WILTON, N.H. - The iconic Hotel Saranac added another key person to its leadership team by naming Anna Richardson as Rooms Director.

In addition to having impressive experience in the hotel industry, Richardson has a deep understanding of the region and an intimate knowledge of the Hilton family of hotels. Richardson was most recently Assistant General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites-Hilton Worldwide in nearby Lake Placid, N.Y.

Roedel Companies, owner of Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake, N.Y.,  signed a franchise agreement with Hilton in July of 2016 and the hotel will officially join  Curio Collection by Hilton this fall. Curio Collection by Hilton includes distinctively upper upscale and unique hotels, handpicked for travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. As a member of the Curio Collection by Hilton , the historic Hotel Saranac can maintain its independence, while providing its guests with access toHilton's global reservation platform and award-winning Hilton Honors guest-loyalty program .

"Anna is a great addition to Hotel Saranac's leadership team," says Michael Salyers, General Manager of Hotel Saranac. "She has a diversified background in hotel operations, including Food & Beverage, Catering Sales and, most importantly, as an Assistant General Manager with Hilton."

Richardson is a graduate from State University of New York at Plattsburgh and has spent considerable time in the region. In addition to working at Hampton Inn, she has also been the banquet manager of the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George and supervisor at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

"Guests at Hotel Saranac will expect a special experience, and that starts the second they walk into their rooms," Richardson says. "This is an exciting project that I am proud to be part of."

Jim Fennell
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About Roedel Companies
Roedel Companies, based in Wilton, N.H., has 50 years of experience developing, constructing, managing and designing hotels. They own and operate hotels throughout the eastern United States, including a growing portfolio of nationally branded and independent hotels and event centers such as Hotel Saranac Curio Collection by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inns, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites, Holiday Inns, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, La Quinta Inns & Suites and Courtyard by Marriott. For more information, visit www.roedelcompanies.com.

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton (curiocollection.com) is an upper upscale, global portfolio of more than 50 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking unexpected and authentic experiences, and the benefits of Hilton’s award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Read the latest brand and property stories at news.curiocollection.com; discover Curio Collection destinations through the eyes of locals with 48-hour itineraries at citiesbycurio.com; and connect with Curio Collection on facebook.com/curiocollection, instagram.com/curiocollection and twitter.com/curiocollection.

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