel, Surfside Inn and Suites, and has held various financial leadership roles with the company. Prior to joining Loews Hotels & Co in 2013, Carla was the Assistant General Manager of Homewood Suites by Hilton Nashville Airport.

Loews Hotels & Co

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co is a hospitality company rooted in deep heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. The hospitality group encompasses branded independent Loews Hotels, and a solid mix of partner-brand hotels.
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