Industry Update
Appointment 1 October 2020

Ginger Martin

Appointed General Manager
At HALL Arts Hotel in Dallas - TX, USA

Ginger Martin

In her new role as general manager, Martin oversees all day-to-day operations for HALL Arts Hotel, including hotel and food and beverage services, budget, staffing and leadership, and is responsible for curating and maintaining an unforgettable guest experience for everyone who walks in the door. A Texas native, Martin began her career as a front desk agent and worked her way up the industry ladder, gaining a wealth of expert knowledge that spans more than 20 years. Martin has worked for a variety of established and respected hospitality brands across the country including Starwood Hotels and Resorts and HEI Hotels and Resorts. She has led her teams to award-winning success, earning prestigious accolades including Outstanding Performance: Guest Service Hotel from HEI Hotels and Franchised Hotel of the Year by Le Meridien - Marriott Hotels. Outside of work, Martin enjoys traveling, gardening, cooking and exploring new experiences with her family.

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-5 operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels and resorts in 36 states in the US and 5 provinces in Canada. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG.
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