Guido Kerpel, COO of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and developer, announces the appointment of Paul Hartmann as General Manager of Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island in Jekyll Island, Ga. Hartmann has worked with New Castle Hotels & Resorts for the past six years at the Westin Jekyll Island, most recently as Director of Operations for the upscale property.
Mr. Hartmann is responsible for the overall management and operations of the beachfront resort and overseeing an exciting renovation that will bring a fresh and updated appearance to the hotel. For the past 20 years, the New York native has worked in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining New Castle, he held several positions, including front desk manager at the 900-room Grand Hyatt Washington DC. He also spent five years at the five-star luxury hotel The Shelbourne in Dublin, Ireland, where he was executive director of housekeeping. and receptionist. Mr. Hartmann began his career at the Hyatt Regency Boston, starting as a night security guard and working his way up to guest services manager.
Mr. Hartmann served in the US Coast Guard for five years. He, his wife and three children are delighted to soon welcome their fourth child. The family lives in St. Simons Island, Georgia.